Dwight Lamb’s Danish Tunes

20 Nov

It is finally here!!! The tune book Dwight Lamb’s Danish Tunes, with the collected tunes that his grandfather, Chris Jerup, brought along from Vendsyssel in Northern Denmark and all the way to Iowa, USA in 1893. It is released and now available for everybody through the great publisher Edition Svitzer in Copenhagen who publish and distributes high quality sheet music world wide. The tune book includes 40+ tunes with texts in English and Danish and many great new and old pictures.

The tune book can be ordered via this link: http://editionsvitzer.com/catalog/3h54i2dayb/c-23/p-1481 and will be mailed to allover the world!





2017 has been quite an amazing year for Dwight. On his 83rd birthday he was celebrated as
Dansk Rigsspillemand (National folk musician of Denmark) at a big celebration concert held at the Danish Parliament building on May 16th, see www.rigsspillemand.dk (only text in Danish.)

In September yet a chapter was added to the great story, when Dwight was honored in Washington, DC by the National Endowments of the Arts www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8icQf4p-BA&feature=youtu.be
See also: https://www.facebook.com/NationalEndowmentfortheArts/posts/10155765775954485
And https://www.arts.gov

It is the biggest award you can receive as a folk musician in the USA! – take a look at the list of who else received it over the years, and read a bit more about it further down on this page as well 😉