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Carlstedt, Jan

Carlstedt, Jan

Carlstedt, Jan Swedish composer; b. Orsa, June 15, 1926. He studied composition with Lars-Erik Larsson at the Stockholm Musikhogskolan (1948–52), then pursued studies at the Royal Coll. of Music in London (1952–53) and in Rome (1953–54). Returning to Stockholm, he became active in furthering the cause of modern music; was founder-chairman of the Contemporary Music Assn. in Stockholm (1960) and secretary of the Soc. of Swedish Composers (1961–63). In 1964 he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm.

Works

orch.: 2 syms.: No. 1 (1952–54; rev. 1960; Stockholm, Oct. 4, 1961) and No. 2, in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. (1968; N.Y., Dec. 20, 1970); Sonata for String Orch. (1956); Trittico for Oboe and String Orch. (1980); Intrada (1985); Metamorphosi for Strings (1986). chamber: 6 string quartets (1951–52; 1966; 1967; 1972; 1977; 1998); String Trio (1955–56); Sonata for 2 Violins (1956); 12 Miniatures for Violin, Clarinet, and Cello (1958); 8 Duets for 2 Violins (1958); Sinfonietta for Wind Quintet (1959); Sonata for Solo Violin (1959); Ballata for Cello (1960); Divertimento for Oboe and String Trio (1962); Wind Quintet (1962); Pentastomos for Wind Quintet (1972–73); Meta-morfoser for Flute, Oboe, Violin, and Cello (1974); Nocturne for 4 Cellos (1983). vocal: chorus:Missa pro defunctis: Lacrimosa (1989); Ballad to Stephen Foster (1990); Angelus (1997).

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