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Albums by Nils-Aslak Valkeapää

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Govadas Govadas 30:55    
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Track length:30:55
Artist: Nils-Aslak Valkeapää
Performer: Esa Kotilainen
Nils-Aslak Valkepää
Producer: Nils-Aslak Valkepää
Arranger: Esa Kotilainen
Nils-Aslak Valkepää
Composer: Esa Kotilainen
Nils-Aslak Valkepää
ISRC: NOGJD5805010
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Biellobalva Biellobalva 31:09    
Album only
Track length:31:09
Artist: Nils-Aslak Valkeapää
Performer: Esa Kotilainen
Nils-Aslak Valkepää
Producer: Nils-Aslak Valkepää
Arranger: Esa Kotilainen
Nils-Aslak Valkepää
Composer: Esa Kotilainen
Nils-Aslak Valkepää
ISRC: NOGJD5805020

Beaivi, Áhcázan (The Sun, my Father) is innovative electronic music and yoik. The firs part, Govadas, is rhythmic, drumming electronic music and yoik based on variations on a single tune. The second part, Biellobalva, is more varied - from mellow sweetness to fast, vivid yoik blended with exciting electronic music.

 

 


About Nils-Aslak Valkeapää:

One of sami cultures most important artists. Painter, Poet, Writer and Yoiker Nils-Aslak Valkeapää. Also known for his Sjaman abilities, beeing able to cure people and with a deep knowledge of sami culture and history. a remarkable person. Musically he experimented with jazz and even electronic elements and cooperated with scandinavian musicians. He has inspired other artists like Mari Boine and Jan Garbarek.

The traditional Sami singing of the joik was important in his music, as well as in his painting and in written works. He was first recognised as an artist for his joik during the 1960s, with his first recording Jojkuja from 1968, which contained modernised joik. Valkeapeää wrote the music to the motion picture Ofelaš, internationally known as View artist profile