MIDSOMMERVAKA

Latest update on 19/05/2005

Artist: Hugo Alfvén
Author: Hugo Alfvén
Year: 1904

Post romantic Swedish composer inspired by Swedish landscapes.

Covers:

1953:

Percy Faith [hit US as Swedish Rhapsody (Midsummer Vigil)]

1953:

Mantovani [idem; n°2 UK]

1953:

Ray Martin [idem; hit UK]

1953:

Joe Loss

1953:

Ethel Smith

1956:

Chet Atkins [all as Swedish Rhapsody]

1972:

Deep Purple [Richie Blackmore sidestepping during Lazy on live album Made In Japan]

1994:

Steve Howe

1998:

Michel Legrand

1998:

Nils Landgren & Esbjörn Svensson

Intrigued both bandleaders and guitarists.

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