1994 Lillehammer Opening Ceremony Music List

Musical Compositions for the 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

LET THE GAMES BEGIN
‘Apning’ composed by Dan Kolsrud

THE SAMI
‘The Olympic Welcome Joik’, composed and performed by Nils-Aslak Valkeapää

TELEMARK
‘I bryllupsgarden’, composed by Einar Galaaen
‘Fanitullen’, Traditional
‘Sinklar – halling’, Traditional
‘Springdans’, Traditional
‘Gardens parademarsj’, Traditional

ARRIVAL OF THE ROYAL FAMILY
‘Venit Rex’, for signal band, mixed choir, symphony orchestra, organ and chimes (1983); composed by Arne Nordheim

WEDDING CELEBRATIONS
‘Kongesangen’, Trad
‘Bruremarsj’, Trad

PROCESSION OF ATHLETES
‘Innmarsjen’ – based on Norwegian folk music; composed and arranged by Egil Monn Iversen

THE OLYMPIC FLAG
‘Hymne Olympique’, performed by Sissel Kyrkjebø.

LIGHTING THE OLYMPIC FLAME
‘Varder (Beacons)’, 8 or more trumpets and orchestra (1986) ; composed by Arne Nordheim
‘Ja vi elsker’, composed by R Nordraakand B Bjornson

ROYAL GUARD
‘Prelude Olympic’, composed by Jon Brakstad

ONCE UPON A TIME…
‘Ohm’, composed by Arne Nordheim
‘The Hunting of the Snark’, composed by Arne Nordheim
‘Lamentationes, III’, composed by Arne Nordheim
‘Listen’ for piano, composed by Arne Nordheim
‘Nåde’, composed by Iver Kleive and  Knut Reiersrud

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