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Oppstandelsesleiken. Titke page for the music video

Oppstandelsesleiken – Music for Easter

Watch the video premiĆ©re of Oppstandelsesleiken (Nature Rising)! With me are two outstanding musicians, Oddrun Lilja Jonsdottir on guitar and Ellen Brekken on bass: Oppstandelsesleiken Yes, “Oppstandelsesleiken” is a norwegian title, and it does not quite translate into english. The first part, oppstandelse, refers to the resurrection. The second part, leik, literally means “play”. But in the musical tradition of… Read more →

meditation for Ash Wednesday by Carl Petter Opsahl (photo

Meditation for Ash Wednesday – New composition!

Meditation for Ash Wednesday is my newest piece for solo bass clarinet. You can listen to it here: Lent Today it is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent. Lent is a period of fasting before the Christian celebration of Easter. For many people, the idea of Lent and to fast is to give up something. “What are you giving… Read more →