Vaage, Knut


Vaage, Knut

Fortuna for flute and piano (first print, score & part)

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Vaage, Knut – Fortuna for flute and piano (first print, score & part)

Knut Vaage
(b. 14.10.1961, Sunde)
First performance: April 20th 1997, Bergen (Norway)
Gro Sandvik (flute), Einar Røttingen (piano)
Knut Vaage, born 1961, is a Bergen-based Norwegian composer. He graduated as a pianist and
composer from the Grieg Academy in Bergen. Vaage has worked in different styles of music, with
special focus on improvised and contemporary music. Many of his projects have investigated the
boundaries between improvisation and composed music. Vaage’s production ranges from symphonic
works and opera to solo pieces. His music is frequently performed at concerts and festivals in Norway
and abroad. Much of Vaage’s instrumental music has been released on CD.
Investigation of the acoustic/electronic hybrid-sound is another important area in Vaage’s music. He
has also written a number of vocal works and works for the stage.
As an improviser Vaage early on explored the boundaries between improvisation and composition as a
member of the trio JKL. The tension created between acoustic instruments and electronics was an
important ingredient of their style. Vaage’s work with improvisation continues with the band Fat
Battery, and in staged works like “Achilles or Stupor”, premiered at Grec Festival in Barcelona in

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