Film, Video Emma Björling & Petrus Johansson
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- Emma Björling & Petrus Johansson
- Emma Björling (vocals) is one of the foremost singers of Swedish folksongs performing today. She is a member of the bands Lyy and Skye Consort with Emma Björling, as well as vocal groups Kongero and Baravox. She has also toured extensively with the well-known Swedish folk band Ranarim. Björling has been singing in choirs since the age of six, and studied both jazz and classical music before following her heart back to the traditional music she first heard her grandfather play on the fiddle. She holds university degrees in Swedish traditional music (Royal College of Music in Stockholm), voice pedagogy, music theory, and ensemble teaching (Ingesund College of Music). Petrus Johansson (guitar) got his interest in music from his father, who was a professional flute player. Johansson started playing guitar and bass, mostly jazz and rock, when he was quite young. During his university studies he met Björling, and together they started playing Swedish traditional music. This led to a greater interest in the guitar as a folk music instrument, using it to provide bass lines. He is a trained guitar and bass teacher and has worked at Ingesund College of Music and several music schools.
- July 22, 2020
- 30 minutes 6 seconds
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