Fräkmündt

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Fräkmündt is a Folk music project active since 2010. The define their style as Swiss Ur Folk. Fräkmündt reinteprate old Swiss songs but also create new ur-alpine music, based on the inspiration from sagas, nature, historical places and traditional ceremonies.

Fräkmündt was the old name of a mysterious mountain in the heart of Switzerland which is connected to uncountable sagas. It was re-named to Pilatus after a legend, telling that the corpse of Pontius Pilatus was thrown into a lake on the eastern mountainside in order to tame his restless and furious spirit. Also, many sources speak about dragons living in caves inside the mountain, the wild hunt haunting its chasms and witches roaming the woods beneath it.

Line-up:
Res - Vocals, lyrics, mouth harp
Anneli - Hurdy gurdy, flute, bass, vocals, songwriting
Käthi - Accordion, balalaika, ukulele, harmonica, songwriting
Guschti - Guitars, banjo, flute, songwriting
Hagu Hans - Drums
Ursula - Cowbell
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Albums

Percht17 Fräkmündt - Uufwärts E D'Föuse... album art Fräkmündt Uufwärts E D'Föuse... (MiniAlbum) Percht Percht17 Austria 2010 Sell This Version
Percht15 Fräkmündt - Urbärglieder album art Fräkmündt Urbärglieder (Album) Percht Percht15 Austria 2010 Sell This Version
Percht 19 Fräkmündt - Heiwehland album art Fräkmündt Heiwehland (Album) Percht Percht 19 Austria 2011 Sell This Version
AB063 Fräkmündt - Landlieder & Frömdländler album art Fräkmündt Landlieder & Frömdländler (Album) Auerbach Tonträger AB063 Germany 2014 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Fräkmündt - Losid Vo Bärge Ond Tal album art Fräkmündt Losid Vo Bärge Ond Tal Percht none Austria 2010 Sell This Version