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COMPOSITIONS:Kapstad - composing

 

Kristiansund Church, Art, Culture Festival.

Commissioned work.

One hour composition.

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More info from the festival....

 

 

 

MORE COMPOSITIONS:

Composed a 1 hour composition for Norwegian Literature Festival

OPENING NIGHT: May 30. Lillehammer

Title: "Store hvite bok"

Composer: Egil Kapstad / Poet: Jan Erik Vold

 

 

EVEN MORE COMPOSITIONS:

Composed a 1 hour composition for Festfold International Festival:

OPENING NIGHT: June 30. Tønsberg Cathedral

Title: "A Path in the grass"

Composer: Egil Kapstad / Music arrangements by Egil Kapstad

Bestillingsverk

Grand piano and musical leader: Egil Kapstad

Vocal: Helle Brunvoll

Tønsberg Choir conducted by Nina T. Karlsen

Strings and harp lead by the violinist Wiggo Dahl

Click for more info (Only in Norwegian)...

 

EVEN MORE COMPOSITIONS:

Composed for the Tuba-player Geir Løvold, everything from solo-compositions to compositions for String Quartet and Tuba and also for Tuba and Church Organ.

 

HARP ARRANGEMENTS:Kapstad / Photo: Alf Solbakken All Rights Reserved

Wrote the harp arrangements Hilde Hefte and Sidsel Walstad recorded for Hefte's new album.

Was also present helping when they recorded them at Sanden Studio.

 

KILDESKRIFT:

Kildeskrift

Composed the opening-composition for The Multi-media-hall in the new Opera-, theatre- and concert-hall called Kilden (= The Source).

Composed for piano, String Quintet, Woodwind Quintet, harp, timpani, two vocalists (one classical and one jazz singer) and a Jazz Quintet including two drumsets.

Lengtht: 90 min.

Opening night: January 27th 2012

terningkast 5The Newspaper fvn: "Elegant multi-music which surprises you, opened The Multi-Hall."

Read more (only in Norwegian).....

CD's & sheet music (a small part of it):

Epilog

Album: Egil Kapstad

Title: Epilog / Bill Evans In Memoriam
PJRCD

Will be remixed and released TBA

 


1. Epilog, part one
2. Epilog, part two
Composer: Egil Kapstad
Lyrics: Bill Zavatsky  "Elegy of Bill Evans"
Sheila Jordan vocal
Egil Kapstad Quartet: Egil Kapstad piano, Bjørn Johansen tenor saxophone, Bjørn Alterhaug bass, Egil "Bop" Johansen drums
The Norwegian String Quartet: Ørnulf Boye Hansen violin, Mette Steen violin, Oddbjørn Bauer viola, Merete Olsen cello

* THE NOPAPRIZE: Received the Nopa Prize for "The composition of the year/Best composition"

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An Evening in PragueAlbum: Hilde Hefte & The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Title: An Evening in Prague

Cat.No.: PJRCD 111
Conductor: Mario Klemens
Music arrangements: Egil Kapstad

Musicians:
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Egil Kapstad piano, Nisse Sandström tenor sax, Bjørn Alterhaug bass, Eyvind Olsen Wahlen drums.
Cover design & Cover photo: Alf Solbakken

terningkast 5TV 2

The National Newspapers: Aftenposten, Dagbladet, Dagsavisen

Released 2007

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Kapstad - Wolfvoices

Album: Egil Kapstad
Title: Wolfvoices

Cat.No. : HCRCD 2028

Cover- art & design: Alf Solbakken

LyttMusicians:
Wolves, Symphony Orchestra, Eyvind Andreassen - French horn, Mette Steen - violin, Per Nyhaug - perc., Egil Kapstad - piano, el-piano, Maiken Mathisen Schau - flute, Trondheim Chamber Choir - Conducted by Norunn Illevold Giske
Gunnar Andreas Berg - guitar, Bjørn Alterhaug - bass, Trond Kopperud - perc.

Contemporary music.

The National Newspaper Dagbladet:

Terningkast 6

Read more (Only in Norwegian).....

 

Released 2003

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Friends

Album: Kapstad - Johansen Quartet
Title: Friends

Cat.No. : HCRCD 2022

LyttThe best and most important jazz albums through the years are choosen and this recording is amongst them.

Musicians:

Bjørn Johansen tenor sax, Egil Kapstad piano, Bjørn Alterhaug bass, Ole Jacob Hansen drums.


Terningkast 6In all the Natonal Norwegian Newspapers.

 

Released 2003

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Fiin GammelCollection of sheet music: Fiin Gammel

Composer: Egil Kapstad

Lyrics: Peter Magnus and Herbjørn Sørebø.

ISBN 82-92521-00-3

ISMN M-706695-00-6

Cat. No: NoJaFo 01

 

ListenContaining: * 4 songs - And amongst them the Oslo classic Fiin Gammel recorded by the late actor Rolf Søder.


The collection is handwritten by Egil Kapstad.

The songs: Fiin gammel (Kapstad/Magnus)
Det var ein gong (Kapstad/Sørebø)
Handtaket (Kapstad/Sørebø)
Send alle blomar (Kapstad/Sørebø)

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Northern Lines 2Collection of sheet music: Northern lines 2 - twenty Norwegian Jazz Compositions

ISBN 978-82-92-52106-9 ISMN M-706695-06-8

Book-design: Alf Solbakken

Containing: 20 jazz compositions, 10 composers, 10 bios/resymes.

The composers: Dag Arnesen, Tine Asmundsen, Tore Brunborg, Hilde Hefte, Egil Kapstad, Jan Erik Kongshaug, Knut Kristiansen, Hallgei Pedersen, Live Maria Roggen, Marit Sandvik.

Kapstad - Photo-slideshow "Fiin Gammel":

NOW:

terningkast 5Opening concert: Prelude for Chromonica & Orchestra. Composer: Egil Kapstad. Composed to Sigmund Groven. Played by Sigmund Groven and Norwegian Radio Orchestra.

MORE NEWS:

  • terningkast 5Commissioned work. Composed for Kristiansund Church, Art, Culture Festival (KKKK Festival). A one hour composition.
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  • terningkast 5Composed for Norwegian Literature Festival 2015..
    A one hour composition
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  • terningkast 5Composed for the Tuba-player Geir Løvold - Opening concert: Concert at The Atric Cathedral in Tromsø.
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  • terningkast 5Solo composition for harp. Harpist Sidsel Walstad
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    terningkast 5Composed Prelude for Chromonica & Orchestra. World premiere with Sigmund Groven & NRK Symphony Orchestra – KORK
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  • terningkast 5Composed for Det Kongelige Norske Marines Musikkorps.
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    terningkast 5Composition:
    Egil Kapstad's composition for Trondheimsolistene and John Paal Inderberg. A 20 min. composition for John-Paal Inderberg, b.sax. and Trondheimsolistene. Opening night in Norway May 14th 2010. World premiere June 2009 in Dagestan.
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    terningkast 5Composed for a concert with Edgar Allen Poe's poems: Vocal, piano, double bass, flute & String Quartet. Compositions: The Haunted Palace, Alone, The Raven
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    terningkast 5CD: "Drømmemakeren sa"
    Jan Erik Vold CD. Recorded 2008. Compositions and music arrangements by Egil Kapstad. Jan Erik Vold voice, Egil Kapstad piano, Atle Nymo ten.sax., Corner String Quartet
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    terningkast 5Composition: "Kaleidoskop"
    Composed to the jubilee celebrating the National poet Henrik Wergeland. Written for String Quartet, harp, clarinet, flute, bassoon and piano. Performed at Agder Theatre 2008. Watch the TV docu.....
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    terningkast 5Composition: "Duomo" Written for Symphony Orchestra and Boys Choir. Length: 20 min. Ordered by Nidarosdomen Boys Choir. Performed first time at Norway's largest and oldest cathedral Nidarosdomen in Trondheim.

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