Leigh Folk Festival | London Hardingfelelag
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London Hardingfelelag

London Hardingfelelag

Bio

The London Hardingfelelag is a group of musicians who meet up monthly to perform traditional Norwegian tunes on the hardingfele or Hardanger fiddle, the nine-stringed instrument unique to Southwestern Norway. Four of the strings are strung and played like a violin, while the rest, aptly named understrings or sympathetic strings, resonate under the influence of the other four, creating a curious and beautiful ringing sound. The Hardingfele is used for dancing, often accompanied by rhythmic loud foot stomping, but it was also traditional for a fiddler to lead a bridal procession to the church.

Where to find them

Fishermen’s Chapel (upstairs): Sat 23, Start: 21.00 – Finish: 21.30

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Find out more

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Category

Music, Saturday