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Kata - Tivils Dotur
Five Faroese singers, a capella and accompanied by a small ensemble, explore traditional songs of the Faroe Islands in new contexts.

various Faroese Artsists - Kingosangur
This is a documentary recording of traditional unaccompanied religious vocal music of the Faroe Islands. Some of the songs date at least as far back as the 17th century.

Tellu, Kangas, Lyberth and Blak - Piniartut (The Hunters)
This powerful recording was produced by Tellu working with musicians from Finland, Greenland, Faroe Islands. Using themes of hunting and fishing as the core of the project, they move into an incredible circle of deeply ancient and wildly modern musical territories. highly recommended

Kristian Blak et al - Klaemint
Klæmint is a suite by Kristian Blak composed to be played in a grotto - Klæmintsgjógv - on the coast of Hestur, Faroe Islands. The music is recorded on location May-August 1998. Klæmint is a common man's name on the island of Hestur, originating from the latin Clemens - 'mild, gentle'.

Various Faroese artists - Traditional Music in the Faroe Islands 1950 - 1999
A production by French label Frémaux and Associés in collaboration with Tutl. A double CD produced by Kári Sverrisson and Kristian Blak covers the whole range of folk music in the Faroes, from informal group singing to various intstrumental traditions. Once CD covers Faroese language traditions, the second focuses on the Danish. English and French notes

Yggdrasil - Den Yderste O

Kristian Blak - Shalder geo
Hedin Ziska Davidsen (guitar, calimba), Niels Arge Galán (mandolin, guitar), Sharon Weiss (recorder, spoons), Kári Bćk (oboe), Ólavur Olsen (trumpet), Andras Olsen (trombone), Kristian Blak (piano, perc), Mikael Blak (bass); present a suite by Kristian Blak based on traditional vocal and instrumental material from the Faroe Islands and the neighbouring Shetland Islands. "Shalder Geo is brilliant music that combines great depth with undeniable surface charm. It's inspiring how Blak's most recent music is among his richest," said David Lewis in Cadence magazine.

Kristian Blak - Ravnating (studio recording)

Kristian Blak and Yggdrasil - Ravnating (Konsert)

Spaelimenninir - Umafter
Faroese folk and dance music ensemble

Klakki - Lemon River
Jazz and folk influenced pop music from Faroe Islands

Kristian Blak and Yggdrasil - Askur (2 CD)
Yggdrasil is a Nordic ensemble based in the Faroe Islands, formed in 1981 by composer and pianist Kristian Blak. The ensemble has a repertoire that encompasses a wide range of genres - from free jazz to classical - and expressions - from humor and beauty to disaster and destruction. This is a 2 CD cololection fo live concerts from 1982- 2006. Artists in these shows include Anders Hagberg - Anders Jormin - Angelika Nielsen - Annika Johannesen - Aviaja Lumholt - Brandur Jacobsen - Eivřr Pálsdóttir - Ernst Dalsgarđ - Heđin Ziska Davidsen - Herfinnur Árnafjall - John Tchicai - Kári Sverrisson - Karin Korpelainen - Kristian Blak - Lelle Kullgren - Mia Káradóttir - Mikael Blak - Morten Carlsen - Ólavur Řster - Philippe Carré - Sunleif Rasmussen - Tarira - Tore Brunborg - Villu Veski

Spaelimenninir - Malargrot
The 2003 release of this Faroese folk legend brings more of their folk-rooted yet innovative spirit to life.

Kristian Blak and Yggdrasil - The Four Towers and Heygar of Dreygar
Two suites composed in 1983 and 1985 by Faroese artist Blak and perfoemed by his ensemble.

Spaelimenninir - Rekavidur / Hinvegin
Faroese folk and dance music ensemble. Two classic recordings (1984 and 1986) of Danish, American and Faroese music on one CD

various - Harmonikutururin 10 ár
Harmonikutúrurin is a result of an accordion trip with the passenger ship Norrřna. For several years this special music and dancing tour of the islands has been very popular among the passengers, and this CD gves you a bit of the feel of this Faroese ocean voyage, without the beer or the swells.

Kristian Blak - Fuglar, Fiskar & Folk
Faroese artist Kritian Blak has composed and performed a suite of short piano studies based on folk songs and tales of the title subjects, 'birds, fish and people.'

Kristian Blak and Yggdrasil - Yggdrasil (Tree of Life)
Faoroese composer and musician Kristian Blak with the Nordic ensemble Yggdrasil and Faroese singer Eivřr Pálsdóttir.

Various Faroese - Tradarbokin
Trađarbókin - Jógvan og Leifur Tróndarson is a 2 CD collection of field recordings of traditional Faroese music sung by brothers Jógvan and Leifur Tróndarson, recorded in the 1970s.

Holger Laumann and Plumm - Aller Aettir
Plúmm emerged as a band of very young and talented jazz musicians at the Havnar Jazzfelag (Tórshavn Jazz Club) in the early eighties. This CD they recorded with Danish saxophone player and composer Holger Laumann.

Kristian Blak and Yggdrasil - Risastova
The ensemble Yggdrasil embarks on its 25th year with an ensemble of musicians from Faroe isalnds and Estonia, and featuring Kari Sverrisson. They perform modern interpretations of traditional Faroese skjaldurs, ballads and hymns. There are also unusual compositions by Kristian Blak.

Nightingale String Quartet / Nofinishi Dywili - The Bow Project
In a world full of 'unique projects' this one stands out. These two CDs contain the traditional music of - and modern compositions based on - the bow playing and singing of Xhosa musician Nofinishi Dywili from South African, who accompanied herself on an instrument called the uhadi.One CD contains the Nightingale performances of these works, the other is field recordings of Nofinishi Dywili and members of her village, playing the bow and singing the songs.

Enekk - Medan vit naerkast jordini
Međan vit nćrkast jřrđini can be translated as 'While we approach the earth' - With music by Kári Sverrisson and Óli Olsen and lyrics by Kári Sverrisson, Federico García Lorca, Snorri Hjartarson and Arseniy Tarkovsky, the ensemble searches for common ground between their folk roots, art music and jazz, and succeed as never before. 'Quite frankly, I can hardly imagine any better release this year than this one by Enekk... Those who already know Enekk will no doubt enjoy [this] whilst those who are yet to discover the best band in the Faroes now have the opportunity... This is Enekk at its best.' - Jón Tyril, Fregnir

Kristian Blak, Vera Kondrateva, Yggdrasil - Lipet Ei : Seven Brothers
Kristian Blak once again steps into difficult and strange musical worlds on this recording with Khanty singer Kondrateva. The Khanty people live in an autonomous region in western Siberia, with a culture far removed from Russia. Incorporating these songs into any western framework would be challenging, but Blak and his Faroese ensemble push it to the limits of folk, rock, jazz and 'new music.' Click and listen. I can't explain it.

Green Gate - Green Gate
Magnus Johannessen (p), Holger Laumann (sax, oboe), Arnold Ludvig (b), Rógvi á Rógvu (dr). In 1992 Holger Laumann and the Faroese band Plúmm recorded the album Allar ćttir - a pretty straight forward jazz-rock fusion album. In the years after the musicians have been spread all over the world. (Arnold Ludvig, the bassplayer, is now living in Montreal). A couple of years ago, when Magnus Johannessen came to Copenhagen and started working with Holger Laumann, they started talking about a new concept: More nature, more sky and sea in the music. With Magnus Johannessen and Holger Laumann´s jazz- backgrond they coulden´t help flirting with their roots - for instance on solar eclipse Holger Laumann is playing a jazzy thing on the oboe, and in Haste makes waste he plays the blues on the oboe.

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