Description:- Swinging Danish traditional folk music.
Danish Music Award 2004 winner (Danish 'Grammy') in following categories:
-Danish Folk Instrumentalist of the Year (Tove de Fries, fiddle)
Since 1992, Baltinget has been a leading band on the Danish folk scene, a success at numerous folk clubs and folk festivals in Denmark and abroad, including the European Broadcast Union Folk Festival 1996, Tønder Festival 1996 & 1998, and Folk Fest Dranouter (Belgium) 2002.
Baltinget turns the venues upside down with their dynamic, intense and swinging music. The strength of traditional Danish music merges with modern harmonies and forms in compositions by the band, as well as in new and exciting interpretations of traditional tunes.
This new cd "Classic" is a step further on the exciting musical path set by Baltinget in their highly acclaimed cd "Special"(1998).
Tove de Fries - fiddle & vocal
Jesper Vinther Petersen - accordion
Klaus Ravnsborg - guitar
Peter Marquard Sejersen - double bass
Jesper Falch - percussion
1. Reventlow Jigs. trad.
2. Kaptajn Bille og Jordomsejlingen. trad.
3. Polonaise. trad.
4. Svejtritsuite. trad.
5. Mazurka efter A. Andersen. trad.
6. Tiger. trad.
7. Den store tur. trad.
8. Perrevals / Reel i D. trad.
9. Lang menuet / Vals efter Ole Kjær. trad.
10. Svenske Niels Hopsa. trad.
11. Falken. Klaus Ravnsborg
12. Berggren Reels. trad.
13. Taprisør. trad.
Baltinget - Demo 2002/Baltinget - Demo 2001/Baltinget - Special (1998)/Baltinget - 6 (1996)/Baltinget - Live (1995)
What the press wrote about "Baltinget - Special":
"Special" is simply the most impressive release on the Danish folk scene this year.(Vendsyssel Tidende, 1998)
Baltinget has always had class - now they've got class with a difference!We await with pleasure their next move. (Jydske Vestkysten 1998)
More info at www.Baltinget.dk
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