Karl-Birger Blomdahl/Symphony 3
”Sisyphus Suite”, ”Forma Feritonans” and ”The Journey on This Night”
This CD in Caprice Composer Series presents the Swedish composer Karl-Birger Blomdahl. Included on the CD are his third symphony, Facets, the Sisyphus Suite, Forma Feritonans and “…The Journey on This Night”.
By the end of the 1940s Blomdahl already had pupils in composition (Allan Pettersson among others). And 1960–64 he was professor at the State College of Music in Stockholm. Blomdahl was always eager to discuss new ideas. He did a great deal of organizational work within Swedish musical life and in 1965 he became head of the music department of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation.
The Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Yuri Ahronovitch, the soprano part is sung by Elisabeth Söderström.
- 1.Symfoni Nr 3. ”Facets” Music: Karl-Birger Blomdahl22'36
- 2.Sisyfos, Suite Music: Karl-Birger Blomdahl17'24
- 3.Forma Ferritonans Music: Karl-Birger Blomdahl11'25
- 4.”...The Journey On This Night” Music: Karl-Birger Blomdahl13'09
- Total playtime 64'34