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Edvard Grieg
Edvard Hagerup Grieg was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is widely considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide. His use and development of Norw...
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Otto Winter-Hjelm
Otto Winter-Hjelm (8 October 1837 – 3 May 1931) was a Norwegian musician, conductor, writer, composer and music critic.
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Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen
Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen (November 26, 1823–October 6, 1874) was a Norwegian pianist and composer. As a composer Tellefsen wrote 44 opuses: solo piano works, two piano concertos, and chamber music. He dedicated many of his ...
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Musical Document
Listen to Norway (1996) Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 59-61
... Reviews a series of ten CDs of Norwegian folk music. The material on the CDs was chosen from the ... Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's (NRK) extensive archive of Norwegian folk music recordings and ... from the Norwegian Folk Music Archive at the University of Oslo. ...
... Ophaug discusses difficulties connected to Norwegian pronunciation and provides a set of ... highlights the roots of Scandinavian languages and the influence of Danish text, the Norwegian ... vowel system, the Norwegian consonant system, and offers an example of a Norwegian song, written in Norwegian, IPA, English text, and translated into English. ...
... Comments on the founding of the Norwegian Jazz Archives (NJA) in the early 1980s. Notes how the ... first task undertaken by the archive was the interviewing of a number of Norwegian jazz musicians ... books and magazines as well as all the articles in the Norwegian press about jazz in the past fifteen ...
... Profiles Norwegian composer Kare Kolberg and discusses his advocacy of contemporary music ... . Considers his influential writings of music criticism for one of Norway's most prominent daily newspapers ... and his role as President of 'Ny Musikk,' the Norwegian section of the ISCM, and of the Norwegian ...
... Quotes Hilde Holboek-Hanssen, head of information at the Norwegian Music Centre in Oslo, about her ... Norwegian music. Explains that she is typically overwhelmed by floods of emails that range from ... Norwegian music around the world, but admits that it has its drawbacks. Comments that her worst ...
... Discusses the success of Norwegian songwriter Rolf Lovland. Analyzes his style, the reasons for ... his success, and his significance within the context of Norwegian popular culture. ...
... Profiles Norwegian composer Øistein Sommerfeldt, and traces his musical education which included ... training at the Oslo Music Conservatory. Suggests his "important influence" was teacher Nadia ... Boulanger in Paris. Notes Sommerfeldt loves the human voice. Tells of his positions with the Norwegian Society of Composers and other "cultural institutions." ...
Nordic Jazz Now: Norway
Nordic Sounds (2005) , No. 4, pp. 9-10
... Norwegian jazz music is discussed. The ways in which Norway has encouraged its jazz musicians are detailed. ...
... Briefly reviews this English-language discography (Norwegian Jazz Archives, 407p, NOK 250) of "all ... recordings by Norwegian jazz and jazz-related musicians made at home and abroad," including some ... blues musicians. Notes the value of the book for those interested in Norwegian jazz. ...
... Discusses the Norwegian romance, which is a song that relies on both the voice and the piano for ... Norwegians. Details the origins of the romance, and lists several key composers. Suggests translating romances "affects the interplay between text and music." ...
... Considers Norway as an exporter of jazz and jazz musicians. Finds it strange that Norwegian jazz ...
... Rose explores the Norwegian recorder, or blokkfloyter, and traces its history, variations, makers, champions, and research conducted about the instrument. ...
... performing for all Norwegian audiences. Interviews Ashkenazy about his cultural background, Norwegian music, and his views regarding musicology. ...
... Edvard Grieg, Harald Saeverud, and Ole Bull. The author focused on performances featuring Norwegian music by Norwegian performers. ... highlight of the Bergen Festival. The houses, now museums, honor such stellar Norwegian composers as ...
... Jakobsen reviews the latest edition of the Yearbook for Norwegian Contemporary Music, edited and published by the Norwegian Composers Union 1996. ...