Pettersson - Complete Edition (CD + DVD) | BIS BIS9062

Pettersson - Complete Edition (CD + DVD)

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Label: BIS

Cat No: BIS9062

Format: Hybrid SACD + DVD

Number of Discs: 23

Release Date: 26th January 2024

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For the first time, a boxed set brings together the complete works of Allan Pettersson, including his seventeen symphonies, chamber music, vocal works and previously unpublished works performed here by some of the Nordic countriesí leading musicians and orchestras. This collection bears witness to BIS Recordsí enduring commitment to this 20th-century Swedish music giant. These recordings have earned numerous awards and the highest critical acclaim from the specialist press around the world.

Allan Petterssonís music has a very distinctive quality and can hardly be confused with that of any other twentieth-century composer, although it can perhaps be compared with Mahlerís symphonic output, particularly in terms of grandiose conception, passion and dynamism. He considered his own sufferings and blessings, especially from childhood, the source of his creativity.

With this box, a separate booklet with the complete index to the recordings and works included is provided, as a key to the many hours of music that form the lifework of Allan Pettersson. Also included are 4 DVDs presenting the composer, some of his works and musicians who knew him.

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