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Arianna Savall / Petter Udland Johansen

Hirundo Maris

€ 19.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label ECM
  • UPC 0602527843957
  • Catalog number ECM 2784395
  • Release date 25 May 12

About the album

Hirundo Maris is Latin for “sea swallow” and, like that bird’s flight, harpist Arianna Savall’s quintet – part early music ensemble, part folk group – drifts on musical currents between Norway and Catalonia, and adds its own songs, created on the wing. Savall and co-leader Petter Udland Johansen have shaped a band with a bright, glistening timbral blend, capped by Arianna’s ice-clear voice, well-equipped to address songs of the north and the south.

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The result is an extremely attractive album with beautiful ancient melodies and seamlessly connecting new material
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