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There Are No Flowers in My Room
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Walking Monkey
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Music for Concrete Poetry
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Rigomarole
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It's Blowing Half a Gale

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Niels Viggo Bentzon

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One of the most prolific composers of the 20th century, Bentzen comes from a well recognized family in Danish music, the Hartmanns. Bentzon studied with jazz pianist Mathisen and later studied piano, theory and organ at the Copenhagen Conservatory. He has also worked in the visual arts; written poetry and some of the texts for his music; worked as a music critic, as a writer for a political newspaper; and published books ranging in topic from Beethoven to 12-tone theory. His com... Read more

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