Terje Rypdal Catalog

1968 (age 21)

Terje Rypdal - Bleak House  (Polydor (N) 184 189)

Ditlef Eckhoff, trumpet #2; Kare Furuholmen, trumpet #2,4; Jarl Johansen, trumpet #2-5; Tore Nilsen, Oivind Westby, trombone #2; Kjell Haugen, trombone #2,4,5; Frode Thingnaes, trombone, tuba #4,5; Froydis Ree Hauge, Odd Ulleberg, horn #4,5; C. M. Neumann, alto sax, flute #2-5; Jan Garbarek, tenor sax, flute, bells #2-5; Hans Knudsen, baritone sax #2,5; Christian Reim, organ, piano #1-5; Terje Rypdal, guitar, flute, vocals; Terje Venaas, bass #2-5; Tom Karlsen, drums #1; Jon Christensen, drums #2-5; Knut Riisnaes, arranger, conductor #2,4,5, tenor sax #3.
Roger Arnhoff Lydstudio, Oslo, Norway, October 7, 8 & 22, 1968
1.Dead Man's Tale
2.Wes
3.Winter Serenade: Falling Snow / Snow Storm / Melting Snow
4.Bleak House
5.Sonority
6.A Feeling Of Harmony
** also issued on Karussell (G) 2915 053.

1971

Terje Rypdal  (ECM (G) ECM 1016)

Ekkehard Fintl, oboe, English horn; Jan Garbarek, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Bobo Stenson, electric piano #1,2,4,5; Tom Halversen, electric piano #3; Terje Rypdal, guitar, flute; Bjornar Andresen, electric bass #5; Arild Andersen, electric bass, bass #1-4; Jon Christensen, percussion; Inger Lise Rypdal, voice.
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August 12 & 13, 1971
1.Keep It Like That - Tight
2.Rainbow
3.Electric Fantasy
4.Lontano II
5.Tough Enough
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1016 (CD).

1973

Terje Rypdal - What Comes After  (ECM (G) ECM 1031)

Erik Niord Larsen, oboe, English horn; Terje Rypdal, guitar, flute; Barre Phillips, double bass #1-4,6, piccolo bass #5; Sveinung Hovensjo, electric bass; Jon Christensen, percussion #1-4,6, organ #5.
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August 7 & 8, 1973
1.Bend It
2.Yearning
3.Icing
4.What Comes After
5.Sejours
6.Back Of J.
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1031 (CD).

1974

Terje Rypdal - Whenever I Seem To Be Far Away  (ECM (G) ECM 1045)

Odd Ulleberg, French horn; Pete Knutsen, Mellotron, electric piano; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string bass; Jon Christensen, percussion.
Oslo, Norway;
Ludwigsburg, West Germany, 1974
Silver Bird Is Heading For The Sun
The Hunt
Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Members Of Sudfunk Symphony Orchestra, Mladen Gutesha, conductor.
Whenever I Seem To Be Far Away
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1045 (CD).

1975

Terje Rypdal "Odyssey"/Dave Liebman "Lookout Farm"/Eberhard Weber "Colours"/Tomasz Stanko Unit - 1. New Jazz Festival Hamburg '75  (Polydor (G) 2371618)

Torbjorn Sunde, trombone; Brynjulf Blix, piano; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Sveinung Hovensjo, bass; Svein Christiansen, drums.
"Fabrik", Hamburg, West Germany, June 6, 1975
Rolling Stone

Terje Rypdal - Odyssey  (ECM (G) ECM 1067/68)

Torbjorn Sunde, trombone; Brynjulf Blix, organ; Terje Rypdal, guitar, string ensemble, soprano sax; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string Fender bass; Svein Christiansen, drums.
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1975
Darkness Falls
Midnite
Adagio
Better Off Without You
same session.
Over Birkerot
Fare Well
Ballade
Rolling Stone
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2136-38.

1976

Terje Rypdal - Odyssey In Studio And In Concert  (ECM (G) ECM 2136-38)

Brynjulf Blix, synthesizer, organ, electric piano; Terje Rypdal, electric, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, soprano sax, director; Sveinung Hovensjo, bass guitar; Svein Christiansen, drums; + Swedish Radio Jazz Group: Ulf Adaker, Americo Bellotto, Bertil Lovgren, trumpet, flugelhorn; Torgny Nilson, trombone; Sven Larson, bass trombone, tuba; Ivar Olsen, French horn; Hakan Nyquist, French horn, trumpet; Erik Nilsson, bass clarinet, flute; Lennart Aberg, soprano sax, flute; Claes Rosendahl, alto sax, clarinet; Ulf Andersson, tenor sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo; Bengt Hallberg, celeste, harpsichord, Mellotron; Stefan Brolund, bass; Georg Riedel, bass, director; Egil Johansen, drums, percussion.
"Estrad", Sodertalje, Sweden, June, 1976
Unfinished Highballs
The Golden Eye
Scarlet Mistress
Dawn
Dine And Dance To The Music Of The Waves
Talking Back
Bright Lights, Big City
** same contents as ECM (G) ECM 1067/68 + 7 bonus tracks.

Terje Rypdal - After The Rain  (ECM (G) ECM 1083)

Terje Rypdal, electric, acoustic guitar, string ensemble, piano, electric piano, soprano sax, flute, tubular bells, bells; Inger Lise Rypdal, voice.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1976
Autumn Breeze
Air
Now And Then
Wind
After The Rain
Kjare Maren
Little Bell
Vintage Year
Multer
Like A Child, Like A Song
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1083 (CD).

1977 (age 30)

Terje Rypdal - Waves  (ECM (G) ECM 1110)

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, flugelhorn, RMI keyboard computer, Tac piano, Ringmodulator; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, RMI keyboard computer, ARP synthesizer; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string electric bass; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1977
Per Ulv
Karusell
Stenskoven
Waves
The Dain Curse
Charisma
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1110 (CD).

1978

Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette  (ECM (G) ECM 1125)

Terje Rypdal, guitar, guitar synthesizer, organ; Miroslav Vitous, bass, electric piano; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1978
Sunrise
Den Forste Sne
Will
Believer
Flight
Seasons
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1125 (CD).

1979

Terje Rypdal - Descendre  (ECM (G) ECM 1144)

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards; Terje Rypdal, guitar, keyboards, flute; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1979
Avskjed
Circles
Descendre
Innseiling
Men Of Mystery
Speil
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1144 (CD).

1981

Terje Rypdal, Miroslav Vitous, Jack DeJohnette - To Be Continued  (ECM (G) ECM 1192)

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, flute; Miroslav Vitous, acoustic, electric bass, piano; Jack DeJohnette, drums, voice.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1981
Maya
Mountain In The Clouds
Morning Lake
To Be Continued
This Morning
Topplue, Votter And Skjerf
Uncomposed Appendix
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1192 (CD).

1983

Terje Rypdal, David Darling - Eos  (ECM (G) ECM 1263)

David Darling, cello, 8-string electric cello; Terje Rypdal, electronic guitar, Casio MT-30.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1983
Laser
Eos
Bedtime Story
Light Years
Melody
Mirage
Adagietto
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1263 (CD).

1985

Terje Rypdal - Chaser  (ECM (G) ECM 1303)

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar #1-6,8, electric guitar, keyboards #7; Bjorn Kjellemyr, acoustic, electric bass; Audun Kleive, drums, percussion.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1985
1.Ambiguity
2.Once Upon A Time
3.Geysir
4.A Closer Look
5.Ornen
6.Chaser
7.Transition
8.Imagi (Theme)
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1303 (CD).

1986

Terje Rypdal - Undisonus/Ineo  (ECM (G) ECM 1389)

Terje Tonnesen, violin; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London, Christian Eggen, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.
St. Peter's Church, Morden, London, England, September, 1986
Undisonus Op. 23 (For Violin And Orchestra)
Grex Vocalis, Carl Hogset, choir director; The Rainbow Orchestra, Christian Eggen, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1987
Ineo Op. 29 (For Choir And Chamber Orchestra)
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1389 (CD).

Terje Rypdal And The Chasers - Blue  (ECM (G) ECM 1346)

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, keyboards; Bjorn Kjellemyr, electric, acoustic bass; Audun Kleive, drums, percussion.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1986
The Curse
Kompet Gar
I Disremember Quite Well
Og Hva Synes Vi On Det
Last Nite
Blue
Tanga
On Bare
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1346 (CD).

1988 (age 41)

Terje Rypdal - The Singles Collection  (ECM (G) ECM 1383)

Allan Dangerfield, keyboards, Synclavier; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Bjorn Kjellemyr, bass; Audun Kleive, drums.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1988
There Is A Hot Lady In My Bedroom And I Need A Drink
Sprott
Mystery Man
The Last Hero
Strange Behaviour
U.'N.I.
Coyote
Somehow, Somewhere
Steady
Crooner Song
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1383 (CD).

1991

Terje Rypdal - Q.E.D.  (ECM (G) ECM 1474)

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; + Borealis Ensemble: Lasse Rosning, piccolo trumpet; Vidar Aarset, Jan Olav Martinsen, French horn; Inger-Johanne Qestby, flute; Per Hannisdal, bassoon; Leif Arne Pedersen, clarinet; Kjell Arne Joergensen, Eileen Siegel, violin; Marja-Liisa Rissanen, Are Sandbakken, viola; Kari Ravnan, Bjorn Solum, cello; Bjorn Kjellemyr, contrabass; Christian Eggen, conductor.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August & December, 1991
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 1st Movement
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 2nd Movement
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 3rd Movement
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 4th Movement
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 5th Movement
Largo, Opus 55: Largo

1994

Terje Rypdal - If Mountains Could Sing  (ECM (G) ECM 1554)

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Bjorn Kjellemyr, bass; Audun Kleive, drums; + Terje Tonnesen, violin; Lars Anders Tomter, viola; Oystein Birkeland, cello; + Christian Eggen, conductor #3-5,7,9.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, January & June, 1994
1.The Return Of Per Ulv
2.It's In The Air
3.But On The Other Hand
4.If Mountains Could Sing
5.Private Eye
6.Foran Peisen
7.Dancing Without Reindeers
8.One For The Roadrunner
9.Blue Angel
10.Genie
11.Lonesome Guitar

1996

Terje Rypdal - Skywards  (ECM (G) ECM 1608)

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Terje Tonnesen, violin; David Darling, cello; Christian Eggen, piano, keyboards; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Jon Christensen, drums; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, percussion.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1996
Skywards
Into The Wilderness
It's Not Over Until The Fat Lady Sings!
The Pleasure Is Mine, I'm Sure!
Out Of This World (Sinfonietta)
Shining
Remember To Remember

1998 (age 51)

Terje Rypdal - Double Concerto/5th Symphony  (ECM (G) ECM 1567)

Terje Rypdal, Ronni Le Tekro, electric guitar; Riga Festival Orchestra, Normunds Sne, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.
Riga, June, 1998;
Nyhagen, August, 1998
Double Concerto, Op. 58: I
Double Concerto, Op. 58: II
Double Concerto, Op. 58: III
Double Concerto, Op. 58: IV
Riga Festival Orchestra, Normunds Sne, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.
5th Symphony, Op. 50: I
5th Symphony, Op. 50: II
5th Symphony, Op. 50: III
5th Symphony, Op. 50: IV

2000

Terje Rypdal - Lux Aeterna  (ECM (G) ECM 1818)

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Iver Kleive, organ; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Ashild Stubo Gundersen, soprano; Bergen Chamber Ensemble, Kjell Seim, conductor.
"Molde International Jazz Festival", "Molde Domkirke", Molde, Norway, July 19, 2000
1st Movement - Luminous Galaxy
2nd Movement - Fjelldapen
3rd Movement - Escalator
4th Movement - Toccata
5th Movement - Lux Aeterna

2003

Terje Rypdal - Vossabrygg  (ECM (G) ECM 1984)

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, synthesizer; Stale Storlokken, Hammond organ, electric piano, synthesizer; Bugge Wesseltoft, electric piano, synthesizer; Marius Rypdal, electronics, samples, turntables; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Bjorn Kjellemyr, electric, acoustic bass; Jon Christensen, Paolo Vinaccia, drums.
"Vossa Jazz Festival", Voss, Norway, April 12, 2003
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Ghostdancing
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Hidden Chapter
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Waltz For Broken Hearts / Makes You Wonder
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Incognito Traveller
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Key Witness
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: That's More Like It
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: De Slagferdige
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Jungeletelegrafen
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: You're Making It Personal
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: A Quiet Word

Terje Rypdal - Melodic Warrior  (ECM (G) ECM 2006)

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; + The Hilliard Ensemble: David James, countertenor; Rogers Covey-Crump, Steven Harrold, tenor; Gordon Jones, baritone; + Bruckner Orchester Linz, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.
"Brucknerhaus Linz", Linz, Austria, December, 2003
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Awakening
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Easy Now
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Song Of Thunders
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: The Secret File
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: My Music Reaches To The Sky
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: But Then Again
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: A Prayer
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Magician Song
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: The Morning Star
Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; + Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Sebastian Perlowski, conductor.
"Jazztopad Festival", Wroclaw, Poland, November, 2009
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 1
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 2
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 3
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 4

2009 (age 62)

Terje Rypdal - Crime Scene  (ECM (G) ECM 2041)

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Stale Storlokken, Hammond B-3 organ; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, samples; + Bergen Big Band: Svein Henrik Giske, trumpet, flugelhorn; Martin Winter, lead trumpet, flugelhorn; Reid Gilje, Are Ovesen, flugelhorn; Sindre Dalhaug, Pal Roseth, trombone; Oyvind Hage, lead trombone; Kjell Erik Husom, bass trombone; Olav Dale, flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass clarinet, director; Jan Kare Hystad, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet; Zoltan Vincze, tenor sax; Ole Jakob Hystad, tenor sax, clarinet; Michael Barnes, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Helge Lilletvedt, electric piano; Ole Thomsen, electric guitar; Magne Thormodsaeter, double bass, electric bass; Frank Jakobsen, drums, percussion.
"Nattjazz Festival", Bergen, Norway, May, 2009
Clint-The Menace
Prime Suspects
Don Rypero
Suspicious Behaviour
The Good Cop
Is That A Fact
Parli Con Me?!
The Criminals
Action
One Of Those
It's Not Been Written Yet
Investigation
A Minor Incident
Crime Solved