Einar Selvik: Návrat ke starým severským mýtům a hudbě / Einar Selvik: Regenerating Old Norse Myths and Music

Einar Selvik is a Norwegian composer and the leader and founder of the renowned Norwegian musical group Wardruna. He has presented his work and methods in universities around the world. Einar is primarily a musician, but his innovative combination of a scholarly and practical approach to Nordic ethnomusicology has gained him praise and respect both among musicians and scientists. Today there are several international top-researchers who use his music when they want to give students a feeling of how Old Norse “Skaldic” performances might have been executed. In this session Einar will speak about the approach, study and implementation of Old Norse traditions and mythical content in his work.