Carl Nielsen’s De fire Temperamenter

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Jean-Jacques Van Vlasselaer and Marjolaine Fournier study The Four Temperaments, the second symphony by Carl Nielsen. The hosts find this Danish composer a little enigmatic and difficult to reach. They explore the world around him at the time of this composition, and talk about his music in that context. Find out how he lived his life, allowed his wife to pursue a career, and gave orchestral musicians a little something to talk about.
Music Excerpts:
NIELSON Symphony No. 2 The Four Temperaments II. Allegro comodo e flammatico
Danish National Radio Symphony
Nielsen: Commotio, Op. 58, FS 155
Organ Recital: John, Keith

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