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Årabrot

A shape-shifting and sonically challenging sound rock device from Norway, Årabrot’s incendiary mixture of avant-garde dark metal, experimental rock and roll, post-punk, and doom/sludge steel invokes brands as diverse as Big Dark, the Melvins, Beliefs FORGET ABOUT, Swans, as well as the Birthday Party. Produced in 2001 and called after …

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Harald Saeverud

Harald Saeverud may be considered the main Norwegian composer after Grieg. Saeverud stocks several traits in keeping using the iconic Grieg: both had been prolific and created a considerable body of music for the piano (specifically smaller items inspired naturally). Both also wrote well-known works predicated on Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, …

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Margaret Berger

Margaret Berger was the second-place finalist in the second period from the Norwegian model from the Idol franchise in 2004. That season she also released her debut record, Chameleon, a assortment of pop music equally up to date by rock and roll and electronic components that reached number 4 in …

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Ole Bull

A respected concert violinist inspired partly by folk fiddlers and, being a composer, a pioneer in Norwegian music nationalism, Ole Bull was the first internationally famous musician from Norway and continues to be a country wide hero in his nation. Bull began monitoring the violin at age group 5; within …

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Håkon Austbø

Håkon Austbø is actually a cosmopolitan number within the music picture, a pianist identified not merely using the music of countrymen Edvard Grieg (complete functions), Geirr Tveitt, Fartein Valen, and Ase Hedstrom, but with music from all around the globe, compositions by Messiaen, Debussy (complete functions), Satie, Janácek (complete functions), …

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Eyvind Alnaes

Given birth to in 1872, Eyvind Alnaes was a Norwegian composer, organist, and conductor. Pursuing studies in the Christiania Music and Body organ College and Leipzig Conservatory, he worked well as an organist, his visits including Drammen and Oslo. Among the founders from the Norsk Komponistforening (Culture of Nordic composers), …

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Wardruna

Norwegian musical project Wardruna was shaped in 2003 by previous Gorgoroth drummer Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik. Motivated by his long-held desire for the Aged Norse language as well as the Elder Futhark (the Norse runic alphabet), he developed something really ancient-sounding. The task utilized mostly historic traditional instruments, a few of …

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Maria Haukaas Storeng

Maria Haukaas Storeng is a Norwegian pop vocalist who initially rose to popularity in 2004 being a contestant on the tv screen present Idol and later represented her homeland in the 2008 Eurovision Tune Contest. Delivered on August 3, 1979, in Finnsnes, Norway, she started her performance profession in theater, …

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Kirsten Flagstad

Born right into a music family (her dad was a conductor, her mom a pianist and vocal trainer), Kirsten Flagstad studied music from an early on age and produced her debut even though still students as Nuri in d’Albert’s Tiefland in 1913. For the next 18 years, she sang just …

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Tone Damli Aaberge

Shade Damli Aaberge is a Norwegian pop vocalist who rose to popularity in 2005 on the tv screen talent display Idol: Jakten På En Superstjerne and produced her solo recording debut later on in the entire year with Bliss. Created on Apr 12, 1988, in Sogndal, Norway, she actually is …

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