Tagged: Hardanger Fiddle

Hirundo Maris

Norwegian meets Mediterranean

Hirundo Maris brings Hardanger fiddle to French Catalonia in a harmonious blend M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Last September, a Hardingfele (Hardanger fiddle) was played in a medieval church in French Catalonia, in a...

Valkyrien Allstars releases new album

It is often said that music is a live activity that should be seen performed and not only listened to. The truth of this assertion is very much proven when attending a concert by...

2009 Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop

Norwegian National Treasure Hauk Buen joining Kenneth de Gala and Olav Sem at HFAA Workshops on July 16 – 19 at the Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI. The HFAA will bring back hardingfele master Hauk Buen...

Experience The Førde Folk Music Festival

  For the last two decades, the Førde Folk Music Festival has maintained a position as Scandinavia’s leading folk/ethnic/world/crossover festival. This week sees the festival’s loyal and steadily growing audience and a considerable international...

Monograph by a master of Norway’s national instrument

Nils Økland, from Haugesund is a renowned master of Norway’s national instrument the Hardanger fiddle. However, his musical outlook is far wider than just traditional music and his contributions diverse. Both as an instrumentalist...