Norway – To celebrate Kirkelig Kulturverksted’s 30 year anniversary in 2004, the label put together some of the best recordings that combine artistic excellence with a fantastic sound quality. Over the years, KKV has developed a great reputation for the quality of its sound. Loudspeaker manufacturers from many countries use KKV CDs as a reference to test and demonstrate the quality of their products. On the greatest hits CD 30 Years’ Fidelity, KKV has taken some of the gems from the cream of its catalog, those that are most used as reference CDs.
30 Years’ Fidelity (KKV FXCD 285) includes Kari Bremnes, Lill Lindfors, Knut Reiersrud, Iver Kleive, Ole Paus, Ketil Bjernstad, Arild Andersen, Sigvart Dagsland, Frode Ainaes, Sondre Bratland, Stian Carstensen, SKRUK, Rim Banna, Lynni Treekrem, Kirsten Braten Berg, Aage Kvalbein and Eva Dahlgren.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.