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Trio Mediaeval / Folk Songs
Album:Folk Songs Collection:World
Artist:Trio Mediaeval Added:Nov 2007
Label:Ecm Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-11-25 Pull Date:2008-01-27 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jan 27Jan 20Jan 13Dec 16Dec 9Dec 2

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 17, 2014:Head North
Eg Veit I Himmerik Ei Borg (I Know A Stronghold In Heaven)
4.Jan 29, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
Bruremarsj Fra Gudbrandsdalen (Wedding March From Gudbrandsdalen)
2.Aug 14, 2010:Music Casserole
Tjovane (The Thieves)
5.Jan 22, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
Springsdans Fra Vestfold (Dance From Vestfold)
3.Jan 27, 2009:Power Hour
Villemann Og Magnhild (Villemann And Magnhild)
6.Jan 16, 2008:nag champa orangeasm
Eg Veit I Himmerik Ei Borg (I Know A Stronghold In Heaven)

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-11-24 
Glorious vocal harmonies mark this wonderful collection of hymns, lullabies, and ballads. It’s the 10th anniversary for this Norwegian - Swedish female trio. Joined by percussion but it’s the solo voices that carry it all. You can’t go wrong with any track, they’re all beautiful, mostly down/midtempo. In keeping w/their name, all tracks have a medieval/Renaissance air & are all too short. I especially liked:

1. Slow intro then a midtempo round song.
3. Bright and joyous w/a dramatic melody.
4. Midtempo w/a festive air. The drum adds a nice, elegant touch.
7. A slow, quiet hymn. Gentle, reverent, really lovely.
8. Warm layers of voices/drum in a midtempo dance.
9. Driving, fluid & lyrical.
11. Gorgeous hymn w/fragile melody & lush voices. So elegant.
13. Starts slow, picks up into a waving, warm folk song.
14. Midtempo & celebratory, like a wedding banquet.
16. Slow, almost processional hymn w/a delicate air.
20. Downtempo & moving hymn w/those glorious harmonies.

Track Listing
1.Det Lisle Banet (The Little Child) 11.Eg Veit I Himmerik Ei Borg (I Know A Stronghold In Heaven)
2.So Ro, Godt Barn (Rest Now, Sweet Child) 12.Nu Vilar Hela Jorden (All The Earth Now Rests In Peace)
3.Villemann Og Magnhild (Villemann And Magnhild) 13.Springsdans Fra Vestfold (Dance From Vestfold)
4.Tjovane (The Thieves) 14.Eg Aktar Inkje (I Don't Think Much Of Those Boys)
5.Nu Solen Gar Ned (The Sun Is Setting) 15.Den Elskete Jerusalem (Beloved Jerusalem)
6.I Mine Kate Ungdomsdagar (In My Reckless, Youthful Days) 16.Till, Till Tove
7.Gjendines Badnlat (Gjendine's Lullaby) 17.Lova Line
8.Bruremarsj Fra Gudbrandsdalen (Wedding March From Gudbrandsdalen) 18.Danse, Ikke Grate Na (Dance, Do Not Cry Now)
9.Rolandskvadet (The Song Of Roland) 19.Den Signede Dag (The Day Of Joy)
10.Sulbonn (Sun-Prayer) 20.Folkefrelsar, Til Oss Kom (Saviour Of The Nations, Come)