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Sinikka Langeland - Andreas Liebig - Stjerneklang
Sinikka Langeland sings folk songs and improvises with Andreas Liebig, who performs on the historic Wagner-organ (1741) in Nidaros Cathedral, in Trondhjem, Norway. They present Bach's organ chorales for Christmas in a unique and passionate way.

Sinikka Langeland - Runoja
This album pushes Sinikka closer to modern jazz and the avant garde than her previous recordings. Using her voice and kantele, with her Norwegian and Finnish traditions as the starting point, she works with an ensemble of bass, percussion and trumpet to create a dynamic new sound for the runic songs that are at the heart of her work.

Ingebjor Sorboen - Fuggel'n
Young Norwegian hardangar fiddler Ingebjør Sørbøen is from the region of Hallingdal and she carries on the local traditions on a recording of solo traditional tunes and occasionally accompanied flute, accordion or voices. Pure and simple.

various artists: Norway - Norske Turdansar 5 - Turdansar Frå Trøndelag
performers: Einar Olav Larsen; Vegar Vårdal; Hilde Sørnæs; Geir Egil Larsen; Einar Olav Larsen Trio

Bukkene Bruse - Spel
Selected live recordings from the group's '03 Norwegian national tour features some guest appearances by the classical string quartet Vertavo, joining Lien and her ensemble in a new series of adventurous interpretations of traditioanal and original Nordic music.

Kirsten Braten Berg - Syng Du Mi Royst
Kirsten Bråten Berg's 2001 recording, 'Syng Du Mi Røyst,' is a contemporary work, with an ensemble of piano, percussion, guitar, bass (Arild Andersen), hardingfele, violin, viola d'amore and bouzouki. The roots are deep, but the sound is distinctly modern. Fans of Lena Willemark's jazz and modern recordings will find this irresistible.

various - Bridges: Live In China
A cross cultural concert by Norwegian and Chinese musicians: Terje Isungset (Percussion, Ice Percussion), Unni Løvlid (Vocals), Frode Haltli (Accordion), Lu Yingmei (Vocals), Wu Chuan Ping (Vocals), Pan Xin Zhi (Vocals), Wu Anhua Dongliang (Vocal, Dong Pipe and Flute, Ox-bone Fiddle, Lusheng).

Gunnar Halle and Espen Eriksen - Meditations on Christmas
Trumpet and piano duets improvise on both familiar old Christmas songs, traditional favorites and lesser known Swedish works

Frida Annevik - Synlige Hjerteslag
Norwegian folk pop

Anne-Marie Giortz - Pa Egne Vegne
With a stripped down ensemble sound (featuring marimbas, bass, percussion, banjo, keyboards and guitar), Norwegian composer and vocalist Anne-Marie Giørtz creates a completely unique recording, rooted in jazz, pop and folk, but beholden to none. Highly recommended!

various - 4th International Jew's Harp Festival
2 CD set of performances from the 4th International Jew's Harp Festival in Rauland, Norway in 2002 features artists from around the world, from Norway to North America to Vietnam to Tuva and eastern Europe. Listen!

Unni Lovlid - Hymn
Folk music is the core of this project by one of Norway's finest traditional and modern vocalist, this time combining the Japanese gagaku tradition that brings together contemporary and traditional music from Japan and Norway. Musicians on this recording are Hakon Thelin on acoustic bass, Remi Miura on the sho, and Kaizan Harago on shakuhachi.

Erlend Viken Trio - Nykomlingen
Erlend Viken leads his trio on fiddle, Hardanger fiddle and vocals, with Marius Graff on guitar, electric guitar, banjo and lead vocals, and Leo Svensson Sander on cello and vocals. Three tracks include Oyvind Skarbo on drums

Hallgrim Berg and Erik Roine - Munnharpa
Hallgrim Berg and Erik Røine celebrate the munnharpe (jew's harp / tromp) in solo and duet pieces.

Moldestad and Merete Kroken - Spindel
Norwegian fiddlers Sigrid Moldestad and Liv Merete Kroken present a traditional repetoire for the hardangar (hardingfele) and standard fiddle, with some some accompaniment on bass, percussion and keyboards.

Rydvall / Mjelva - Vardroppar
Swedish nyckelharpa (keyed fiddle) player Erik Rydvall and Norwegian Hardanger fiddle player Olav Luksengård Mjelva are both counted among the foremost folk musicians of their generation in Scandinavia. Vårdroppar was recorded at a church in Hallingdal, Norway

Einar Mjolsnes - Slattar etter Anders Sagen
Norwegian Hardanger fiddler Einar Mjølsnes presents 21 tunes played by Anders Sagen,, plus two of his own compositions inspired by Sagen. Booklet notes are in Norwegian and English.

Various Artists - Stjerner Lyser Hvite: The Songs of Jens Gunderssen
This double CD release marks the 100 years since the actor, director, theater manager, composer, singer and poet Jens Gunderssen was born. Jens Gunderssen became nationally known through radio, phonograph, live events and tours. His soft-spoken, warm and melodic folk songs, often to his own guitar or lute accompaniment, represented an almost separate genre when he came on the phonograph market in the 1940s.

Annbjørg Lien - Khoom Loy
2012 release by the Norwegian fiddler, produced by Bjørn Ole Rasch and featuring a fine group of guests including Pat Broaders, Per Hillestad, Per Elias Drabløs, Rolf Kristensen, Bjørn Charles Dreyer, Hans Fredrik Jacobsen, Bjørn Ole Rasch and Orsa Spelmän.

Knut Hamre - Ferd
Solo works for the hardinfele (hardangar fiddle) by one of Norway's most repsected fiddlers.

Tigerlily - Tigerlily
This young Norwegian band fuses and melds folk, rock, ambient grooves and jazz into an unusual whole, driven by Elisabeth Vatn's bagpipes and clarinets, Harald Skullerud's percussion, and Olav Torget's plucked strings (including guitar, bass, banjo Senegambian konting and Chinese moon guitar).

Jan Eggum - Hjertnuser
Norwegian singer-songwriter is known as "the face of the melancholy" with songs of lovelorn lives, loneliness and sorrow, and occasionally a social critic. Accompanied by a small ensemble of percussion, bass, occasional horns, he can move run from raw to schmaltzy, from pop rock to jazz. (Songs sung in Norwegian)

Sinikka Langeland - Har du lyttet til elvene om natta?
Sinikka Langeland (born 1961) is a kantele player, singer and composer from Finnskogen in eastern Norway. Her family, however is from Karelia, Finland, and this unique mix of musical cultures is the signature of her music.

Tore Bruvoll and Jon Anders Halvorsen - Trillar For To
Norwegian vocalist Halvorsen and guitarist Bruvoll, joined by Christian Svensson, Jorun Marie Kvernberg, Oslo Fagottkor, Sondre Meisfjord

Siri Nilsen - Alle snakker sant (They All Speak the Truth)
Distinctive voice and edgy arrangements by this Norwegian pop singer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZhiqfySwF4

Steiner Ofsdal - [pip]
Ofsdal pulls down all the flutes he has collected around the world and plays the in traditional and non-traditional settings, mostly solo, occasionally accompanied by percussion, guitars and lyre.

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