Grappa Musikkforlag AS
(Grappa Records AS)
N-0158 OSLO, Norway
Phone: (+47) 23 35 80 00
Fax: (+47) 23 35 80 01
Grappa Musikkforlag is one of the leading independent record companies in Norway, established in 1983. The primary objectives of the record company are to present a wide variety of recordings of all musical genres from traditional music to contemporary musical trends.
Owns the Simax Classics label, a leading record companies for classical music, with a catalogue consisting of more than 250 CDs. Simax also manages the contemporary music label Aurora, owned by the Norwegian Society of Composers. Traditional music and world music are marketed on the Heilo label, which is the leading Norwegian label within this field of music. Barneselskapet, which is a joint venture with Egmont Serieforlaget, controls nearly 50 percent of the domestic market for children's recordings.
The Grappa label has released a large number of best-selling CDs, and many of its releases have won the Norwegian Grammy award. The company's most recent acquisition is Supernova. This label focuses on discovering and developing new international talent. Grappa collaborates with the innovative companies Curling Legs and Rune Grammofon, and with the music publishers Studio Songs and Mastersongs. Grappa represents ECM Records in Norway.
Westbye, Helge Managing Director, (+47) 905 55 258