Folk Music in Sweden Series
Unique recordings of Swedish folk music which present the country's musical heritage in all its breadth and richness. This series is of high value both the those with a professional interest as well as listeners just searching for the roots of the Swedish folk movement. English notes are included. See a listing of the entire series
Harmonica & Accordion
Jonsson, Elias / Jordahl, Per Ludvig / Danielsson, Nis Karl / Andersson, Ivar / Johansson, Gunnar
Since the turn of the century, the accordion has been one of our most popular instruments. Both on dance floors and in people's homes, a little snatch has fairly often been heard, especially in the province of Ångermanland where the accordion has a strong foothold. There, already at the beginning of the 20th century, it superseded the fiddle as the most popular folk instrument. The harmonica, an instrument easy to carry around in the pocket, has also been very popular during the 20th century and in the province of Jämtland, for instance, a special tradition was developed were it was used to play technically advanced folk-fiddle tunes. The recordings were made between 1968 and 1980, at the homes of the players, and also provide a fine cross-section of different instruments and varying tone qualities.
39 Tracks Including
1 Lapp Nils-polska 2 Brudmarsch efter Lapp Nils 3 Länsmansvals 4 Polska 5 Svi Per Jerkers polska 6 Vals efter Stark Johan 7 Gånglåt 8 Polka 9 Vals efter Johan i Mörkhult 10 Polka (hopparpolka) 11 Vals 12 Mazurka 13 Skräddarepolka 14 Vals efter farfardern 15 Polska efter farfardern 16 Schottis 17 Schottis 18 Polkett 19 Kväsarvalsen 20 Stamp i drängstugan, polkett 21 Lotsens polska 22 Klackjärnspolka 23 Vapperstavalsen 24 Polska 25 Friarvalsen 26 Elvira Madigan 27 Radiopolka 28 Polkett efter Johan i Mörkhult 29 Hambo 30 Tuttebiten, polka
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