Instrumental Advent Calendar #7: Bone flute

Gjermund Kolltveit

Music archaeologist, ethnomusicologist, musician – Nesodden, Norway. Main research interests: sound and sound tools (e.g. jew’s harps, lyres, ringing stones, bells) in human culture and soundscapes.

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Thoughts on new Norwegian folk music in Finnish journal

March 1, 2019

In an article published in the Finnish journal Folk och musik I write about new directions…

«Norges lyder» is released and available

November 23, 2018

What did our forefathers and -mothers hear, in their places, in the countryside and in…

The megaphone from the Kvalsund Ship presented in Barcelona

September 16, 2018

Earlier this month I participated in the European Association of Archaeologist’s 24th annual meeting, a…

Conference in Austria on Music and Democracy

August 12, 2018

I spend a few late summer days in Austria, at the conference Participatory Approaches to Music…

Rural bells, Nes in Romerike

June 1, 2018

Yesterday I participated in a field recording session with the Norwegian Radio in Nes in Romerike…