IN BEAT WEEN RHYTHM, Olov Johansson & André Ferrari

We have played together a lot, but it has always been in larger ensembles. Now the time had come to investigate what happens when we with our different instruments, ideas, musical taste and experience compose new duo-music, with nyckelharpa and drums/percussion/bass.

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Välkomna till “Väsen på Björkberget”

Efter förra årets succé med konserter i trädgården hemma hos Olov & Maggan på Björkberget i Dalby utanför Uppsala så har vi nu glädjen att meddela att det blir en konsertserie i sommar också. Väsen Duo står som värdar och inleder konsertserien den 7e juli med ”Officiell release-konsert” för nya albumet Väsen Duo.

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Nyckelharpa Instructions Online!

Now it’s here! Nyckelharpa instructions online that covers many things you need to deal with as a player of this very cool instrument. How to: hold it, sit/stand and play, find your way around the key board, tune, adjust intonation, make it sound good and many more things. All the technique is Nyckelharpa specific, not genre specific. Also a number of great/fun tunes to learn. This is a mix of traditional Nyckelharpa music and more new composed material. This is something I have thought about and talked about doing with my Nyckelharpa teaching colleagues for a long time.

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Olov Johansson & Anders Bromander

Olov’s vigorous and swinging Nyckelharpa-playing together with Anders’ amazing arrangements and responsive playing on Baroque Organ and Piano has grown together and refined over the years. It’s swinging, mighty, and full of finesse, surprises and humor.

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NH Test

Here it is! My new three rowed Nyckelharpa built by Esbjörn Hogmark. It is now fully adjusted and being introduced into different musical projects and concerts step by step. I have been trying and looking at so many different Nyckelharpas over the years. The old beautiful, good sounding and well working ones has inspired me and giving me all these ideas about how a Nyckelharpa should be like, how it should work, how the action should be, how it should sound and how it should look like. This is as close as we could get to all of these ideas this time.

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New Nyckelharpa!

Here it is! My new three rowed Nyckelharpa built by Esbjörn Hogmark. It is now fully adjusted and being introduced into different musical projects and concerts step by step. I have been trying and looking at so many different Nyckelharpas over the years. The old beautiful, good sounding and well working ones has inspired me and giving me all these ideas about how a Nyckelharpa should be like, how it should work, how the action should be, how it should sound and how it should look like. This is as close as we could get to all of these ideas this time.

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