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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Dec 9th 2012

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Dec 9th 2012 4.00pm–6.00pm

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Time zone: central


Tone Hulbækmo “Kåmma no”
from Chants Et Danses De Norvège (Playa Sound 1990) —This is a cow-call done up with harp accompaniment by one of the best folksingers in Norway in the 1980s


Tiriltunga “Eg Aktar Inkje Mykje Hine Gutan”
from Det Æ Tungvint Fri (NRK 1992) —This is a song with harmonies drawn from traditional instrumental music. These 3 women are also accomplished instrumentalists


Tone Hulbækmo “Der fekk eg sja kerr ho Kari sto, stev”
from Chants Et Danses De Norvège (Playa Sound 1990) —accompanied by langeleik, the Norwegian version of the Appalachian mountain dulcimer


Hans W. Brimi & Pernille Anker “Lugum leik i hallingtakt”
from Chants Et Danses De Norvège (Playa Sound 1990) —with Jews Harp


Kirsten Bråten Berg og Bjørgulv Straume “Uppstaden”
from From Senegal To Setesdal (Six Degrees 1997) —same, but with a different singer


Gunnlaug Lien Myhr, Heidi Løvlund, Kari Lønnestad “Marsj Etter Wilhelm Isungset”
from Det Æ Tungvint Fri (NRK 1992) —a stately march played by the women of Tiriltunga


Hallgrim Berg & Erik Røine “Svenskadn På Norderhov”
from Sputer Og Drev - Munnharpe I 100 (Heilo 2010) —a reinlender tune played on jews harp and langeleik, to accompany the "kveding" = vocalization on nonsense syllables often used to accompany dancing when there were no fiddle players around


Tiriltunga “I Mine Kåte Ungdomsdagar”
from Det Æ Tungvint Fri (NRK 1992)


Spindel “Bruremarsj Frå Indre Svor”
from Aminje (Heilo 2005) —another Bride's March, done up in non-traditional style


Steinar Ofsdal, Hallgrim Berg & Hans Fredrik Jacobsen “Uppspel*”
from Seljefløyta (Grappa 1997) —the Seljefløyte is a birchbark flute played on overtones (no finger holes)


Kvarts “Tvilspols”
from Steinsprang (Kvarts 2006)


Hilde Kirkebøen “Bråte-Per Nr. Ii, Laus”
from Tjednbalen - Danseslåttar Frå Ål I Hallingdal (Etnisk Musikklubb 2009) —the "laus" (=free) dans is a free-style men's solo dance - this begins a whole set of mens solo dance music - Halling


E. Syversbråten, G. Lien Myhr “Hallingar”
from Hallingtonar ((self Published) 1996) —first the solo fiddle, then the vocal added


Sør-Fron Spelemannslag “Halling (Etter Hjalmar Fjellhammer)”
from Milstein (Sør-Fron Spelmannslag 2001)


Spindel “Preikaren (Halling)”
from Aminje (Heilo 2005)


Kvarts “Halling Etter Hjalmar Fjellhammer”
from Steinsprang (Kvarts 2006) —Jew's Harp again, this time accompanied on dobro - traditional tune meets new instrumentation


Annbjørg Lien “The Plucked Halling”
from Felefeber (Norwegian Fiddle Fantasia) (Shanachie 1995) —One of the best of the younger generation Hardanger Fiddle players, but also one most likely to break the tradition. Her multiple tattoos and wide repertoire put her in a different category than the traditional players.


Bukkene Bruse “Halling-Jorånn”
from Åre (Grappa 1996)


Frifot “Bohushallingar (Hallings from Bohus)”
from Sluring (Northside 2003) —OK, this group is Swedish, not Norwegian, but they have studied the style, and are consummate musicians all. They visited St. Louis twice a few years ago, and the focal point audience went bananas over them, and rightly so...


Mari Eggen Og Helene Høye “Kvernknurren (Halling)”
from Sprell Levande (Grappa 1993) —2 fiddlers from Gudbandsdal. The bass notes in the background are added by a Finish Kantele


Mari Eggen Og Helene Høye “Hei, Så Dansa Den Gamle Bulabba (Slåttestev og Halling)”
from Sprell Levande (Grappa 1993) —a "slåttestev" ("dance song") with its equivalent fiddle version


Kirsten Bråten Berg, Solo Cissokho, Kouame Sereba Og Bjørgulv Straume “Halling Jorond”
from From Senegal To Setesdal (Six Degrees 1997) —the same tune played by Bukkene Bruse, but this time accompanied by a Senegalese Kora player!


Geitungen (feat. Vidar Skrede, 12-string) “Reinlender / Schottische - Etter Ivar Fuglestad”
from Langt Ute (Heilo 2009) —12-string guitar solo


Geitungen (feat. Håvard Ims, torader) “Vals / Waltz - Etter Svein P. Eikeland”
from Langt Ute (Heilo 2009) —the accordion played is called a "torader" = "2-row-er" because it has 2 tows of buttons for playing the melody


Sør-Fron Spelemannslag “Vals (I Trad. Etter Jehans Knuta)”
from Milstein (Sør-Fron Spelmannslag 2001) —a traditional fiddle ensemble from Gudbrandsdal in central Norway


Hallvard T. Bjørgum “Skjoldmøyslaget, Rammeslått (Ii)”
from Dolkaren (Sylvartun 1992) —Norwegian single-instrument polyphony at its best. Setesdal is in the south.


Bukkene Bruse “Til Sætersdal”
from Bukkene Bruse (Grappa 1993) —Bukkene Bruse's homage to the style you just heard...


Sven Nyhus og Åshild Breie Nyhus “Skålarna, Skänklåt Etter Byss-Calle”
from På Storfele (Heilo 2010) —a Swedish tune, but played by Norwegians from Røros, one of who plays a Swedish Nyckelharpa


Hans Fredrik Jacobsen “Vidde”
from Vind (Heilo 2003) —cow-calls, Seljefløyte melodies, and folkharp with percussion make this album a delight


Sven Nyhus, Jan Erik Kongshaug Og Åshild Breie Nyhus “Härjedalingen, Pols”
from På Storfele (Heilo 2010) —a pols from Røros played by that town's most famous fiddle player, with his daughter


Dalakopa “Hoppvals fra Røros”
from Dalakopa (Helio 1986)


Tom Willy Rustad “Torgrimdansen”
from Fiolsteinen (Kvarts 2005)


Hans Fredrik Jacobsen “Flyr Av Sted”
from Vind (Heilo 2003)

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