Concerto for Organ and String Orchestra
Composer: Jon Laukvik
Instrument: String Orchestra and Organ
Rainer Oster, Organ
Christoph Müller, Conductor
Students of the University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart
Duration: 17 min.
Price includes conductor score and organ part
Conductor score (without organ part): €24
Organ part: €10
Strings (unit price): €3,5
Complete Edition (score, organ part and 12 string parts): €66
This concerto was commissioned by Erling With Aasgård and composed with generous financial support of the Norwegian Composers’ Fund.
There are a couple of registration indications in the organ part. The registration is mostly left to the decision of the performer.
String Orchestra (5-4-3-2-1)
String Orchestra (3-3-2-2-2 or 4-3-2-2-1)
About the composer +
Jon Laukvik was born in 1952 and received his earliest music training as organist and pianist in his native town Oslo. He went on to study organ at the University of Music in Cologne with Michael Schneider and harpsichord with Hugo Ruf. He also studied organ privately with Marie-Claire Alain in Paris.
From 1980 till 2016, he was professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. Since 2001 he is also professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. He is also a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music, London.
Jon Laukvik has toured throughout Europe, Canada, Japan, Korea, Israel and the United States. He is frequently in demand to serve on competition juries and to teach seminars and masterclasses.
He is author of a highly successful organ tutor Historical Performance Practice in Organ Playing in three volumes, published by Carus-Verlag.
He has edited the Handel Organ Concerti Op. 7 for Carus-Verlag (together with Werner Jacob). A complete edition of the organ works of Louis Vierne in 13 volumes (edited together with David Sanger) was published by Carus-Verlag in 2008.
His compositions include works for solo organ, organ with other instruments (i.e. piano, percussion, trumpet, trombone, cello, horn) as well as vocal and instrumental works.
Front cover graphics: Kirstine Kørner Jensen
Printed in Copenhagen, Denmark
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