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LP: The Elf-King’s daughter

Sophie Junker, Ivonne Fuchs, Johannes Weisser, Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen

Released on Dacapo Records, 2018

 

The Elf-King’s daughter seduces Oluf in the woodlands in this National Romantic classic by Niels W. Gade.

Elverskud  is a dramatic cantata from 1854, based on Danish medieval ballads. It became one of Niels W. Gade’s greatest successes, not only in Denmark, but throughout Europe.

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