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Music from the Hills

Apr 28, 2024 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Music

With John Uhlemann

John Uhlemann brings you 2 hours of strangely beautiful folk and traditional music from Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, with occasional forays into the Middle East and Western Europe.

New Nordic music

sometimes folk musicians like to play around with tradition, and that can take many forms...

Music from the Hills
4:08 PM
The Secret Carpet Club - I Österrike
The Secret Carpet Club I Österrike
Village Nordic Stomp 2011
a show of Nordic music - extending the tradition
4:13 PM
Niels Eriik "Niller" Rasmussen, Clara Tesch, & Mads Kjøller Henningsen - Segentur
Niels Eriik "Niller" Rasmussen, Clara Tesch, & Mads Kjøller Henningsen Segentur N
Rundt Segen - Bagpipe Music from Bornholm GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
the Island of Bornholm lies in the North Sea between Denmark and Sweden. Did they ever have a bagpipe tradition? - not known, but this player has now created one. Thanks to GO' Danish Folk Music for sending the music files for many of these tracks. They can be reached at https://gofolk.dk
4:17 PM
Peter Uhrbrand, Sonnich Lydom & Seamus Cahill - Oh, Kunne Du Mit Hjerte Se, Hvordan Det Krymper Sig
Peter Uhrbrand, Sonnich Lydom & Seamus Cahill Oh, Kunne Du Mit Hjerte Se, Hvordan Det Krymper Sig N
Sik Og Sejs GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
oh, could you see my heart sinking
4:20 PM
Mads Hansens Kapel - Hej Vil Du Med Så Kom
Mads Hansens Kapel Hej Vil Du Med Så Kom N
Fanø I Flammer GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
4:25 PM
Fru Skagerrak - Brudevals
Fru Skagerrak Brudevals
Ankerdram GO' Danish Folk Music 2018
a Norwegian bride's waltz
4:29 PM
Alterne (Ida Marie Jessen (vocal, kantele), Oscar Beerten (violin), Maimu Jõgeda (accordion) - Alle Terner
Alterne (Ida Marie Jessen (vocal, kantele), Oscar Beerten (violin), Maimu Jõgeda (accordion) Alle Terner N
Alterne GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
This group has one Finnish and one Estonian member.
4:34 PM
Baltic Crossing - Regular Set (Reed House Rant/The Regular Climber)
Baltic Crossing Regular Set (Reed House Rant/The Regular Climber) N
The Tune Machine GO' Danish Folk Music 2015
a dance tune from Northern England, showing Scandinavian influences in the arrangement and tune.
4:37 PM
Aly Bain, Ale Moller, And Bruce Molsky - Da Smuggler's Gaen Ta Holland/Da Maut Man
Aly Bain, Ale Moller, And Bruce Molsky Da Smuggler's Gaen Ta Holland/Da Maut Man
Meeting Point Whirlie records 2013
Shetland Island tunes, played by the premier Shetland Island fiddler, along with the American fiddler Bruce Molsky and the wonderful multi-instrumentalist (especially on mandola), Ale Møller.
4:46 PM
Nils Økland & Sigbjørn Apeland - Den Blå Slåtten
Nils Økland & Sigbjørn Apeland Den Blå Slåtten
W. Musikk Av Hans W. Brimi [Disc 1] Grappa 2012
"the Blue Tunes" - composed by the traditional Gudbrandsdal Norwegian fiddler Has Brimi, but here re-interpreted by this contemporary duo
4:50 PM
Arto Järvelä - Kättelymarssi
Arto Järvelä Kättelymarssi
Polska Differente OArt Mouzak 1994
"handshake march"
4:54 PM
Poul Lendal/David Mondrup/Mia Guldhammer/Hans Mydtskov - Rytteren - Sløjfen
Poul Lendal/David Mondrup/Mia Guldhammer/Hans Mydtskov Rytteren - Sløjfen N
Sløjfen GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
Danish, yes, but reflecting a very modern aesthetic. The Poles call this style of presentation "avant-folk"
5:03 PM
Hedningarna - Kanalaulu
Hedningarna Kanalaulu
tulikulkku Kansasanmusikki 1993
know mainly as a folk-rock group, this is as traditional as this group gets. This Swedish group here presents the 2 Finnish singers (Tellu Paulasto and Hanna Kurki-Suonio) they have worked with over the years. They are using wooden flutes and a kantele for a simple accompaniment.
5:06 PM
Mads Hansens Kapel - Mads Hansens Stykke
Mads Hansens Kapel Mads Hansens Stykke
Fanø I Flammer GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
a tune composed by the band leader
5:10 PM
Peter Uhrbrand, Sonnich Lydom & Seamus Cahill - Kællingens Kat, Den Snapped' En Mus
Peter Uhrbrand, Sonnich Lydom & Seamus Cahill Kællingens Kat, Den Snapped' En Mus N
Sik Og Sejs GO' Danish Folk Music 2024
5:13 PM
Lynx Lynx - Närke Set (trad. Sweden)
Lynx Lynx Närke Set (trad. Sweden)
(published on artist channel) Lynx Lynx 2023
This group was at The Focal Point this week and played this. The fiddler here, Patrik Ahlberg, comes from the area of this tune. He is accompanied by the Norwegian half of the group, Vidar Skrede, on the mandolin
5:17 PM
Vesselil (Clara Tesch-violin, vocal; Elizabeth Dichmann -violin, vocal; Maja Aarøe-cello, lead vocal) - Det Lider Mod Kvælden
Vesselil (Clara Tesch-violin, vocal; Elizabeth Dichmann -violin, vocal; Maja Aarøe-cello, lead vocal) Det Lider Mod Kvælden
Til Kirsten GO' Danish Folk Music 2023
Danish "new folk" - almost a chamber music treatment
5:24 PM
Arto Järvelä (with Maria Kalaniemi & Olli Varis) - Kuhmoo Päässä
Arto Järvelä (with Maria Kalaniemi & Olli Varis) Kuhmoo Päässä
Polska Differente OArt Mouzak 1994
The polska is a Swedish form, but introduced into Finland in Swedish villages along Finland's west coast, and from there to the Finnish population. it is a dance in 3/4 with the emphasis on the first and third beats. This is the "bump on the head" polska. Don't ask me...
5:27 PM
Henriette Flach - Bishop On The Loose / The Endgame
Henriette Flach Bishop On The Loose / The Endgame
Skyklokke GO' Danish Folk Music 2022
5:31 PM
Floating Sofa Quartet - Näckens Vals
Floating Sofa Quartet Näckens Vals
Neighbourhood (Featuring Leija Lautamaja, Clara Tesch, Mads Kjøller-Henningsen, Malte Zeberg) GO' Danish Folk Music 2018
the Scandinavian forests are teeming with supernatural beings. The Näcken are water sprites. I don't know if they waltz, but, if so, this is what they would dance to one, they say...
5:36 PM
BRAGR - Friarvisen (Swedish trad., after Puma Hedlund)
BRAGR Friarvisen (Swedish trad., after Puma Hedlund)
BRAGR GO' Danish folk Music 2023
this is a well-known tune in Scandinavia, especially Sweden. It was presented in the US by Frifot.
5:39 PM
Baltic Crossing - International Jigs
Baltic Crossing International Jigs
The Tune Machine GO' Danish Folk Music 2015
5:46 PM
Värttinä - Raijan joiku
Värttinä Raijan joiku
Viena Westpark Music Cologne 2016
This group went platinum with their second CD in Europe back 32 years ago. After flirting with folk rock and then New Age, they have now settled into a more new-folk style, usually accompanied, but here is an arrangement harkening back to their earlier sound
5:50 PM
Kirsten Bråten Berg (with Ale Møller, Hallvard T. Bjøgum, PerGudmundsson, Tellef Kvifte) - Haugebonden
Kirsten Bråten Berg (with Ale Møller, Hallvard T. Bjøgum, PerGudmundsson, Tellef Kvifte) Haugebonden
Min Kvedarlund Grappa 1993
also on an earlier Heilo recording of 1988
5:52 PM
Väsen - Bromanders 100-ärs polska
Väsen Bromanders 100-ärs polska
Keyed Up Northside 2004
5:56 PM
Frigg - Eräänä kauniina päivänä
Frigg Eräänä kauniina päivänä
Frigg Northside 2004