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Author Jón Leifs.

Title Dettifoss and other orchestral works [sound recording] / Jón Leifs.

Imprint Djursholm, Sweden : Bis, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    EC LEIF O S30CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001951 001135 000626 001651
Note The 4th work is a symphonic poem.
Text of the 4th work by Einar Benediktsson.
Eds. recorded: Iceland Music Information Centre.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Árni Heimir Ingólfsson and biographical notes on the performers, in Icelandic with English, German and French translations, and text of the 4th work, with English translation (31 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Konsert fyrir orgel og hljómsveit, op. 7 = Concerto for organ and orchestra (19:51) -- Variazioni pastorale : op. 8 : Tilbrigði við tema eftir Ludwig van Beethoven : fyrir hljómsveit = Variations on a theme by Ludwig van Beethoven : for orchestra (11:35) -- Fine II : Kveðja til jarðlífsins : op. 56, fyrir vibrafón & strengjasveit = Fine II : Farewell to earthly life : for vibraphone and string orchestra (6:26) -- Dettifoss : op. 57, fyrir hljómsveit, blandaðan kór & baritón = for orchestra, mixed choir and baritone (16:51).
Performer Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, organ (1st work); Reynir Sigurðsson, vibraphone (3rd work); Loftur Erlingsson, baritone (4th work); Mótettukór Hallgrímskirkju (4th work); Iceland Symphony Orchestra; En Shao, conductor.
Event Recorded Sept. 15-16, 1998 (3rd-4th works), and Feb. 1-14, 1999 (1st-2nd works), in Hallgrím's Church, Reykjavík, Iceland.
Subject Einar Benediktsson, 1864-1940 -- Musical settings.
Concertos (Organ)
Variations (Orchestra)
Vibraphone with string orchestra.
Symphonic poems.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Added Author Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, 1961- Performer.
Reynir Sigurðsson. Performer.
Loftur Erlingsson. Performer.
Shao, En, 1954- Conductor.
Jón Leifs. Concerto, organ, orchestra, op. 7.
Jón Leifs. Variazioni pastorali.
Jón Leifs. Fine, no. 2.
Jón Leifs. Dettifoss.
Mótettukór Hallgrímskirkju. Performer.
Sinfóniúhljómsveit íslands. Performer.
Added Title Dettifoss.
Works. Selections
Standard No. 7318590009307
Music No. CD-930 Bis

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