Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Dec 9th 2012 4.00pm–6.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Steinar Ofsdal, Hallgrim Berg & Hans Fredrik Jacobsen “Uppspel*”
from Seljefløyta (Grappa 1997) —the Seljefløyte is a birchbark flute played on overtones (no finger holes)
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.
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...
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!
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
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