haiku, music

Love in Norway

There are several good musical compositions that I hear too often because my radio station loves to air them.  For years, Edvard Grieg’s Holberg Suite was like that.  Then I heard one orchestra play it their (unique?) way, with deep love and infectious joy.
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Carpe Diem #1805 Introducing our new Theme … Love month

The lightly edited screenshot ending this post links to a performance by the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra.  They love this music, and it shows.  Near the end of the last movement, they even dance.  When was the last time U saw classical musicians dance while performing?

No Trolls Here
|Free from penguin suits
|and long gowns that wipe the floor,
|love and skill combine.
|They rescue Grieg’s Holberg Suite
|from bland transits thru the notes.

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4 thoughts on “Love in Norway

    1. Thanks.  It took a while to find a usable frame from the video.

      Better late than never, the current version of Movavi Photo Editor lets me restrict an action to a specified part of the image, so I could sharpen some blurs and tame a glaring white sheet of music.  Things barely noticeable in a video can be big distractions in a single frame.

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