Personalities | Niels Gade | Late Romantic | Classical
(Nels Ga’-de) 1817–90
In Copenhagen, Gade, a pioneer of the modern Scandinavian school, was violinist in the Royal Orchestra where many of his earliest works were performed, including the prize-winning tone-poem Ossian (1841). His masterly Symphony in C minor (1843) was first given in Leipzig by Mendelssohn. The following year, Gade assisted Mendelssohn as conductor of the Gewandhaus Orchestra, succeeding him when he died in 1847. In 1848, at the start of the German-Danish war, Gade returned to Copenhagen and was influential as a conductor and as co-founder of the Conservatory.
Elverskud, op. 30, soloists, Tivoli Chorus and SO (dir) Michael Schønwandt (Dacapo)
An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...
Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.
The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.
Fantastic new, unofficial biography covers
his life, music, art and movies, with a
sweep of incredible photographs.