Tvärvägen returns with the album "This river so red". Neo-classical chamber pieces for strings and piano are at the center on the new album, recorded live at Atlantisstudion in Stockholm.
Tvärvägen has a unique voice, which has developed off the beaten track. The debut “Sånger från Tvärvägen” was an eclectic mix of pop, sound experiments and free jazz. The follow up “Staring directly into the sun” had a more airy and minimalistic sound. ”This river so red” takes Tvärvägen's musical universe a step further. The melodic language is recognizable, but the arrangements are richer.
The songs belong somewhere in the vaguely defined genre neo-classical, in line with the contemporary figureheads like Nils Frahm and Max Richter.
Tvärvägen consists of composer and musician Henrik Öhberg. "This river so red" also features Elsa Wikström (violin), Gunilla Birkedal Lindberg (violin), Peder Sjögren (viola), Marika Dahlbäck (cello) and Joakim Simonsson (piano).
released September 18, 2015
Written, arranged, produced and mixed by Henrik Öhberg. Violin: Elsa Wikström and Gunilla Birkedal Lindberg. Viola: Peder Sjögren. Cello: Marika Dahlbäck. Piano: Joakim Simonsson. Kantele, accordion, synth: Henrik Öhberg. Recorded at Atlantisstudion, Rönninge syntrum and Klippgatan. Engineered by Janne Hansson. Mastered by Claes Persson. Painting by Ida Bergman. Layout by Henrik Öhberg.