Agnes Buen Garnås/Jan Garbarek
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Ethereal versions of traditional Norwegian songs
Only release as a duo, Rosenfole: Music based on Medieval Songs from Norway, 1989; Agnes Buen Garnås also contributes vocals to Jan Garbarek's Twelve Moons album.
Agnes Buen Garnås's site (in Norwegian, but has an English summary)
This sound is perhaps the genesis of Emma Härdelin of Garmana's vocal style; Mari Boine's music is a little similar to this; Kirsten Bråten Berg also does some vocals like this, particularly on the Nordisk Sang disc
Based on traditional songs
Music based on medieval songs from Norway, arranged and played by Jan Garbarek (sax, synths, perc). (Dirk.Kastens@rz.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE)
Recommended first album:
1989—ECM/BMG (Germany/U.S.) ECM 1402 78118-21402-2
Wide on release and still available
Agnes Buen Garnås—vocals
Jan Garbarek and Manfred Eicher
Highly recommended. (Dirk.Kastens@rz.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE)
Agnes Buen Garnås also contributes vocals to Jan Garbarek's Twelve Moons album.
Thanks to Dirk Kastens for his work on this entry.
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