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Edition Kontrapunkt (the Danish, Swedish and also German word for counterpoint) is a Danish classical music record label based in Klampenborg and founded in 1987.[1] The label is owned by Steeplechase Records, the Danish jazz label.[2][3]

The label has made the first recordings of many major works by Danish composers, including the first recordings of Ib Nørholm's symphonies in 1993.


  1. ^ Lansing D. McLoskey Twentieth Century Danish Music: An Annotated Bibliography 1998 Page 107 "Kontrapunkt. P.O. Box 35 2930 Klampenborg Tel: +45 39 64 42 44 Fax: +45 39 64 50 44 Nils Winther, Managing Director Denmark's largest classical music record company. Kontrapunkt focuses solely on Danish music falling under two ...
  2. ^ John David White, Jean Christensen New Music of the Nordic Countries - 2002 Page 120 "Kontrapunkt (est. 1987) is the division of Steeplechase Productions for recordings of classical and contemporary music. Growing catalog with fine performances."
  3. ^ Gypsy Jazz:In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy ... - Page 175 Michael Dregni - 2008 "While playing in Copenhagen in 1979, the brothers met Nils Winther, producer for the Danish jazz label Steeplechase. At Winther's invitation, they recorded their first album together, Pour Django, taking Django's music to extremes of melody, .."

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