Norwegian sound engineer Morten Lindberg (born 1970) was nominated for Grammy Award 28 times before he finally won. Last month, he was awarded a Grammy for “Best Immersive Audio Album” for the release “Lux”. Read more about the Grammy given to the Norwegian sound engineer.
Morten Lindberg has specialized in Nordic classical music productions and holds the record for most Grammy nominations without a win, with 28 through 2019. The release “Lux” is performed by chamber orchestra Tondheimsolistene and Nidarosdomens Jentekor (Girls Choir of the Nidaros Cathedral) conducted by Anita Brevik.
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Master of Surround Sound
Lindberg is in charge of the sound studio, production company and record label 2L and is known for his “surround sound”, a larger, three-dimensional sound. He prefers to do his recordings in the Nidaros Cathedral and other large church rooms and concert halls. He has also worked with Vladimir Ashkenazy.
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Though Lindberg has been nominated in other categories such as “Best Engineered Album – Classical”, he is a true veteran of the Immersive Audio category. He is in fact something of a pioneer when it comes to experimental classical music constructed in a stunning surround sound environment.
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Grammy to Norwegian Sound Engineer
“Lux” is the third release from the 2L Label, released last year. Lindberg was also nominated for the category “Best producer”. However, that award was secured by the award-winning producer Blanton Alspaugh.
Grammy to Norwegian Sound Engineer, written by Tor Kjolberg