Tagged: Contemporary Music

Lords of the Fjords delivers the chords

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. While walking around my neighborhood of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, I came across a flyer for a performance by Lords of the Fjords. Of course I was curious, being of Scandinavian...

Alexander Chapman Campbell - Journey to Nidaros

Album composed along Pilgrim’s path

Inspired by Norway Eric Stavney Seattle I recently got a hot tip that a Scottish composer named Alexander Chapman Campbell was coming out with an album of pieces he composed while hiking through Norway....

Monograph by a master of Norway’s national instrument

Nils Økland, from Haugesund is a renowned master of Norway’s national instrument the Hardanger fiddle. However, his musical outlook is far wider than just traditional music and his contributions diverse. Both as an instrumentalist...