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Per Nørgård's Symphony No. 3 is like the music of the spheres, a vast work of unbelievably beautiful harmonies and proportions, with a large choir singing hymns about the glory of creation. Its success is due mainly to the "infinity series", Nørgård's fractal discovery that provides the music with its curious forward motion and memorable themes. But where many discussions of Nørgård's work try to get into the mathematical nitty-gritty of the infinity series, talking about things like ...more