Vaapstenjeanoe – Big River (Jan Gunnar Hoff)
Excerpts from Jan Gunnar Hoff´s composition «Vaapstenjeanoe» (Big River). Performed by Helgeland Sinfonietta, Mats Eilertsen, Arve Henriksen & Jan Gunnar Hoff at the festival Smeltedigelen in Mo i Rana, Norway, October 1, 2021. Sound live and video: Thor-Ivar Lund.
The full 1 hr piece has been performed twice, in Mosjøen 2020 and Mo i Rana 2021.
Vaapstenjeanoe is the South Sami name for “Vefsna storelv” (Vefsna big river). Vefsna is the largest watercourse in Nordland county, Norway.