Also mention of one of her performances in this dissertation. I don't have
full access, but it might give details of a recording, or have a
discography or something.
The Norwegian male chorus movement in America: A study
Knudsen, Alf Leiren, Terje I. (advisor)
ProQuest Dissertations Publishing 1989
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
"singing of Grieg's Landk.i enn i no with Sven Wolf as the soloist, John R.
Ortegren, conductor, and Aagot Lunde singing Ole Bu 1 1 ' s Sater..i en
On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 4:09 AM Suzanne Wint <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Just had a quick peek in a database on St Olaf College's website - they
> have a pretty robust history of Norwegian American music (and plain
> history, too). You might contact their library to see if anyone has ideas
> that aren't catalogued. The school was founded to educate immigrants from
> Norway, so it's kind of their thing.
> Anyway, just a cursory search turn up this quick mention:
> "Notes and News" The Woman's Journal, 08 February 1902, Vol.XXXIII(6),
> Good luck!
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 12:20 PM Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
>> Hi, All,
>> I received a question from a relative of mine requesting my assistance
>> in finding a recording. I was the wrong person to ask as I have been
>> focusing on the technical side of ARSC-land, but I know many of you
>> focus on the content side, so I hope someone would have some ideas. FYI,
>> my relative is a forensic pathologist.
>> "I have just written a paper about one of my pathology heroes, James
>> Homer Wright, the founding pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital
>> in Boston."
>> "Wright married Aagot Lunde, a Norwegian contralto, who moved to Boston
>> circa 1890 and performed extensively in Boston and New York City, and
>> also around the US, especially in cities with large numbers of resident
>> Scandinavians. She mostly sang Norwegian, Swedish, or other Scandinavian
>> music, usually at small venues but occasionally large ones.
>> "Wright and Lunde were married on Christmas Day in 1901. After that,
>> she became a socialite and only performed occasionally, usually at
>> charity events.
>> "Do you know whether there any kind of database that might be able to
>> tell me whether there is any recording of Aagot Lunde that is extant?
>> She sometimes performed with her sister Sigrid Lunde, a soprano."
>> THANKS in advance, and Happy New Year!
>> Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
>> Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800
>> Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.
> Suzanne Wint, Ph.D.
> Independent Ethnomusicologist
> West St. Paul, MN
Suzanne Wint, Ph.D.
West St. Paul, MN