Happy Birthday, composer Rolv Yttrehus, March 12


Mar 12 2012 - 12:00am

Rolv Yttrehus, who regards Schoenberg and Sessions as his principal influences, was born 1926 in Duluth, Minnesota. He holds degrees from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, the University of Michigan, and in 1962, received a diploma from the Accademia Di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He studied harmony with Nadia Boulanger, and composition with Ross Lee Finney, Roger Sessions, Aaron Copland, and Goffredo Petrassi. He is professor of music emeritus, Rutgers University.

Video link:  Angstwagen (1971) by Rolv Yttrehus, for Soprano solo and 2 to 3 percussionists.


Angstwagen (1971) by Rolv Yttrehus, Peter Jarvis - Conductor