Sven Nyhus

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        Outside of Scandinavia the best-known Norwegian fiddler would probably be Annbjorg Lien, but folk music purists are sure to prefer Sven Nyhus. Nyhus, along with Hans Brimi represents an archetype in Scandinavia, the stern-looking fiddler playing dance music, sometimes accompanied only by his own foot stomping out the beat. Sven Nyhus (b. 1932) is from the +ÿsterdalen region of Norway. In this region the flatfele ("flat fiddle" or violin) predominates, but Nyhus sometimes plays t... Read more

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