Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Mar 9th 2014 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Garmarna “Herr Olof (Sir Olof)” from Garmarna (Northside 2001) —This is a traditional schottis, too, but...Buy it!
Garmarna (Emma Härdelin) “Vallåt från Hälsingland (Cow-call from Hälsingland)” from Garmarna (Giga 2001) —a traditional cow-call and, like the opening track on this show, given a non-traditional setting, but this time emphasizing the other-worldly quality of the vocal production.Buy it!
Ellika Frisell (& Sven Ahlbäck) “Norrgavalsen” from Tokpolska (Giga 1998)Buy it!
Ellika Frisell (& Sven Ahlbäck, Mats Edén) “Josefs schottis” from Tokpolska (Giga 1998) —This schottis is purposely played in a rough manner to imitate the sound of country fiddles. The parallel octaves are traditional for the area.Buy it!
Agneta Stolpe, Per Gudmundson, Ola Bäckström & Lars-Urban Helje “När jag va liten / Halling” from Anaros (Giga 1999) —here she is doing a stylized halling (a Norwegian form)Buy it!
Agneta Stolpe, Per Gudmundson, Ola Bäckström & Lars-Urban Helje “O tysta ensamhet” from Anaros (Giga 1999) —a Swedish singerBuy it!
Karin Ohlson & Hanna Tibell “Filips Vals” from awcd-38 Utflykten (AllWin 2000) —here you can hear the difference between the 3/4 of the preceding Polska and this waltzBuy it!
Karin Ohlson & Hanna Tibell “Islossingen” from awcd-38 Utflykten (AllWin 2000) —more traditional Swedish fiddle duet music. This is Polska rhythm - in 3/4 with the emphasis on the 1st and 3rd beat, and often not played evenly. Just what beats are lengthened depends on the region/dance.Buy it!
Maria Jonsson & Carina Normansson “Inga rikedomar” from Änglar (Tongång 1997)Buy it!
Maria Jonsson & Carina Normansson “Behålt O Gud” from Änglar (Tongång 1997) —song, followed by traditional Swedish fiddle duetBuy it!
Annbjørg Lien & Bjørn Ole Rasch “Hässleholm” from Come Home (Grappa 2009)Buy it!
Annbjørg Lien (with Roger Tallroth) “Halling After Ola Mosafinn” from Felefeber (Norwegian Fiddle Fantasia) (Shanachie 1995) —a Halling is a men's solo dance of great difficulty. This tune has also been for a couple dance called VossarullBuy it!
Ulrika Bodén “Alle männer” from Rätt nu är det på tiden (Drone 2004)Buy it!
Ulrika Bodén “En visa jag vill sjunga” from Rätt nu är det på tiden (Drone 2004)Buy it!
Ranarim “Morgonstjärna (The Morning Star)” from Morning Star (Northside 2007)Buy it!
Ranarim “Maj vare välkommen (Welcome Blessed Spring)” from Morning Star (Northside 2007) —Ranarim was one of the best of the Swedish new folk groups. They have unfortunately disbanded. One of the founding members was Ulrike Bodén, who we will hear from later in the show.Buy it!
Susanne Rosenberg “De Gingo Två Pigor” from Uppa Marmorns Höga Berg (Giga 1996)Buy it!
Susanne Rosenberg “Det Granna Bältet” from Uppa Marmorns Höga Berg (Giga 1996) —Like Tone Hubaekmo, born in 1957, this time in Sweden. She has worked as a soloist and as part of several ensembles including "Rosenberg 7". A traditional singer, she is known for her imaginative arrangements that extend the tradition.Buy it!
Tiriltunga “Det Er Tungvint Fri” from Det Æ Tungvint Fri (NRK 1992)Buy it!
Tiriltunga “I Mine Kåte Ungdomsdagar” from Det Æ Tungvint Fri (NRK 1992)Buy it!
Kirsten Bråten Berg “Liti Kjersti, stev” from Chants Et Danses De Norvège (Playa Sound 1990)Buy it!
Kirsten Bråten Berg, Tellef Kvifte, Hallvard T. Bjørgum “Tirili Tovann” from Nordisk Sang: Music of Norway (New Albion 1991) —Kirsten Bråten Berg Has been recording Norwegian folksongs for30 years, and lives on a farm in Setesdal in southern Norway. She is also a master silversmith.Buy it!
Groupa Med Lena Willemark “Krafthalling” from Månskratt (Amigo 1990)Buy it!
Ale Moller, Lena Willemark, Per Gudmundson “Frifot - Sven Marit polskan - I Buder” from Frifot (Caprice 1991) —Lena Willemark one of most perfect voices for Scandinavian music, and is also an excellent fiddle player. She was born in 1960, and has been in many bands, ranging from the traditional to the almost folk rock. Note that this suite of songs ends with a hBuy it!
Tone Hulbækmo “Vinndans i Jo'ansjalden” from Chants Et Danses De Norvège (Playa Sound 1990) —Tone Hulbaekmo is one of a generation of Scandinavian folk artists that took folk music in new directions. She was born in 1957 and is the mother of a well-known jazz drummer. She herself went on to do mostly jazz singing in her 30s.Buy it!
Tone Hulbækmo “Kåmma no” from Chants Et Danses De Norvège (Playa Sound 1990) —This show is all women artist from Scandinavia, in honor of the International Day of the Woman (which is actually March 8th). We start with a cow-calling song done up with folk harp.Buy it!
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