LAWO Classics

The recordings of LAWO Classics, a young Oslo-based company, feature many of Norway's finest classical musicians.

In the words of Allegro Classical, premier distributor of independent classical music in North America,

LAWO Classics means:

". . . exquisite sound quality . . . produced and recorded with the utmost attention to detail",

 

Link to LAWO Classics    http://www.lawo.no/

Link to Allegro Classical   http://www.allegro-music.com/label_search.asp?label=LAW  

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[presently a partial list only / will be updated ]

Jim Skurdall's translations for LAWO Classics

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EDVARD GRIEG — SONG TEXTS BY GARBORG (HAUGTUSSA), VINJE, & IBSEN
Mezzo-Soprano Marianne Beate Kielland & Pianist Nils Anders Mortensen

 
WORKS BY GRIEG, SVENDSEN, HARTMANN & REINECKE
Oslo Kammerakademi Wind Ensemble

 

BACH'S SCHÜBLER & LEIPZIG CHORALES
Oslo Cathedral Organist Kåre Nordstoga

 

SONGS BY MENDELSSOHN, SCHUMANN, & BRAHMS
Soprano Helene Wold & Pianist Liv Glaser

 

MODERN ADAPTATIONS OF FAMILIAR NORWEGIAN CAROLS
Pianist Rune Alver & Readings by Distinguished Actor Toralv Maurstad

 

CHORAL WORKS OF JOHANNES BRAHMS
The Women's Choral Society of the University of Oslo
 
SONGS BY OLIVIER MESSIAEN & CLAIRE DELBOS
Soprano Liv Elise Nordskog & Pianist Signe Bakke

 

HYMNUS — THE ORGAN AS ALPHA AND OMEGA
Organist Anders Eidsten Dahl

 

1830s SQUARE PIANO — CHOPIN MAZURKAS
Pianist Nils Henrik Asheim

 
GRIEG'S HOLBERG SUITE — ELECTRONIC INTERPRETATION
Mats Claesson

 


ARIA — SAXOPHONE AND ORGAN
Saxophonist Vegard Landaas & Organist Anders Eidsten Dahl

 

GRIEG'S 'HOLBERG SUITE' AND WORKS BY KVANDAL, GRÜNER-HEGGE, & NYSTEDT
Ensemble Allegria, Oslo Chamber Orchestra



 PIANO WORKS OF JOHANNES M. RIVERTZ
Pianist Rune Alver

 
MARCH MUSIC OF SOVIET COMPOSERS
The Norwegian Armed Forces Band
 

 

17TH CENTURY & CONTEMPORARY SONGS
Soprano Elisabeth Holmertz, Baroque Guitarist Fredrick Bock, & Multi-Instrumentalist Poul Høxbro

 

OPERA ARIAS OF VERDI, PUCCINI, DONIZETTI, MOZART, R. STRAUSS, & CHARPENTIER
Coloratura Soprano Eli Kristin Hanssveen and the Norwegian Opera Orchestra

  

 

NORWEGIAN AND GERMAN CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Mezzo-Soprano Marianne Beate Kielland, Pianist Nils Anders Mortensen, & Arctimus Trio

 

CONCERTOS FOR TUBA AND ORCHESTRA
Erik Gjerdevik, Tuba, and the Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra

 

WORKS OF C.P.E. BACH
Barokkanerne, Oslo Baroque Orchestra

 

WORKS BY KETIL HVOSLEF, FARTEIN VALEN, & KLAUS EGGE
Valen Trio — Ricardo Odriozola, violin; John Ehde, cello; & Einar Røttingen, piano

 

BACH ORGAN WORKS — CONCERTOS AND CHORALE PRELUDES
Oslo Cathedral Organist Kåre Nordstoga

 
BEETHOVEN WOODWIND TRIOS
Oslo Philharmonic Chamber Group

 

WORKS OF BERG, SCHÖNBERG, & WEBERN
Mezzo-Soprano Marianne Beate Kielland & Pianist Nils Anders Mortensen

 

PIANO WORKS OF DEBUSSY, GRIEG, & BARTOK
Pianist Nils Anders Mortensen

 

 

ORGAN WORKS OF CAMILLE SAINT - SAËNS
Organist Magne H. Draagen

 

 

19TH -CENTURY DANISH & NORWEGIAN CLASSICAL SONG
Helene Wold, soprano; Vegard Lund, classical guitar; Per Andreas Tønder, baritone; & Eugene Asti, piano

 

DUOS FOR VIOLIN & VIOLA — MOZART, BRUSTAD, & HALVORSEN 
Oslo Philharmonic concertmaster Elise Båtnes, violin; Philharmonic principal violist, Henninge Landaas

 

LATE MEDIEVAL ITALIAN MUSIC
Currentes

 

 NORWEGIAN & ENGLISH CHRISTMAS CAROLS IN CONTEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS
Kammerkoret NOVA, Oslo Chamber Choir

 

PIANO WORKS OF VALEN,  BERG, SCHÖNBERG, & WEBERN
Pianist Annabel Guaita

 

 

ORGAN WORKS OF JOHANNES BRAHMS AND CLARA SCHUMANN
Organist Anders Eidsten Dahl

 

KEYBOARD WORKS OF GEORGE GERSHWIN
Pianist Ivar Anton Waagard

 
PIANO WORKS OF CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, & AAGARD-NILSEN
Pianist Rune Alver

 

 

SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY & CONTEMPORARY SONGS
Elisabeth Holmertz, soprano; Fredrick Bock, theorbo & Baroque guitar

 

 

CHAMBER MUSIC OF YNGVE SLETTHOLM
Vegard Landaas and NOXAS Saxophone Quartet

 

 

CHOPIN'S MAZURKAS
Pianist Nils Henrik Asheim & Gjertrud's Gypsy Orchestra

 

 

CLARINET QUINTETS OF MOZART AND BRAHMS
Oslo Philharmonic Chamber Group

 

 

WORKS OF EDVIN ØSTERGAARD
Siri Torjesen, soprano; Morten Carlsen, viola; & Hans Josef Groh, cello

 

 

SCHUBERT'S 'WINTERREISE' SUNG IN NORWEGIAN
Håvard Stensvold, bass baritone & Tor Espen Aspaas, piano

 

 

 BACH'S "ORGAN MASS" FRAMED BY THE PRELUDE AND FUGUE IN E-FLAT MAJOR
Oslo Cathedral Organist Kåre Nordstoga

 

 

CLASSICAL SONGS OF MOZART, SCHUBERT, SPOHR, & DIABELLI
Soprano Helene Wold & Classical Guitarist Vegard Lund

 

 

 HYMNS AND CLASSICAL SONG
Boy Soprano Benjamin Isachsen & Organist Magne Draagen

 

 

 

FRENCH CLASSICAL SONG — CHAUSSON, FAURÉ, & SAINT - SÄENS
Mezzo-Soprano Bettina Smith & Pianist Einar Røttingen

 

 

ORGAN WORKS BY ROBERT SCHUMANN, ARNE EGGEN, FARTEIN VALEN, & J.S. BACH
Organist Anders Eidsten Dahl

 

 WORKS BY PAUL HINDEMITH
Vegard Landaas & Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, saxophones; Henninge Landaas, viola; Bjørg Lewis, cello; & Elzbieta Nawrocka, piano

 

 

HYMNS AND CLASSICAL SONG
Boy Soprano Benjamin Isachsen; Berit Cardas, violin; & Magne Draagen, organ

 

 SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN CLASSICAL SONG
Soprano Itziar Martinez Galdos & Pianist Per Arne Frantzen