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Poetenes Evangelium

Poetenes Evangelium
Studio album by Morten Harket
Released 1993
Genre Alternative rock, synthpop, religious
Length 44:30
Label Kirkelig Kulturverksted
Morten Harket chronology
Poetenes Evangelium (1993) Wild Seed (1995)

Poetenes Evangelium (released in 1993 on the label Kirkelig Kulturverksted, FXCD 131) is an album by Norwegian singer Morten Harket. It is his first solo album.

Review

The title translates into The gospel according to poets and was a follow-up from a book anthology of classical 20th century Norwegian poetry depicting the life and death of Christ. All 12 tracks are unedited poetry written by Norwegian authors Jens Bjørneboe, Inger Hagerup, Erik Fosnes Hansen, Kaj Skagen, Georg Johannesen, Arnold Eidslott and Håvard Rem. All music is composed by Øivind Varkøy for this album.

Track listing

  1. "Natten" (The Night) - 3:16
  2. "Hymne Til Josef" (Hymn to Joseph) - 5:03
  3. "Salome" - 3:48
  4. "Elisabeth Synger Ved Johannes Døperens Død" (Elisabeth Sings at the Death of John the Baptist) - 3:22
  5. "Fra Templet" (At the Temple) - 2:44
  6. "Hvor Krybben Stod" (Where the Cradle Stood) - 3:15
  7. "Rytteren" (The Rider) - 3:02
  8. "Sviket" (The Betrayal) - 3:55
  9. "Påske" (Easter) - 4:02
  10. "Den Fremmede" (The Stranger) - 3:30
  11. "Den Fremmede Taler Til Mennesket" (The Stranger Addresses Man) - 3:47
  12. "Engelen" (The Angel) - 3:58

Personnel

Strings
Chamber choir
  • Oslo Kammerkor - conducted by Grethe Helgerød (tracks #6 & #12)

Credits

References

  1. ^ "Morten Harket – Poetenes Evangelium". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
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