Today is the Norwegian National Day. A perfect opportunity to post a few musical favourites from that most magnificent of countries.
I once spent May 17th in Oslo. Not an experience I am likely to forget! An explosion of joyous patriotic fervour.
I am now a Swede and am a tad envious of their flag-waving enthusiasm,
But they do make some fine music.
Grieg, Jan Garbarek, Odd Nordstuga, A Ha, Kari Bremnes, Jaga Jazzist, Valkyrien Allstars, Katzenjammer, Radka Toneff, Kings of Convenience, Terje Rypdal, Sissel, Tord Gustavsen, Majorstuen, Sigrid, Mari Boine…..Your Norwegian favourites please!