Wardruna - Kvitravin Vinyl-2Lp


Following an intensive period in the studio, Kvitravn musically
continues where the Runaljod trilogy le o, yet it marks a distinct
evolution in Wardruna's unique sound. In a rich musical tapestry,
Wardruna use a broad selection of both traditional and historical
instruments such as Kravik-lyre, Trossingen-lyre, Taglharpa,
Sootharp, Langeleik, Crwth, Goat- horn, Lur, Bronze-lur, ute,
Moraharpa, and the record also features guest appearances by a small
group of prominent traditional singers, spearheaded by Kirsten
Bråten Berg, one of the most important custodians of Norwegian
traditional song. roughout eleven songs, Kvitravn discusses
Northern sorcery, spirit-animals, shadows, nature and animism,
the wisdom and meanings of certain myths, various Norse spiritual
concepts, and the relation between sage and songs. Wardruna have
carved a rich, polyphonic and dramatic musical landscape that
honours the ancient past without gimmick, whilst simultaneously
illuminating meaningful expressions of Norse tradition through
intrinsically detailed contemporary composition. Beyond

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  • : Norse Music
  • : BNM016LPB
  • : audio