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Songs and Dances of Norway

Various Artists
Songs and Dances of Norway

This 1954 release is a snapshot of traditional Norwegian folk music. The record begins with a traditional dance song that dates back to a time when dance music was not accompanied by non-vocal instruments. The fifteen songs on this release aim to cover as much folk music history as is possible: from children's lullabies to songs commemorating religious rituals and weddings. This release, and its accompanying liner notes, gives an excellent introduction to Norwegian folk music and folk life in general.



RELATED LESSON PLAN
"Northern Lights: Journey North to Norway"



Track Listing

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Dance Song - Kjeringji mae stav'en - Old Woman with the Staff Talleiv Roysland 0:47
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102
Halling - Kivledal Girls / Lullaby (medley) Eivind Groven 4:12
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103
Springleik - Springdans - Springar - Pols - Dance Hans Brimi 1:28
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104
Polsdans Sven Nyhus 1:59
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105
Sand vass bylgjun - Sand-Water Waves / I Valle - In valle / Mae ljos-blå augo - With Light Blue Eyes / Dei sat so saele - So Happily They Sat (medley) Sigrid Faremo 2:18
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106
Eg kan 'kje gløyme - I Can't Forget / Dei Husmanns døttan - The Crofter's Daughters (medley) Olav Harstad 2:08
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107
Halling - Acrobatic Solo Dance / Julekvelden - Christmas Eve (medley) Ola Brenno 2:30
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201
Sulla rulla gjertrue mi - Sulla Rulla My Gertrude / Vassro-Fela - Watercreek Fiddle Was Wooden / Bissam, bissam bån'e - Sleep, Sleep My Baby (medley) O. M. (Ole Mørk) Sandvik 1:44
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202
Springar - Dance Johannes Dale 2:21
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203
Skalgmoyane - Girls from Skalg, The - Gangar Olav Heggland 2:40
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204
The Myllargutens - Miller Boy's Wedding March Eivind Groven 3:32
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205
Springar - Dance Eivind Groven 2:10
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206
Cattle Calls Helene Tronsmo and Ingeborg Jordet 1:23
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207
Verses from the Draumkvedet - The Vision of Heaven and Hell Gudrun Grave Nørlund 1:20
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Roland og Magnus Kongjen - Roland and Charlemagne Gudrun Grave Nørlund 1:30
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