Morten Lindberg (sound engineer)

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Morten Lindberg
Morten Lindberg, Balance Engineer and Recording Producer
Morten Lindberg
Born (1970-08-15) August 15, 1970 (age 48)
Skien, Norway
OccupationSound engineer, music producer

Morten Lindberg (born 15 August 1970 in Skien, Norway) is a Norwegian sound engineer and music producer, specialised in classical music productions. As a producer and engineer he holds the record for most Grammy nominations without a win, with twenty-four through 2018.

Lindberg started his career in 1992 with his production company Lindberg Lyd, followed by the record label 2L which he created with Wolfgang Plagge and Jorn Simenstad in 2001.[1][not in citation given] The company is specialised in high quality recordings of Nordic classical music, often recorded in concert halls, churches, etc.

From 2006, the 2L record label has received 28 Grammy nominations, including fifteen (as of 2018) for Mr Lindberg in the Best Surround Sound Album category alone. Proving his dominance in this category, he received three nominations in a field of five at the 58th Grammy Awards in 2016.[2] Lindberg has also been nominated in other categories, such as Best Choral Performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical.

He usually works with Norwegian and other Scandinavian ensembles and soloists, such as the Trondheim Soloists, Ensemble 96, Uranienborg Vokalensemble and Vladimir Ashkenazy.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organization Award Work Result
2016 Spellemannprisen Årets produsent (Producer of the Year) Himself Nominated
2017 Spellemannprisen Årets produsent (Producer of the Year) Himself Nominated

Grammy Awards Nominations[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2007 Immortal Nystedt Best Surround Sound Album Nominated [3]
2009 Divertimenti Nominated
Best Engineered Album, Classical Nominated
2010 Flute Mystery Best Surround Sound Album Nominated
Kleiberg: Treble & Bass Nominated
2011 Trondheimsolistene – In Folk Style Nominated
2012 Kind Nominated
2013 Quiet Winter Night Nominated
Souvenir Best Engineered Album, Classical Nominated
2014 Hymn to the Virgin Nominated
La Voie Triomphale Nominated
Kleiberg: David and Bathsheba Best Opera Recording Nominated
2015 Himself Producer of the Year, Classical Nominated
Beppe: Remote Galaxy Best Surround Sound Album Nominated
2016 Amdahl: Astrognosia & Aesop Nominated
Magnificat Nominated
Spes Nominated
2017 Maja S.K. Ratkje: And Sing... Nominated
Reflections Nominated
Best Engineered Album, Classical Nominated
2018 Kleiberg: Mass for Modern Man Best Surround Sound Album Nominated
Best Engineered Album, Classical Nominated
Himself Producer of the Year, Classical Nominated
So Is My Love Best Surround Sound Album Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2L website
  2. ^ List of winners and nominees at 58th Grammy Awards
  3. ^ "Morten Lindberg". Grammy.com.

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