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Rikard Nordraak

Rikard Nordraak (12 June 1842 – 20 March 1866) was a Norwegian composer. He is best known as the composer of the Norwegian national anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".

Birth and Death Data: Born June 12th, 1842 (Christiania), Died Berlin

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3545 10-in. 7/17/1906 Ja vi elsker Hjalmar E. Rören Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-13923 10-in. 10/8/1913 Ja, vi elsker dette landet Carsten Woll Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-14760 10-in. 4/24/1914 Traet Rolf Hammer Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-20287 10-in. 8/7/1917 Killebukken Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21576 10-in. 3/14/1918 Bissam, bissam baadne [Rock-a-bye] Eleonora Olson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33531 10-in. 10/1/1925 Ja, vi elsker dette landet De Forenede Skandinaviske Sangere i New York Male vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Victor [Trial 1918-05-11-01] Not documented 5/11/1918 Ja, vi elsker dette landet Norwegian Singing Society of Brooklyn Vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 1011 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 Ja vi elsker dette landet Tor Van Pyk Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1011 10-in. ca. 1902 Ja vi elsker dette landet Tor Van Pyk Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 46572 10-in. Mid-late Aug. 1915 Ja vi elsker dette landet Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W81987 10-in. 1/3/1928 Ja, vi elsker dette Landet Erling Krogh Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 6702 10-in. 4/2/1919 Ja, vi elsker dette landet Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone BB10875 10-in. 5/17/1927 Ja, vi elsker dette landet Guldbergs Akademiske Kor Male vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nordraak, Rikard," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104394.

Nordraak, Rikard. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104394.

"Nordraak, Rikard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104394

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