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HOLMBOE, Vagn
b Horsens, Jutland, Denmark, 20 December 1909
d Denmark, 1 September 1996, aged eighty-six

He first trained in Copenhagen and then in 1933 embarked on a tour to study Romanian folk music, returning to Denmark in 1934. He taught at the Danish Institute for the Blind in the 1940s, and was music critic of a Copenhagen daily newspaper from 1947 to 1950. In the early 1950s he joined the staff of the Copenhagen Conservatory, where he was appointed professor of composition in 1955.

1927 (18)

Symphony in F

1928 (19)

Symphony in D

Quintet for viola and string quartet

1929 (20)

Concerto for orchestra

1930-1 (21-2)

Three String Trios

1931 (22)

Concerto for chamber orchestra

Requiem, for boys' voices and chamber orchestra

1932 (23)

Overture

Concerto for strings

Trio for oboe, bassoon and horn

Duets for flute and viola

Duo for flute and violin

Duo for flute and cello

1933 (24)

Wind Quintet

1935 (26)

Suite No 1 for chamber orchestra

Overture

Symphony No 1 for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata No 1

1936 (27)

Suite No 2 for chamber orchestra

Suite No 3 for chamber orchestra

Serenade for clarinet and piano quartet

Quartet for flute and piano trio

Quintet for flute, oboe, clarinet, violin and viola

1937 (28)

Psalm LXII, for boys' voices

1938 (29)

Violin Concerto

Rapsodisk Interludium, for clarinet, violin and piano

1939 (30)

Symphony No 2

Concerto for piano and chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata No 2

1940 (31)

Chamber Concerto No 2 for flute, violin and strings

Chamber Concerto No 3 for clarinet, two trumpets, two horns and strings

Concertino for violin, viola and strings

Concertino No 2 for violin and strings

The Devil, the Mayor, opera

Serenade for flute and piano trio

Notturno for wind quintet

1941 (32)

Symphony No 3, Sinfonia Rustica

Symphony No 4, Sinfonia Sacra, for chorus and orchestra

Symphonic Overture

1942 (33)

Chamber Concerto No 4 for violin, cello and orchestra

Sonatina capricciosa, for flute and piano

1943 (34)

Chamber Concerto No 5 for viola and orchestra

Den Galsindede Tyk, ballet

Chamber Concerto No 6 for violin and orchestra

Four Songs

1944 (35)

Symphony No 5

Chamber Concerto No 7 for oboe and orchestra

Jeg Ved En Urt, for chorus

1945 (36)

Chamber Concerto No 8 (Sinfonia concertante)

1946 (37)

Chamber Concerto No 9 for violin, viola and orchestra

Chamber Concerto No 1 for woodwind, brass and strings

Cantata No 5 (Cantatas 1-4 and 6-13, 1940-72, unpublished)

Lave og Jon, opera

1947 (38)

Symphony No 6

1948 (39)

Chamber Concerto No 11 for trumpet, horns and strings

1949 (40)

String Quartet No 1

String Quartet No 2

String Quartet No 3

1950 (41)

Symphony No 7

Chamber Concerto No 12 for trombone and orchestra

Isomeric, for two violins and piano

1951 (42)

Chamber Symphony No 1

Primavera, for flute and piano trio

1951-2 (42-3)

Symphony No 8, Sinfonia Boreale

1953 (44)

Traet, for four voices and chamber orchestra

1954 (45)

Sinfonia in memoriam

String Quartet No 4

Piano Trio

1955 (46)

String Quartet No 5

1955-6 (46-7)

Chamber Concerto No 13 for oboe, viola and orchestra

1956 (47)

Epitaph, symphonic metamorphoses

Quartetto medico, for flute, oboe, clarinet and percussion

1957 (48)

Flute Sonata

Concertino for recorder and string trio

Aspekte, for wind quintet

1957-62 (48-53)

Kairos (Sinfonias No 1-4), for strings

1959-60 (50-1)

The Knife, for chamber opera

1960 (51)

Monolith, symphonic metamorphoses

The Forest, for solo voices, chorus and orchestra

Solhymne, for chorus

Tropos, for viola and string quartet

1961 (52)

String Quartet No 6

1961-2 (52-3)

Epilogue, symphonic metamorphoses

Quintet for two trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba

1962 (53)

Double-bass Sonata

1962-4 (53 5)

Hevjid I horn rum, for four voices

1963 (54)

Sonata for violin and viola

1963-4 (54-5)

Requiem for Nietzsche, for solo voices, chorus and orchestra

1964 (55)

String Quartet No 7

1965 (56)

String Quartet No 8

Violin Sonata No 3

1966 (57)

String Quartet No 9

Quartet for flute and string trio

Sonatina for oboe and piano

1966-8 (57-9)

Three Jaeger-sange

1967-8 (58-9)

Symphony No 9

1968 (59)

Chamber Symphony No 2

Trio for flute, cello and piano

1969 (60)

String Quartet No 10

Cello Sonata

1970 (61)

Chamber Symphony No 3, Frise

1970-1 (61-2)

Symphony No 10

1971 (62)

Tempo Variabile, for orchestra

1972 (63)

A Lyke Wake Dirge, for four voices

The Wee Wee Man, for four voices

String Quartet No 11

1973 (64)

String Quartet No 12

Diafora, for strings

Sextet for flute, clarinet, bassoon and string trio

Ondata, for six percussion

1974 (65)

Violin Concerto

Recorder Concerto

Fanfare, for three trumpets and timpani

1975 (66)

String Quartet No 13

String Quartet No 14

Flute Concerto

Triade, for trumpet and organ

1976 (67)

Tuba Concerto

Nuigen, for piano trio

1976-7 (67-8)

Firefir, for four flutes

Holmboe has also composed pieces for piano.

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