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HENGAMEH
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finnish folksongs

Post by HENGAMEH » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:43 am

can you please introduce me some good famous Finnish folk music bands. viking music is good too.



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Jukka Aho
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Re: finnish folksongs

Post by Jukka Aho » Mon Sep 10, 2012 5:47 pm

HENGAMEH wrote:can you please introduce me some good famous Finnish folk music bands. viking music is good too.
Finnish Wikipedia lists some.

Värttinä, Loituma and Piirpauke are probably some of the most well-known Finnish folk/ethnic/world music bands.

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Note that there’s actual folk music (such as Värttinä’s early albums) and modernized “world music” (such as Värttinä’s later albums, which are inspired by folk songs but incorporate modern rhythm music elements.)

Some examples of the former variety:
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