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Hilde Hefte, Egil Kapstad & Kristiansand Symph. Orch.

Hilde Hefte voc., Egil Kapstad pno., Kåre Dalane double bass (from the symph. orch.), Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rolf Gupta.
Music arrangements by Egil Kapstad

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Comment by Joannah on February 3, 2009 at 12:46am
Ohhh you posted it here too Hilde... just WONDERFUL!!! Love to see it everywhere!
Love and HUGS!!!
J
XOXOXOXO
Comment by Paul Wood on February 3, 2009 at 5:09am
Chère Mme. Hefte, what a wonderful way to start the day: two great songs, fine arrangements and charming renditions. Thank you, a delightful experience. You will discover a superb reading of Johnny Mandel's Close Enough for Love by Stan Getz and Lou Levy on the album The Dolphin. Tenderly is one of my five all time favorite songs. I was fortunate to meet and listen to the composer, Walter Gross, when he appeared nightly at the Pig'n Whistle restaurant in Beverly Hills some sixty years ago. I hope these songs as well as so much beautiful music and so many meaningful lyrics will live forever. With artists like you carrying the torch chances are good. Thanks again, it was a treat to hear you and the excellent orchestra.
Comment by Hilde Hefte on February 3, 2009 at 5:22am
Dear sweet Joannah. Yes, when I finally dared posting it at all it's suddenly everywhere hehehheehe.
Loooove and hugs back to you!!!!!!!!
xoxoxoxoxoxo
Comment by Hilde Hefte on February 3, 2009 at 5:28am
Dear Paul.
Thank you for your wonderful words, it means a lot. Wow so you met and listened to the composer, Walter Gross, what a lucky guy you are.
I've listened to a lot of music from Stan Getz and Lou Levy, but have to check up on their version of "Close Enough For Love" again. In Norway there's a double, or triple CD with their recordings available, I had it, but sent it to Bev. Do you have that box? There's some really excellent takes there, I tend to buy a new one now.
And again; Thank you for making my day a little bit warmer and brighter.
All the best in life
Hilde :-)
Comment by Paul Wood on February 3, 2009 at 5:48am
Dear friend Hilde,
The CD, The Dolphin, is a single. The only double and triples I have of Stan are with Chet Baker in Stockholm etc., People Time recorded in Copenhagen and The Final Concert recorded in Munich at the Münchner Philharmoniker's concert hall. I am sure you can obtain a copy of The Dolphin at Amazon or iTunes. I would send you a copy of mine if it were legal but I'm not sure about that.
Anyway, keep singing and posting. I love hearing other musicians' renditions of standards. Call me crazy but I even like Lisa Ekdahl. Listen to Eliane Elias playing But Not for Me. Maybe you can record this great Gershwin tune with lyrics by brother Ira. Best of everything to you. Paul
Comment by Janne Pitkänen on February 3, 2009 at 10:32am
Wow, so soft, so sensitive, so beautyful... Thank you, Hilde! Keep it up!
Comment by Hilde Hefte on February 3, 2009 at 4:33pm
No - Thank YOU
:-)))
Comment by Karl Sterling on April 16, 2009 at 8:09am
This is beautiful!
Comment by Hilde Hefte on April 16, 2009 at 1:31pm
Thank you Karl for your wonderful words, they mean a lot to me.
Hilde :o)

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