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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

Volume 8
Ancient Swedish Pastoral Music

Performers: Karlsson, Anna / Lisslass, Elin / Edvardsson Johansson, Karin / Larsson, Tjugmyr Maria / Moraeus, Anna


Ancient Swedish pastoral music was the name of the LP issued by the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation in 1966. It consisted of recordings of herding calls, kulning (singing or calling in a vibrato-free high register), the lur (birch bark horn), "playing pipes", goat horn and willow flute, and was made in the farm pastures in the provinces of Dalarna and Härjedalen between 1949 and1964. Here the same recordings are presented, but now issued on CD. Those who nowdays perform herding calls and songs and play on the horn are also represented - by Lena Willemark, plus a live recording made at Stångtjärn at the 1995 Falun Folk Music Festival where Agneta Stolpe, Susanne Rosenberg and Pelle Jakobsson were among the contributors.

Track Listings
1 Kulning/Calling
2 Kulning/Calling
3 Kulning/Calling
4 Växelvis kulning/Alternating calling
5 a) Fårlock/Shepp calls b) Getlock/Goat calls c) Kalvlock/Calf calls
6 Getlock/Goat calls a) vid morgonlösningen/at morning untethering b) vid middagsvila/at the midday rest c) vid bete på myr/while grazing in a wetland meadow d) vid hemfärden/during the homeward journey
7 Kulning/Calling
8 Kulning/Calling
9 Kuökning, get- och fårlock/Goat and sheep calls
10 Kuökning/Calling
11 Kuökning med getlock/goat calls
12 Kuökning, get- och fårlock/Goat and sheep calls
13 Kuökning, get- och fårlock/Goat and sheep calls
14 Lurlåt från Evertsberg efter Tommos Kersti
15 Vallåt från Nås efter Tillmans Sara
16 Vallåt från Nås efter Tillmans Sara
17 Kuleken, vallåt från Rättvik och Ore
18 Vallåt från Mockfjärd efter Anders Frisell
19 Polska från Dala Husby efter August Lund
20 Kul-låt från Lima
21 Vallåt från Älvdalen efter Tägt Johanna
22 Hornlåt från Malung efter Nöstmo Halvar
23 Vallåt från Evertsberg efter Tommos Kersti
24 Armbågsleken från Evertsberg
25 Vispolska "Lilla gubben uppå tallebacken"
26 Polska från Evertsberg efter Sväs Anders Ersson
27 Vallvisa från Älvdalen
28 Polska efter farbrodern
29 Vispolska "Hör du flicka på ett enda ord"
30 Vispolska "Jag har ett äpple uti min lomma"

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