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Sheet music for Axel Borup-Jorgensen
By Mortensen; Petri; Frederiksen; Percurama Percussion Ensemble; Danish National Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet; Duo Cros. By Axel Borup-Jorgensen (1924-). Super audio listening CD. Published by Naxos (NX.6220608).
By Erik Kaltoft. By Axel Borup-Jorgensen (1924-). Classical. Hybrid super audio listening CD. Published by Naxos (NX.6220616).
By Arhus Sinfonietta; Ars Nova Copenhagen; Hansen. By Axel Borup-Jorgensen (1924-). Listening CD. Published by Dacapo (NX.8226576).
By Petri; Lapland Chamber Orchestra; Schuldt. By Sorensen; Christensen; Clausen. Classical. 1 hybrid super audio listening CD. Published by Naxos (NX.6220613).
By Petri; Selin; Mortensen; Myrhoj. By Axel Borup-Jorgensen (1924-). Listening CD. Published by Naxos (NX.8226910).
By Jens E. Christensen; Mathias Reumert; Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord); Lars Somod; Pia Rose Hansen; Jacob Bloch Jespersen. By Axel Borup-Jorgensen (1924-). Country of Origin: Germany. Classical. Hybrid super audio CD (1 disc). Published by Naxos (NX.6220617).
- Vintermusik for organ and percussion
- Prelude for guitar
- End of Autumn, for voice & piano
- Thalatta!, Thalatta!, for piano
- Nocturnal Birds
Axel Borup-Jørgensen grew up in Sweden. He studied piano and instrumentation at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 1946-50. As an composer he considers himself an autodidact. He has often taken his inspiration from Swedish culture; poetry in particular has been important to him. His style can be characterized as an atonal expressionism, often aphoristic and pointillistic. He is highly esteemed for his originality and uncompromising approach, and has recieved several awards including the Carl Nielsen Prize, and the W.H. PRIZE in connection with the performance of his orchestral work Marin. Besides the orchestral works his oeuvre includes about 150 solo and chamber works where percussion instruments are amply represented.