In the 40 years since the young Swedish composer's first proper release, the two-part, fifty-minute composition has become a cult minimalist classic. Its textures and humanity remain deeply absorbing.
Pitchfork march 2017
Madeleine Kristoffersson soprano
Ragnar Grippe music
Tobias Rylander light
Arazo Arif Poetry
Ragnar Grippe Music
I first encountered Ragnar Grippe in California
at the Center for Music Experiment, San Diego
in 1977 where he played Musique Douze.
This made a strong impression.
I have followed his career through the years.
I am pleased to see these wonderful personal documentaries available.
Media Arts and Technology, affiliate faculty in Music
University of California
Ragnar Grippe has lectured on several occasions at different academic institutions in Europe and the US and Canada.
These lectures have centered around his music and compositional process. One of the major topics have been virtual acoustics named Double Exposure Virtual Acoustics™ first entered in a composition in Crushing Silence (2013)
In the 40 years since the young Swedish composer’s first proper release, the two-part, fifty-minute composition has become a cult minimalist classic. Its textures and humanity remain deeply absorbing.
Den 30-åriga poeten Arazo Arif och den 70-åriga tonsättaren Ragnar Grippe skapar tillsammans ett vykort som doftar Paris, skriver Johanna Paulsson.
BIS Ten Temperaments Requiem
EMI Lost Secrets
DAIS Records SAND Symphonic Songs
New World Records Musique Douze
release Mörkret Inuti och Fukten by Arazo Arif with music by Grippe
TV4 Sweden January 26 at 8 pm 40 Year Anniversary of Jönssonligan
January 2022 interview Swedish National Radio Arif / Grippe about
Mörkret Inuti Och Fukten
March 5 SR Swedish National Radio
Release March 4 Quattro Stagioni
Release April The Errands of a Loner
June 20 2022 The Collision at NYCEMF New York
June 28 2022 Bergman Center Fårö Arazo Arif Ragnar Grippe
Mörkret Inuti och Fukten
Ligne de Faille November 9 Concert at
Royal College of Music at 19:00
Awarded Fred Winter Minnesfod SKAP 2022
STIM stipendium 2022
Mattias Edwall copyright©2014
music from le Poète
video made for Cirkus Cirkör
music from album Guilty
copyright©Ragnar Grippe 2023