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Sommernatt ved fjorden (Summer Night by the Fjord)

Composer: Ketil Bjørnstad
Arranger: Erlend Skomsvoll
Durata: 6 min
Recorded by Baadsvik on CD: Ferry Tales
Detailed instrumentation: with piano
Arrangements available in the following instrumentations:
Tuba and string orchestra

Skomsvoll about the arrangement: My version of Ketil Bjørnstad’s classic song, in which I interpret the text somewhat tangentially, with a slightly boyish dramatization of what might happen when a young man goes out on the town, planning to pick up the girl he’s in love with, and how things gradually deteriorate until all that’s left to do is to go home to Mummy for tea and sympathy.

Sound and video with Baadsvik playing Bjørnstad – Sommernatt ved fjorden (Summer Night by the Fjord):

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