Kuára

Psalms and Folk Songs

Album
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Photos: U. T. Sirelius, Teemu Hyötö / Design: Sacha Kleis

Album information

PerformerKuára
Released2010
Typealbumi
Players
LabelECM Records
Producer

Manfred Eicher

Where recordedRainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway

Biography

Psalms and Folk Songs is the debut of trio Kuára, formed by drummer Markku Ounaskari, pianist Samuli Mikkonen and trumpeter Per Jørgensen. The album presents, as the title suggests, the group's takes on Scandinavian religious and folk song tradition.

Tracklist

  1. Polychronion (Russian Psalm)Traditional
  2. Psalm CXXIMironisitsky
  3. Tuuin Tuuin (Karelian Folk Song)Traditional
  4. AallotMarkku Ounaskari, Samuli Mikkonen
  5. Introit (Russian Psalm)Traditional
  6. Pitkä Pajo (Vepsian Folk Song)Traditional
  7. Introit / Changing Paths (1) (Russian Psalm)Traditional
  8. The Gipsy's StoneMarkku Ounaskari, Samuli Mikkonen
  9. PikkumetsäMarkku Ounaskari, Samuli Mikkonen
  10. Soldat KeljangúrTraditional
  11. Mountain Of SorrowMarkku Ounaskari, Samuli Mikkonen
  12. ntroit / Changing Paths (2) (Russian Psalm)Traditional
  13. Sjuan Mad' (Udmurtian Folk Song)Traditional
  14. Sjuan Gúr (Udmurtian Folk Song)Traditional