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An exquisite and meditative work from this quartet, performing on voice, bells, accordion, organ, harmonium, glass harmonica and zither, recorded in the distinctive acoustics of the mausoleum of Norwegian sculptor and painter Emanuel Vigeland (1875-1948) in Oslo.
 

Ratkje, Maja S.K. / Jon Wesseltoft / Camille Norment / Per Gisle Galaen
Celadon

Ratkje, Maja S.K. / Jon Wesseltoft / Camille Norment / Per Gisle Galaen: Celadon (Important Records)

Label: Important Records    
Released in: USA    


"A work of slowly evolving beauty that gradually unravels its meditative design. Recorded in 2013 in the mausoleum of Norwegian sculptor and painter Emanuel Vigeland (1875-1948) in Oslo, a recording space that is famous for its acoustics and its long and full-sounding reverb. These three tracks utilize both the delicacy and the power of acoustic instruments and human voice in relation to the unique recording space. Otherworldly and eerie but also with a great primal expressive force. Performed by four artists from different backgrounds coming together to create a singular set of music."-Important




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Product Information:

UPC: 793447542621

Label: Important Records
Catalog ID: IMPREC 426CD
Squidco Product Code: 20770

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in May, 2013 by thomas Hukkleberg.

Personnel:

Maja S. K. Ratkje-voice, bells

Jon Wesseltoft-accordion, organ, harmonium

Camille Norment-glass harmonica

Per Gisle Galaen-zither, harmonium

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Track Listing:

1. Beneath The Bough 13:03

2. The Green Flood 18:57

3. Afterglow 30:31