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John Roos
American Record Guide, May 2018

The most rewarding are O Blessed Joy and Libra, both filled with rhythmic variety, energy, color, and contrasts.

Dacapo has supplied excellent sound, perfectly capturing the organ of Our Saviour’s Church in Copenhagen. Jens Christensen plays superbly. © 2018 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide




Stuart Sillitoe
MusicWeb International, December 2017

Both these works show Per Nørgård’s ability to create differing sound worlds from the organ, with both displaying aspects of brilliance and interest. It helps that they are performed by Jens E. Christiensen, the organist at Our Saviour’s Church and friend of the composer, with some of the pieces being specifically composed for Christiensen and this particular organ. Christiensen is an excellent interpreter of this music, he also co-wrote the excellent booklet notes, with the wonderful recorded sound giving a sense of space and grandeur to the music. A must for all organ enthusiasts, the best disc of organ music of the year. © 2017 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Records International, October 2017

As one might anticipate from the composer’s fascination with unrestricted series, in this work he also makes use of rhythmic proportions based on the golden section, which makes perfect theoretical sense in canonic writing, and leads to almost insuperable notational and performance difficulties as an irrational ratio. In practice, the piece grows in complexity as it progresses to a huge climax, then recedes again. © 2017 Records International  Read complete review





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