Q.E.D. (album)

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Studio album by Terje Rypdal
Released 1993
Recorded August and December 1991
Genre Contemporary classical music
Length 52:11
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Terje Rypdal chronology
If Mountains Could Sing
(1994)If Mountains Could Sing1994

Q.E.D. is an album of contemporary classical music by guitarist Terje Rypdal recorded in 1991 and released on the ECM label in 1993.[1]


The Allmusic review by Paul Collins awarded the album 3 stars stating "Rypdal often alternates sections of great dissonance with near silence, or lonely sustained notes by just one or two instruments. It can have the sweeping starkness of a tracking shot over a fjord, but there's a certain coldness to it as well, and even confirmed fans of his jazz work may take a while to warm up to it".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Terje Rypdal
  1. "Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Opus 52): 1st Movement" - 4:56
  2. "Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Opus 52): 2nd Movement" - 2:20
  3. "Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Opus 52): 3rd Movement" - 4:55
  4. "Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Opus 52): 4th Movement" - 4:52
  5. "Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Opus 52): 5th Movement" - 18:21
  6. "Largo (Opus 55)" - 16:47



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed November 7, 2011
  2. ^ a b Collins, P. Allmusic Review accessed November 7, 2011