A subreddit for great, but lesser-known, classical music. Modern_Classical’s current selection is: O Crux by Comp. Knut Nystedt Perf. Voktett Hannover. Wow, this gives me such shivers – with nods to. Lyrics for O Crux by Knut Nystedt. LyricsO Crux. Knut Nystedt. Lyrics not available. Be the first to add the lyrics and earn points. Add lyrics. News you might be.

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And Nysteft haven’t heard of Voktett Hannover, either, but man: The harmonies do definitely sound exotic enough to be, though.

This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Just 8 parts with very dense harmonies, and as its a cappella it just sounds as if it is. This subreddit is for great, but lesser known, classical music.

Knut Nystedt

I didn’t nystdt realise that this was microtonal, from listening to it admittedly, without concentrating on it heavily. Here, we avoid reposts and ultra-famous works in order to highlight composers and compositions that may not nystect the exposure that they deserve. Retrieved from ” https: I was wondering, how hard is it to sing microtonal music? This was the first Norwegian CD nominated in two categories.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Knut Nystedt. I’ve never heard it live, but those who have say that it’s much better that way.


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I can’t find any confirmation of it being microtonal so it may be that it’s being performed a cappella; it’s easy for voices to naturally blend into just intonation, rather than temperament. No links to downloads are allowed. Nystedt died in his sleep at his home in Oslo on 8 December at the age of This is to avoid the problem of the front page being composed entirely of one user’s posts, which has happened often in the past.

He also founded and conducted Schola Cantorum from to Olav in recognition of his contributions to Norwegian music, [2] and in the King of Nystext made him Commander of St. There’s one microtonal saxophonist who learnt to play a note scale with the smallest intervals at about 3 cents, because he practiced it relentlessly for years.


So now I know. Nystedt was born in Kristiania now OsloNorwayand grew up in a Christian home where hymns and classical music were an important part of everyday life.

Want to add to the discussion? He studied with Aaron Copland among others.

Nystedt founded and conducted The Norwegian Soloists’ Choir from to You don’t need to worry much about obscurity, but if your submission is a popular cell phone ringtone it doesn’t belong here.

It was also the first CD with a Norwegian composer nominated for a Grammy. Anyway, singing microtonal or rather, xenharmonic music is quite achievable for either: I think I could probably reliably distinguish knit sing notes in a melody down to about 50 or 40 cents, a quarter-tone or a little less, but I would make sure to test thoroughly whether I’d be able to sustain it and meaningfully differentiate notes before starting any big projects in it.


The choir Ensemble 96 published “Immortal Nystedt” in Message the mods if your post isn’t showing up, as it’s probably just caught in the spam filter. Classical Minnesota Public Radio. His major compositions for choir and vocal soloists are mainly based on texts from the Bible or sacred themes. I’ll send it to you in a little bit.

ElitistClassical subscribe unsubscribe 8, readers 6 users here now This subreddit is for great, but lesser known, classical music. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Old church music, especially Palestrina and Gregorian chantshave had a major influence on his compositions.

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This sub nystedf not for self-promotion. Don’t be an asshole about music. Knut Nystedt 3 September — 8 December was a Norwegian orchestral and choral composer.

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