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Kirsten Bråten Berg


Country of origin:

Norway

Type of music generally:

World music

Status:

Most recent release, Songen (2010)

See also:

Wikipedia's entry for Kirsten Bråten Berg

Comparisons:

Elements in common with traditional African and Norwegian folk

Covers/own material:

Traditional

General comments:

Kirsten Bråten Berg is a much-honoured singer of Norwegian folk music. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

From Senegal to Setesdal is the only one we've heard.

Recordings include:


From Senegal to Setesdal

Release info:

1997—Six Degrees Records, P.O. Box 411347, San Francisco, CA 94141-1347, U.S.A.—657036 1014-2

Availability:

Wide in U.S.

Ecto priority:

Recommended for world music fans

Group members:

Kirsten Bråten Berg—vocals, mouth harp
Solo Cissokho—kora, vocals
Kouame Sereba—mouth-bow, vocals, djembe
Bjørgulv Straume—mouth harp, vocals

Produced by:

Hallvard Kvåle

Comments:

This is a conjunction between Kirsten Bråten Berg, a Norwegian singer and musician and two African musicians, Solo Cissokho, Kouame Sereba, and another Norwegian musician, Jørgulv Straume—a conjunction of both African and Norwegian traditional songs. This is an interesting conjunction of cultures. World music fans will find much to like here. (Neile)

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