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Composer: Rasmussen, Ragnar

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Witch-burning in Norway: The Witch Hammer at the Northern Lights Festival

Berit Norbakken Solset and Carlo Allemano in Heksehammeren  ©  Magnus Fiskum / Northern Lights Festival 2013
Fear of outsiders, the corruption of the state, violence – familiar literary themes, but ones which retain the capacity to thrill, especially with the addition of both local history and witches.
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