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Svend Asmussen's collection


The library received a collection from Svend Asmussen in September 2003 consisting of 14 LP's, 33 CD's, 25 reel-to-reel tapes, 11 cassette tapes, 2 videos, 8 books and 7 journal issues plus 189 photos and a large collection of concert programmes, reviews, press mentions, posters, etc. covering all his career.

The collection was inspiration for this book about Asmussen’s life and carriere: Frank Büchmann-Møller og Kjeld Frandsen: Svend Asmussen:100 år for fuld musik, Kbh., Lindhardt og Ringhof, 2015.


"The Svend Asmussen Free Online Score-Library": Some of Svend Asmussen’s arrangements and compositions from his own manuscripts and recordings have been transcribed by Arne Dich and can be used here for free: