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Concluding the Oxford Lieder Festival’s Nordic day, ‘Sounding North’ presents its audience the broadest possible experience of Nordic sound, from Swedish herding calls to sounds of the Finnish sauna.

Icelandic Hymn: Heyr, himna smiður (Hear, smith of the heavens)
Edvard Grieg: Hvad est du dog skjøn (How fair is your face)
Jean Sibelius: Rakastava (The Lover)
Norwegian folksong: Jeg lagde mig så sildig (I lay down so late)
Kaija Saariaho: Nuits, Adieux (Nights, Farewell)
Wilhelm Stenhammar: September
Toivo Kuula: Nuku (Sleep)
Per Nørgård: Maya Danser (Maya Dances)
Matthew Whittall: Lauantaisauna (Saturday sauna)
Karin Rehnqvist: I himmelen (In Heaven’s hall)