Knudage Riisanger

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Knudage Riisanger was the most internationally known of Danish-composers of his generation. He was also the most prominent representative of the French-oriented trend in Danish music of the interwar years. His Trumpet Concertino, Op. 29, is a prominent example of Danish neo-classicism. The first movement displays rhythmic and melodic themes on a polytonal basis. It begins and ends in the key of C, but it explores many other keys throughout the middle of the movement. The second movement displays examples of clarity and tonal structure. It does this by simplifying the melody, countermelody, and underlying chords so that the orchestration becomes thinner. Though this movement is less busy than its predecessor. It still effective in conveying
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