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Gunnar Johansen Centennial Celebration
Concert Recordings 1957–1972
Gunnar Johansen, piano


Masterworks by a master pianist


Gunnar Johansen was a celebrated Danish-born concert pianist, teacher, and composer. He performed the complete keyboard works of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and Schubert, as well as music that was new or overlooked. This CD set features recordings of performances given over three decades at the UW–Madison.

Gunnar Johansen moved from the University of Chicago to join the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music in 1939 as the first artist-in-residence at a major university. In addition to his teaching and concert career, he recorded 140 albums.


Distributed for the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music

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this CD is illustrated with a photo of Gunnar Johansen at the piano.

March 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-931569-12-5

No longer distributed by UW Press. Recordings available from the School of Music at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


 

 

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