Simon and Olle Simonsson, Kjell-Erik Eriksson
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Simon and Olle Simonsson, Kjell-Erik Eriksson
Drängkammarlåtar (Farm-hand Tunes) (Giga 32)


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Simon Simonsson, Olle Simonsson, Kjell-Erik Eriksson play music that was in fashion among country people in Sweden at the beginning of this century. Simon and Kjell-Erik (of Hoven Droven) play the fiddle as well as Simon's brother Olle, who also plays the accompaniment on zither and guitar. Most of the tunes come from the fiddlers from Älvdalen in Dalecarlia and Offerdal in Jämtland. The music, together with Simon's commentaries in the booklet, provide a glimpse of a world that not many people are familiar with nowadays. How about the "flat jump", for instance, a dance that was considered so immoral that it was forbidden in certain dance halls!

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