NILS VIGGO BENTZON (1919-2000): Variations for Wind Quintet, Op. 21, Bop Quintet, Op. 80, Wind Quintets No. 3, Op. 29 and No. 5, Op. 116.
Catalogue Number: 05X057
Description: This prodigiously gifted Danish composer and pianist wrote nearly 1,000 musical works in every known classical genre and style. He retained a constantly questing and exploratory nature throughout his life, as we can hear in his five known wind quintets, recorded here by The Carl Nielsen Quintet. The results are captivating in their own way, stoked by Bentzon’s distinctive, virtuosic language and great ingenuity. Carl Nielsen Quintet.