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today’s birthday: Nicolai Gedda (1925)


Nicolai Gedda (1925)

Gedda is a famed Swedish tenor known for his vocal control. He has made some 200 recordings and is said to be the most recorded tenor in history. In 1952, he made his debut at the Royal Swedish Opera and went on to collaborate with conductor Herbert von Karajan. Gedda then went to Italy and gained international fame, performing all over the world at venues such as the Paris Opera and the Metropolitan Opera. How did Gedda go from being a bank teller to a world-famous tenor? More… Discuss

Ludvig Norman – Symfoni No.2 in E-flat major, Op.40 (1871)



Ludvig Norman

Work: Symfoni No.2 in E-flat major, Op.40 (1871)

Mov.I: Allegro 00:00
Mov.II: Larghetto, Con Anima 09:39
Mov.III: Scherzo 20:23
Mov.IV: Finale 26:38

Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester

Conductor: Carl-Rune Larsson

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Ludvig Norman (28 August 1831 – 28 March 1885) was a Swedish composerconductorpianist, and music teacher. Together with Franz Berwald and Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, he ranks among the most important Swedish symphonists of the 19th century. Continue reading