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Arne Nordheim

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen

...again and again, he repeats what he has to say. Though constantly in different ways. But his core will never change. Mona Levin, Aftenposten 



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Arne Nordheim has been invaluable for the Norwegian music scene, not only through the music he composed. Nordheim helped shape what it means to be a composer in Norway, with our relatively short cultural history. He belonged to a generation of artists who took their task seriously, who had visions and ideas beyond what one can immediately intervene Asbjørn Schaathun to Aftenposten


…he was one of the most generous-spirited med one could wish to meet – Guy Rickards, The Guardian


Key Works:
Career Highlights:
  • 2001 instigation of the annual Arne Nordheim Prize by the Norwegian Ministry of Cultural Affairs
  • 1968 awarded the Nordic Council’s Music Prize for his composition Eco
  • 1967-72 studied at Studio Eksperymentale, Warszaw
  • 1959 electroacoustic music studies in Bilthoven, Netherlands
  • 1955 developed interest in musique concrète in Paris
  • 1948-52 studied composition, organ and theory at the Oslo Conservatory





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