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Johan Severin Svendsen

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Johan Severin Svendsen (30 September 1840 – 14 June 1911) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist. Born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, he lived most his life in Copenhagen, Denmark. Svendsen's output includes two symphonies, a violin concerto, a cello ...

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Biography

Johan Severin Svendsen (30 September 1840 – 14 June 1911) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist. Born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, he lived most his life in Copenhagen, Denmark. Svendsen's output includes two symphonies, a violin concerto, a cello concerto, and the Romance for violin, as well as a number of Norwegian Rhapsodies for orchestra. At one time Svendsen was an intimate friend of the German composer Richard Wagner.

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Norwegian rhapsody no. 1 (Op.17)
Norwegian rhapsody no. 1 (Op.17)
Composer
Johan Svendsen
Conductor
Last played on
Symphony No.2 in B flat major (Op.15)
Symphony No.2 in B flat major (Op.15)
Orchestra
Norwegian Radio Orchestra
Festive Polonaise
Festive Polonaise
Performer
Bjarte Engeset
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Last played on
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Performer
Ole Kristian Ruud (conductor) & Johan Severin Svendsen
Romeo og Julie - fantasy (Op.18) (feat. Neeme Järvi & Melina Mandozzi)
Romeo og Julie - fantasy (Op.18) (feat. Neeme Järvi & Melina Mandozzi)
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Carnival in Paris - episode for orchestra (Op.9)
Carnival in Paris - episode for orchestra (Op.9)
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