Christianialiv: Works from Norway's Golden Age of Wind Music / The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces; Ruud [Hybrid SACD & Blu-Ray Audio]
2 CD / 2 L Records / 2015-03-31Works: Johan Svendsen: Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 15; Adolf Hansen: Serenade til Griegs Solvbryllup, for band; Serenade, for band; Romance, for band; Christianialiv, musikalske tonebilleder, for ban...
Performers: Bang, Gry Aubert [Cornet]
Conductors: Ruud, Ole Kristian
Ensemble: ; Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces
The second half of the 19th century is often called the "Golden Age" of Norwegian music. The reason lies partly in the international reputations established...continue...
Recording information: Jar Church, Norway (06/2012/11/2012)....continue...
Paola Prestini: Oceanic Verses / Christopher Burchett, baritone; Helga Davis, voice; Hila Plitmann, soprano [CD + DVD]
2 CD / VIA Records / 2015-02-10Works: Paola Prestini: Oceanic Verses, operatic tableau for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Unspecified: [DVD Bonus Material]
Conductors: Wachner, Julian
Ensemble: Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Decoda
"Oceanic Verses" is a 60-minute meditation on fading civilizations. An archaeologist, played by improviser Helga Davis, leads the exploration whose investigation into the 'artifacts of...continue...