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Den Fule

Swedish group Den Fule grew from your demise from the reputable Filarfolket, their fresh name translating as ‘the unsightly 1’, a Scandinavian mention of the devil. Ellika Frisell (fiddle) and Stern Källman (soprano and baritone saxophones/percussion) experienced both previously used Filarfolket, while Jonas Simonson (flute/bass saxophone) experienced caused another renowned …

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Sanna Kurki-Suonio

Kurki-Suonio teaches in the folk music division in the Sibelius Academy in Finland and is most beneficial known abroad on her behalf use Swedish-Finnish group Hedningarna (the Heathens). She’s caused many choirs, like the Finnish Octopus Choir. Her music spans the folk-rooted function of Hedningarna to jazz, children’s music, tango …

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Garmarna

Adding modern details to traditionally centered Swedish folk music offers made Garmarna among top sets of the Scandinavian Folk resurgence from the ’90s. Their debut recording, 1994’s Vittrad, was nominated to get a Swedish Grammy while their second recording, 1996’s Guds Speleman, received the Swedish Grammy honor “Recording of the …

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Trio Mediæval

Trio Mediæval is really a Grammy-nominated vocal trio devoted mainly to medieval and folk repertory. Nevertheless, it has additionally sung a considerable portion of modern functions by such composers as Ivan Moody and Gavin Bryars. Comprising three sopranos, the trio typically sings a cappella or with extremely sparing instrumental accompaniment. …

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Bäsk

Some sort of Swedish folk supergroup, the acoustic trio Bäsk comprised fiddler Hans Kennemark (an associate from the groupings Tritonus and Forsmark Tre), saxophonist/percussionist Sten Källman (an alumnus from the legendary Filarfolket) and flautist Jonas Simonson (formerly of Groupa and Den Fule). Their self-titled debut record premiered in 1999.

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JPP

Thought to be one the best fiddle sets of Finland, JPP combines traditional pelimani (folk music) with an increase of innovative forms. The primary of the group will be the uncle and nephew fiddle collaboration, Mauno and Arto Jarvela, alongside harmonium participant Timo Alakotila, an acoustic bassist, or more to …

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Islandica

Islandica, their name deriving in the Latin type for ‘Icelandic’, surfaced from that nation within the 90s as you of a fresh influx of traditional/folk rings giving Scandinavia a fresh critical reputation. Because the Reykjavik music group’s vocalist and bass participant Hardis Hallvarosdottir elucidated, ‘Three folks were within a loose …

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Kerstin Blodig

Kerstin Blodig is really a veteran from the of the globe folk picture, gaining qualifications in musicology in Berlin and Bergen, and picking right up several stringed instruments on the way to her level in Scandinavian vocabulary and tradition. After hanging out in various endeavors in theatre and general studio …

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Sven Nyhus

Beyond Scandinavia the best-known Norwegian fiddler may possibly end up being Annbjorg Lien, but folk music purists will definitely prefer Sven Nyhus. Nyhus, alongside Hans Brimi represents an archetype in Scandinavia, the stern-looking fiddler playing dance music, occasionally accompanied just by his personal feet stomping out the defeat. Sven Nyhus …

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Sorten Muld

Merging traditional Scandinavian folk music with contemporary electronic is better than, the Danish trio Sorten Muld comprised Ulla Bendixen, Martin Døssing Ottosen and Henrik Esben Munch. Debuting in 1996 using a self-titled LP, a calendar year afterwards the group came back with Tag II, a greatly successful work which earned …

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