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Music with Bronze Age Lurs
- informations on recordings with modern use of the old instruments
|Links:||Lurs from the Bronze Age
were first discovered in a bog called Brudevælte 1797, follow the links for more information...........
First recording with lurs 1925
Danmarks Gamle lurer
Klange fra Danmarks bronzealderlurer (Music blown on lurs from the Danish Bonze Age). Performed by Palmer Traulsen and G.A. Wilkenschildt. On 10 33 1/3 rpm disc. Notes by Thorkild Ramskou (in Danish and English) 5 pp. illus. Nationalmuseet NM 67-001:
Listen: Lur music from this LP as MP3
review Author of Review: Jeremy Montagu
|Cajsa S. Lund om CD 'Fornnordiska klanger' in
Cajsa S. Lund has produced this fantastic recording, and is responsible for its contents, research and commentaries. The lur parts are played on the original bronze age lurs. She has a doctoral dissertation on archelogy. She is also a musician, a basoonist and also a saxophonist. She is the author og several scientific papers on music archaelogy.
YouTube version with lurs
|In 1997, a recording was made at
Nikodemuskirche, Berlin, Germany by Stephan Maier. The
recording is called 'Die Luren - Klingende Zeugen der
Bronzezeit'. Maier used the Brudevælte lurs.
[thanks to http://abel.hive.no/trompet/lur/bronze/ ]
|Royal Danish Brass band på dansk
Royal Danish Brass Band in English
"In recent years we have several times been asked to make a recording of the oldest Danish instruments in existence, the lurs, dating from the bronze age. However we thought that a whole CD consisting only of lur music would be somewhat monotonous, perhaps even boring, with all respect to these c. 3,000-year-old treasures. Therefore in several of the items we have combined the old bronze-age instruments with the sophisticated brass instruments of today, ..."
At http://abel.hive.no/trumpet/lur/bronze/ you find 4 samples in MP3 format, played on the Revheim lurs
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