Benedicte MaursethNorwayMusic2016
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Hardanger fiddle player and vocalist Benedicte Maurseth is an esteemed performer and composer on Norway’s folk music scene. Maurseth studied with Hardanger fiddle master Knut Hamre, and is an alumna of the prestigious Ole Bull Academy for Norwegian Folk Music.

 

Maurseth has toured extensively as a soloist and in collaboration with others, both in Norway and internationally. 2014 saw the international release of her new album Over Tones with Åsne Valland Nordli on Germany’s ECM label, and the publication of a conversation book with her longtime instructor, Knut Hamre, “To Be Nothing: Conversations with Fiddle Player Knut Hamre.”