Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 & Flute Concerto (Chandos)

An essential Nielsen recording that crackles with the chaotic energy of the life-force [NC]

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Phases (Musica Solis)

Impeccably performed easy-listening entertainment in the best sense of those words, but the playing time could have been more generous [GF]

Julens ljus (The Light of Christmas) (Proprius)

(Déjà Review) I suspect that many listeners will make attractive ‘finds’ among these 24 songs and the execution of them leaves little extra to be desired [GF]

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Thomas Jensen (conductor) Legacy Vol 19 (Danacord)

Broadcasts of Nielsen concertos from unfamiliar soloists head a variety-packed twofer [JW]

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The Forgotten Danish Pianist Arne Skjold Rasmussen (Danacord)

Forgotten but Restored: the art of a fluent, fleet but nervous Danish pianist and Nielsen specialist [JW]

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Nielsen: Aladdin Suite (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) An excellent introduction to Nielsen’s marvellous music. Established Nielsen enthusiasts should also add this splendid anthology to their collections without delay [JQ]

Nielsen: The Symphonies (Deutsche Grammophon)

A distinguished addition to the Nielsen discography [JQ]

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Nielsen: Violin Concerto & Symphony 4 (Chandos)

Invigorating accounts [LW]

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Launy Grøndahl (conductor) Legacy Vol. 7 (Danacord)

The Grøndahl legacy series reaches volume 7 with a question mark or two [JW]

Thomas Jensen (conductor) Legacy Vol 14 (Danacord)

New and adventurous repertoire from Thomas Jensen’s broadcasts [JW]