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Baznīcas dziesmas by Tabita Urdze & Amanda Zaeska About this recording Accompaniments for well-known Latvian hymns played by Tabita and Amanda. This project was initiated by Rev. Gita Putce, who encountered the problem that several smaller Latvian congregations abroad have experienced, namely, the lack of an organist for church services. These congregations use specially recorded

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Bēru dziesmas by Amanda Zaeska About this recording Instrumental music for funerals and memorial services: Latvian folk melodies and church hymns played on kokle. Amanda Zaeska – kokle In 2012 Rev Gita Putce asked me to record instrumental music on the kokle that could be used at funerals. The songs in this album are Latvian

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About this recording “The housewife baked bread the whole day long”…in the evening she added music, and soon this little film was made. Tabita and Amanda kneaded the dough. Amanda baked the bread. Amanda and Tabita sang and played music. Toms and Laima took pictures. Toms made the film. Par šo ierakstu Saiminiece maizi cepa…tur

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About this recording A project from our home studio. Vocals: Laima Jātniece, Jānis Jātnieks, Amanda Zaeska Guitar: Jānis Jātnieks, Amanda Zaeska Accordion: Jānis Jātnieks Pump organ, kokle: Amanda Zaeska Sound engineering and production: Toms Urdze Artist: Laima Jātniece Studio “20 ābeles” Recorded on December 17-19, 2017. Songs Aija, Ancīt, aijā (t. dz.) Puff the Magic

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Lini

“Lini” was formed in 1994 by 2nd-generation Latvian-Americans in Minneapolis (USA). The group sings and plays Latvian folk songs, but sometimes also uses melodies from other traditions. All arrangements are their own. “Lini” recorded their first songs on cassette tape in 1996. Their first recording was re-released as a CD in 2006. They made a

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