Album description1 online resource (1 sound file). -- (Contemporary Norwegian music)
Aurora: ACD 4990.
For soprano, baritone, and chamber orchestra (1st work) ; for flute and chamber orchestra (2nd work) ; for 6 double basses (3rd work) ; for soprano and chamber ensemble (4th and 5th works) ; for viola, harpsichord, and percussion (6th work) ; for string quartet (7th work) ; for organ, percussion, and tape (8th work).
Texts sung in English (1st work), Swedish (4th work), and Italian (5th work), also printed separately with English translations, and Norwegian, English, and German program notes (45 pages ; illustrations), inserted.
Texts by William Shakespeare (1st work), Pär Lagerkvist (4th work), and Francesco Petrarca, Giordano Bruno, and Giuseppe Ungaretti (5th work).
Siri Torjesen, soprano (1st, 4th, and 5th works), Njål Sparbo, baritone (1st work) ; Ingela Øien, flute (2nd work) ; Janne Johansson, Bjorn Terje Jensen, Andrzej Woznikowski, James Mallet, Josee Deschenes, Rolf Christian Erdahl, double basses (3rd work) ; Harald Herresthal, organ, Peter Kates and Terje Viken, percussion (8th work) ; BIT 20 Ensemble, Ingar Bergby, conductor.
Recorded in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation Studios at Minde, Bergen, 1996 (1st-6th works) ; in the Oslo Concert Hall, Autumn 1996 (7th work).
Contents: Magic island (12:33) -- Tractatus (15:09) -- Partita for 6 double basses (14:39) -- Aftonland (14:17) -- Tre voci (16:30) -- Partita for viola, harpsichord, and percussion (6:52) -- String quartet (21:19) -- Response for organ, percussion, and tape (19:34).
I. Nordheim, Arne, 1931-2010. Partitas, double basses (6)
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