Semmosta

Hyperborea
63
Code: 
KICD95
Publisher: 
Kansanmusiikki-instituutti ja Lempilevyt
Publishing year: 
2006-00-00T00:00:00
Recording year: 
2006

Recorded by Hannu Oskala, Marko Myöhänen
Mixed by Hannu Oskala, Petri Prauda
Mastered by Minerva Pappi, Finnvox

1. Big Enkeliska

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

Enkeliska variations from Rauma and Savonlinna region, from the compilation Vanhoja pelimannisävelmiä (old fiddler tunes, numbers 296 and 297).

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

2. Hey hoy dammit!

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

A song melody from Peräseinäjoki scorebook, recorded from Tuomas Ojanen. Polska in the middle from Kurikka scorebook, recorded from Eeli Tuomi. Finally polska number 41 from Samuel Rinta-Nikkola's scorebook.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

3. Lapua Wedding March / Drinking March from Lapua

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

Two very special marches from the repertoire of master fiddler Matti Haudanmaa from Kortesjärvi.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

4. Christening song

Comp. trad., arr. Petri Prauda.

This beautiful song from Anna Vuorela was found from the Kymenlaakso songbook. This version's premiere at the christening of Paula and Petri's godsons was notably emotional.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

5. Pihlajatie

Comp. Petri Prauda, trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

Pleasant moods from home at Pihlajatie (Rowantree road) and waltz from Kerimäki, from the compilation Vanhoja pelimannisävelmiä (number 206).

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

6. Björkö-polska

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

This polska is part of our long-standing repertoire. It was recorded from Gustaf Lindbäck in Oravainen, and can be found in the scorebook Polskan parhaita (The Best of Polska).

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

7. Frank Hietala's Schottische

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

A cheery schottische from fiddler Frank Hietala from Alavieska. Frank Hietala later moved to America.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

8. Mason's Polka, Sulo Mäkelä's Minor Polka, Maid's Polka

Comp. Otto Hotakainen, trad., trad.

The melodies in this spirited triple offering of polka come from master fiddler Otto Hotakainen and master accordionist Airi Hautamäki.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

9. Waltz from Jalasjärvi

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

Waltz number 112 in the Jalasjärvi scorebook, recorded from local fiddler Jaakko Rautanen.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

10. Mustn't lie down

Comp. trad., arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

A round-game song from Antti Virkkala in the Kaustinen scorebook, combined with the polka Luumäen surkia, which was recorded from fiddler Jalmari Siiriäinen in Mäntyharju.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

11. The Bride's smile

Comp. Antti Paalanen.

Antti composed this wedding march for his bride Heidi.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals

12. From Far and Away

Comp. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival, arr. Piia Kleemola, Antti Paalanen, Petri Prauda, Paula Susitaival.

The title song from the dance production of the same name in spring 2006.

Piia Kleemola: fiddle, viola, 15-string kantele, vocals
Antti Paalanen: 1-row accordion, 2 ½-row accordion
Petri Prauda: cittern, mandolin, vocals
Paula Susitaival: fiddle, keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa), vocals