LiveStrings – Norwegian Sunset (Bent Fabricius Bjerre)
Ensemble: Violin: Josefine Dalsgaard/Karen Johanne Pedersen/Naja Helmer, Cello: Live Johansson
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LiveStrings is young, passionate string ensemble based in Copenhagen, all trained at The Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen, with further study in New York, Chicago, London, Berlin, Paris, Cologne, Stockholm, Trondheim and Zagreb.
LiveStrings performs and records with artists from different music scenes, integrating classical and chamber music with a range of other forms of musical expression and have toured extensively in Europe and Asia.
LiveStrings span from classical, pop and modern to film music and often perform in high-profile studio sessions and TV broadcasts. Collaborative partners include Kanye West, Michael Buble, Lukas Graham, MO, Perfume Genius, Soren Huss, Quadron, Thomas Helmig, Nik & Jay, Stine Brahmsen and Outlandish. The ensemble is currently working on their first album in their own name, together with Danish legend, pianist and composer Bent Fabrucius-Bjerre.
“Norwegian Sunset was one of the first songs we worked on for our album in collaboration with composer Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, who has a rare gift for beautiful and moving melodies.
“Norwegian Sunset” is included in the soundtrack of the animated film Bjergkobing Grandprix from 1978, which we grew up with. This fine tune full of innocence and melancholy has a very special place in our hearts”.
Recorded in Medley Studios 30.08.17: V1 4011, U89.V2 4011, 414. B KM64, U87. CELLO KM64, U47. AMB 4006 stereo, OH 4011 stereo M/S U47/ribbon mt82.
Mixing: Desk SSL9000j.
Master: Neve 33655, Pultec EQP-1A3 stereo pair.