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Eivind Buene

Born 1973. Studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music and has been a freelance composer living and working in Oslo, writing for a wide array of ensembles and orchestras since 2000. Has recieved commissions from a.o. Ensemble Intercontemporain, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Fondation Royaumont and a variety of Scandinavian orchestras and ensembles and has been performed performed at prestigous venues like Carnegie Hall, Berlin Philharmonie and Carnegie Hall, and festivals such as Gaudeamus, Nordic Music Days, Music Biennale Zagreb, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and Ultima. Apart from writing music for soloists, ensembles and orchestras, he frequently engages in collaborations with improvising musicians, developing music in the cross-section between classical notation and improvisation. Is also known as a successful author in Norway.

A selection of works: Allsang (choir, fiddler, two folk singers). Anatomic Notebook (ensemble). Deaths and Entrances (sax and sinfonietta). Landscape With Ruins (piano trio, piano quintet or ensemble). Objects of Desire (elpiano and sinfonietta). Possible Cities (ensemble). Three Improvisations for Wolfgang (piano and orchestra). Sotto voce (clarinet). Topographics (wind band).

Link to Eivind Buene’s site at mic.no (biography, work list, recordings and articles):

http://www.mic.no/symfoni/kontakt.nsf/pub_e/per2000062810581014196841

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