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Norske Choral

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Description

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Norske Choral

Music Programmer

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Al Heller

As the son of an antique dealer, Al Heller enjoyed a rather unconventional introduction to the world of music. Growing up surrounded by a bewildering array of dusty old musical instruments, from lutes, harps & zithers to pianolas, hurdy-gurdies & church organs, he spent much of his childhood simply experimenting with sound.

Developing a passion for avant-garde & electronic music, Al went on to serve a long musical apprenticeship, composing, recording & regularly performing on the UK live circuit with a diverse range of acts from punk to jazz.

Switching to the other side of the musical fence during the late eighties, Al landed his first studio job at Polygram in London. In 1994, he began freelancing at the newly-formed Music Choice and has been actively involved with the creation & programming of their music channels ever since.

Alongside programming stints with many other major broadcasters, such as MTV, Al has also worked extensively throughout the industry in a wide range of roles from audio engineering to compiling albums & penning sleevenotes.

Artists

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Neeme Järvi
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Litton
Edvard Grieg
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Edward Gardner
Tine Thing Helseth
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Paavo Berglund
Oslo Philharmonic/Mariss Jansons
Stephen Hough
WDR Sinfonieorchester/Eivind Aadland

Chart

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Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije, Op.60 V. L'Enterrement De Kije
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Litton
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Rococo Variations, 'Bergensiana'
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi
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Janacek: Taras Bulba - III. The Prophecy and Death of Taras Bulba
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Edward Gardner
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Grieg: Symphonic Dances, Op.64 - 3. Allegro giocoso
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Paavo Berglund
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Symphony No. 3 in C major: II. Andante
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi
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Ave Maris Stella
Edvard Grieg
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Fossegrimen Suite: V. Fanitullen. Allegro con fuoco
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi
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Norwegian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Neeme Järvi
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Symphony No. 3 in C major: I. Poco andante--Allegro moderato
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi
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Svendsen: Symphony No. 1 In D Major, Op. 4 - II. Andante
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Neeme Järvi