Morten Alfred & Vingården

Deeply rooted in the folk music of the World

Morten Alfred & Vingården (The Vineyard) plays music composed by Morten Alfred Høirup, and processed and refined by a team of powerfull performers from the Danish folk, roots and trad scene. The music is a mix of melodies matured on the Danish and international folk music scene, as well as new compositions that are now meeting the world for the first time.

The music is written for listening as well as dancing, and the songs are about everyday life and its ups and downs. The melodies has more or less well known titles, such as Ingelas vals (Ingela’s Waltz), Vingården (The Vineyard), Lys Polsk (Light Polska), Slottet (The Castle), Fiolen Fat (Grab the Fiddle), Huset ved Havet (The House by the Sea), Vejen Hjem (The Journey Home), Vejen jeg går (The Road I walk) og Høstfesten (The Harvest Party).

Morten Alfred has been composing ever since he was a kid, and has received a Danish Music Award (The Danish ‘Grammy’) in the category Danish Folk Composer of the Year, amongst others. He published the music collection Ingela’s Waltz – 25 New Danish Folk Melodies, which includes chords and stories about a long life traveling with folk music, in the spring of 2022.