Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Nils Økland

Nils Økland's new album "Monograph" is out on ECM. This is a solo album with 13 tracks, and all of them with more than a hint of Norwegian folk music. Økland plays fiddle, Hardanger fiddle and Viola d'amore. Even if a solo violin album with some Norwegian folk might scare you, I'm quite sure you're able to stomach this one. This one's good both as background music and for concentrated listening. A great album!
More on Økland's "Monograph" at Ballade.

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