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NORWEGIAN TALES OF ENCHANTMENT

by | Read by Judith Simundson

Children • 1 hr. • Audio Program • © 1998

Long ago in Norway, children sometimes fell victim to the Toothache Troll. Such happened to Margot, who spent dark winter days listening to her grandmother's stories, but not to her admonitions about tooth care. In this enchanting CD, tales of deception and danger, of trolls and "hulders," and of the "Nøkk" that lures children to his lake-bottom den are cleverly interwoven with vocal and instrumental music. Narrator Judith Simundson provides a rich texture of spoken word, songs, and sounds, as well as performances on the Norwegian folk harp and medieval lyre, and a synthesizer. Loretta Kelley adds frequent threads of Hardanger fiddle music to complete a truly inspired production of the folklore of long ago Norway. J.J.F. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 02]

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Formats

Retail pak • Chairmaker's Rush • 2000

CD ISBN 188822875X $15.98 • One CDs

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