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An Anthology Of Icelandic Choir Music / Jón Stefánsson


Release Date: 09/22/1994 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 239   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousHelgi HelgasonSigfús EinarssonJón Leifs,   ... 
Performer:  Sigrídur Gröndal
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 51 Mins. 

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1.
Upphaf thorlakstida by Anonymous
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; Iceland 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
2.
Maríukvædi by Anonymous
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Iceland 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
3.
Lofsöngur by Helgi Helgason
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1918; Iceland 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
4.
Látum sönginn gladan gjalla by Sigfús Einarsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Iceland 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
Notes: Arranged: Gudmundur Gamalíelsson and Hljódfærahús Reykjavíkur 
5.
Fjallkonan by Sigfús Einarsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Iceland 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
Notes: Arranged: Gudmundur Gamalíelsson and Hljódfærahus Reykjavíkur 
6.
Ég ad öllum háska hlæ by Anonymous
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Written: Iceland 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
Notes: Arranged: Hallgrímur Helgason 
7.
Krumma vísa by Anonymous
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Written: Iceland 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
Notes: Arranged: Jón Asgeirsson 
8.
Sofdu unga ástin mín by Anonymous
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Written: Iceland 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
Notes: Arranged: Jón Asgeirsson 
9.
Requiem, Op 33b by Jón Leifs
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; Iceland 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
10.
Songs (10) after Halldór Laxness: She was all that by Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Iceland 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
11.
Do you think that Gróa by Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Iceland 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
12.
From the proverbs by Jón Asgeirsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Iceland 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
13.
The Sick Rose by Atli Heimir Sveinsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; Iceland 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
14.
David 92 by Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Iceland 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
15.
Hosanna by Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson
Performer:  Sigrídur Gröndal ()
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Iceland 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
16.
O, Gud vors lands "Lofsöngur" by Sveinbjör Sveinbjörnsson
Conductor:  Jón Stefánsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Langholt Church Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Iceland 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Icelandic 
Notes: Arranged: Sigfús Eymundssson 

Sound Samples

Upphaf Thorlakstida (The beginning of the Offices of St. Thorlak)
Mariukvaedi (Ode to the virgin Mary)
O, Gud vors lands (The Icelandic National Anthem)
Lofsongur, "Psalm 150": Lofsongur (Psalm 150)
Latum songinn gladan gjalla (Let our joyful voices ring)
Fjallkonan (The Mountain Lady)
Eg ad ollum haska hlae (Waves my Rage)
Krumma visa (The Raven's Song)
Sofdu unga astin min (Sweetly Sleeep)
Requiem
Hun var thad allt (She was all you ever did Love)
Haldidun groa (Do you think that Groa)
Ordskvidur Salomons: (From the Proverbs)
The Sick Rose
David 92
Hosianna

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