Benedicte Maurseth

Benedicte Maurseth
Benedicte Maurseth. Photo: Øystein Haara.
  • country:Norway
  • region:Nordic
  • style(s):Folk
  • label:Hubro
  • type:Solo
  • gender:female
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist posted by:Grappa Musikkforlag

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  • Benedicte Maurseth (Hardanger fiddle)


Benedicte Maurseth, Hardanger fiddle player, composer and author, is an established and recognized performer. She has been the pupil of master-fiddler Knut Hamre for several decades and has toured extensively as a soloist both in Norway and internationally. She has collaborated with many of the foremost artists in a variety of genres such as Nils Økland, Marilyn Crispell, Rolf Lislevand, Jon Fosse and Anne Marit Jacobsen. Maurseth has several commissioned works for theater, film and music under her belt. For the work Tidekverv which premiered in 2017 she was given the NOPA music award and her song “Very full” for Marvel Studio for the TV-series Loki was recently ranked highly on the billboard-charts. Maurseth has written books, articles and essays in addition to recording several albums with Grappa Musikkforlag and ECM Records.