This 40-minutes CD assembles some samples of Bellman's (1740-1795) musical genius, as presented by various singers in English. This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room or, when indicated, via Video on Demand (VOD)
The recordings were originally made over the years in various contexts, and they should be heard as, in Bellman's words, "musical poetry", preferably with the printed text at hand.
Gerald English (baritone) :
- Oh, screw up the fiddle
- Drain off thy glass *** AVAILABLE ABOVE
- Step forth thou god of night
Thomas Wahlstrom (baritone), Barbro Strid (soprano):
- Epistle No 3
- Still'd is the hasty wave
Bob Tasman (tenor):
- Never an Iris
- Ulla, my Ulla
- Our Ulla lay one morning and slept
- Oh your humblest of servants, most gracious sir host
This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room or, when indicated, via Video on Demand (VOD)
Extract: 2 min. Total length:
Authors and personalities: Carl Michael Bellman, author ; Paul Britten Austin, author. Gerald English, performer ; Thomas Wahlstrom, performer ; Barbro Strid, performer ; Bob Tasman, performer ; Jerker Engblom, performer.
Production: UNESCO Publishing, producer. Prporius Forlag, co-producer.
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 150677
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