Posts Tagged ‘ Nidarosdomens Guttekor ’

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Ave maris stella – Nidarosdomens Guttekor (June 21, 2013) – YouTube

July 6, 2013

The superb Norwegian choir Nidarosdomens Guttekor performing  Edvard Grieg's, Ave maris stella at a church service St. Matthäus' Cathedral, Munich. Enjoy :-).


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Franz Schubert: Ave Maria – Nidarosdomens Guttekor, Soloist – Adrian Skaar Hestnes

January 17, 2012

Adrian Skaar Hestnes and parents Line Skaar and Kjetil Hestnes

Schubert's Ave Maria performed here by the Norwegian boys' choir the Nidarosdomens Guttekor (Nidaros Cathedral Boys Choir), the soloist is the incomparable Adrian Skaar Hestnes. I can't recall ever hearing it better sung. Click the player below to listen and enjoy :-)


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Nidarosdomens Guttekor: What Child is this? (New Greensleeves arrangement by Gordon Thornett)

December 21, 2011

Nidarosdomens Guttekor are to my mind one of the best Cathedral choirs in Europe. I've written about them before (if you're not familiar with their performance of of Lloyd Webber's "Pie Jesu" I'd encourage you strongly to listen to it Nidarosdomens Guttekor : Pie Jesu | Saturday Chorale ). In this music video they sing a wonderful new "Greensleeves" arrangement by the modern British composer Gordon Thornett of What Child is this?. The video was recorded in Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway and uploaded by Thornett to his YouTube channel. Enjoy :-).


Video Source: What Child is this? (Greensleeves arrangement) Norway 2010 – YouTube Uploaded by tazbham on Feb 16, 2011

Lyrics: What Child is this?

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Nidarosdomens Guttekor : Pie Jesu

June 25, 2011

This weeks "Saturday chorale" is a performance of a modern piece by a Norwegian choir. There are lots excellent Scandinavian choirs with a long history of musical excellence and the Nidarosdomens Guttekor (Nidaros Cathedral Boys Choir) is a good example of this. Their name "Nidarosdomens Guttekor" translates  as "Nidaros Cathedral Boys' Choir",  "Nidaros" is the […]

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