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Review about Alexander’s concert with Aalesund School Orchestra. Bygdebladet, 10.8.2011

 


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Found by Olina Novikova. English translation by Tessa La.

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Alexander with the fiddle in Gomerhuset. Came, played, sаng and won!

Article written by Bjørn Steinar Skarbø

It was full house and a good atmosphere from first to last tone in Gomerhuset in Skodje when Alexander Rybak had a concert with band and more than 100 young musicians from Aalesund Orchestra School.

And Rybak really showed us the combination he is known for, as both talented musician and entertainer. And if we add that he also let many of the young people get the chance to show their skills, combined with a solid grip on the audience, it was not a surprise that it was a success. At least not since many in the audience had a close relationship with one or several people on stage.

Musevisa

Musically it was a versatile concert Rybak presented. Of course “Fairytale” was played, in this occasion renamed to “Musevisa” (It’s his usual joke where he rename Fairytale to a welknown song due to the country he is in. “Musevisa” is a Norwegian well known children song.F.e. Tessa La). In Sweden he used another songtitle., and there were both classical and folk and pop songs, part of it in English and Swedish. With his own band in the middle of all the young strings, could he add extra rhythm, pressure and beat to the music, which was exploited in a great way.

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