ASGER HAMERIK (1843-1923): Symphonies Nos. 1-7, Requiem.
Catalogue Number: 12L047
Description: The most cosmopolitan of the Danish Romantic composers of the 19th century, Hamerik spent many years as director of the Peabody Institute in Baltimore and his symphonies (form 1880 to 1906) were just as ecumenical, bearing the subtitles Poétique, Tragique, Lyrique, Majesteuse, Sérieuse and Spirituelle before concluding with a choral no. 7. 4 CDs. Randi Stene (mezzo), Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Thomas Dausgaard. Original releases from 1997 to 2006. SACD hybrid.