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Author Jón Leifs.

Title Hafís [sound recording] : and other works for voices and orchestra / Jón Leifs.

Imprint Djursholm, Sweden : Bis, p2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C LEIF HAF M50CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001749 000425 001055 001204 000330 000232
Note Op. 14a originally for voice and piano.
Eds. recorded: Iceland Music Information Centre.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Árni Heimir Ingólfsson, in Icelandic with English, French, and German translations, and texts with English translations (31 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Hafís : fyrir blandaðan kór & hljómsveit = Drift ice : for mixed chorus and orchestra, op. 63 / text, Einar Benediktsson (17:49) -- Tveir söngvar fyrir söngrödd & hljómsveit. Máninn liður ; Vögguvísa = Two songs for mezzo-soprano and orchestra, op. 14a. Moon song ; Lullaby / texts, Jóhann Jónsson (4:25) -- Guðrúnarkviða : fyrir mezzo-sópran, tenór, bassa & hljómsveit = The lay of Guðrun : for mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass and orchestra, op. 22 / text from Eddic poetry, compiled by Jón Leifs (10:55) -- Nótt : fyrir tenor, bariton og litla hljómsveit = Night : for tenor, baritone and small orchestra, op. 59 / text, Þorsteinn Erlingsson (12:04) -- Fine I : Kveðja til jarðlífsins : fyrir hljómsveit = Farewell to earthly life : for orchestra, op. 55 (3:30) -- Vögguvísa : fyrir söngrödd & hljómsveit = Lullaby : for mezzo-soprano and orchestra, op. 14a, no. 2 / text, Jóhann Jónsson (2:32).
Performer Ingveldur Ýr Jónsdóttir, mezzo-soprano (in the 2nd-3rd and 6th works) ; Gunnar Guðbjörnsson, tenor (3rd-4th works) ; Ólafur Kjartan Sigurðarson, baritone (4th work) ; Loftur Erlingsson, bass (3rd work) ; Schola Cantorum (1st work) ; Iceland Symphony Orchestra ; Anne Mason, conductor.
Event The 1st-3rd and 5th-6th works recorded May 1999, Hallgrim's Church, Reykjavik, Iceland; the 4th work recorded Sept. 1999, Seltjarne's Church, Iceland.
Language Sung in Icelandic.
Subject Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Vocal trios with orchestra.
Vocal duets with chamber orchestra.
Orchestral music.
Added Author Ingveldur Ýr Jónsdóttir. voc
Gunnar Guðbjörnsson. voc
Ólafur Kjartan Sigurðarson, 1968- voc
Loftur Erlingsson. voc
Manson, Anne, 1960- Conductor.
Jón Leifs. Hafís.
Jón Leifs. Sönglög, op. 14a; arr.
Jón Leifs. Guðrúnarkviða.
Jón Leifs. Nótt.
Jón Leifs. Fine, no. 1.
Schola Cantorum (Musical group : Iceland) Performer.
Sinfóniúhljómsveit íslands. Performer.
Added Title Works. Selections
Standard No. 7318590010501
Music No. BIS-CD-1050 Bis
CD-1050 Bis

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