The Mountain King

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Hugo Alfvén

The Mountain King

Op. 37 • “Bergakungen”

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Alfvén was primarily known as a choral composer in his native country of Sweden, although his orchestral rhapsody Midsummer Vigil was well known and had carried his fame around the world. He worked for years on this full-length ballet score (1916-1923) based on the folk tales of the king of the mountain trolls (essenti... read more