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Sinikka Langeland

Starflowers (ECM Records, 2007)

Although Sinikka Langeland is a Norwegian folk singer, don't expect an album of virtuoso hardanger fiddles. Instead, Starflowers, her latest recording, is an intimate recording, featuring tranquil pieces with voice, kantele (Finnish zither) and, at times, saxophone and trumpet. It's an ECM production so will find the usual elements of atmospheric, nearly minimal, jazz and also instrument...
Read more at: World Music Central

Sinikka Langeland

Starflowers (ECM Records, 2007)

Although Sinikka Langeland is a Norwegian folk singer, don't expect an album of virtuoso hardanger fiddles. Instead, Starflowers, her latest recording, is an intimate recording, featuring tranquil pieces with voice, kantele (Finnish zither) and, at times, saxophone and trumpet. It's an ECM production so will find the usual elements of atmospheric, nearly minimal, jazz and also instrument...
Read more at: World Music Central