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The accordion was one of the first instruments to become common in Iceland in the nineteenth century. In recent years, Iceland has produced several out- standing accordionists, including Jónas Asgeir Asgeirsson. This release contains music by three generations of Icelandic composers, written between 1972 and 2020, including two works created especially for Asgeirsson himself. Jónas Asgeir Asgeirsson is a classical accordionist based in Copenhagen where he is enrolled in the post-graduate program of the Royal Danish Academy of Music under the tutelage of Geir Draugsvoll, one of the leading accordion soloist/pedagogues worldwide.
The accordion was one of the first instruments to become common in Iceland in the nineteenth century. In recent years, Iceland has produced several out- standing accordionists, including Jónas Asgeir Asgeirsson. This release contains music by three generations of Icelandic composers, written between 1972 and 2020, including two works created especially for Asgeirsson himself. Jónas Asgeir Asgeirsson is a classical accordionist based in Copenhagen where he is enrolled in the post-graduate program of the Royal Danish Academy of Music under the tutelage of Geir Draugsvoll, one of the leading accordion soloist/pedagogues worldwide.
636943672020

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Format: CD
Label: DACAPO
Rel. Date: 10/21/2022
UPC: 636943672020

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The accordion was one of the first instruments to become common in Iceland in the nineteenth century. In recent years, Iceland has produced several out- standing accordionists, including Jónas Asgeir Asgeirsson. This release contains music by three generations of Icelandic composers, written between 1972 and 2020, including two works created especially for Asgeirsson himself. Jónas Asgeir Asgeirsson is a classical accordionist based in Copenhagen where he is enrolled in the post-graduate program of the Royal Danish Academy of Music under the tutelage of Geir Draugsvoll, one of the leading accordion soloist/pedagogues worldwide.
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