Author:JORDAN, JANET, WELBURN, ANDREW J., STEDALL, JONATHAN

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Dream Song of Olaf Asteson An ancient Norwegian folk song of the holy nights.

By: JORDAN, JANET, WELBURN, ANDREW J., STEDALL, JONATHAN

Price: $38.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2007

Seller ID: 662

ISBN: 0863156207


10 colour illustrations "The Dream Song of Olaf Asteson" is a folksong which only came to light in 1850 when a clergyman called Landstad heard it in a lonely valley in Telemark, Norway. No one knows how long it had existed, but it's an epic narrative telling the story of a young man who slept for twelve nights in the depths of winter, and then awoke to share the wondrous sights he had seen. This edition is illustrated with Janet Jordan's striking paintings ... View more info