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Värttinä

Värttinä
Country
Finland
Bio / info

Värttinä  is a Finnish band that combines Finnish folk music with rock and electronics. The group's beginnings go back to 1983, when Sari and Mari Kaasinen started singing together in their home in the Karelia region of southern Finland. Since that time, the group has been through numerous changes, generally featuring three female singers backed by instrumentalists. Maari Kaasinen still involved, though all the other members have changed. The group came to worldwide attention in the early 90s, and have remained one of the primary exponents of Finnish folk music.

Website
http://www.varttina.com
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Releases on file (12)
Värttinä — Viena Värttinä — Viena
(Westpark 87305, 2015, CD / DL)
Värttinä — Utu Värttinä — Utu
(Rockadillo ZENCD 2141, 2012, CD)
Värttinä — Miero Värttinä — Miero
(RealWorld CDRW135, 2005, CD)
Värttinä — Iki Värttinä — Iki
(NorthSide NSD6071, 2003, CD)
Värttinä — Ilmatar Värttinä — Ilmatar
(NorthSide NSD6054, 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)
Varttina — Vihma Varttina — Vihma
(Wicklow 09026 63262 2, 1998, CD)
Värttinä — Kokko Värttinä — Kokko
(Nonesuch 79429-2, 1996, CD)
Värttinä — Aitara Värttinä — Aitara
(Green Linnet XENO 4026, 1994/1995, CD)
Hector Zazou — Songs from the Cold Seas Hector Zazou — Songs from the Cold Seas
(Columbia CK 67068, 1994, CD)
Värttinä — Seleniko Värttinä — Seleniko
(Green Linnet GLCD 4006, 1992/1993, CD)
 

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