Fordell Erik

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Fordell Erik

Fordell, Erik, Finnish composer; b. Kokkola, July 2, 1917; d. Kaarlela, Dec. 21, 1981. He studied in Helsinki at the Sibelius Academy and the Inst. of Church Music. Fordell’s output was enormous.

Works

45 syms. (1949–81); 2 violin concertos (1955, 1959); Horn Concerto (1956); 4 piano concertos (1961–62); 8 string suites; 4 wind quintets; 7 string quartets; Violin Sonata; Flute Sonata; piano pieces; choral music; songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire