Niels Marthinsen

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Niels Marthinsen (born 1963[1]) is a Danish composer in the classical tradition. He studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus from 1982-1990 as a student of Per Nørgård. Other teachers include Hans Abrahamsen, Steen Pade, Karl Aage Rasmussen and Poul Ruders.[2]

He received the Victor Borge Prize in 1993, the H. C. Lumbye Prize in 2008.[3] The 2006 Danish National Opera production of Marthinsen’s opera Skriftestolen received the Danish Reumert Prize in 2007 for Opera of the Year.[4]

List of works[5][edit]

  • 1986 Erscheinungen (orchester)
  • 1988 Airborne (flute, piano, violon, and cello)
  • 1988 Echoes of a Dove
  • 1988 Sept Poèsies des saisons japonaises
  • 1989 Olé
  • 1990 Vulcan's Forge
  • 1990 Burst
  • 1992 Rhapsodie Espagnole
  • 1992 Cradle Song
  • 1992 Concerto
  • 1992 Wildlife
  • 1992 Minotaurus
  • 1992 Shadow Figures
  • 1993 Den Forstenende Skov
  • 1993 Abgesang
  • 1993 Chimes at Midnight
  • 1993 Heldenleben
  • 1993 Panorama
  • 1994 Columbus
  • 1994 Bolero
  • 1994 Cupid and Death
  • 1994 Reveille
  • 1994 Slagtøjskoncert
  • 1994 Tubakoncert
  • 1995 Devil in Disguise
  • 1995 Strygekvartet
  • 1995 En Miniature
  • 1996 Symphony
  • 1996 Lyriske stykker
  • 1996 Angels and Insects
  • 1996 Heroisk Etude
  • 1996 A Bright Kind of High
  • 1997 Love and Treachery
  • 1997 Klavertrio
  • 1997 Kærlighed og forræderi
  • 1998 Moonwalk
  • 1998 Byen og øjnene
  • 1999 Canto alla secunda Giornata
  • 1999 Introduction and Three Allegros
  • 1999 Outland
  • 2001 Maestro
  • 2003 Et Familieselskab i Helsingør
  • 2004 Skriftestolen - operatrailer i fire afsnit
  • 2004 Monstersymfoni
  • 2004 Maestrovariationer
  • 2005 Den gamle vandrende Ridder
  • 2006 Hul igennem
  • 2006 Skriftestolen
  • 2007 The Monkey
  • 2007 The Poet
  • 2008 Burning Fiery Furnace
  • 2008 Syndfloden over Norderney
  • 2009 Kongen af Himmelby - Demo
  • 2009 Symfoni nr. 2 - Snapshot Symphony
  • 2009 Frøen
  • 2009 In the Shadow of the Bat
  • 2009 Atlantis Revisited
  • 2009 Kongen af Himmelby

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