Norwegians Would! (II) #1535
…another exploration of the organ art as practiced in distinctive fashion by soloists and composers from Norway.
(UN)TRADITIONAL: Improvised Fantasies on Norwegian Hymns (Herre Gud! Ditt dyre Navn og Aere & Hos Gud er idel glede) –Anne-Lise Berntsen, mezzo-soprano; Nils Henrik Asheim (1787 Holzhey/Weissenau Abbey, Germany) Kirkelig Kulturverksted 136
JOHANNES HAARKLOU: Prelude & Fugue –Stig Wernø Holter (1894 Schlag & Söhne/St. John’s Church, Bergen, Norway) Vest-Norsk Platerselskap 2005-0067
KNUT NYSTEDT: O Crux, Op. 79 –Norwegian Soloists Choir/Knut Nystedt, director. Aurora 4950
The ‘grand old man’ of Norwegian music, Knut Nystedt (9/3/15 - 12/8/14) nearly lived to be 100. We honor his centenary here.