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Concert by Helle Thun (Denmark) and Margrethe Sørensen (Denmark)
presented on 25 June 2016 at La Vieille Loye (France)
Kulning is a vocal technique that evolved over centuries in Scandinavian farming culture, to allow shepherds to communicate with each other and their herds over long distances. Historians believe that Viking priestesses chanted their incantations in a way that may refer to this ancient Nordic vocal sound.