List of Works

by the composer Frederik Magle

List of all music by Frederik Magle in chronological order. For available sheet music, click here.

2021

  • Fanfare and Anthem "Skyward" for brass band (5 min.) (Work in progress)
    Instrumentation TBA.

  • Fanfare and Anthem "Skyward" for concert band (5 min.) [Score and parts are available]
    piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets in B♭, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 4 trumpets in B♭, 4 horns in F, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, 2 tubas, timpani, percussion (2-4 percussionist)

  • Fanfare and Anthem "Skyward" for symphonic brass and percussion (5 min.) [Score and parts are available]
    3 trumpets (1 trumpet in C, 2 trumpets in B♭) / 4 horns in F / 2 tenor trombones / bass-trombone / tuba / timpani / percussion (2-4 percussionist)

  • Fanfare and Anthem "Skyward" for brass ensemble and percussion (original version) (5 min.) 🔈 [YouTube]
    6 trumpets (1 trumpet in C, 2 trumpets in B♭ or C, 3 trumpets in B♭ (#3: alt. Flygelhorn)) / 2 horns in F / 2 tenor trombones / bass-trombone / euphonium / 2 tubas / timpani / percussion (2-4 percussionist)

    2020

  • "Fanfare for the Royal Danish Orchestra" (Danish: Det Kongelige Kapels Fanfare) (3 min.) 🔈 [YouTube] [Score and parts are available]
    3 trumpets in B♭ / 2 horns in F (4 horns ad lib.) / 2 tenor trombones / bass-trombone / tuba / timpani / percussion (1 percussionist)

  • “A writer named Tove” (Danish:“Tove i stykker”) (21 min.)
    Original score for the documentary film, directed by Sami Saif.
    piano / cello / electronics

    2019

  • "The Secret Garden" (Danish: Den Hemmelige Have) for chamber orchestra (10 min.) 🔈 [YouTube]
    2 flutes / oboe / 2 clarinets in B♭ / bassoon / 2 horns in F / percussion (1 percussionist) / strings (min. 4/4/3/2/1)

    2018

  • "Påskehåbet" (The Easter Hope) (5 min.) 🔈 [YouTube]
    mixed choir (SATB) / organ
    (text: Kathrine Lilleør)

  • "Møllehave: Hellere forrykt end forgæves" (15 min.)
    Original score for the documentary film, directed by Peter Klitgaard.
    piano

    2017

  • "The Fairest of Roses" Fanfare for two trumpets and organ (5 min.) 🔈 [YouTube]
    Sheet music published by Edition Wilhelm Hansen

  • "Lament" for violin and organ (7 min.) [Sheet music] / 🔈 [YouTube]

  • "Lament" for viola and organ (7 min.) [Sheet music]

  • "Lament" for cello and organ (7 min.) [Sheet music]

    2016

  • "Lament" for organ (2016-edition, 7 min.) [Get sheet music]

  • "Nuit mélodique" (10 min.) [Download PDF] / 🔈 [Listen]
    soprano (soloist) / piano / string orchestra (min. 6/5/4/3/2)
    (text: H.K.H. Prince Henrik of Denmark)

    2015

  • "To the Babies" for piano (6 min.)

    2014-17

  • "Anastasis Mass"
    choir / soprano / priest / organ / piano (ad lib.) / electronics
      • Prologue: "Post-Zarathustra" for organ and electronics (3 min.)
      • Prelude for organ (4 min.) [Sheet music]
      • "Tenebrae–Lux Aeterna" for soprano, organ and electronics (6 min.) (text by Maleen Lundvig)
      • "Resurrection" (4 min.) for choir, organ and electronics (text from the hymn "Krist stod op af døde", edited by Frederik Magle)
      • "Interlude for piano and organ" (3 min.)
      • "Blessing and Amen" for priest, choir, organ and electronics (3 1/2 min.)
      • "Postlude: Didgeridoo (Ite missa est)" for choir, organ and electronics (7 min.)

    2014

  • "Seahorse Aria" (7 min.)
    2 flutes / 2 oboes / 2 clarinets / 1 bass-clarinet / 2 bassoons / 4 horns in F / 2 trumpets / 2 tenor-trombones / 1 bass-trombone / timpani / percussion (2 percussionists) / soprano (soloist, vocalise) / strings (min. 6/5/4/3/2)

  • "Kyrie" (2 min.) [Download PDF]
    choir, 3 voices (SAT) / organ (pedal) or bass (singer), ad lib.
    (text: Kyrie eleison)

    2012

  • "The Halloween Present" (3 min.) [YouTube]Listen
    2 or 4 horns (F) / 2 trombones / timpani / percussion / harpsichord (or piano, ad lib.) / organ / (digital) sound effects / choir (SATB) / strings (min. 5/4/4/3/2)

  • "Alive – Anthem for the pregnant woman" (7 min.)
    soprano / piano
    (text: Frederik Magle)

    2011

  • "All Hallows Mass" ("Allehelgen-Messe") (30 min.)
    soprano (soloist) / mixed choir (SATB) / cello / organ
    (text: Iben Krogsdal)

    2010

    "Magnificat" (5 min.)
    soprano (soloist) / mixed choir (SATB) / organ
    (text: The Song of Mary from the New Testament. Latin)

    2009-2010

  • "Like a Flame - 22 Pieces for organ"
    Improvised during the recording of the double-album Like a Flame and subsequently written down.
    • "Origin" (4 min.) [MP3]Music download
    • "Like a Flame" (4 min.) [MP3]Music download
    • "Fleeting Glimpses" (3 min.)
    • "Towards Truth" (9 min.) [MP3]Music download
    • "A Temptation" (6 min.)
    • "Merry-go-round" (4 min.)
    • "Awakening" (6 min.) [MP3]Music download
    • "Awake" (4 min.)
    • "Realization" (4 min.)
    • "Truth" (4 min.)
    • "Odditorium" (3 min.)
    • "Through the Mist" (9 min.) [MP3]Music download
    • "Crossing Borders" (6 min.) [YouTube]Listen
    • "Dreams of Childhood Dreams" (4 min.) [YouTube]Listen
    • "Memories of Meadows" (7 min.)
    • "Behind the Mask" (6 min.)
    • "Empty Fair" (7 min.)
    • "Lament" (7 min.) [Sheet Music] / [YouTube]Listen
    • "Journey Forever" (6 min.)
    • "Destiny" (9 min.) [MP3]Music download
    • "Ascending" (4 min.)
    • "End of the Circle" (5 min.) [YouTube]Listen

    2009

  • "To Become" for organ (12 min.)
    Commisioned for the inauguration of the new pipe organ in Jørlunde church.

  • "Carillon" (8 min.) [MP3]music download
    3rd symphonic poem (3rd movement) of the Suite "Cantabile"
    3 flutes (3rd: piccolo) / 2 oboes (2nd: english horn) / 3 clarinets (B♭) / 1 bass Clarinet (B♭) / 2 Bassoons / 1 dbl. bassoon / 4 horns (F) / 3 trumpets / 3 trombones / 1 tuba / timpani (4) / percussion (3 players) / 1 harp / piano / organ / 2 vocal soloists (soprano, baritone) / chorus (SSAATTBB) / strings (min. 10/8/8/6/4)
    (Text: Henrik, H.R.H. The Prince Consort of Denmark)

    2008

  • "Viva Voce" for organ (7 min.)
    Commissioned by the organ builders »Frobenius« in celebration of the company's Centennial Jubilee in 2009.

    2005-2008

  • "Cortège & Danse Macabre" (10 min.) [MP3]music download
    2nd symphonic poem (2nd movement) of the Suite "Cantabile"
    3 flutes (3rd: piccolo) / 2 oboes (2nd: english horn) / 3 clarinets (B♭) / 1 bass Clarinet (B♭) / 2 Bassoons / 1 dbl. bassoon / 4 horns (F) / 3 trumpets / 3 trombones / 1 tuba / timpani (4) / percussion (3 players) / 1 harp / organ / vocal soloist (baritone) / chorus (SSAATTBB) / strings (min. 10/8/8/6/4)
    (Text: Henrik, H.R.H. The Prince Consort of Denmark)

    2007

  • "Sunset" for piano (3 min.) [MP3]music download

    2004

  • "Souffle le vent" (14 min.) [MP3]
    1st symphonic poem (1st movement) of the Suite "Cantabile"
    3 flutes (3rd: piccolo) / 2 oboes (2nd: english horn) / 3 clarinets (B♭) / 1 bass Clarinet (B♭) / 2 Bassoons / 1 dbl. bassoon / 4 horns (F) / 3 trumpets / 3 trombones / 1 tuba / timpani (4) / percussion (3 players) / 1 harp / 2 vocal soloists (soprano, baritone) / chorus (SSAATTBB) / strings (min. 10/8/8/6/4)
    (Text: Henrik, H.R.H. The Prince Consort of Denmark)

    2003

  • "Phoenix" (8 min.) [MP3]music download
    mixed choir (SATB) / organ or piano 4-hands (ad lib.)

  • "Cantilena" for organ (5 minutes) [MP3]music download

    2002

  • "Pact of the Baptism" (10 min.)
    dedicated to H.H. Prince Felix
    2 trumpets / french horn / trombone / tuba / organ

    2001

  • "The Hope" [MP3]music download
    for brass band, percussion, choir and organ (14 min.)
    In memory of the battle on "Rheden" (The Battle of Copenhagen) and Olfert Fischer
    4 cornets / flygelhorn / 2 french horns / 2 trombones / euphonium / 2 tubas / 5 percussionists / timpani /«mixed choir (SATB) / pipe organ
    (Lyrics: from psalm 27)

  • "Te Deum" for brass band (6 min.)
    5 cornets / flygelhorn / 2 alto-horns / baryton / 2 trombones / bass-trombone / euphonium / 2 tubas

  • "Kosmos" for trumpet and organ (7 min.) [MP3]music download

    2000

  • "Human's Millenium" for organ (9 min.)

  • "Light on your Path" orchestral version (7 min.)
    2 flutes / 2 oboes / 2 clarinets / 2 bassoons / 2 horns / 2 trumpets / 2 trombones / percussion / timpani / harp / strings

  • "Intermezzo" for brass quintet ( 1 1/2 min.) [MP3]music download
    2 trumpets / horn / trombone / tuba

  • Choral variations over the hymn/lullaby "Sov soedt barnlille" (14 min.)
    2 equal voices / pipe organ

    1999

  • Decet “Days and Nights” (11 min.)
    flute / obo / clarinet / bassoon / horn / 2 violins / viola / cello / double bass

  • “Antarctica” for organ four-hands (5 min.)

  • Variations & Theme “Journey in Time” (12 min.) [MP3]music download
    violin / piano

  • Fantasia for organ “Spring Sun” (7 min.)

  • “Light on your Path” for organ and brass quintet (9 min.)
    2 trumpets / french horn / trombone / tuba / organ [MP3]music download

    1998

  • "Rising of a new day" for orchestra (6 min.) [MP3]music download
    2 flutes / 2 oboes / 2 clarinets / 2 bassoon / 2 horns / 2 trumpets / 2 trombones / percussion (3) / timpani / strings

  • “Flames for Freedom” (7 min.)
    piano (comissioned by- and dedicated to Amnesty International)

  • “Cantata to Saint Cecilia” (30 min.) [MP3]music download
    choir (SATB) / children's choir / soloists (SAB) / flute / 2 oboes / clarinet / bassoon / trumpet / piano / 2 violins / viola / cello / double bass
    (Lyrics: Iben Krogsdal)

    1997

  • "Another World - The Entrance" for Brass Band (15 min.)
    eb-cornet / 10 b-cornets / ripieno / flygelhorn / 3 altohorns / 2 barytons / 2 trombones / bass-trombone / 2 euphoniums / 4 tubas / percussion [MP3]music download

    1996

  • "The March of Joy" (concert version) (7 min.)
    piccolo / flute / oboe / eb-clarinet / 3 b-clarinets / bassclarinet / alto-sax / tenor-sax / 4 horns / 2 cornets / 3 trumpets / 2 tenorhorn / baryton / 3 trombones / 2 tubas / glockenspiel / timpani / percussion

  • "A newborn child, before eternity, God!" (40 min.)
    for choir, brass band, organ and percussion [MP3]music download
    double choir (S/S/S/S/A/A/A/A/T/T/T/T/B/B/B/B) / children's choir / soloists (SATB) / eb-cornet / 10 b-cornets / ripieno / flygelhorn / 3 altohorns / 2 barytons / 2 trombones / bass-trombone / 2 euphoniums / 4 tubas / percussion / organ
    (Text: Romanos the Melodist)

    1995-96

  • "Symphonic LEGO fantasia" (27 min.) [MP3]music download
    Commissioned by the LEGO Group
    symphony orchestra, solo piano
    3 flutes / 3 oboes / 3 clarinets / bassclarinet / 3 bassoons / dbl.bassoon / 4 horns / 3 trumpets / 3 trombones / tuba / timpani / percussion / piano / strings (minimum 12/10/8/6/4)

    1995

  • “The Fire” from “The Elemenths” (suite for organ) (6 min.)

  • "The song of the seasons" Cnatata for choir (SATB) and piano (12 min.)
    (Lyrics: Mimi Heinrich)

  • "Festive Toccata" for pipe organ (5 min.)

  • “Handle with care - Life inside" Ballet (10 min.)
    HD recording (tape) with song / synthesizers / sound FX

    1994

  • Concerto for organ and orchestra “The infinite second” (24 min.)
    flute / oboe / clarinet / bassclarinet / bassoon / 2 horns / 2 trumpets / 2 trombones / timpani / percussion / organ / strings (minimum 5/4/3/3/2)

    1993

  • Arrangement of 20 songs based on fairytales by Hans Christian Andersen
    The song is a fairytale” (50 min.) [MP3]music download
    3 equal voices / soloist / oboe / harp / cello / piano / bass / percussion
    (Lyrics: Mimi Heinrich)

  • Symphony for organ No.2 “Let there be light” (15 min.)
    Opus 1 [MP3]music download

  • “Der Die Das” an opera for 2 soloists and choir (by Hotel Pro Forma) (45 min.)

  • 3 etudes for piano (10 min.)

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    Childhood works:

    1992

  • Festive Prelude for pipe organ (3 min.)
  • Sonata for solo violin “A Fairytale” (9 min.)
  • Toccata “Impression” for pipe organ (5 min.)
  • Sonata for cello and organ “From the earth” (12 min.)
  • Fantasia for solo cello “Sun Dance” (8 min.)
  • Electronic ballet “In the Universe” (28 min.)

    1991

  • Duo for violin and piano “A thought” (4 min.)
  • “A small etude” for piano (2 min.)
  • Rhapsody for pipe organ in c minor (5 min.)

    1990

  • Duo for violin and cello (5 min.)
  • 2 songs, "Cristopher Robin" and "Husmorens morgen" (7 min.)
    song / piano (Lyrics: Bent Friis Alsinger)
  • Fantasia for piano i a-minor (6 min.)
  • Symphony for pipe organ No.1 i D Major (20 min.)

    1989

  • Solo for violin “Spring Dance” (4 min.)
  • Fantasia for organ No.3 in E-flat minor “The Gate” (7 min.)
  • Sonata for violin and organ “Vox Humana” (10 min.)

    1988

  • “We are afraid” cantata (25 min.)
    choir / flute / clarinet / percussion / 2 violins / cello / bass / piano / organ
    (arrangement and orchestration: Frederik Magle / additional orchestration: Christian Magle / Lyrics: Mimi Heinrich)
  • Fantasia for organ No.2 “The Ocean” (6 min.)
  • Fantasia for pipe organ No.1 in C Major (4 min.)

    1987

  • “A Christmas child” mini-musical (30 min.)
    choir / flute / recorder / marimba / percussion / bass / piano
    (arrangement: Niels Thybo / orchestration: Karsten Vogel / Lyrics: Mimi Heinrich)

    1986-92

  • 20 songs based on fairytales by Hans Christian Andersen
    voice / piano (Lyrics: Mimi Heinrich)

    1985-90

  • 30 hymns (ca. 90 min.)
    song / piano (organ) (Lyrics: Mimi Heinrich)

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