Tag Archives: traditional music

Cesaria Évora’s Mae Carinhosa

Cesaria Évora died in 2011 at the age of 70, having spent most of her life singing. This posthumous release gathers a baker’s dozen tracks she recorded over her career but which never ended up on any of her 11 … Continue reading

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Kaivama’s Kaivama

Get yer polska on! Or yer polka, or yer schottisch, or if that doesn’t tickle yer fancy, try yer waltz. Or get it all on, with this swell new recording by the Finnish-American band Kaivama. Kaivama, which is fiddler Sara … Continue reading

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Haugaard & Høirup’s Duo for Violin & Guitar

Two highly regarded Danish folk musicians, violinist Harald Haugaard and guitarist Morten Alfred Høirup, teamed up to produce this immensely enjoyable record. The 13 tracks cover a variety of traditional and contemporary Danish folk styles: waltzes, reels, polkas and other … Continue reading

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