This is a traditional tune from Sørfold, a small village close to Bodø in the northern part of Norway.
The song is lyrical, with a possibility for the soloist to add his or her own flavour regarding ornaments, rhythm and style.
JOHN PHILIP HANNEVIK
John Philip Hannevik was born in Tromsø, Norway, in January 1970.He holds a Master degree in Musicology, and has a Bachelor degree in social work.
Philip has been working as a full time musician throughout much of his adult life, among other things as a musical advisor for the Salvation Army. He has conducted all possible types of ensembles, he has written music for classical artists, brass bands, pop- and contemporary singers/ bands, and for TV. He is a prize-winner from EBBAs International Conductors Competition.
As a musician he has toured Africa, North- and South America, visited approximately 15 countries in Europe, and has conducted ensembles in many of the finest Concert Halls and studios in Scandinavia. He has worked with several of the top conductors, soloists and bands within the band movement. He has also participated as a musician or arranger on several platinum-awarded CD's. He has even written a full brass arrangement for a contemporary singer – the song held the no 1 spot on the charts of Norways biggest National Radio station for 9 weeks.
SOUND SAMPLE RECORDED BY NOTESERVICE WIND BAND, CONDUCTED BY REID GILJE
Full recording available on "Tales and Myths of Gothia - New Music for Concert Band - Demo Tracks 2018-2019"
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Can be streamed on TIDAL, Apple Music, Spotify, Beat, Deezer and Music Unlimited.
|Arranger||Hannevik, John Philip|
|Format||Score and parts|
|Theme/genre||Wedding, Folk music, Norwegian music|
|Instrumentation||Brass band, Concert band with soloist - vocal or instrumental soloist|
|Series||Noteservice Brass Band Originals and Transcriptions|
|Band catalogue||European Band Catalogue 2018|