Sound files from Ransäter 1996

The images and the sound files are snapshots from video cassettes produced by VDF. More about the videos and VDF at the main page about the Ransäter Accordion Festival.

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Bengan Janson from 'Östen med resten' is playing 'Balkanschottis'. He's been awarded the accordionist of the year prize in Sweden.
Glimtar 1996
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Opening ceremony. 'Svensk-Norsk Spelmansvals' is being played.
Glimtar 1996
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Anders Larsson and Lars Karlsson. Very well-known and appreciated Swedish artists. Anders has also been awarded the accordionist of the year prize in Sweden. I don't know the name of the tune.
Glimtar 1996
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Some of the members of 'Hedmark Toraderlag' from Norway. 'Torader' is the Norwegian name of their diatonics.
Glimtar 1996
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Jeanne Widman, daughter of the famous Walter Eriksson, has travelled all the way from the USA to direct the 'play-togethers'. She had some discipline problems this time... The tune is a polka called 'Wiggen'.
Glimtar 1996
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This is Tomas Nybondas from Finland playing the well-known 'Säkkijärven polka'. 
Glimtar 1996
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One of the most appreciated accordionists in Sweden, Roland Cedermark. He's playing 'Don't be cruel'. He's got a very special way of playing.
Glimtar 1996
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It's a tradition to have a wedding at the festival. The bridal couple are playing a very beatiful waltz.
Glimtar 1996
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Some prefer playing laying down. The tune is 'Wiggen' again.
Glimtar 1996
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Lillebror Vasaasen and his wife, both from Norway. A very beautiful tune.
Glimtar 1996
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St Petersburgs Musette Ensemble. Awarded a special prize from the audience this year.
Glimtar 1996
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A very nice waltz - "Vals fra Sogn" by Edvard Veum. Played by a couple of Norwegians.
Glimtar 1996 del 2
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This is Skäggetorpsgårdens Dragspelsklubb playing 'Te´ dans me´ Karlstatösera'.
Glimtar 1996 del 2
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Art Nilsen from Lake Telemark, New Jersey and a friend, were playing 'Poinciana'. He's a member of the Scandinavian Accordion Club of NY.
Glimtar 1996 del 2
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Jeanne Widman again, now playing instead of directing. She and her friends in the Scandinavian Accordion Club of NY are playing 'Ransäterminnen', composed by Walter Eriksson. From left to right, is Randy Widman, Eric Johansson, Artie Carlson (the Band Leader) and Jeanne Widman.
Glimtar 1996 del 2
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Annika Andersson and Anders Larsson. Very popular.
Glimtar 1996 del 2
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