(b Larvik, Norway, 1931; d Oslo, 2010).
Norweg. composer. Worked as mus. critic 1960–8. From 1968 concentrated on elec. mus. not only in the concert‐hall but by providing ‘accompaniment’ for an Oslo sculpture. Works incl.:
, suite (1962);
, orch., magnetic tape (1963);
, accordeon, orch. (1974);
, ten., orch. (1974–5);
Be Not Afeared
, sop., bar., ens., tape (1978);
, sop., mez., orch., tape (1979);
, vc., orch. (1981–2);
, tpt., orch. (1986);
, str. (1987);
Acantus firmus Olympiadis
, Hardanger fiddle, tpts., str., tape (1992);
Music for the Winter Olympics 1994
, orch. (1994); vn. conc. (1996).
, musical play for tv, sop., ten., ch., orch., elec. sound (1965);
, elec. and concrete sound on tape (1966);
, Hammond org., perc., 2 tape‐recorders, amplifiers, loudspeakers (1968);
, elec. and concrete sound on tape (1968);
, electric gui. (1969);
Lux et tenebrae
, accordion, elec. sounds (1970);
Return of the Snark
, tb., tape (2000).
Also ballets, chamber mus., and choral works.