Sympathetic Strings: Stories of the Hardanger Fiddle

SYMPATHETIC STRINGS highlights the fiddle makers, musicians, dancers and apprentices who have formed an ardent, close-knit community of folk tradition practice around Norway's beloved national instrument. Musicians, along with accordionist Art Bjorngjeld, play accompaniment for the traditional Norwegian dance group known as Det Norske Folkedanslaget. Through interviews and performances, SYMPATHETIC STRINGS celebrates and reinforces the importance of maintaining and adapting centuries-old cultural traditions.

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