Grieg: Holberg Suite by Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

Edvard Munch, The Sun 1910-1911  (The Oslo University Mural) (image via
Pekka Kuusisto, artistic director Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Live recording from University Aula, Oslo on 10 March 2020.

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. I wonder why the musicians (other than the cellists) are standing up.

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  2. beautiful painting and music! thank you for sharing.

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    1. My pleasure, Northern Elm. I appreciate your visit! 🙂


  3. Brushorpencil says:

    Forgive my intrusion about the question above. The normal position for a violinist to play is standing. As far as I’m concerned in quartets and so on. I mean when they play pieces for a small number of instruments. It may also be sitting for sure. In a symphonic piece, for example, violinists sit because it would not look very orderly among the others musicians. But if there is a soloist, like in a concerto for a violin, then the musician stands, though I have seen them sitting too, but it`’s not the usual thing. Cellists, obviously need to be sitting either way 😀… Anyway, I also wanted to contribute with my own appreciation, which is that I so much like this piece ever since I first heard it. That was a while ago. You always bring me good memories with your selection of music. Thank you!

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    1. Thank you, brushorpencil! I love this piece, also. Seeing the musicians in live recordings always helps me appreciate the music more, and I do enjoy the energetic movements of each individual musician while standing.❤️🙂

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      1. Brushorpencil says:

        Yes, it’s like they use their whole body to play the music! 💚

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