Victor Bendix

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Victor Bendix.

Victor Emanuel Bendix (17 May 1851 in Copenhagen – January 1926) was a Jewish Danish composer, conductor and pianist. His teachers included Niels Gade.[1]

He was also a friend of Carl Nielsen, who dedicated his Symphonic Suite for piano (1894) to Bendix.

Selected works[edit]

  • Symphonies
    • Symphony no. 1, op. 16, "Fjældstigning" in C major (1882)[2][3]
    • Symphony no. 2, op. 20 "Sommerklange fra Sydrusland" in D major (1888)[2][3]
    • Symphony no. 3, op. 25 in A minor (1895)[2][3]
    • Symphony no. 4, op. 30 in D minor (1904-5)[4] (US premiere? by the Boston Symphony, April 26 1907 conducted by Karl Muck)[5]
  • Concertante works
    • Piano Concerto in G minor, op. 17 (1884)[6]
  • Orchestral works
    • Dance suite in A, op. 29 (1903)[4] (given a performance conducted by Bendix in 1921)
  • Chamber music
    • Piano Trio in A major, op. 12 (1877)[4]
    • Piano Sonata in G minor, op. 26 (published 1901)[7]
    • Intermezzo for piano (published 1916)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Barnett, Rob (January 2001). "Review of Recording of Bendix Symphonies". Retrieved 20 February 2009.
  2. ^ a b c Smith (2002), p. 60.
  3. ^ a b c "Danacord List of Bendix Symphonies". Retrieved 20 February 2009.
  4. ^ a b c Rłllum-Larsen (2002), p. 246.
  5. ^ from a list inaccurately described as world premieres by the BSO in the 1900s - which since it lists e.g. the 1908 Bischoff performance too, though that work was premiered in 1906.
  6. ^ OCLC 255249240.
  7. ^ OCLC 62280347.

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