Gudrun Lund

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Gudrun Lund (born 22 April 1930) is a Danish composer. She was born in Copenhagen and studied music, German and English at the Copenhagen Conservatory. After graduating, she took a position teaching at the Copenhagen Day and Evening College of Education (KDAS).[1]

Lund began composing in 1975 at the age of 45. At that time she continued her studies in composition with Svend S. Schultz and Morgens Winkel Holm. In 1983-4 she studied at Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut, USA.[2]

Works[edit]

Lund has composed over a hundred works in several genres. Selected compositions include:

  • Three Pieces for Horn
  • Piano Trio op. 67
  • Five Dialogues
  • Six Duos Op.40 for trumpet
  • Clarinet Trio for clarinet, viola and piano
  • Talks, op. 136 for flute, clarinet and bassoon (I. Learning something II. Politicians III. Sad news IV. Solving problems)

Her music has been recorded and issued on CD, including:

  • New Danish Woodwind Music Audio CD (July 1, 1997) Paula Records, ASIN: B00000I5BH
  • 10 Tankevaekkende udsagn [10 suggestive ulterances], for female voice, flute, cello and accordion (1994) FA2351-WARM Quartet CD Danacord DACOCD423 (1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tyrrell, John (2001). The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians: Volume 15. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). ISBN 9780393034875. Retrieved 6 January 2011.