Erling Brene

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Olympic medal record
Art competitions
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London Choral and orchestral
Photograph of Brene

Niels Erling Emmanuel Brene (November 14, 1896 – May 17, 1980) was a Danish composer.

He was born and died in Copenhagen.

In 1948 he won a bronze medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for his "Viguer" ("Vigour").

Erling Brene was a very competent composer and music teacher from 1950-70 on The Ellebjerg School in Copenhagen.

Selected works[edit]

Opera
  • Mordet i værtshuset (Murder at the Inn), chamber opera/puppet comedy, Op.12 (1930)
  • Drengen med fløjten, school opera, Op.50 (1950)
  • Peter Pan, school opera, Op.54 (1953)
  • Under Piletræt, opera after Hans Christian Andersen, Op.55 (1954)
  • Besøgeren, opera, Op.66 (1964)
Incidental music
  • Trommer i natten (1930)
  • Suite af Musik for marionetteater, Op.18b (1932)
Orchestra
  • Symphony (1920)
  • Junkeren og Møllerpigen (1921)
  • Sommer, symphony (1924)
  • Sinfonietta (1925)
  • Tre Stykker (3 Pieces) for chamber orchestra (1926)
  • Suite for chamber orchestra, Op.5 (1928)
  • Soldatens Ballade (1930)
  • Suite from Mordet i værtshuset, Op.14b (1930)
  • Suite for string orchestra, Op.21 (1934)
  • Ouverture, Op.22
  • 3 Epigrammer (3 Epigrams) for string orchestra (1936)
  • Capriccio, Op.27 (1936)
  • Rapsodi, Op.28 (1936)
  • Overture (1939)
  • Symphony No.1 "Det ukuelige sind", Op.36 (1941)
  • Suite concertante, Op.39 (1942)
  • Vigueur, Op.40 (1943)
  • Symphony No.2 "Uomo invincibile", Op.46 (1948)
  • Komedieouverture (Comedy Overture), Op.51 (1950)
  • Blomsterpigen som mæcen eller kærligheden drager forbi, Op.53 (1952)
  • Optimistic Play, Op.62 (1959)
  • Kontraster (Contrasts), Op.69 (1966)
  • 4 Stykker for wind ensemble (1968)
  • Symphony No.3, Op.77 (1963)
  • 3 Impressioner (3 Impressions), Op.92a (1976)
Concertante
  • Concerto for violin and chamber orchestra, Op.10 (1929)
  • Concerto for oboe and chamber orchestra (1932)
  • Concerto for clarinet and orchestra (1935)
  • Humoreske for orchestra with piano, Op.29 (1936)
  • Notturno inquieto for orchestra with piano, Op.31 (1936)
  • Concerto senza Solennita for flute and orchestra, Op.20 (1936)
  • Concerto No.1 for cello and orchestra, Op.34 (1940)
  • Concerto No.1 for piano and orchestra, Op.42 (1946)
  • Concerto for wind quintet and string orchestra, Op.45 (1947)
  • Concerto for viola and orchestra, Op.47 (1949)
  • Kammerkoncert nr.1 for violin and string orchestra, Op.52 (1951)
  • Concerto No.2 for piano and orchestra (1955)
  • Concertino for recorder and piano, Op.67 (1964)
  • Kammerkoncert nr.2 for clarinet and string orchestra, Op.81 (1971)
  • Stadier, symphonic pieces for orchestra and piano (1972)
  • Concerto No.2 for cello and orchestra, Op.89 (1975)
  • Kammerkoncert nr.3 for piano and string orchestra (1977)
Chamber music
  • Elegi for violin and piano (1920)
  • String Quartet (1922)
  • String Quartet No.1 (1925)
  • Kammermusik for flute, clarinet, oboe and bassoon, Op.4 (1927)
  • String Quartet No.2, Op.6 (1928)
  • Sonata for violin solo, Op.7 (1928)
  • Sonata for flute solo, Op.8 (1928)
  • Floden, suite for 5 instruments, Op.9 (1929)
  • 2 Stykker (2 Pieces) for violin and cello (1931)
  • Divertimento for 2 violins and viola (1931)
  • Husmusik for flute, clarinet, violin, viola and cello (1931)
  • 8 Småstykker (8 Short Pieces) for 2 violins (1932)
  • Serenade – til Agnes for flute, clarinet, violin, viola and cello, Op.25 (1935)
  • String Quartet No.3, Op.33 (1938)
  • Divertimento for flute, violin, viola and cello, Op.38 (1942)
  • Wind Quintet, Op.41 (1944)
  • Piano Trio (1946)
  • Sammenspil, 7 short pieces for violin and piano (1948)
  • String Quartet No.4 (1957)
  • String Quartet No.5, Op.61 (1959)
  • Quintet for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp, Op.71 (1967)
  • String Quartet No.6 (1967)
  • String Quartet No.7, Op.73 (1968)
  • Præludium og capriccio for flute and harp, Op.76 (1969)
  • Sonata for violin, clarinet and piano, Op.80 (1970)
  • String Quartet No.8 (1970)
  • String Quartet No.9, Op.82 (1971)
  • Concertino for flute, cello, piano and string orchestra (1973)
  • Trio for recorder, cello and piano, Op.85a (1973)
  • Duo for flute and clarinet (1974)
  • String Quartet No.10, Op.87 (1974)
  • Sonata for recorder, Op.92b (1976)
  • Duo for flute and guitar (1976)
Piano
  • Sonata for piano (1920)
  • 3 Småstykker (3 Short Pieces) for piano (1931)
  • To gange tre (Twice Three), short piano pieces, Op.15b (1931)
  • Dagens musik (The Day's Music) for piano (1936)
  • Sonatina for piano (1941)
  • 3 Impressioner (3 Impressions), Op.49b (1949)
  • 2 Klaverstykker (2 Piano Pieces) (1966)
  • Sonatina for piano (1979)
Vocal
  • Polangins Børn for voice and piano (1928)
  • 4 Sange (43 Songs) (1931)
  • Skolesange (School Songs) (1932)
  • Sange for en altstemme (1935)
  • 6 Eenstemmige småsange (1937)
  • 3 Sange (3 Songs) (1956)
  • 3 Sange (3 Songs) (1961)
  • Spanske Kvinder, 3 songs for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet and percussion (1962)
  • To sange (Two Songs) for baritone and orchestra (1968)
  • En Konges Død for soloists and orchestra (1969)
  • Vor Frue, cantata for baritone, recorder, cello and harpsichord (1975)
Choral
  • Under Varmebølgen for chorus and piano (1934)
  • 5 Sange (5 Songs) for male chorus (1941)
  • Blodets Sang (1942)
  • Kapel i Arkadien (1946)
  • 3 Sange for lige stemmer for chorus
  • Sang til Ellebjergskolens indvielse (1949)
  • Køkkenmøddingen for soloists, chorus, recorder and percussion (1952)
  • Kantate til Ulrikkenborg Skole (1955)
  • Antigone for soloist, chorus and orchestra, Op.58 (1957)
  • For børnekor og instrumenter (For Children's Chorus and Instruments) (1957)
  • Cyklistsang (1959)
  • Grønland (1959)
  • Athena Lemnia for soloist, chorus and orchestra, Op.63 (1961)
  • Erik Glippings drab (1963)
  • Aspekter (Aspects) for soprano, tenor, chorus and orchestra, Op.68 (1965)
  • 4 Sange for lige stemmer for chorus (1968)
  • Nattens sange for soloist, chorus and orchestra (1972)
  • Bøndernes tretanello for chorus (1973)
  • Pompeji for soloist, chorus and orchestra (1979)

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