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Christian X Variations

Label: Audial Records
Released: 2011
Track listing: Nonet I; Kvartet I; Nonet II; Kvartet II; Nonet III.

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Soren Moller: Christian X Variations

Read "Christian X Variations" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


Quasi-historians suggest that the story, in which Christian X, King of Denmark dictated that all Danes, including himself, would wear the Star of David as a symbol of solidarity with his Jewish subjects, if the Nazis forced the Danish Jews to do so, is apocryphal. The profound nature of the King's support for his Jewish subjects ...

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Soren Moller: Christian X Variations

Read "Christian X Variations" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Making a special social statement with his music, Danish-born pianist Soren Moller honors the memory of Danish King Christian X who, during World War II, protected his country's Jews from discrimination and deportation by the Nazis. The effort to protect and unite fellow countrymen served as the inspiration for the compositions on Christian X Variations.

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Soren Moller: Christian X Variations

Read "Christian X Variations" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


While Danish-born pianist Soren Moller and American saxophonist Dick Oatts--of Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz orchestra fame--have had an ongoing partnership on record, the seeds of this union have finally reached full bloom with Christian X Variations. The music on this recording, written to honor the Danish King who made significant efforts to protect Jews from deportation ...


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