Recorded in February 1993, at KullamÃ¤e, on the north coast of Estonia, in the red house close to the shore. Estonian wildlife sounds added from the recordings of Fred JÃ¼ssi. Artwork and layout by Mae Kivilo.
JAAK JOHANSON (b. 1959)
Active fascination with traditional music and singing from 1976, when joined folklore group LEEGAJUS that made efforts to draw attention to authentic unique Estonian singing and playing ways, specially over 3000 years old runo singing.
In 1982 graduated with a degree in acting. From 1987 together with some young actors and students actively toured in Estonia for 5 years, collecting diaries, songbooks, photos..., recording and video recording the lifestories of the older generation.
Since 1987 also at the Tallinn Old Town House of Music within the framework of a wider cultural-educational project in the medieval city of Tallinn. Leading radio program in Estonian Radio about traditional music of different nations, and off-stream music.
When performing, prefers more eye to eye, face to face situations...
ANTS JOHANSON (b. 1962)
Concert producer and organizer of VILJANDI FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL.
MART JOHANSON (b. 1963)
Singer, songwriter. Managing director of ARM MUSIC;
KÃ„RT JOHANSON (b. 1971)
Excellent singer of traditional Estonian runo songs. Freelance actor.
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1. Boatbuilding / Laevategemine
2. Nordic Interlude / PÃµhja VahemÃ¤ng
3. Whatevero`clock / PoolÃ¼kskÃµik
4. Too Clear / Liiga selge
5. Broken Bridge / Sild on katki
6. Pushing Off / LahtilÃ¼kkamine
7. Long Ago / Ammu
8. Annan Waters
9. Wake Up My Heart / Mu sÃ¼da Ã¤rka Ã¼les
10. A Thousand Thanks / Tuhat tÃ¤nu
11. Breathing / Hingamine
12. Father`s Words / Isa sÃµnad
13. Nightingale at Ojapera / Ojapera Ã¶Ã¶bik