Garmarna

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Swedish folk styles are expressed through violins, viola, percussion, lute, bowed harps, Jew's harps, bouzouki, and guitars -- not to mention hurdy-gurdy [!] -- in this young ensemble's rich arrangements. Giving them an even more unique style is the almost Celtic inflection of strident vocalist Emma Hardelin. When Rumpelstiltskin was possessed with such jubilance that he gave away his most valuable secret to the night, he must have been dancing to the sounds of Garmarna.

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