Nordic Variations #2202
. . . we explore more Scandinavian music with intrepid and indefatigable recitalist and recording artist James D. Hicks.
Filler – LEIFS Icelandic Dance #1 (see above)
GUNNAR IDENSTAM: Gangar Fanfares (2019). NILS LINDBERG: The Blessed Days (Thoughts on Four Folksongs) –Helena Ek, soprano (1913 Setterquist-2013 Åkerman & Lund/Olaus Petri Church, Örebro, Sweden) Pro Organo 7290
Filler – ARILD SANDVOLD: Fugue, fr Sonata in f, Op. 9 (1930 Steinmeyer-2014 Kuhn/Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway) Pro Organo 7285
All performances by James D. Hicks were recorded primarily for his Nordic Journey series of compact discs and related videos issued by Pro Organo. Video samplers are available for all programs: Linköping (Volume 1), Malmö (Volumes 2), Skara (Volume 3), Västerås (Volume 4), Kalmar (Volume 5), Turku (Volume 6), Trondheim (Volume 7), Reykjavik (Volume 8), Orebro (Volume 9), and Copenhagen/Randers (Volume 10).
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