and welcome to Elmenland´s Music Homepage,
this short introduction may give you an imagination of the work of Elmenland´s
The basic idea of creating this special sound was to mix a sort of dreampictures,
and music played with accoustic instruments from different countries,
mostly of the oriental and
india culture in order to perform a new sound.
After some years of getting ideas by travelling around Turkey, Morocco
and the far eastern
countries the first Elmenland CD was produced by Hendrik Newman and Kallimero
with help of
some "Baghwany-friends" from Hamburg. This first Elmenland CD
brought up some short semi-
accoustic instrumentals and a 19 minutes lasting accoustic journey following
the Elmriver from its
wells through a land full of mystery and imagination to the sea.
During the following years, both musicians worked in different projects.
Kallimero did some
media-culture work in the baltic states and turkey and created the conceptalbum
Symphony" zogether with other musicians which used the physical basic
sound of the planets
mixed up with a musical imagination of their mystic stories.
ninety-ninety-three they met again producing the first tracks of a musical
journey through the
northern african deserts, called "Merzouga Morning". Here Elmenland
found its own typical style
of mixing imaginational aspects with music played by original musicians
from different countries,
recorded during their Trips and work out in the deep inner space of the
This long journey took Elmenland´s music from deep in the GUS to
Turkey, Morocco, Spain,
Italy, Greece and at least to the EXPO 2000 where they created a special
sound track for
the "BIG TIPI Youth Plattform".