Geir Lysne

Korall - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9236-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92362 2
  • German Release: 01/01/2003
  • Genre: Bigband, Norwegian Jazz
Only digitally available

"Ingen vinner frem til den evige ro" is a very old piece of music. The melody’s genesis has been lost in the mists of Norwegian folklore. The only thing that is sure is that Lars Linderot wrote the spiritual text in 1798. You don’t have to speak Norwegian to know what the song is about. It speaks of wandering in the gloom, belief in a higher force ,the search for eternal peace. In principle, it’s the same with jazz, that bastard child of bordello and church. It is probably the only modern music form that, by accident or design, has undertaken the search for God in this age of secularization."Ingen vinner frem til den evige ro" is at the center of "Korall", the new album of Geir Lysne’s Listening Ensemble, which was formed in 1999. Norwegian folk singer Sondre Bratland interprets the church hymn from the de...

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Geir Lysne Listening Ensemble, conducted by Geir Lysne :
Ketil V. Einarsen - flutes, piccolo flute
Morten Halle - alto and soprano saxophone, flute
Klaus Graf - alto saxophone, flute
Andi Maile - tenor saxophone, flute
Fredrik Ø. Jensen - tenor and baritone saxophone
Bernhard Seland - baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
Frank Brodahl - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Marius Haltli - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Ole Jørn Myklebust - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Eckhard Baur - trumpet, fluegelhorn, vocals
Helge Sunde - trombone
Christian Jaksjø - trombone
Jørgen Gjerde - trombone
Ketil Hovland - trombone
Jørn Øien - keyboards
Hallgrim Bratberg - guitar
Jan Olav Renvåg - double bass, electric bass, tuba
Kenneth Ekornes - drums, percussion
Knut Aalefjær - drums, percussion

Special Guests:
Sondre Bratland - vocals

Recording Information

Recorded by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio, Oslo on November 6 - 8, 2001
Mixed and Mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug in January 2002
Produced by Geir Lysne