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Femina Moderna

By Allmanna Sangen; Marina Goundorina; Marina Goundorina

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By Allmanna Sangen; Marina Goundorina; Marina Goundorina. By Lera Auerbach; Anna Cederberg-Orreteg; Nana Forte; Galina Grigorjeva; Anna-Karin Klockar; Libby Larsen; Clara Lindsjo; Maria Lofberg; Cecilia McDowall; Tebogo Monnakgotla; Karin Rehnqvist; Susanne Rosenberg; Andrea Tarrodi. Classical. Hybrid super audio CD (1 disc). Published by Naxos (NX.BIS-2224).

Item Number: NX.BIS-2224

Allmanna Sangen began its existence as a male-voice choir affiliated to the University of Uppsala in 1830, but was reformed as a mixed choir in 1963. Ever since, the choir has expanded its repertoire and stylistic range, often surprising audiences with its unconventional approach to familiar works and with collaborations across genres. On Femina moderna, the choir and its conductor Maria Goundorina present a programme with recent works by Swedish and international women composers: no less than ten of the thirteen works included were written in 2000 or later. Most recently composed is Anna Karin Klockar's Speeches which in 2016 won first prize in a competition for women composers arranged by the choir. The competition, the Allmanna Sangen & Anders Wall Composition Award, was first held in 2014 in celebration of the choir's 50th anniversary as a mixed choir. The winning work on that occasion, Sandskrift by Maria Lofberg, is also included on this disc, along with pieces by composers such as Lera Auerbach and Libby Larsen, Cecilia McDowall, Galina Grigorjeva, and Nana Forte.

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