Shaman tambourine

Ulla Pirttijarvi – Traditional Saami music

The music of this disc is not “yoik” in its pure form. These are beautiful ballads, performed in their native language, in the national style. Among the instruments accompanying her singing, of course, is the shaman’s tambourine of the Saami.… Read more

Blue Chip Orchestra — Red Sky Beat (1998)

In their works the Blue Chip Orchestra used ritual hymns of Indian shamans, flutes, ratchets, drums and sounds of natural origin (thundering peals, rain, crackling of branches in a burning fire), as well as specially made instruments like “reflective harp”, “mirror drums “,” Danube tuba “,” sound sails “and so on. in combination with a modern electronic sound. Bognermayr was answering in the ensemble for synthesizers and sampling, Tsushrader performed guitar, keyboard and percussion parts; programming and recording they performed in tandem.… Read more