Description:The CD is produced in the midst of an intense two year period of touring in Scandinavia, Europe, Canada, The USA, Japan and Australia.
During their travels, the duo has had the honour of meeting and working with some of the finest and most famous international musicians in today's folk music scene. Included among the guests on the album are the Irish-American violinist Eileen Ivers, the Swedish singer Sofia Karlsson, the Scottish violinist Alasdair Fraser, the American cellist Natalie Haas, the Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ale Möller, the French-Canadian band Le Vent du Nord, and many more.
f e a t u r i n g
Harald Haugaard (violin, viola), Morten Alfred Høirup (guitars), Tapani Varis (double bass, flutes & jews harps), Karen Tweed (piano accordion), Ruthie Dornfeld (violin), Eileen Ivers (violin), Hans Jørgen Christensen (violin), Niall Keegan (flute), Carl Erik Lundgaard (diatonic accordion), Karen Mose & Helene Blum (vocals), Sofia Karlsson (vocals), Channe Nussbaum (vocals), Helen Davies (celtic harp), Ale Möller (harmonica, mandola & bombarde), Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas (violin & cello), Le Vent du Nord: Benoit Bourque (diatonic accordion, step dance, vocals), Olivier Demers (violin, feet, vocals), Simon Beaudry (guitar) & Nicolas Boulerice (hurdy-gurdy, snere & vocals).
1 Vindmøller (Trad/Haugaard & Høirup) 4.45
2 Den Danske Sang er en Ung Blond Pige (Kai Hoffmann/Carl Nielsen) 4.16
3 Gæstebud (Morten Alfred Høirup) 2.52
4 Reel Fionia (Trad/H. Haugaard) 2.26
5 Danmarks Ældste Polka (Trad) 4.33
6 Lysets Engel (Trad/CEF Weyse) 4.40
7 Musiker Mortensens Reels (Trad) 2.25
8 Middag i Haven (H. Haugaard & M.A. Høirup) 5.01
9 Sig Nærmer Tiden /Polonaise/Marie Louise Engelsk (O. Ring/H. Haugaard/Trad) 4.22
10 Passport Ljubljana (H. Haugaard) 3.04
11 The Puff/Tørvedansen/Bryllupshopsa (Trad) 4.04
12 Den Sødeste Vals (Trad) 3.55
13 Chr. Madsens Sølvbryllupsvals/Gammel Sekstur fra Tarm/Fandango (Trad) 5.54
14 Kæreste min Moder (Trad /M.A. Høirup) 5.56
15 Lonnens Vals/Hopsa i A (Trad) 5.08
All arrangements by Haugaard & Høirup
Haugaard & Høirup
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