Jan Sandström
1954 -
J. Sandström
Jan Sandström (25/01/1954), a Swedish composer. He was born in Vilhelmina in Lapland on 25 January 1954 and grew up in Stockholm. He began his university education by studying counterpoint in Stockholm (with Valdemar Söderholm) and then went north, to the top of the Gulf of Bothnia, studying at University School of Music in Piteå from 1974 to 1976. He completed his training back at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, studying music theory (1978–82) and composition with Gunnar Bucht, Brian Ferneyhough and Pär Lindgren (1980–84). In 1982 he was asked to join the the developing of new music of the young and expanding University School of Music in Piteå. So he returned there teaching composition and music theory (1985–89), and after a year out, in Paris (1984-85); he was appointed professor of composition at the university 1989.
Ett Svenskt Requiem
Period:21st century
Composed in:2007
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:Christine Falkenland
Ett Svenskt Requiem (A Swedish Requiem) for mezzo, tenor, choir & orchestra (timp,1 ob,2 horns,strings), written in 2007. Text by Christine Falkenland (21/04/1967), a Swedish autor.
Contributor:Mattias Hall
C. Falkenland