Kirsten Bråten Berg
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, Songen (2010)
Elements in common with traditional African and Norwegian folk
Kirsten Bråten Berg is a much-honoured singer of Norwegian folk music. (Neile)
Recommended first album:
From Senegal to Setesdal is the only one we've heard.
1997—Six Degrees Records, P.O. Box 411347, San Francisco, CA 94141-1347, U.S.A.—657036 1014-2
Wide in U.S.
Recommended for world music fans
Kirsten Bråten Berg—vocals, mouth harp
This is a conjunction between Kirsten Bråten Berg, a Norwegian singer and musician and two African musicians, Solo Cissokho, Kouame Sereba, and another Norwegian musician, Jørgulv Straume—a conjunction of both African and Norwegian traditional songs. This is an interesting conjunction of cultures. World music fans will find much to like here. (Neile)
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