Yggdrasil (1981)

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Description: Yggdrasil is a Nordic music ensemble based in the Faroe Islands and formed by Kristian Blak. His music is based on ethnic melodies, where improvisation and freestyle stands out. His compositions relate to other art forms, and have influences of varied styles such as folk, jazz or classical music. They have recorded 11 studio albums and performed concerts throughout Europe. Currently, the band continues growth in exploring new musical expression’s paths.
Sex: Males Occupation: Music band.
Place of Birth / Death: Faroe Islands. Country Tags: Faroe Islands.
Periods: XX-XXI Century Genres: Instrumental music, vocal music, dance music, nationalism music. Ballet. Concert.
Styles: Progressive Rock, Folk, Ethnic, Traditional, Nationalism music, World Music. Members: Anders Hagberg, Anders Jormin, Angelika Niesen, Brandur Jacobsen, Eivør Pálsdóttir, Ernst Dalsgard, Heðin Ziska Davidsen, John Tchicai, Kári Sverisson, Karin Korpelainen, Kristian Blak, Lelle Kullgren, Mia Káradóttir, Mikael Blak, Ólavur Øster, Rasmus Lyberth, Tore Brunborg, Villu Veski.
Instruments: Voice, guitar, keyboard, bass, drums, flute, sax and violin. Relatives: –



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External links



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