Episode #3277

New Music from Norway

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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Listen to some updated folksong arrangements, arrangements of medieval songs, and music that looks to other world traditions, all from Norway.  The updated folk comes to us from a collection of ballads, hymns, lullabies, sung by Trio Medieval, and we'll also hear Norwegian medieval song by Jan Garbarek & Agnes Buen Garnas.

Plus, there's an old Norwegian folk hymn – with mighty power chords on a church organ.  And more.

PROGRAM # 3277, New Music from Norway  (First aired on 12/06/2011)                                                





Jan Garbarek & Agnes Buen Garnas


Rosensfole, excerpt  [1:30]

ECM 1402

Trio Medieval

Folk Songs

Det lisle banet [4:39]

ECM 2003

Kirsten Braaten Berg + Ale Moller

Nordisk Sang

Heiemo og Nykkjen [5:00]

New Albion 031

Jan Garbarek & Agnes Buen Garnas


Margjit og Targjei Risvollo [12:37]

See above.

Anne-Lise Berntsen and Nils Hendrik Asheim


Nu rinder Solen op [5:10]

Kirkelig Kulturverksted FX 136

Trio Medieval

Folk Songs

Till, till tove [4:53]

See above.

Jon Balke, Amina Alaoui, Jon Hassell, et al.


Itimad [6:43]

ECM 2042

Terje Rypdal


Waltz for broken Hearts / Makes you wonder [10:07]

ECM 1984

Comments [4]

Bryan from NJ

I have been listening to John Schaefer show, New Sounds, since 1984 but have not been able to catch them all since I am away from the area on many occassions. I was just wondering if the music of Geoff Knorr & Michael Curran ( composers for the PC game Civilization 5 ) had ever been featured on the show. Thank you.

Dec. 12 2011 07:20 PM
Maryanne Willoughby from NYC

That was an extraordinary show last night, New Music from Norway! I love Jan Garbereck and Trio Medieval!

Dec. 07 2011 09:36 AM

What was just playing around 11:40? I missed the name but heard the album was called "Folk Songs" might just be that I'm using my phone, but I can't find the playlist.

Dec. 06 2011 11:59 PM
Evangeline Kim from New York City

New Music from Norway: Beautiful programming!

Dec. 06 2011 11:55 PM

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