Himmelrand / Holte, Uranienborg Vokalensemble

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In 2013, The Church of Norway adopted their new Hymnal. The goal of this new hymnal was to hold firmly to the traditions of earlier hymn books, and two bring a modern spin to them with new harmonic ideas. This Nordic hymns are an irreplaceable part of Scandinavian heritage. The texts deal with joy and sorrow, faith and doubt, and put into words some of life’s most joyful and painful vents. The hymn tradition is a constantly moving, living, breathing part of this culture. Formed in 2002, Uranienborg Vocal Ensemble consists of 20-24 singers and is conducted by its founder, Elisabeth Holte. The choir frequently performs in church services at Uranienborg church in Oslo. The group has also toured across Europe and the United States.



Product Description:


  • Catalog Number: 2L-126-SABD


  • UPC: 7041888521723


  • Label: 2L


  • Composer: Aage Samuelsen, Berit O. Versto, Carl Nielsen, Charles H. Parry, Henrik Odegaard, Inger-Lise Ulsrud, Johann Abraham P. Schulz, Marianne R. Eriksen, Norwegian Traditional, Orjan Matre, Rikard Nordraak, Trond Hans Farner Kverno


  • Conductor: Elisabeth Holte


  • Performer: Marianne Reidarsdatter Eriksen, Matilda Sterby, Ragnfrid Lie