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Sväng In Trad We Trust GMC091 CD
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FormatAudio CD
Ordering NumberGMC091
Barcode4250095800917
labelGalileo MC
Release date20/11/2020
salesrank63

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      The spiritual home of Sväng is Finnish folk music. Ever since the group was established, traditional tunes from Finland and other countries have been a part of its repertoire alongside original compositions. After years of playing and touring together and the release of 8 albums the time now felt right to go back to the roots and work on an album featuring only Finnish traditional music.

      In Trad We Trust pays homage to Finnish folk music in its various forms: the ancient runo-singing tradition, kantele and jouhikko playing, a huge diversity of vocal styles and the instrumental virtuosity of the younger pelimanni music tradition. On this album Sväng wanted to present what they consider the jewels of Finnish folk music and render them into their own versions with high respect towards the original performances. Check out the booklet for more information on the tracks.

      Sväng at a glance:

      … 16 years of playing harmonicas in unchanged line-up
      … 8 albums (incl. Sväng plays Chopin; Sväng plays Sibelius – and 2018 Sväng plays Tango)
      … concerts/tours in 26 countries, including 5 tours to Japan & China
      … official showcases at womex (2007); Babel Med Marseille (2014); Kulturbörse Freiburg (2017); showcase Scotland (2020)
      … 5 Top of the worlds by songlines magazine UK; 2 nominations to “German Record Critics´ Award”
      … awarded to “Artist of the Year” (held at Finnish Etnogaala in Helsinki January 2019)
      … nominated to Nordic Council Music Prize 2019 – www.norden.org
      … numerous appearances at radio & TV, including Jools Holland´s legendary New Years Show on BBC 2

        Sväng is:
        Eero TURKKA– chromatic & diatonic harmonicas
        Eero GRUNDSTRÖM - chromatic & diatonic harmonicas
        Jouko KYHÄLÄ – chord harmonica harmonetta, chromatic & diatonic harmonicas
        Pasi LEINO – base harmonica

        artist webpage: www.svang.fi
        social media: www.facebook.com/svangharmonica
        youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/pasilei/featured
        album art work: Jimmy Träskelin – www.jrobert.fi

      Tracklist hide

      CD 1
      • 1.Vanha jatsi03:16
      • 2.Korsbäck schottis02:33
      • 3.Pajod05:32
      • 4.Lapsuuden kodin ovella02:43
      • 5.Tumman orren alla02:12
      • 6.Minä yksin kuljen04:20
      • 7.Euran polkka ja Mollipolkka03:35
      • 8.Kirkonkellot ja maanitus06:10
      • 9.Björndansin efter Peter Ragvals03:56
      • 10.Polskasikermä04:20
      • 11.Peltoniemen Hintriikin surumarssi03:56
      • 12.Katrillia, Pilkkua ja Wappua05:29
      • Total:48:02