Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Augundsson, Torgeir

Torgeir Augundsson(1801-1872), also known as Myllarguten, Norwegian composer and virtuoso on the Hadranger fiddle, the most acknowledged Norwegian folk musician in his days.He spent his life on concert tours with this instrument by Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The pieces which he composed for his fiddle, based on Norwegian folk melodies and dance.

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