Thomas Åberg, Composer

Member of FST - Society of Swedish Composers

NEWS

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Sensational recording project in USA:

American concert organist & composer CARSON COOMAN records over 60 of Åberg’s works

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More about Carson Cooman's recording project

In the fall of 2011, Carson Cooman began a project to create online demonstration recordings of organ repertoire by 20th and 21st century composers. The pieces chosen are primarily short works that are accessible and useful to organists of all skill levels, for either service or recital playing.

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Latest recording with CARSON COOMAN (October 2017)

Thomas Åberg: Marsch Babacou (1983)

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Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris

Organ Recital: MARCO LO MUSCIO

January 6, 2018: Works by Bach, Bull, Ligeti, Lo Muscio and Thomas Åberg (Fantasy A-Minor)

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Olaus Petri Church, Örebro (Sweden)

Organ Recital: MARCO LO MUSCIO

January 21, 2018: Works by Cooman, Phillips, Bull, Lo Muscio, Morricone, Ligeti and Thomas Åberg (Fantasy A-Minor & Toccata XVI)

 

 

Pauluskirche, Ulm (Germany)

Organ Recital: CARSON COOMAN

June 9, 2018: CARSON COOMAN playing Åberg's Symphony at the Link-Gaida organ.

 

 

The Diapason - Journal of the Pipe Organ & Church Music (USA):

Write-up on Toccata VIII by Åberg - Published by Noteria

“He is one of our very best composers for the organ, be it for church or concert, and I would hope that every organist could play at least one of his pieces. It would leave you hungry for more!”

Jay Zoller, The Diapason (August 2017) - Journal of the Pipe Organ & Church Music (USA):

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In a campaign for youth orchestras:

Sheet music (complete set) available as FREE DOWNLOAD from this website:

Music for strings (2000) - (vi1/vi2/vla/vcl/cb)

http://www.abergmusic.com/sheet-music-free-download-

Listen to the piece on YouTube

 

 

Podcast "Secrets of Organ Playing" #122:
Thomas Åberg on his own organ works: "Feel free, have fun!"
Interview by VIDAS PINKEVICIUS:

Listen on Musicoin

 

 

New Swedish version of Weisflog’s Dog – Music for St. Francis Day:

Dramaturgisk textbearbetning av Erik Fägerborn.

Åberg: WEISFLOGS HUND eller ”Byrån för Förolämpade och Misskötta Djur i Chicago”

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Italian concert organist LUCA MASSAGLIA & MARCO CASAZZA, violin playing works by Åberg

Link to the website of Luca Massaglia

Link to the website of Marco Casazza

Link to playlist on YouTube

 

 

Italian concert organist and composer MARCO LO MUSCIO playing works by Åberg

Recordings from The Catholic Cathedral in Moscow, Ely Cathedral (UK), Queen's College Chapel in Cambridge, St. George's Chapel - Windsor Castle etc.

Link to the website of Marco Lo Muscio

Link to playlist on YouTube.

 

 

KATI RAITINEN - Music for solo cello

Swedish cellist KATI RAITINEN playing Åberg's Fantasy Piece for solo cello

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CARSON COOMAN - La Verna Organ Festival, Italy

CARSON COOMAN playing Åberg's Festival Voluntary

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American concert organist JAMES D. HICKS - New CD: Nordic Journey V "Many Landscapes"

Two Discs – 25 Tracks (including Åberg's Toccata XIII) - Read more

 

 

Meeting with COOMAN & HICKS in Boston

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Meeting with JOHN GRACEN BROWN in Washington D.C.

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World Premiere at Harvard Memorial Church

American concert organist JAMES D. HICKS premieres Åberg's Toccata XIII on March 25, 2014, Harvard Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA

Link to the official website of James D. Hicks

 

 

New versions of "Orrr..." (1996/2015):

Original version for organ can be performed on two organs by ONE organist!

Version for piano & two pianists: Publisher: Svensk Musik - sheet music sample

Version for piano one pianist. Publisher: Svensk Musik - sheet music sample

Version for string quartet. Publisher: Svensk Musik - sheet music sample
Listen to MIDI-demo on SoundCloud

Listen to CARSON COOMAN playing the original version for organ

 

Music for St. Francis Day: "Weisflog's Dog"  

CARSON COOMAN playing Åberg's Fantasy A-Minor