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Germany (1997 – 2005)

Forseti was a / project from Germany headed by Andreas Ritter. The music is best described as folk-inspired acoustic music, with the acoustic guitar as base instrument, and mainly supported by violin, flute and melodica. Lyrical themes include nature, religion, melancholy and citations from literature and mythology. The band Forseti was conceived in 1997, when Ritter bought his first acoustic guitar (though he made music beforehand).

Forseti has cooperated with many individuals in the neofolk scene, such as Uwe Nolte (Orplid), Douglas Pearce (Death in June), Kim Larsen (:Of the Wand & the Moon:), and B’Eirth (In Gowan Ring).

Ritter is reported to have suffered a heart attack in May 2005, causing him to lose some bodily functions and inflicting brain damage. This provoked the release of a collaborative album entitled Forseti lebt (“May Forseti Live”) in 2006, in support of the musician. Participating artists were: Sonne Hagal, Sonnentau, B’eirth (In Gowan Ring), :Of the Wand & the Moon:, Death in June, Waldteufel, Lux Interna, Northman, Fire + Ice, Darkwood, and Primus Inter Pares.


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  • IvanTank

    Форсети - сын Бальдра и Нанны, дочери великана Непа. Ему принадлежит чертог Глитнир; к нему обращаются с жалобами обиженные, и он улаживает все споры

    29 Apr 3:25pm Reply
  • IvanTank

    Forseti для обиженных )

    29 Apr 3:24pm Reply
  • GhostlyFreedom

    САМЫЙ ЛУЧШИЙ дарк-фолк проект, имхо. FORSETI LEBT!

    15 Apr 5:20pm Reply
  • Winterisle


    14 Apr 2:41pm Reply
  • suLeg

    Forseti lebt.

    11 Mar 8:33am Reply
  • Concors

    Forseti lebt!

    8 Feb 5:57pm Reply
  • MrReimar

    Forseti lebt.

    3 Feb 8:19pm Reply
  • Erinnerung_84

    Du fehlst noch immer.

    30 Jan 4:54pm Reply
  • Nox-Aeternus

    - FORSETI doit vivre ! Longue vie a Forseti ! Respect ! Les Jumelles !

    10 Jan 1:44pm Reply
  • Nox-Aeternus

    - Excellent , grandiose Forseti ! Respect ! Les Jumelles !

    10 Jan 1:42pm Reply
  • Arkandast

    Потрясающий у него голос. Конечно, не знаю, почему мне некоторые его песни не понравились, но в них есть глубочайший смысл...которые успокаивают нервы...А вот ведь как оно, а. Человек пел про Природу донося её смысл Нам и хотел сделать всё, чтобы мы слились с ней, а сама сила Природы с ним так поступила...|и да, пусть Forseti живёт...|

    13 Sep 2014 Reply
  • pimkach

    отличный дядька, красиво исполняет. особенно примечателен из-за низкого качества его первый альбом

    6 Sep 2014 Reply
  • WaitingForMetal

    Rip hitler

    21 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Alabama_Yarrow

    Erde is magic

    11 May 2014 Reply
  • Susi_Bellamy

    Sólo dos palabras GOCE ESTETICO.

    8 Mar 2014 Reply
  • limonad_limonad

    Все любят Корн.

    1 Feb 2014 Reply
  • gessekaidesu

    Does anybody know where to find violin chords for Lichterflug? Or who might help with it?

    11 Oct 2013 Reply
  • special_user

    Damn I miss his music

    29 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Vinyl-Scratch

    Die beste neofolk Band. Ich bin absolut begeistert

    25 Sep 2013 Reply
  • black_gaze

    forseti musst leben!

    6 Sep 2013 Reply
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