Poul Ruders

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Considered Denmark's most exceptional post-war composer, Poul Ruders' popularity and output have continued to grow in the 21st century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
String Quartet No. 3 ("Motet") 1979 09:00 Chamber Music
Saledes Saae Johannes (Thus Saw St. John), for orchestra 1983 13:23 Orchestral
Solar Trilogy (Gong, Zenith & Corona), for orchestra 1992 01:06:10 Orchestral
Kafka's Trial, opera 2001 02:05:05 Opera
The Bells, for soprano & chamber ensemble 1983 17:57 Vocal Music
The Handmaid's Tale, opera 1997 02:23:31 Opera
Violin Concerto No. 1 1981 18:45 Concerto
Preghiera semplice, motet for chorus 1981 05:47 Choral
Nightshade, for 10 instruments 1986 09:05 Chamber Music
Tattoo for One, a drill for clarinet 1984 06:12 Chamber Music
Piano Sonata No. 2 1982 26:04 Keyboard
Psalmodies, for guitar & 9 instruments (Guitar Concerto No. 1) 1989 28:24 Chamber Music Concerto
Break Dance, for brass & piano 1984 07:39 Chamber Music
Tundra 1990 05:23 Orchestral
Star-Prelude and Love Fugue, for piano 1990 05:52 Keyboard
Throne, for clarinet & piano 1988 13:52 Chamber Music
The City in the Sea, for contralto & orchestra 1990 16:28 Vocal Music
Three Letters from the Unknown Soldier, for piano 1967 11:28 Keyboard
Four Dances in One Movement 1983 19:20 Orchestral
Piano Sonata No. 1 ("Dante Sonata") 1970 24:55 Keyboard
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