Catharina Palmér: Strings in the air above

Catharina Palmér

Catharina Palmér (b. 1963) was born in Karlskrona, Sweden. She is educated in the fields of violin, piano and organ as well as composition, which she has studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, and at Indiana University, USA. Palmér’s music has been performed by numerous ensembles inSweden and abroad. Recently, she…

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Malin Bång: splinters of ebullient rebellion

Malin Bång

(Submitted by ISCM – SWEDISH SECTION) Malin Bång’s music is an exploration of movement and energy. Bång (b. 1974) defines her musical material according to their amount of friction to create a spectrum of unpredictable and contrasting actions, ranging from the intimate and barely audible to the harsh and obstinate. In her work she often…

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Hanna Hartman: The Revenge

Hanna Hartman

(Submitted by ISCM – SWEDISH SECTION) Berlin-based Swedish sound artist and composer Hanna Hartman (b. 1961) creates compositions that are exclusively made up from authentic sounds which she has recorded around the world. Sounds are taken out of their original context and thus perceived in their purity. Hanna Hartman seeks to reveal hidden correspondences between…

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Alexandra Nilsson: Öländsk Svit

Alexandra Nilsson

(Submitted by ISCM – SWEDISH SECTION) Alexandra Nilsson (b. 1979) is a composer, musician and performer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work stretches across acoustic and electroacoustic music, sound art, noise and performative practices. Lyrical as well as brutal, minimalist and maximalist, her art extends the very delicate and subtle expressions to the harsh and…

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