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Gjermund Larsen

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Origin  Norway
Role  Musician
Occupation(s)  Musician, composer
Genres  Folk music
Website  www.gjermundlarsen.com
Music groups  Majorstuen, Frigg
Name  Gjermund Larsen

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Born  29 July 1981 (age 34) Verdal, Nord-Trondelag (1981-07-29)
Instruments  Hardingfele, violin, vocals
Albums  Ankomst, White Night - Impressions of Norwegian Folk Music, Gar I Fjos, Aurum, Skir, Tronderbarokk, Sottenpassingen
Similar People  Einar Olav Larsen, Sondre Meisfjord, Rolf Lislevand, Jorun Marie Kvernberg, Synnove S Bjorset

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Gjermund Larsen (born 29 July 1981 in Verdal, Norway) is a Norwegian traditional folk musician (violin) and composer, known from several bands and recordings.

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Career

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Larsen is a trained musician from the Ole Bull Akademiet at Voss, and the traditional folk music program at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. During his studies he joined the band Majorstuen, and contributed on several album releases, including Majorstuen awarded Spellemannprisen 2003. He collaborated within the Finnish-Norwegian band Frigg, Christian Wallumrød Sexstet, and with Odd Nordstoga and Maj Britt Andersen, as well as with the blues artist Reidar Larsen (2006).

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Larsen is the son of Norwegian the traditional folk singer Geir Egil Larsen, and was the youngest winner in the A-class aton 'Landskappleiken' (2002), where he and his brother Einar Olav Larsen was awarded a number of ensemble prizes. Sibling duo released the album Søttenpassingen (2004) with several compositions by Hilmar Alexandersen, and was awarded the Osaprisen (2004). While he received Øyvind Bergh's Memorial Prize himself. For the Vossajazz he contributed on the commission Ein engel går stilt by Berit Opheim (2007), also performed with Rikskonsertene.

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Larsen debuted with the work Brytningstid for the 'Telemarkfestivalen' (2006). In 2006 he started the Gjermund Larsen Trio with Andreas Utnem (pedal organ) and Sondre Meisfjord (upright bass. They released the album Ankomst (2008), awarded the Spellemannprisen class traditional folk music/folk dancing. In 2010 they released the follow up album Aurum.

In 2009 he released his first album with music for children, Går i fjøs, together with 'Bom Basker'. On the album presented traditional children's songs in a new guise. The album was nominated for Spellemannprisen 2009 in the class klassen music for children, at the same time as Larsen was nominated in the category contemporary composer for Grains. The following year he was nominated for two again awards again in 2010 in the class traditional folk music/folk dance with Gjermund Larsen Trio, and the class popular composer, both for the album Aurum.

Honors

  • 2003: Spellemannprisen in the class traditional folk music/folk dance, within the band Majorstuen for the album Majorstuen
  • 2008: Spellemannprisen in the class traditional folk music/folk dance, for the album Ankomst
  • Solo albums

  • 2004: Søttenpassingen (ta-lik), with Einar Olav Larsen
  • 2008: Ankomst (Heilo)
  • 2009: Går I Fjøs (Øra Fonogram), with 'Bom Basker' doing music for children
  • 2010: Aurum (Heilo)
  • 2013: Reise (Heilo), as Gjermund Larsen Trio
  • 2014: Trønderbarokk (Øra Fonogram)
  • 2016: Salmeklang (Heilo), as Gjermund Larsen Trio including Sondre Meisfjord (upright bass) and Andreas Utnem (grand piano), fetat. Nordic
  • Collaborations

    Within 'Majorstuen'
  • 2002: Majorstuen (2L)
  • 2004: Jorun Jogga (Majorstuen Fiddlers Company)
  • 2006: Juledrøm (Majorstuen Fiddlers Company)
  • 2010: Skir (Majorstuen Fiddlers Company)
  • 2011: White Night - Impressions of Norwegian Folk Music (Majorstuen Fiddlers Company)
  • 2012: Live In Concert (Majorstuen Fiddlers Company)
  • With Maria Arredondo
  • 2005: Min Jul (Universal Music)
  • With Christian Wallumrød Ensemble
  • 2009: Fabula Suite Lugano (ECM Records)
  • With Christel Alsos
  • 2010: Tomorrow Is (Sony Music)
  • With Moddi
  • 2013: Kæm va du? (Propeller Recordings)
  • 2013: Grønt Lauv I Snyen (Propeller Recordings)
  • With Arve Henriksen
  • 2014: The Nature Of Connections (Rune Grammofon)
  • References

    Gjermund Larsen Wikipedia