Norwegian Help Needed...

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by lynchie, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    A quintet that I play with got a load of music near the end of last year from a group that had fallen apart but had music to spare. One of the pieces was called "En Stjerne Skinner I Natt" which I'm presuming is Norwegian. Anyway, I was wondering if anyone could give me some information on the piece, what the title means, etc etc... I'd be very grateful!
     
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  3. Well, it means "A Star shines Tonight".... Have played it before... I'll try to get some info on it on next rehearsal....
     
  4. Kerwintootle

    Kerwintootle Member

    As far as I remember Et stjerne skinner i natt is a very popular Norwegian Christmas Carol. Hanne Krogh (she was one of the Norwegian girls who sang or was in Bobbysocks, who won the Eurovision song contest in 1985) has recorded it, I believe. But basically it is a traditional Norske Christmas song.

    Jeg hǻper at du skal finnes det trivelig ǻ spille denne sangen.
    :wink:

    (Apologies to all Norwegians for my awful grammar).
     
  5. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    hmmm... best hope the folks whose wedding we played it at didn't know it was a christmas carol then... :oops:
     
  6. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    how do you spell the word pronounced "fitter" in norwegian?
     
  7. Kerwintootle

    Kerwintootle Member

  8. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    haha :D
    hey its not *beeped* so it cant be rude... :roll:
     
  9. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    .. sorry to be a party pooper.. it is now...:(

    Could cause offence to our friends and neighbours on the continent - hence doing this.
     
  10. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    :shock: :eek: fitte fan :!:
     

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