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stills from "The Hardingfele & The Mystical Process of Tune Transmission"

"In the southern region of Norway called Telemark, a young hardingfele player is born the fateful day her mother, a beautiful and wise player herself, hands her daughter one of these magical instruments and begins the young girl on her journey into understanding the mysterious and captivating 300-year-old tradition..."

Using the traditional artform called "crankies", this illustrated scroll combines art & storytelling with ethnomusicological research; offering an immersive, inquisitive introduction to Norwegian hardingfele music.


india ink on butcher paper.

story, drawings, and crankie performance by Georgia Beatty

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