Karlakór Reykjavíkur - Icelandic Folk-Songs - Íslenzk þjóðlög FLAC album
Genre: Folk and World music
Title: Icelandic Folk-Songs - Íslenzk þjóðlög
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Karlakór Reykjavíkur. Icelandic Folk-Songs - Íslenzk þjóðlög (LP).
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Icelandic folk music includes a number of styles that are together a prominent part of the music of Iceland. When speaking of traditional Icelandic vocal music, there are two prominent vocal performance styles, one using the term kveða and the other syngja. The first is a performance practice referred to as kveðskapur or kvæðaskapur. Kveðskapur is also the generic Icelandic term for poetry. The term syngja translates as to sing.
slands lag (The Song of Iceland). I Long to Sing), for chorus. Karlakór Reykjavíkur. 3. Landið vort fagra (Our Land, the Beautiful), song. 4. Sefur sól hjá ægi (By the Sea Sleeps the Sun), song. 5. Íslands lag (The Song of Iceland), song. 6. Nú hnígur sól (Sunset), song (after a melody by Bortnyansky). 7. Sumar er í sveitum (Summer in the Countryside), song.
Icelandic music has a very long tradition. With some songs still sung today dating from 14th century. Folk songs are often about love, sailors, masculinity, hard winters, as well as elves, trolls and other mythological creatures, and tend to be quite secular and often humorous. Her latest album Tookah, released in 2013, reached the Top 50 album charts in several countries. Other artists that are attracting attention outside Iceland include the electro-pop group FM Belfast, indie pop, rock, folk band Kaleo as well as the singers and composers Sóley and Sin Fang, who are both known as founding members of the band Seabear. The ensemble created for the occasion was given the name Hljómsveit Reykjavíkur (The Reykjavík Orchestra), and performed sporadically in the years that followed under the direction of Sigfús Einarsson and Páll Ísólfsson.
|A1||Ísland Farsælda Frón|
|A3||Úti Ert Þú Við Eyjar Blár|
|A6||Nú Er Ég Glaður|
|A7||Björt Mey Og Hrein|
|B2||Ó, Jómfrú Fín|
|B3||Slyngur Er Kjói|
|B5||Ó, Mín Flaskan Fríða|
NotesThe recording was made in stereo at the Reykjavik Háteigs Church in January 1973.
|SG-062||The Reykjavík Male Choir*||Icelandic Folk Songs (LP, Album)||SG-Hljómplötur||SG-062||Iceland||Unknown|