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Garmarna

Garmarna
Country
Sweden
Profile
Garmarna is a Swedish folk-rock band melding ancient traditional sounds with rock and electronics. The group was founded in 1990 by Stefan Brisland-Ferner (violin, viola, hurdy-gurdy), Gotte Ringqvist (violin, lute), and Rickard Westman (guitar, bouzouki). After a time as a trio, Jens Höglin joined on drums, and after guest singer Emma Härdelin appeared with them, she joined as a full-time member, also contributing violin and flute. Härdelin is also in the acoustic group Triakel; Höglin plays in Marble!; and Brisland-Ferner is part of Hurdy-Gurdy.
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http://garmarna2015.com
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Releases on file (9)
Garmarna — 6 Garmarna — 6
(Chrysalis SME-5381942-92, 2016, CD)
Garmarna — Hildegard von Bingen Garmarna — Hildegard von Bingen
(NorthSide NSD6063, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Nordic Roots 3 Various Artists — Nordic Roots 3
(NorthSide NSD6060, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Nordic Roots 2 Various Artists — Nordic Roots 2
(NorthSide NSD6040, 1999, CD)
Garmarna — Vedergällningen (Vengeance) Garmarna — Vedergällningen (Vengeance)
(NorthSide NSD6028, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — Nordic Roots Various Artists — Nordic Roots
(NorthSide NSD6016, 1998, CD)
Garmarna — Guds Spelemän (Gods Fiddlers) Garmarna — Guds Spelemän (Gods Fiddlers)
(Omnium OMM 2014D, 1996, CD)
Garmarna — Vittrad Garmarna — Vittrad
(Omnium OMM 2008D, 1994, CD)
Garmarna — Garmarna Garmarna — Garmarna
(NorthSide NSD6056, 1993/2001, CD)

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