Starflowers

Sinikka Langeland

“Starflowers” is a fascinating ECM debut for Norwegian vocalist and kantele player Sinikka Langeland. A folk singer from the forest lands near the Swedish border, Langeland explores in her work the relationship between man and nature. On this disc she sets verse of lumberjack-poet Hans Børli (1918-89), with help from an outstanding ensemble including trumpeter Arve Henriksen, saxophonist Trygve Seim, bassist Anders Jormin and percussionist Markku Ounaskari. Altogether: a marvellous confluence of folk music, sung poetry and Nordic improvisation brilliantly marshalled in Manfred Eicher’s production.

Featured Artists Recorded

May 2006, Rainbow Studio, Oslo

Original Release Date

05.06.2007

  • 1Høstnatt på Fjellskogen
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    04:10
  • 2Den lill fløyten
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    04:37
  • 3Sølv
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    03:09
  • 4Treet som vekser opp-ned
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    06:30
  • 5Saltstein
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    03:42
  • 6Sus i myrull
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    05:14
  • 7Støv
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    02:53
  • 8Stjernestund
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    07:52
  • 9Langt innpå skoga
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    08:08
  • 10Det er ei slik natt
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    04:00
  • 11Vindtreet
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    06:00
  • 12Elghjertet
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    05:54
  • 13Har du lyttet til elvene om natta?
    (Hans Børli, Sinikka Langeland)
    09:08
YEAR DATE VENUE LOCATION
2024 May 30 tba Stavanger, Norway
2024 May 31 tba Haugesund, Norway
2024 June 01 tba Haugesund, Norway
2024 June 21 tba Julusdalen, Norway
2024 July 27 tba Vellene Guddal i Fjaler, Norway
2024 September 13 tba Ulvik, Norway
2024 September 14 tba Ulvik, Norway
2024 September 15 tba Ulvik, Norway
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