Music

ARCTIC GUITAR TRIO

Norwegian music

 

Edvard Grieg: From Lyric Pieces: (Arr. A Brattland)

 

  • Peasant’s Song, Op. 65/2
  • Little Trolls, Op. 71/3
  • Woodland Peace, Op. 71/4
  • Canon, Op. 38/8
  • Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65/6

 

Bodvar Moe: The Three Gunas

  • 1. Rajas (action)
  • 2. Satva/Tamas (beauty/senses)
  • 3. Tamas
  • 4. Tamas/Satva
  • 5. Rajas

 

Harald Sæverud: (Arr. A. Brattland)

  • Ballad of Revolt, Op. 22/3

 

 

Bjørn Alterhaug:

  • Far, but Near

 

Edvard Grieg: Four Norwegian Dances, Op. 38 (Arr. A. Brattland)

  • No. 1
  • No. 2
  • No. 3
  • No. 4

Varieté

 

Domenico Scarlatti:

  • Sonata K 322 (arr. A. Brattland)
  • Sonata K 481 (arr. R. Gallery)
  • Sonata K 159 (arr. R. Gallery)

 

Luigi Boccherini:

  • Minuet (arr. W. Gütze)
  • Introduction and Fandango (arr. H. Wallich)

 

Harald Sæverud:

  • Rondo Amoroso (arr. A. Brattland)
  • Ballad of Revolt (arr. A. Brattland)

 

Kjell Marcussen: Varieté

  • 1. March
  • 2. Waltz
  • 3. Tango
  • 4. Galop

Isaac Albéniz:

  • Aragón (arr. A. Borghese)
  • Granada (arr. R. Gallery)
  • Torre Bermeja (arr. R. Gallery)

Villa-Lobos, Guastavini, Piazzolla, Ginastera

 

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 (Arr. A. Brattland)

  • 1: Introdução (Embolada)
  • 2. Prelúdio (Modinha)
  • 3. , Fuga (Conversa)

 

Carlos Guastavino: Tres Romances Argentions (Arr. A. Brattland)

  • 1. Las Niñas de Santa Fé
  • 2. Muchacho Jujeño
  • 3. Baile en Cuyo

 

Astor Piazzolla:

  • Ausencias (arr. S. Assad / T. Grotmol)
  • L’Evasion (arr. G. Tremendo)

 

Alberto Ginastera: From Estancia: (Arr. A. Brattland)

  • 1. Los Trabajadores Agrícolas
  • 2. Danza del Trigo
  • 3. Danza Final (Malambo)

CD reviews

 

 

“Arne Brattland’s Grieg arrangements sound excellent, the trio performs Grieg with energy, precision and involvement”.

(Drammens Tidende, Norway)

 

“The brilliance of “Little Trolls” is a delight, a real winner, performed here with high spirits -- thoroughly enjoyable all-Norwegian programme”.

(Classical Guitar, UK)

 

“A well-balanced trio with fine precision, lots of energy and varied sonorities, playing in a manner that calls for attention”.

(NRK Musikken, Norway)

 

“It certainly is an attractive sounding ensemble and the members, if somewhat different as musical personalities complement each other very well”.

(SGLS Magazine, Sweden)

 

“Scandinavian trio excels on Latin program. Delightful arrangement ……. Flows beautifully ….. deserves to be heard more.”

(Classical Guitar 2015)

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