Hedningarna

Hedningarna

Folk Swedish Scandinavian Folk Folk Rock Nordic
Hedningarna is a Swedish band, playing Nordic folk-rock. "Hedningarna" is Swedish for "the pagans" or "the heathens". They combine traditional instrumentation and lyrics - with occasional help from Finnish singers - and modern technology. Current Hedningarna members are Hållbus Totte Mattson (lute, hurdy-gurdy, mandora, mora-oud, etc), Anders Norrudde (violin, hardingfela, moraharp, basmoraharp, stringed harp, swedish bagpipe, willowflute, cow- and goathorn), Magnus Stinnerbom (viola, hurdy-gurdy etc) and Christian Svensson (percussion and sampler). More Info »

Top Albums

  • Trä
    Trä
  • Hippjokk
    Hippjokk
  • Kaksi!
    Kaksi!
  • Karelia Visa
    Karelia Visa
  • Hedningarna
    Hedningarna
  • Kaksi
    Kaksi
  • 1989-2003
    1989-2003
  • The Heathens / fiRe
    The Heathens / fiRe
  • Kruspolska: Sasha Mixes
    Kruspolska: Sasha Mixes

Hedningarna. Artist Bio

Hedningarna is a Swedish band, playing Nordic folk-rock.

"Hedningarna" is Swedish for "the pagans" or "the heathens". They combine traditional instrumentation and lyrics - with occasional help from Finnish singers - and modern technology.

Current Hedningarna members are Hållbus Totte Mattson (lute, hurdy-gurdy, mandora, mora-oud, etc), Anders Norrudde (violin, hardingfela, moraharp, basmoraharp, stringed harp, swedish bagpipe, willowflute, cow- and goathorn), Magnus Stinnerbom (viola, hurdy-gurdy etc) and Christian Svensson (percussion and sampler).

Former band members include Tellu Turkka, Sanna Kurki-Suonio, Anita Lehtola-Tollin, Liisa Matveinen (vocals), Björn Tollin (percussion, programming, samples) and Ulf Ivarsson (bass).

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