sturla | andreas

sturla | andreas
  • country:Norway
  • style(s):Ethnic, Instrumental
  • label:2L
  • artist submitted by:2L


As the notes from Sturla Eide Sundli’s fiddle and Andreas Aase’s guitar soar towards the ceiling of the Sofienberg church in Oslo, different thoughts and emotions are unleashed. Every single melody in Norwegian traditional music is saturated by rhythm, simply because the tunes had to be danceable by themselves a long time ago - the melody is in the rhythm, the rhythm is in the melody. So when Andreas’ guitar and occasional bouzouki is added to Sturla’s fiddle and hardanger fiddle playing, it is done in a thoughtful and gentle way.