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Musicians – more links

 

 Musicians & Bands   

 (These sites have very useful information, more links, plus recordings) Additional musicians & their music can be found  on the Video Samples Page.

Alicia Björnsdotter Abrams (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – a Swedish fiddler living in Philadelphia, PA.   There is also a small Spelmanslag in the community.  http://www.aliciaabrams.info/

Andrea Een (Northfield, Minnesota) – Hardanger Fiddle http://andreaeen.com/   Archived lectures and concerts related to the Hardanger Fiddle might be found here at the multimedia section of the St. Olaf College website  http://www.stolaf.edu:80/multimedia/

ASI (American Swedish Institute) Spelmanslag – (Minneapolis, Minnesota) –http://www.asispelmanslag.org/ 

Älvdalens Spelmanslag (Sweden) – http://www.alvdalensspelmanslag.se/

Chicago Spelmanslag – Scandinavian music group in Chicago.  http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/Chicago_Spelmanslag/

David Kaminsky, Riksspelman – Nordic folk music and dance traditions in the Boston/Cambridge area.  http://www.scandophile.com/musician.php?musician=mBackground&section=musician

Foot-Notes – Scandinavian and Scandinavian-American Old Time Dance Music.  Northeast Iowa.   There website also has a large listing of links.  http://www.footnotesdance.com/

Karen Solgård (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – http://www.norsefiddle.com/home.html

Julane Lund (Indiana) – She is a musician, performing traditional Norwegian fiddle music from the north on Hardanger fiddle and regular fiddle.  There are also some good resource links on the site.  http://www.julanefiddle.com/

Kantele Laulu, Inc (Maine) – A group that plays the Kantele in Maine – http://www.kantelelaulu.com/ME%20Kanteles.htm

Leroy Larson and the Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble (Minnesota) – Playing Scandinavian music in the early immigrant tradition. http://www.musicoutfitters.com/artists/larson.htm

Loretta Kelley (Washington D.C. Area)  – www.fanitull.organd   http://hoagkelleypilzer.com/Loretta%20Kelley.html

Rättviks Spelmanslag (Rättvik, Sweden) – http://www.rattviks-spelmanslag.com/

Sågskära (Sweden) – A Swedish band playing folk music from Småland in southern Sweden.   http://www.sagskara.se/?catID=5&type=page

Skålmusik (Brainerd, Minnesota) – A traditional ensemble playing Scandinavian and Scandinavian American dance and vocal music. http://www.brainerd.net/~pwilson/skalmusik/

Stockholms Spelmanslag (Sweden) – http://www.netg.se/~spelman/

Triangle Spelmanslag – (North Carolina) –  http://www.scandans.com/spelmanslag.htm

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag  (Minnesota) – A group that practices and performs on the Hardanger fiddle in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area. http://www.tchardingfelelag.org/ 

 

—– This section of the page is under construction (the links are not organized but still worth discovering) —-

This section contains links to musician’s MySpace accounts.    You can listen to recording samples, see pictures, video and connect to other musicians. 

 

Ragnild Furebotten Trio – Norway http://www.myspace.com/ragnhildfurebotten

Anders Thunell – Sweden – http://www.myspace.com/andersthunell

Einar Olav Larsen – Norway – influenced by Hilmar Alexanderson http://www.myspace.com/einarolavlarsen 

Elvings SpelmansKapell – Falun, Sweden -Ann och Leif Elving, fiol, altfiol; Lars-Göran Johansson, dragspel, tvåradigt dragspel & cittra; Staffan Lindfors, bas, basgitarr & mandolin; Anna Stark, bizarr (korsning mellan bouzuki & gitarr…) & sång  http://www.myspace.com/elvingsspelmanskapell

Jens Erik Eriksson – Trondheim, Norway – http://www.myspace.com/jenserikeriksson

Ola Nerlo (1888-1960) – Oppdal, Norway – http://www.myspace.com/olanerlo

Olav Mjelva – Norway – http://www.myspace.com/olavmjelva

Ole Jørgen Tamnes – Norway – http://www.myspace.com/olejorgentamnes

Anders Thunell & Olav Mjelva  – Jämtlands län Sweden – http://www.myspace.com/thunellmjelva

Sjur Viken – Trondheim, Norway – http://www.myspace.com/sjurviken

Søndre Trondhjems Spellmannslag – Sør-Trøndelag, Norway – www.myspace.com/sondretrondhjems

Sturla Eide – Sør-Trøndelag, Norway – http://www.myspace.com/sturlaeide

Sver – Thomasgaarden – Sør-Trøndelag, Norway – http://www.myspace.com/sverfolk

Erlend Viken – Oppdal, Norway – fiddle, Hardanger fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/erlendviken

Aslak O Brimi & Erlend Viken – Lom & Oppdal, Norway http://www.myspace.com/feleduo

Ivar Ringestad 1870 – 1953 – Vestre Slidre, Norway – Hardanger fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/ivarringestad

Andreas Bjørkås – Oslo, Norway –  http://www.myspace.com/andreasbjorkas

Nordafjells – Norway – Andreas Børkås (fiddle/hardingfiddle), Even Røhjell (accordeon), Øyvind Sandum (two-row-accordeon/accordeon), Knut Sneve (double bass), Gaute Iversen (guitar) http://www.myspace.com/nordafjellss

Arne Anderdal – Voss, Norway – Hardanger fiddle. http://www.myspace.com/arneanderdal

Margit og Thomas Westling – Norway & Sweden http://www.myspace.com/maritogthomaswestling

Åse Teigland – Bergen Norway – Hardanger fiddle  http://www.myspace.com/aaseteigland

 Jo Asgeir Lie – Ål, Norway – Button box – http://www.myspace.com/joasgeirlie

John Ole Morken – Hardanger, Norway – Fiddle, guitar  http://www.myspace.com/johnolemorken 

Knut Hamre, Hordaland, Norway – Hardanger fiddle, http://www.myspace.com/knuthamre

Lajla Renate Buer Storli, Hardanger, Norway – Hardanger fiddle, voice  http://www.myspace.com/lajlarenatebuerstorli

Gjermund Larsen, Oslo, Norway – Influenced by Hilmar Alexanderson, etc.   Fiddle.  http://www.myspace.com/gjermundl

Den Norske Folkemusikkveka, Ål, Norway – Hardanger fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/folkemusikkveka

Ulf-Arne Johannessen, Ål, Hallingdal, Buskerud, Norway – Button box – http://www.myspace.com/ulfarne

Jon Faukstad and Per Sæmund Bjørkum, Oslo, Norway – Fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/jonogper

 Anne Hytta, Oslo Norway – Hardanger fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/annehytta

Synnøve S. Bjørset, Norway – Hardanger fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/bjorset

Great Girls of Norway – (Anne Hytta, Synnøve S. Bjørset and Åse Teigland) Norway http://www.myspace.com/greatestgirls

Per Anders Buen Garnås, Bø, Telemark, Norway – Hardanger Fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/perandersbuengarns

Ivar Ringestad 1870 to 1953, Vestre Slidre, Norway – Hardanger fiddle – http://www.myspace.com/ivarringestad

Warg Buen – Per Anders Buen Garnås og Daniel Sandén Warg, Norway – Hardanger fiddle, mouth harp –  http://www.myspace.com/buengarnssandnwarg 

Telemarkfestivalen – Norway – www.myspace.com/telemarkfestivalen

 

 Bollnäsbygdens Spelmanslag, Bollnäs, Hälsingland, Sweden http://www.myspace.com/bollnasbygdens

 

 

http://www.myspace.com/lenajonsson

Vesterdal Harjedalen Värmlands

http://www.myspace.com/anderswikstrand

http://www.myspace.com/jaggulekar

http://www.myspace.com/tvaerg

http://www.myspace.com/johanwestman

http://www.myspace.com/kristinalundin

http://www.myspace.com/matsberglund

Dalarna

http://www.myspace.com/andersrosnjonaskerlund

http://www.myspace.com/bjernulf

http://www.myspace.com/bjernulfbjrklundlindh

http://www.myspace.com/johannylander

http://www.myspace.com/rojasjonas

http://www.myspace.com/thomasfahlander

http://www.myspace.com/erikalindgren

http://www.myspace.com/bjornstabi

http://www.myspace.com/jochenschepers

Southern Sweden

http://www.myspace.com/jeanetteeriksson

http://www.myspace.com/speljonasalmquist 

http://www.myspace.com/matsberglund

http://www.myspace.com/matseden

http://www.myspace.com/rogerhallgren

http://www.myspace.com/thuvaochjeanette

http://www.myspace.com/esbjrnwettermark

Finland

http://www.myspace.com/tommiasplund

Various non music sites

http://www.fausko.no/dnn/

http://www.espen.com/papers/fanitullen.html

http://www.folkogdans.no/index.php?cat=74513

 

http://www.myspace.com/hedningarna

http://www.myspace.com/garmarna

http://www.myspace.com/outhousesweden

Sophia Stinnerbom – Östra Ämtervik, Värmlands län Sweden – Plays with the Outhouse Allstars.  www.myspace.com/sophiastinnerbom

http://www.myspace.com/skromta 

http://www.myspace.com/boygard AAL but now less folk on myspace.

 

http://www.myspace.com/159929005 Ingunn Straete Lie 

http://www.myspace.com/kristianbugge  

http://www.myspace.com/habadekuk

Anders Wikstrand http://www.myspace.com/anderswikstrand

 


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