Eivind Aarset

Height of the Reeds Henriksen/Aarset/Bang/French (2018)

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Height of the Reeds Henriksen/Aarset/Bang/French

"The Height Of The Reeds" started as a commissioned work to the city of Hull, Great BritainĀ“s cultural capital 2017. Composed by Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang and Jez riley French, the work celebrates the longstanding seafaring relationship between Hull and Scandinavia. It was originally the musical companion to a sound walk that took place in April, May and June 2017. Those who took part could listen to the music on headphones while crossing the Humber Bridge. Initially intended for April only, the arrangement proved so popular it ended up with selling out three months, a total of 15.000 tickets. This beautifully evocative music can now be experienced through this release, where only minor adjustments have been done to justify the transition from sound walk to album. The album was nominated for the norwegian Grammy 2018

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