Bugge Wesseltoft

Last Spring - Vinyl (incl. Download Code)

  • Format: Vinyl (erhältlich auch als CD )
  • Kat Nr.: ACTLP 9526-1
  • Barcode: 614427952615
  • VÖ. Deutschland: 29.03.2019
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Norwegian Jazz, Duo Art

Zwei herausragende Musiker aus zwei musikalischen Welten - Bugge Wesseltoft, Jazzpianist und Henning Kraggerud, klassischer Geiger – feiern ihre Erinnerungen an Norwegens magische Frühjahrstage. „Last Spring" ist Herzbeweger und Kräfteerreger; kein jauchzender, wirbelnder Aufbruch. Die Künstler präsentieren minimalistische Meditationen, sehnsuchtsvoll und innig vorgetragene Weisen und zeichnen ein musikalisches Bild größter Ausdrucksintensität von ihrem Heimatland, das schlicht fasziniert.

Vinyl € 20,00

inkl. MwSt und ggf. zzgl. Versandkosten

In early Spring 2011, a chance meeting happened between Siggi Loch and me at Schloss Elmau. I confessed my great love for Bugge’s Wesseltoft`s piano playing and was thrilled when I learned that not only was Siggi the founder of the ACT label and producer of “It’s snowing on my piano”, but also that he wanted to make a new recording with Bugge and me. He promptly got Bugge on board and booked Rainbow Studio with the legendary Jan Erik Kongshaug to do his audio magic. Bugge and I started researching songs and melodies that have meant something to us from childhood onwards and also inspired us in our improvisation. One of these songs was “Til Ungdommen”, which later this summer should gain a completely different meaning.Terror struck Norway hard and brutal on 22nd July 2011. One single man detonated a bomb in Oslo and later that day had k...


Bugge Wesseltoft / piano
Henning Kraggerud / violin, viola & viola concorda

Arrangements, compositions and improvisations over traditional themes unless otherwise noted

Recorded by Jan Erik Kongshaug, November 22 & 23, 2011 at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway
Mixed and mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug

Produced by Siggi Loch

Lacquer Disc Cutting by Sydney Claire Meyer at Emil Berliner Studios Berlin

Henning Kraggerud plays a 1744 Guarneri Del Gesu violin owned by Dextra Musica (company owned by Sparebankstiftelsen DNB NOR), a viola by Harald Lund and a viola Concorda (with 6 strings) custom built as only instrument in the world by Ariane Becker

Cover art: “Constable II” by Raimer Jochims, 1999 - 2000