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Laura Toxværd: Tidens strøm

Laura Toxværd: Tidens strøm

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Release date: 15-11-2019

Catalogue no. ILK292LP

Tidens strøm is a studio recording of songs composed by Laura Toxværd. The lyrics are also written by her and bring elements from N.F.S. Grundtvig’s poem «Nyaarsmorgen» into play. Both inspiration from the Swedish songwriter Bellman and the American free-jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler mixed a linguistic interest in existence, nature and folk culture in the 19th century Norden had an impact on the making of music.

The album is released together with the LP Drapery, a recording of graphic notated songs by Laura Toxværd and Songbook, which contains texts, lyrics and notations of the two albums Tidens strøm & Drapery. 

With support from Danish Arts Foundation, Koda’s Cultural Funds, DMF & DJBFA


Maria Laurette Friis – vocal 
Laura Toxværd – alto sax 
Kristian Tangvik – tuba 
Kalle Moberg – accordeon 
Kresten Osgood – drums

Laura Toxværd (b. 1977) is a composer, saxophonist and author of the art book «Compostions - 18 Graphic Scores» (Forlaget Spring, Hellerup). She has been awarded the prestigious three-year working scholarship by the Danish Arts Foundation. Scores are published by Edition S and in the anthology «Notations21» (Mark Batty, NYC). Compositions are released worldwide on 12 audio albums and performed in Europe and North America, a.o. in Chicago and NY.

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