NIELS VIGGO BENTZON (1919-2000): 9 Woodcuts, Op. 65, Piano Sonatas No. 3, Op. 44, No. 5, Op. 77, No. 18, Op. 459 and No. 19, Op. 460, Partita for Piano, Op. 38, Sonata for Cor Anglais and Piano, Op. 71 (Paul Tofte Hanson [cor anglais]), Mosaïque Musicale for 2 Pianos, Violin and Cello, Op. 54 (Eyvind Rafn [second piano], Arne Svendsen [violin], Pierre René Honnens [cello]), GOFFREDO PETRASSI (1904-2003): 5 Invenzioni for Piano, FERRUCCIO BUSONI (1866-1924): Sonatina “In diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII”, K 274, ALEXANDER SCRIABIN (1872-1915): Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68. All first CD releases.
Catalogue Number: 02V058
Reference: DACOCD 859
Description: Undoubtedly the greatest and most prolific Danish composer of the last century, Bentzon had a strong and individual composing style, but was also considered one of the finest pianists in Denmark. Here are some of his early and rare recordings released on album for the first time including his last LP sessions with items never published before. Not only does this set give us Niels Viggo Bentzon as pianist and solo piano composer, but two essential chamber works are also included. 2 CDs. Niels Viggo Bentzon (piano).