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Episode 2

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 14 September 2010

After witnessing the aftermath of French revolution, Ole Bull returns to his home country determined to bring about a cultural earthquake of his own. Donald Macleod is joined by Bull's biographer Harald Herresthal to hear how the cattle-calls of mountain shepherds and ancient traditions of traditional fiddlers provided exactly the inspiration they needed.

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8 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    [traditional] Hardanger melody: Folkdance (after Myllarguten)

    Performer: Knut Buen (Hardanger fiddle)

    SAYDISC CD-SDL 432, 8

  • Image for Ole Borneman Bull

    Ole Borneman Bull Et Saeterbesøg (1849)

    Performer: Annar Follesø (violin), Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ole Kristian Ruud (conductor)

    2L 067 SABD, 10

  • Image for Halfdan Kjerulf

    Halfdan Kjerulf Waldabendlust

    Performer: Isa Katharina Gericke (soprano), Sveinung Bjelland (piano)

    SIMAX PSC1231, 8

  • Image for Halfdan Kjerulf

    Halfdan Kjerulf Ingrids vise

    Performer: Åshild Skiri Refsdal (soprano), Per Arne Frantzen (piano)

    NORWEGIAN MUSIC HISTORY

  • Image for Halfdan Kjerulf

    Halfdan Kjerulf selection from "25 Selected Norwegian Folk Tunes": Halling, Srpingdands, Springdands, Bru

    Performer: Einar Steen-Nøkleberg (piano)

    SIMAX PSC1228

  • Image for Friedrich August Reissiger

    Friedrich August Reissiger Olav Trygvason

    Performer: Lund University Male-voice Choir, Folke Bohlin (conductor)

    BIS CD206, 4

  • Image for Friedrich August Reissiger

    Friedrich August Reissiger String Quintet – Scherzo; Allegretto – Allegro Vivace

    Performer: Norwegian String Quartet

    NKFCD 50035-2 t, 3 + 4

  • Image for Ole Borneman Bull

    Ole Borneman Bull Recuerdos de la Habana (1844)

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud (violin), Barratt-Due Symphony Orchestra, Alf Ardel (conductor)

    DVD soundtrack recording

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