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SCANDINAVIAN, FINNISH & BALTIC CONCERTOS
From the 19th Century to the Present

A Discography Of CDs And LPs
Prepared by Michael Herman

© 2012-15 Michael Herman

Composers A-L ~~ Composer M-Z ~~ Grieg ~~ Sibelius

All national discographies


INTRODUCTION

The composers included in this discography were either born in or came to live in the Scandinavian nations of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, as well as their cultural offshoot, Iceland, neighboring Finland and the Baltic Republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. All of these have had strong cultural ties over the centuries.

While only two works documented here, Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto and Jean Sibelius's Violin Concerto, can be considered as belonging to the international orchestral standard repertoire, it can be readily seen from the contents of this work that this part of the world has been a very fertile ground for producing concertos over the last two centuries. The large numbers of composers and recordings listed below stand as a great tribute to the dedicated recording companies of these various countries who have given the rest of the world an ability to look into an important aspect of their national cultures.

"Recorded" is here defined as being available in a physical format that can be (or could have been) purchased or obtained from either a commercial or non-commercial source. Tape recordings, DVD's, music available exclusively as downloads from the internet and formats other than CD's or LP's are not included.

The entry for each composer consists of two sections. First there is a compact biographical paragraph that notes some essential information such as place of birth, higher musical education (including schools and prominent teachers), subsequent musical careers in addition to composing, and details of other concertos that have not been recorded. Compositional styles are not discussed in these paragraphs, and readers are referred to the bibliography where various reference books that cover this subject are listed. The second part of each composer entry consists of lists of his or her concertos that have been recorded and the various recordings of each work. A concerto is very broadly defined defined for the purposes of this discography to include any work that has the word "concerto," "concertino" or "concertante" in its title whether or not a soloist is involved. [However, the emphasis is on orchestral concertos; composer-designated "concertos" for solo instruments or for just a few instruments are not included. Also included is any work in which an instrumental soloist is continually involved whatever its title may be. For every concerto that has them, the opus number, key signature and title are noted and the year of composition (when known) is stated for all. The entries of the concertos that have had multiple recordings are listed alphabetically by soloist’s name. Each listing of a recording consists of the following components (again, if known): (1) Performers – soloist(s), conductor, orchestra, (2) Other works on the recording, (3) Label and catalogue number and year of issue, and (4) If the recording is a reissue, the original LP or CD release, and its year of issue. Please note that the performers listed are for the entry work and not necessarily for the work or works that complete the disc. Also, in most instances when an entry work is included in a large collection (especially if most of the other works are not related to the discography's subject), the list of couplings is not given but is replaced by the title of the collection.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
As noted on the title page, Stephen Ellis has edited this work. However, he was much more than an editor who corrected my errors both inadvertent and egregious, but he also enlightened with me his vast knowledge of composers of the modern era and recordings of their works. His contribution was indispensible and greatly appreciated. Thanks also once again to Len Mullinger for hosting my work on his superb MusicWeb International website and also to David Barker for straightening out the technical problems that I submitted along with the document.

NOTE
(1) All recordings listed are CDs unless specifically designated as LPs.

(2) Finally, as this discography is published online, it can always be a work in progress, as the author has the ability to amend the document when necessary with very little difficulty. A work of this type is bound to contain errors and omissions as so much material has been gathered from so many diverse sources. Therefore, I ask anyone who consults this discography and finds such errors or omissions to please let me know at mherman@mindspring.com. I would be very grateful indeed.


COMPOSER INDEX
(Click on the link to go to the entry for each composer)

AAGARD-NILSON, TORSTEIN (b. 1964, NORWAY)
ABRAHAMSEN, HANS (b. 1952, DENMARK)
AGOPOV, VLADIMIR (b. 1953, FINLAND)
ÁGÚSTSSON, HERBERT (b. 1926, ICELAND)
AHO, KALEVI (b. 1949, FINLAND)
ALBERTSEN, PER HJORT (b. 1919, NORWAY)
ALNÆS, EYVIND (1872-1932, NORWAY)
AMDAHL, MAGNE (b. 1942, NORWAY)
ANDERSEN, EYVIN (1914-1968, DENMARK)
ANDERSEN, KARL JOACHIM (1847-1909, DENMARK)
ANDERSSON, B. TOMMY (b. 1964, SWEDEN)
APOLLYON, NICOLAY (b. 1945, NORWAY)
ARNESTAD, FINN (1915-1994, NORWAY)
ASHEIM, NILS HENRIK (b. 1960, NORWAY)
ATTERBERG, KURT (1887-1974, SWEDEN)
AULIN, TOR (1866-1914, SWEDEN)
AUSTER, LYDIA (1912-1993, ESTONIA)
BAADSVIK, ØYSTEIN (b. 1966, NORWAY)
BACEVIČIUS, VYTAUTAS (1905-1970, LITHUANIA)
BÄCK, SVEN-ERIK (1919-1994, SWEDEN)
BADEN, CONRAD (1908-1989, NORWAY)
BAGDONAS, VALENTINAS (1929-2009, LITHUANIA)
BAJORAS, FELIKSAS (b. 1934, LITHUANIA)
BALAKAUSKAS, OSVALDAS (b. 1937, LITHUANIA)
BALSYS, EDUARDAS (1919-1984, LITHUANIA)
BARKAUSKAS, VYTAUTAS (b. 1931, LITHUANIA)
BASHMAKOV, LEONID (b. 1927, FINLAND)
BENDIX, VICTOR (1851-1926, DENMARK)
BENGTSSON, GUSTAF (1886-1965, SWEDEN)
BENTZON, JØRGEN (1897-1951, DENMARK)
BENTZON, NIELS VIGGO (1919-2000, DENMARK)
BERG, GUNNAR (1909-1989, DENMARK)
BERG, NATANAEL (1879-1957, SWEDEN)
BERG, OLAV (b. 1949, NORWAY)
BERGE, SIGURD (1929-2002, NORWAY)
BERGMAN, ERIK (1911-2006, FINLAND)
BERWALD, FRANZ (1796-1868, SWEDEN)
BIBALO, ANTONIO (1922-2008, NORWAY)
BJØRKLAND, TERJE (b. 1945, NORWAY)
BLAK, KRISTIAN (b. 1947, DENMARK)
BLOMDAHL, KARL-BIRGER (1916-1968, SWEDEN)
BOLDEMANN, LACI (1921-1969, SWEDEN)
BORGSTRØM, HJALMAR (1864-1925, NORWAY)
BØRRESEN, HAKON (1876-1954, DENMARK)
BÖRTZ, DANIEL (b. 1943, SWEDEN)
BÖTTCHER, EBERHARD (b. 1934, NORWAY)
BRÆIN, EDVARD FLIFLET (1924-1976, NORWAY)
BRAŽINSKAS, ALGIMANTAS (b. 1937, LITHUANIA)
BRENDLER, EDVARD (1800-1831, SWEDEN)
BROSTRÖM, TOBIAS (b. 1978, SWEDEN)
BRUSTAD, BJARNE (1895-1978, NORWAY)
BUCHT, GUNNAR (b. 1927, SWEDEN)
BULL, EDVARD HAGERUP (1922-2012, NORWAY)
BULL, OLE (1810-1880, NORWAY)
BYSTRÖM, BRITTA (b. 1977, SWEDEN)
CHINI, ANDRÉ (b. 1945, SWEDEN)
CHRISTIANSEN, ASGER LUND (1927-1998, DENMARK)
CLEVE, HALFDAN (1879-1951, NORWAY)
CRUSELL, BERNHARD (1775-1838, SWEDEN)
DANIELSSON, CRISTER (1942-1989, SWEDEN)
DEÁK, CSABA (b. 1932, SWEDEN)
DVARIONAS, BALYS (1904-1972, LITHUANIA)
ECKERBERG, SIXTEN (1909-1991, SWEDEN)
EESPERE, RENÉ (b. 1953, ESTONIA)
EGGE, KLAUS (1906-1979, NORWAY)
EKLUND, HANS (1927-1999, SWEDEN)
EKSTRÖM, LARS (b. 1956, SWEDEN)
ELIASSON, ANDERS (1947-2013, SWEDEN)
ELLER, HEINO (1887-1970, ESTONIA)
ELLING, CATHARINUS (1858-1942, NORWAY)
EMBORG, JENS LAURSEN (1876-1957, DENMARK)
ENGLUND, EINAR (1916-1999, FINLAND)
ENNA, AUGUST (1859-1939, DENMARK)
EŠENVALDS, ERIKS (b. 1977, LATVIA)
EVJU, HELGE (b. 1942, NORWAY)
EYSER, EBERHARD (b. 1932, SWEDEN)
FAGERLUND, SEBASTIAN (b. 1972, FINLAND)
FAHLSTRÖM, ÖRJAN (b. 1953, SWEDEN)
FERNSTRÖM, JOHN (1897-1961, SWEDEN)
FLEM, KJELL (b. 1943, NORWAY)
FORSSELL, JONAS (b. 1957, SWEDEN)
FRANDSEN, JOHN (b. 1956, DENMARK)
FREUDENTHAL, OTTO (b. 1934, SWEDEN)
FRØHLICH, JOHANNES (1806-1860, DENMARK)
FRUMERIE, GUNNAR DE (1908-1987, SWEDEN)
GADE, AXEL(1860-1921, DENMARK)
GADE, NIELS WILHELM (1817-1890, DENMARK)
GAMSTORP, GÖRAN (b. 1957, SWEDEN)
GARUTA, LUCIJA (1902-1978, LATVIA)
GOLDŠTEINS, EDMUNDS (1927-2008, LATVIA)
GORBULSKIS, BENIAMINAS (1925-1986, LITHUANIA)
GOTHE, MATS LARSSON (see LARSSON GOTHE, MATS)
GRAM, PEDER (1881-1956, DENMARK)
GRAUGAARD, LARS (b. 1957, DENMARK)
GRIEG, EDVARD (1843-1907, NORWAY)
GRINBLATS, ROMUALDS (1930-1995, LATVIA)
GRØNDAHL, LAUNY (1886-1960, DENMARK)
GROVEN, EIVIND (1901-1977, NORWAY)
GUDMUNDSEN-HOLMGREEN, PELLE (b. 1932, DENMARK)
HAAPANEN, PERTTU (b. 1972, FINLAND)
HAGEN, LARS PETTER (b.1975, NORWAY)
HAGERUP BULL, EDVARD (see BULL, EDVARD HAGERUP)
HAKOLA, KIMMO (b. 1958, FINLAND)
HALLGRIÍMSSON, HAFLIDI (b. 1947, ICELAND)
HALVORSEN, JOHAN (1864-1935, NORWAY)
HAMBRAEUS, BENGT (1928-2000, SWEDEN)
HÄMEENNIEMI, EERO (b. 1951, FINLAND)
HAMERIK, ASGER (1843-1923, DENMARK)
HAMERIK, EBBE (1898-1951, DENMARK)
HAMMERTH, JOHAN (b. 1953, SWEDEN)
HANNIKAINEN, ILMARI (1892-1955, FINLAND)
HANNIKAINEN, VÄINÖ (1900-1960, FINLAND)
HARTMANN, EMIL (1836-1898, DENMARK)
HAUTA-AHO, TEPPO (b. 1941, FINLAND)
HEDSTRØM, ÅSE (b. 1950, NORWAY)
HEGDAL, MAGNE (b. 1944, NORWAY)
HEININEN, PAAVO (b. 1938, FINLAND)
HEINIÖ, MIKKO (b. 1948, FINLAND)
HELLSTENIUS, HENRIK (b. 1963, NORWAY)
HELSTED, GUSTAV (1857-1924, DENMARK)
HENRIQUES, FINI (1867-1940, DENMARK)
HENRYSON, SVANTE (b. 1963, SWEDEN)
HILLBORG, ANDERS (b. 1954, SWEDEN)
HÖGBERG, FREDRIK (b. 1971, SWEDEN)
HOLEWA, HANS (1905-1991, SWEDEN)
HOLM, LUDVIG (1858-1928, DENMARK)
HOLM, PEDER (b. 1926, DENMARK)
HOLMBOE, VAGN (1909-1996, DENMARK)
HOLTER, IVER (1850-1941, NORWAY)
HOVLAND, EGIL (b. 1924, NORWAY)
HØYER (JENSEN), OLE (1927-2002, DENMARK)
HVOSLEF, KETIL (b. 1939, NORWAY)
HYLDGAARD, SØREN (b. 1962, DENMARK)
IVANOVS, JĀNIS (1906-1983, LATVIA)
JACOBSEN, JULIUS (1915-1990, DENMARK)
JANSON, ALFRED (b. 1937, NORWAY)
JENNEFELT, THOMAS (b. 1954, SWEDEN)
JERMAKS, ROMUALDS (b. 1931, LATVIA)
JERSILD, JØRGEN (1913-2004, DENMARK)
JOHANSEN, DAVID MONRAD (1888-1974, NORWAY)
JOKINEN, ERKKI (b. 1941, FINLAND)
JORDAN, SVERRE (1889-1972, NORWAY)
JØRGENSEN, AXEL (1881-1947, DENMARK)
JURGUTIS, VYTAUTAS (b. 1930, LITHUANIA)
JURISALU, HEINO (1930-1991, ESTONIA)
JUZELIUNAS, JULIUS (1916-2001, LITHUANIA)
KAIPAINEN, JOUNI (b. 1956, FINLAND)
KALNINŠ, IMANTS (b. 1941, LATVIA)
KALSONS, ROMUALDS (b. 1938, LATVIA)
KANGAS, JUHO (b. 1976, FINLAND)
KANGRO, RAIMO (1949-2001, ESTONIA)
KAPP, ARTUR (1878-1952, ESTONIA)
KAPP, EUGEN (1908-1996, ESTONIA)
KARKOFF, INGVAR (b. 1958, SWEDEN)
KARKOFF, MAURICE (b. 1927, SWEDEN)
KARLSONS, JURIS (b. 1948, LATVIA)
ĶENIŅŠ, TĀLIVALDIS (1919-2008, LATVIA)
KEREM, MIHKEL (b. 1981, ESTONIA)
KIELLAND, OLAV (1916-1985, NORWAY)
KLAMI, UUNO (1909-1961, FINLAND)
KLEIBERG, STÅLE (b. 1958, NORWAY)
KOCH, ERLAND VON (1910-2009, SWEDEN)
KOHA, JAAN (1929-1993, ESTONIA)
KOKKONEN, JOONAS (1921-1996, FINLAND)
KOPPEL, ANDERS (b. 1947, DENMARK)
KOPPEL, HERMAN D. (1909-1996, DENMARK)
KOPPEL, THOMAS (1944-2006, DENMARK)
KORPIJAAKKO, PAAVO (b.1977, FINLAND)
KORTEKANGAS, OLLI (b. 1955, FINLAND)
KÕRVITS, TÕNU (b. 1969, ESTONIA)
KOSTIAINEN, PEKKA (b. 1944, FINLAND)
KRAGGERUD, HENNING (b. 1973, NORWAY)
KRUSE, BJØRN (b. 1946, NORWAY)
KUHLAU, FRIEDRICH (1786-1832, DENMARK)
KUULBERG, MATI (1947-2001, ESTONIA)
KUUSISTO, ILKKA (b. 1933, FINLAND)
KUUSISTO, JAAKO (b. 1974, FINLAND)
KVANDAL, JOHAN (1919-1999, NORWAY)
KVERNDOKK, GISLE (b. 1967, NORWAY)
KYLLONEN , TIMO-JUHANI (b. 1955, FINLAND)
LAAKSO, ILARI (b. 1952, FINLAND)
LANGE-MÜLLER, PETER ERASMUS (1850-1926, DENMARK)
LANGGAARD, RUED (1893-1952, DENMARK)
LANGGAARD, SIEGFRIED (1852-1914, DENMARK)
LARSON, MARTIN (b. 1967, SWEDEN)
LARSSON, LARS-ERIK (1908-1986, SWEDEN)
LARSSON GOTHE, MATS (b. 1965, SWEDEN)
LAURUŠAS, VYTAUTAS (b. 1930, LITHUANIA)
LEIFS, JÓN (1899-1968, ICELAND)
LEMBA, ARTUR (1885-1963, ESTONIA)
LEPNURM, HUGO (1914-1999, ESTONIA)
LIDHOLM, INGVAR (b. 1921, SWEDEN)
LIE, SIGURD (1871-1904, NORWAY)
LILLEBJERKA, SIGMUND (b. 1931, NORWAY)
LILJEFORS, RUBEN (1871-1936, SWEDEN)
LINDBERG, CHRISTIAN (b. 1958, SWEDEN)
LINDBERG, MAGNUS (b. 1958, FINLAND)
LINDE, BO (1933-1970, SWEDEN)
LINJAMA, JYRKI (b. 1962, FINLAND)
LINKOLA, JUKKA (b. 1955, FINLAND)
LOHSE, MARTIN (b. 1971, DENMARK)
LORENTZEN, BENT (b. 1935, DENMARK)
LUNDQUIST, TORBJÖRN IWAN (1920-2000, SWEDEN)
MADSEN, TRYGVE (b. 1940, NORWAY)
MAEGAARD, JAN (b. 1926, DENMARK)
MÄGI, ESTER (b. 1922, ESTONIA)
MALCYS, ARVYDAS (b. 1926, LITHUANIA)
MALLING, OTTO (1848-1915, DENMARK)
MANKELL, HENNING (1868-1930 SWEDEN)
MAROS, MIKLÓS (b. 1943, SWEDEN)
MÅRTENSSON, PER (b. 1967, SWEDEN)
MARTINSSON, ROLF (b. 1956, SWEDEN)
MARTTINEN, TAUNO (1912-2008, FINLAND)
MASKATS, ARTURS (b. 1957, LATVIA)
MÁSSON, ÁSKELL (b. 1953, ICELAND)
MATRE, ØRJAN (b. 1979, NORWAY)
MATVEJEFF, VILLE (b. 1986, FINLAND)
MEDIŅŠ, JĀNIS (1890-1966, LATVIA)
MEDIŅŠ, JĒKABS (1885-1971, LATVIA)
MELARTIN, ERKKI (1875-1937, FINLAND)
MELCHERS, HENRIK MELCHER (1882-1961, SWEDEN)
MELLNÄS, ARNE (1933-2002, SWEDEN)
MERIKANTO, AARE (1893-1958, FINLAND)
MERILÄINEN, USKO (1930-2004, FINLAND)
MIELCK, ERNST (1877-1899, FINLAND)
MORTENSEN, FINN (1922-1983, NORWAY)
MORTHENSON, JAN W. (b. 1940, SWEDEN)
MOSTAD, JON (b. 1942, NORWAY)
NELSON, DANIEL (b. 1965, SWEDEN)
NESS, JON ØIVIND (b. 1968, NORWAY)
NIELSEN, CARL (1865-1931, DENMARK)
NIELSEN, LUDOLF (1876-1939, DENMARK)
NIEMINEN, KAI (b. 1953, FINLAND)
NILSSON, ANDERS (b. 1954, SWEDEN)
NILSSON, TORSTEN (1920-1999, SWEDEN)
NORBY, ERIK (1937-2007, DENMARK)
NORDAL, JÓN (b. 1926, ICELAND)
NORDGREN, PEHR HENRIK (1944-2008, FINLAND)
NORDHEIM, ARNE (1931-2010, NORWAY)
NØRGÅRD, PER (b. 1936, DENMARK)
NORHOLM, IB (b. 1931, DENMARK)
NORMAN, LUDVIG (1831-1885, SWEDEN)
NYSTEDT, KNUT (b. 1915, NORWAY)
NYSTROEM, GÖSTA (1890-1966, SWEDEN)
OLSEN, OLE (1850-1927, NORWAY)
OLSEN, POUL ROVSING (see ROVSING OLSEN, POUL)
OLSEN, (CARL GUSTAV) SPARRE (1903-1984, NORWAY)
ØRBECK, ANNE MARIE (1911-1996, NORWAY)
PADE, STEEN (b. 1956, DENMARK)
PAKETŪRAS, VACLOVAS (b. 1928, LITHUANIA)
PALMGREN, SELIM (1878-1951, FINLAND)
PÁLSSON, PÁLL P. (b. 1928, ICELAND)
PANULA, JORMA (b. 1930, FINLAND)
PARSADANYAN, BORIS (1925-1997, ESTONIA)
PÄRT, ARVO (b. 1935, ESTONIA)
PAULSON, GUSTAF (1898-1966, SWEDEN)
PAUS, MARCUS (b.1979, NORWAY)
PELECIS, GEORGS (b. 1947, LATVIA)
PERGAMENT, MOSES (1893-1977, SWEDEN)
PETERSON-BERGER, WILHEM (1867-1942, SWEDEN)
PETTERSSON, ALLAN (1911-1980, SWEDEN)
PLAGGE, WOLFGANG (b. 1950, NORWAY)
PLAKIDIS, PĒTERIS (b. 1947, LATVIA)
PULKKIS, ULJAS (b. 1975, FINLAND)
RÄÄTS, JAAN (b. 1932, ESTONIA)
RABE, FOLKE (b. 1935, SWEDEN)
RAMANS, ĢEDERTS (1927-1999, LATVIA)
RANGSTRÖM, TURE (1884-1947, SWEDEN)
RANTALA, IIRO (b. 1970, FINLAND)
RASMUSSEN, KARL AAGE (b. 1947, DENMARK)
RASMUSSEN, SUNLEIF (b. 1961, DENMARK)
RAUTAVAARA, EINOJUHANI (1928-2016, FINLAND)
RAUTIO, MATTI (1922-1986, FINLAND)
RECHBERGER, HERMAN (b. 1947, FINLAND)
REHNQVIST, KARIN (b. 1967, SWEDEN)
REKAŠIUS, ANTANAS (1928-2003, LITHUANIA)
RIISAGER, KNUDAGE (1897-1974, DENMARK)
ROSENBERG, HILDING (1892-1985, SWEDEN)
ROSENVALD, HELMUT (b. 1928, ESTONIA)
ROVSING OLSEN, POUL (1922-1982, DENMARK)
RUDERS, POUL (b. 1949, DENMARK)
RYPDAL, TERJE (b. 1947, NORWAY)
SAARIAHO, KAIJA (b. 1952, FINLAND)
SÆVERUD, HARALD (1897-1992, NORWAY)
SÆVERUD, KETIL (see HVOSLEF, KETIL)
SAGVIK, STELLAN (b. 1952, SWEDEN)
SALLINEN, AULIS (b. 1935, FINLAND)
SALMENHAARA, ERKKI (1941-2002, FINLAND)
SALOMON, SIEGFRIED (1885-1962, DENMARK)
SALONEN, ESA-PEKKA (b. 1958, FINLAND)
SANDSTRÖM, JAN (b. 1954, SWEDEN)
SANDSTRÖM, SVEN-DAVID (b. 1942, SWEDEN)
SCHMIDT, OLE (1928-2010, DENMARK)
SCHYTTE, LUDWIG (1848-1909, DENMARK)
SEGERSTAM, LEIF (b. 1944, FINLAND)
SEHESTED, HILDA (1858-1936, DENMARK)
ŠENDEROVAS, ANATOLIJUS (b. 1945, LITHUANIA)
SIBELIUS, JEAN (1865-1957, FINLAND)
SIGURBJÖRNSSON, THORKELL (b. 1938, ICELAND)
SILLÉN, JOSEF OTTO AF (1859-1951, SWEDEN)
SIMONSEN, RUDOLPH (1899-1947, DENMARK)
SINDING, CHRISTIAN (1856-1941, NORWAY)
SINK, KULDAR (1942-1995, ESTONIA)
SKÖLD, YNGVE (1899-1992, SWEDEN)
SLETTHOLM, YNGVE (b. 1955, NORWAY)
SÖDERBERG, HANS (b. 1937, SWEDEN)
SÖDERLIND, RAGNAR (b. 1945, NORWAY)
SÖDERLUNDH, LILLE BROR (1912-1957, SWEDEN)
SOLYOM, STEFAN (b. 1979, SWEDEN)
SOMMERFELDT, ØISTEIN (1919-1994, NORWAY)
SØRENSEN, BENT (b. 1958, DENMARK)
SÖRENSON, TORSTEN (1908-1992, SWEDEN)
SPEIGHT, JOHN (b.1945, ICELAND)
STENHAMMAR, WILHEM (1871-1927, SWEDEN)
STRAUME, EGILS (b. 1950, LATVIA)
SUMERA, LEPO (1950-2000, ESTONIA)
SVEINSSON, ALTI HEIMIR (b. 1938, ICELAND)
SVENDSEN, JOHAN (1840-1911, NORWAY)
SYBERG, FRANZ (1904-1955, DENMARK)
SYVINKI, ESKO I (b. 1943, FINLAND)
TAMBERG, EINO (1930-2010, ESTONIA)
TARP, SVEND ERIK (1908-1994, DENMARK)
TELLEFSEN, THOMAS (1823-1874, NORWAY)
THOMMESSEN, OLAV ANTON (b. 1946, NORWAY)
THÓRARINSSON, LEIFUR (1934-1998, ICELAND)
THORESEN, LASSE (b. 1949, NORWAY)
THYBO, LEIF (1922-2001, DENMARK)
TIENSUU, JUKKA (b. 1948, FINLAND)
TOBIAS, RUDOLF (1875-1918, ESTONIA)
TÓMASSON, HAUKUR (b. 1960, ICELAND)
TUBIN, EDUARD (1905-1982, ESTONIA)
TUUKKANEN, KALERVO (1909-1979, FINLAND)
TÜÜR, ERKKI-SVEN (b. 1959, ESTONIA)
TVEITT, GEIRR (1908-1981, NORWAY)
ULVO, THERESE BIRKELUND (b.1982, NORWAY)
VAAGE, KNUT (b. 1961, NORWAY)
VÄHI, PEETER (b. 1955, ESTONIA)
VAINIKKA, SAKARI (b. 1945, FINLAND)
VAINIUNAS, STASYS (1909-1982, LITHUANIA)
VALEN, FARTEIN (1887-1952, NORWAY)
VASKS, PETERIS (b. 1946, LATVIA)
VEA, KETIL (b. 1932, NORWAY)
WALLIN, ROLF (b. 1957, NORWAY)
WELLEJUS, HENNING (1919-2002, DENMARK)
WESSMAN, HARRI (b. 1949, FINLAND)
WESTERGAARD, SVEND (1922-1988, DENMARK)
WIESLANDER, INGVAR (1917-1963, SWEDEN)
WIKLUND, ADOLF (1879-1950, SWEDEN)
WINDING, AUGUST (1835-1899, DENMARK)
WIRÉN, DAG (1905-1986, SWEDEN)
ZARINŠ, MARGERIS (1910-1993, LATVIA)

SOURCES OF INFORMATION

 

(1) BOOKS

ASCAP Symphonic Catalog. 3rd ed. (1977)

Bennett, John R. Melodiya: A Soviet Russian L.P. Discography. Westport,CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Bernandt, G. B. and I.M. Yampolsky (eds). Sovetskie Kompozitory i Muzykovedy . 3 vols. Moscow: Society of Soviet Composers, 1978-1989.

Clough, Francis F. and C.J. Cuming. The World's Encyclopedia of Recorded Music (including Supplements) in 3 vols. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1952-57.

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2d ed., in 29 vols., edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell. New York: Grove, 2000.

Ho, Allan and Dmitry Feofanov. Biographical Dictionary of Russian/Soviet Composers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Jacobsson, Stig. Svenska Tonsättere Diskografi. Gothenburg: Rikskonserter, 1986.

Layton, Robert (ed.). A Guide to the Symphony. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Sadie, Julie Anne and Rhian Samuel (eds). The Norton/Grove Dictionary of Women Composers. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 1995.

The Society of Norwegian Composers. Contemporay Norwegian Orchestral and Chamber Music. Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag, 1970.

Simpson, Robert. The Symphony, 2 vols. New York: Drake Publishers, 1972.

Slonimsky, Nicolas. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th edition. New York: Schirmer Books, 1992.

Slonimsky, Nicolas. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (edited by Laura Kuhn). New York: Schirmer Books, 1997.

Swedish Music Information Center. Swedish Composers of the 20th Century. Stockholm: SMIC, 1988.

Thompson, Oscar (ed). The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians, updated 11th edition. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1985.

 

(2) RECORD CATALOGS

Gramophone Classical Record Catalogue (retitled: Gramophone Classical Catalogue) (1953-1996)

Schwann Long Playing Record Catalog (retitled: Schwann 1 – Record and Tape Guide and Schwann Opus) (1949-2001)

 

(3) WEBSITES

LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND NATIONAL COMPOSER INFORMATION SITES

British Library Sound Archive http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/nsa.html

Danish Music Info http://www.danishmusic.info/

Denmark: The Royal Library (Main Collection of Printed Music) http://www.kb.dk/en/nb/samling/ma/hs.html

Estonian Music Information Centre (EMIC) http://www.emic.ee/helilooja/heinoeller?lang=eng

Finnish Music Information Centre (FIMIC) http://www.fimic.fi/fimic/fimic.nsf/frontpage?openform&cat=main

Latvian Music Information Centre http://www.lmic.lv/core.php?pageId=745

Iceland Music Information Centre (ITM) http://www.mic.is/eng/

Library and Archives Canada http:www.colectionscanada.gc.

Library of Congress http://catalog.loc.gov/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&PAGE=First

Music Export Lithuania http://www.mic.lt/en/home

New York Public Library Research Catalog http://catnyp.nypl.org/

Norwegian Music Information Centre http://www.mic.no/english

Swedish Music Information Centre (SMIC) http://www.mic.stim.se/avd/mic/prod/micv5.nsf/docsbycodename/start

 

OTHER SITES

Amazon (UK) http://www.amazon.co.uk

Arkiv Music http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/main.jsp

BIS Records http://www.bis.se/index.php

Canfield's Classical Reference classicalreference.com/

Chandos Records http://www.chandos.net

CPO Records http://www.jpc.de/jpcng/cpo/home

Crotchet http://www.crotchet.co.uk

Dutton Vocalion Records http://www.duttonvocalion.com

EMI/Virgin Classics http://www.emiclassics.com

Gramophone Archive http://www.gramophone.net

Hyperion Records http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk

The Living Composer Project http://www.composers21.com/b.htm

MDT Records http://www.mdt.co.uk/MDTSite/pages/home/default.asp

Music for Piano and Orchestra: The Recorded Repertory by Dr. Allan B. Ho http://www.siue.edu/~aho/discography/Discography.pdf

MusicWeb International http://www.musicweb-international.com

MuziekWeb (Centrale Discotheek Rotterdam) http://www.muziekweb.nl/menu/shared/cat/pica/index.php

Naxos Records http://www.naxos.com

Onno van Rijen's Soviet Composers Page http://home.wanadoo.nl/ovar/sovcom.htm

RussianComposers.org.uk http://www.russiancomposers.org.uk/index.html

Sterling Records http://www.sterlingcd.com/

20th Century Violin Concertos - Database and Sound Archive by Tobias Bröker http://modernviolin.com/home.html

Unsung Composers http://www.unsungcomposers.com/forum/index.php

 

COMPOSER AND CONDUCTOR SITES

Many contemporary composers have their own websites and others can be found on the websites of their publishers. There are also websites for earlier composers and conductors that are maintained by societies that promote their music and recordings. These can be found by typing the composer's name into any search engine.

 



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