Category Archives: learning more

Macklamara! Back to square one!

When I started to gather thoughts and formulate this project in 2010 I had a first idea. It was about the common traditional music around the Baltic Sea and what it might contain. My first and obvious thought was the … Continue reading

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Three workshops in one

Here is a film clip from Saturday’s singing course at Folk Practice Academy. We had three themes; rhythm (Kristofer), spring- and maysinging (Astrid) and Sailor songs (Kristin). Of course we had to do the sailor songs at the old shipyard … Continue reading

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Doing some digging…

A couple of weeks ago (the 6th of October) a little crowd of us were invited to Stålagården in Mörrum. Stålagården is an old farm that has been turned into a local museum. One of the managers had recently found … Continue reading

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Modular thinking

In august part of the crew met up at FPA HQ to talk about the DNA of folk music. What happens if we examine a tune in pieces, and what do we do with it. To illustrate how melody is … Continue reading

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Yet another adventurous weekend

This past weekend we had yet another music camp. But this time we started with absorbing some inspiration from some great musicians. We had the wonderful chance to see Väsen and Le Vent du Nord together on stage at the … Continue reading

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Nordtrad Wind 2012

In the beginning of February Caroline and I were invited to Nordtrad Wind, a seminar weekend for traditional wind instruments at the Malmö Academy of Music. We had two very interesting days inspiring talks and workshops. There were flutes, bagpipes, … Continue reading

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