Valseria is the title of the new album by Norwegian musician Gabriel Fliflet, He is an exciting artist who has bathed in many different musical pools. For many he is known for his collaboration with drummer and multi-instrumentalist Ole Hamre in the enigmatic duo Fliflet/Hamre.
In 2011 Gabriel Fliflet was named Norway’s Folk Musician of the Year and he has been leader of Bergen’s vibrant folk club Columbi Egg since 1999.
Valseria is Gabriel Fliflet’s fourth commission. His previous works include Elvemot (The Osa Festival, 2006), Edvards lykkelige dag (Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen, 2008) and Åresong (Bergen International Festival, 2010).
Line-up: Gabriel Fliflet: accordion, piano, toy piano, vocals; Jørgen Sandvik: guitar, mandolin, vocals; Jorun Marie Kvernberg: fiddle, hardanger fiddle, baritone fiddle, zither; and Kristoffer Chelsom Vogt: double bass, vocals
The album is available from http://www.etniskmusikklubb.no
Author: World Music Central News Department
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