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Rakel Edda Guðmundsdóttir (soprano), Ragnheiður Sara Grímsdóttir (soprano), Thelma Hrönn Sigurdórsdóttir (soprano), Kirstín Erna Blöndal (soprano), Jóhanna Ósk Valsdóttir (alto), Helgi Steinar Helgason (tenor), Fjölnir Ólafsson (bass)
Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis, Hörður Áskelsson
The singers have a distinctive timbre, with strength held in reserve in almost every item — More…
Martial Nardeau (flute), Einar Jóhannesson (clarinet), Rúnar H. Vilbergsson (bassoon), Inga Rós Ingólfsdóttir (cello), Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir (viola), Rut Ingólfsdóttir (violin), Sigurlaug Eðvaldsdóttir (violin), Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson (cello), Þórunn Guðmundsdóttir (mezzo-soprano), Einar Jörundsson...
Gunnar Guðbjörnsson (tenor) & Bjarni Thor Kristinsson (bass-baritone)
Schola Cantorum & Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Hermann Bäumer
Jón Leifs was a true original and his Edda oratorio cycle was one of his most original inspirations.
Planned in the 1920s as a single oratorio on the Völuspá, it grew into an epic tetralogy –... — More…