Ulla Pirttijärvi is regarded as one of the finest artists from Sápmi ("Samiland").
She has worked with Frode Fjellheim who produced her albums in 1998 and 2002. Her newest album Áibbašeabmi was released in 2008.
"Traditional Sami music revolves around singing. The only traditional instruments are the flute "fadno" (made from Angelica archangelica) and drums, and purely instrumental music is unknown. Modern Sami bands use a wide variety of instruments, especially the fiddle and accordion.
"Improvised, highly spiritual songs called… read more
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