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Carl Nielsen

Carl Nielsen artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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May 22, 2008 A top classical violinist and a successful folk-rocker join forces — and combine audiences.

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Studio Sessions

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June 11, 2008 A venerable Rocky Mountain music venue inspires the performances of talented international teens.

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Reviews

Conductor Colin Davis concludes his cycle of Carl Nielsen's symphonies with the London Symphony Orchestra.

February 20, 2013 Three albums in our ears: clever Nielsen, glowing Finland and a battered electric guitar.

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Aladdin's magic lamp.

March 29, 2013 Carl Nielsen composed stunningly original music for a theatrical version of the Aladdin story.

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Carl Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3

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  • Album: Carl Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3
  • Artist: London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis, cond.
  • Label: LSO Live
  • Released: 2013