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Saturday at 8:00 PM
WAMU's Bluegrass Country
Washington, DC 105.5 FM
Washington, DC HD 88.5 Channel 2
Frederick and Hagerstown, Maryland 93.5 FM
Streaming live online at BluegrassCountry.org

Tuesday at 3:00 AM (8:00 AM GMT)
WESU 88.1 FM in Middletown, CT
Listen online at wesufm.org

Wednesday at 5:00 PM
Listen online at www.taintradio.org

Friday: 8:00 AM (5:00 AM local BC time, 1:00 PM GMT)
101.9 FM in Victoria, British Colombia
Listen online at cfuv.uvic.ca

Saturday at 5:00 AM (11:00 AM local time, 10 AM GMT)
Mérida, Spain
Listen online at rcfm.es

Saturday at 8:00 AM
Listen online at taintradio

Sunday at 5:00 AM (11:00 AM local time)
RCFM Mérida, Spain
Listen online at rcfm.es

Sunday at 6:00 AM
Listen online at www.taintradio.org

Also listen to Cliff's three hour live broadcast.
Thursday at 7:00 AM
on WPKN FM Bridgeport, CT on 89.5 FM
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Folk Spot 2013
A series of concerts recorded at The Tønder Festival in Denmark
August 23 and 24th of 2013.

RootsWorld has bradcast 30 minute programs by these ensembles: Trias, Asynje, Fromseier/Hockings and Svøbsk. These programs will be broadcast on all the RWR stations during the Fall of 2013. These concerts were made available to RootsWorld with the support of Danish Roots - Growing in the World and via the hard work of musician and Danish music devotee, Morten Alfred Høirup.

The week of November 23: Svøbsk

Listening to the playing of Maren Hallberg and Jørgen Dickmeiss makes you sense a close personal relationship between two people converging towards a common destiny. They create an enchanting atmosphere with soul and deep empathy and they perform closely intertwined, as in the traditional dance from which they took the name Svøbsk. The music is a mixture of traditional and contemporary folk music brilliantly played, breathing life into playful pieces with intriguing melodies. Their bright and articulated music is rooted in the revived legacy of folk traditions from Denmark and its surrounding countries.

Hallberg and Dickmeiss have allied themselves with the two great musicians - Theis Langlands and Simon Busk - and their contributions on piano and percussion complement most beautifully the closely knit musical patchwork of Svøbsk. The musicians draw on a wide range of musical expressions which is united with their deep respect for the Danish tradition. The joy of playing is present and it is clearly to everyone that they inspire each other in their playing.

Svøbsk has existed since 2003, when Hallberg and Dickmeiss met each other at the conservatory of Funen, where they both studied at the folkmusic department. As a duo they released their much acclaimed CD Sig mig (“Tell me”) in 2005 which was nominated for a Danish music awards as debut of the year 2006. Their second album En klang af tidløshed (“A sound of timelessness”) - released in 2009 - added piano and percussion to the setup.

Their newest recording is Bjergtaget

Find Svøbsk online at http://www.svobsk.dk


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