Norwegian Music

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Music Of Norway - Norwegian Choir Tradition
... The oldest material evidence of choral music in Norway belongs to the twelfth century, and as in all European choral singing, it was cultivated in monasteries and then in education centres (also initial purpose ... However, the beginning of a Norwegian tradition of choral singing itself takes place during the XIX century ... conductors, singing teachers and choral music publications ...
Music Of Norway - Classical Music - Post World War II
... After World War II, Norwegian music began moving in a new direction, away from the Nordic and Germanic ideals of the past, and towards a more international, especially American, British ... Norwegian composers were influenced by a wider variety of styles that included serialism, neo-expressionism, aleatory and electronic music ... During this period, serial music appeared in Norway, led by Finn Mortensen ...

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