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Eatnemen Vuelie

Composer: Frode Fjellheim
Durata: 4 min
Recorded by Baadsvik on CD: Snowflakes – A Classical Christmas
Arrangements available in the following instrumentations:
Tuba and female choir

Baadsvik about the title: Eatnemen Vuelie is a traditional Sami joik. A literal translation of the title would be ‘Song of the Earth’. Here the Sami composer Frode Fjellheim has combined the joik theme with the carol Fairest Lord Jesus. Originally, Fjellheim’s song was written for choir a cappella, but on this recording Cantus permitted me to contribute some percussive lip beats on the tuba.

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