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Website  www.sinikka.no
Origin  Norway
Name  Sinikka Langeland

Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Singer · sinikka.no
Instruments  Vocals, kantele
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Born  13 January 1961 (age 55) Grue, Hedmark (1961-01-13)
Genres  Traditional folk music, world music, jazz
Albums  Starflowers, Maria's Song, Strengen Var Af Rode Guld
Similar People  Trygve Seim, Lars Anders Tomter, Anders Jormin, Kare Nordstoga, Arve Henriksen

Birth name  Anne Sinikka Langeland
Record labels  ECM Records, Grappa Music

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Sinikka Langeland (born 13 January 1961 in Grue, Norway) is a Norwegian traditional folk singer and musician (kantele), known for combining traditional music with elements of jazz.

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Career

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Langeland play the Finnish National Instrument kantele, but she is also known for her "runesanger" and traditional "kveding". Langeland also teaches these instruments and song techniques. The newly written work "Sammas Himmelsøyle" by langeland, was premiered with Trio Mediæval and Sinikka Langelands Ensemble Finnskogutstillingen in March 2012. This work is based on the Finnish mythology one, and was commissioned for Finnskogutstillingen. The week after the premiere the work was performed again in "Gamle Aker kirke", during the Oslo International Church Music Festival.

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In 1996 Langeland was awarded Finnskogprisen. For the release Runoja she received the prestigious Edvardprisen in the class Music in the borderland in 2003. Together with Ove Berg she received the Norwegian-Finnish Cultural Fund Award in 2004 and in 2010 she was the trecipient of the Gammleng-prisen in the class Traditional folk music. In 2012 she received the Sibeliusprisen by Sibelius company in Norway.

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Langeland har vært nominert til Spellemannprisen (1997) in the class Traditional folk music, for the album Strengen var af røde guld and Spellemannprisen (2000) in the class Traditional folk music/traditional dance music, for the album Lille Rosa. She contributed on Dølajazz 2006 with plms by Hans Børli, performed together with the jazz musicians Arve Henriksen and Trygve Seim, as well as the Finnish musician Markku Ounaskari. Langeland lives in Grue at Finnskogen.

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John Kellman of the All About Jazz magazine recognized Sinikka Langeland Ensemble's appearance at Vossajazz March 2013, as no. 2 of his "Best Live Shows of 2013".

Honors

  • 1996: Finnskogprisen
  • 2003: Edvardprisen in the class Music in the borderland for the album Runoja
  • 2004: Norwegian-Finnish Cultural Fund Award
  • 2010: Gammleng-prisen in the class Traditional folk music
  • 2012: Sibeliusprisen
  • Solo albums

  • 1994: Langt Innpå Skoga (Grappa Music), with her own songs and music from Solør and Finnskogen
  • 1996: Strengen Var Af Røde Guld (Grappa Music), ballads and songs collected by Ludvig Mathias Lindeman in the summer of 1864
  • With Anders Jormin, Morten Halle, Peter Finger and Anders Engen
  • 1995: Har Du Lyttet Til Elvene Om Natta (Grappa Music), poems by Hans Børli
  • 2000: Lille Rosa, kjærlighetsballader (Grappa Music)
  • 2001: Tirun Lirun – Skogsfinske Runesanger (Finnskogen Kulturverksted)
  • With Arve Henriksen, Bjørn Kjellemyr and Pål Thowsen
  • 2002: Runoja, Runesanger Frå Finnskogen (Heilo/Grappa)
  • With Anders Jormin, Arve Henriksen, Markku Ounaskari and Trygve Seim
  • 2007: Starflowers (ECM Records)
  • 2011: The Land That Is Not (ECM Records)
  • 2016: The Magical Forest (2016), featuring Trio Mediæval
  • With Trygve Seim, Lars Anders Tomter and Markku Ounaskari
  • 2015: The Half-Finished Heaven (ECM Records)
  • Collaborations

    With Streif
  • 2000: Trollfugl (Lærdal Musikkproduksjon)
  • 2006: Nordic Winter (Ozella), with Birger Mistereggen, Georg Michael Reiss, Tom Karlsrud, Torbjørn Økland
  • With Kåre Nordstoga
  • 2004: Påskatona, Folk hymns / J. S. Bach. (Nordic Sound), including the Baroque organ at Nidarosdomen
  • 2005: Kyriekoral, Norwegian folk hymns and Bach chorales (Nordic Sound)
  • 2006: Hjartegangar (Nyrenning), with Knut Buen
  • 2009: Maria's Song (ECM Records), including Lars Anders Tomter
  • With other projects
  • 2002: Stjerneklang (Heilo), Norwegian folk melodies and Bach chorales Christmas with Andreas Liebig on the Wagner Organ from Nidarosdomen
  • References

    Sinikka Langeland Wikipedia


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