Det Norske Jentekor (The Norwegian Girls' Choir) is a choir with a proud tradition and a reputation for performing at the highest artistic level. The singers come from around the southeastern part of Norway and are selected on the basis of auditions. The choir originated in 1947 as the girls’ choir of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). It continues to play a prominent role in Norwegian cultural life and has fostered a number of notable Norwegian singers and artists. It has made contemporary music and Norwegian traditional music its trademark. The standard repertoire of Det Norske Jentekor also includes commissioned works written for the choir. Of the four choirs, with members ranging in age from six to twenty-two, it is the eldest singers known as "Studiokoret" (The Studio Choir) who have made this recording conducted by Anne-Karin Sundal Ask.