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Maja Ratkje - Erwartung album

Maja Ratkje - Erwartung album
  • Performer Maja Ratkje
  • Title Erwartung
  • Date of release 2004
  • Country Germany
  • Style Experimental
  • Other formats AC3 AAC MP1 XM MP3 WAV ASF
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1940 mb
  • Size FLAC 1986 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 563

Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje (born 29 December 1973 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian vocalist and composer. Ratkje studied composition at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo under the tutorship of Lasse Thoresen, Olav Anton Thommessen and Asbjørn Schaathun, and got her diploma in 2000. During the summer of 1999, Ratkje studied at IRCAM and she has also studied individually with composers such as Louis Andriessen, Sofia Gubaidulina, Ivar Frounberg, Klaus Huber, Joji Yuasa and Kaija Saariaho.

Listen to music from Maja Ratkje like Octo, Den sprættende bevægelse min fot gjør hver gang pulsen slår & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Maja Ratkje. Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje, composer and performer (born December 29th 1973 in Trondheim, Norway), finished composition studies at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo in 2000. Her compositions have been performed by Oslo Sinfonietta, The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Arve Tellefsen, Cikada and Vertavo string quartets, Quatuor Renoir, Ticom, crash Ensemble, Torben Snekkestad, SPUNK, Frode Haltli and POING among others.

For this super audio release on 2L, a Blu-ray disc plus hybrid SACD combo, the ensemble has chosen the String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, "Rosamunde," of Franz Schubert; Maja Ratkje's first string quartet, Tale of Lead and Light; the String Quartet No. 2 in C major of Benjamin Britten; and only on the Blu-ray Disc, the String. Quartet in C major, "Emperor," of Franz Joseph Haydn.

Maja S. K. Ratkje (voice and live electronics) with the trio SAKA: Kristoffer Berre Alberts (saxophones), Jon Rune Strøm (double bass), Dag Erik Knedal Andersen (drums). Mixed by Lasse Marhaug. Ikue Mori, Simon Balestrazzi, Sylvie Courvoisier, Alessandro Olla, Maja S. Ratkje recorded this album on Sardinia in 2010.

Managed by the artist herself. The opening artist for Method of Defiance was a Norwegian avant garde angel, Maja . Ratkje who created a very powerful and densely layered sonic environment with only her voice and electronics. It definitely created a whole other world that, for me, recalled a quote from Dante’s Inferno I had recently seen in Crowley’s Konx Om Pax.

All songs and all albums Maja S. Ratkje You can listen for information on the site. Download the album or mp3, watch videos Maja S. Ratkje. All video clips of all the songs are here. Also known as Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje, Maja, Maja Ratkje, Maja S. Ratkje, Maja . Ratkje, Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje, Maja Solvieg Kjelstrup Ratje, Ratkje, Solveig Kjelstrup, Tatke.


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  • Artwork – Monica Bonvicini


Limited Edition LP and artwork by Monica Bonvicini titled "VSG".
Broken glass plate 27 x 27 x 0,6 cm.
Edition of 100, each unique, plus 30 a.p.
Signed & numbered on a certificate.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EN/OF 027 Maja Ratkje* Erwartung ‎(12", Ltd, Promo, W/Lbl) En/Of EN/OF 027 Germany 2004