Allspel-Iceland

Some songs from Iceland:

  • Hýr gleður hug minn: traditional Icelandic song from the songbook of Ólafur Jónsson á Söndum (1560-1627). You can find more stanzas of the song here. It was taught at the NHM 2010 in Gjøvik by Bára Grímsdóttir & Chris Foster.
  • Ó mín flaskan fríða: Another traditional song from Iceland, this one written by Eggert Ólafsson (1726-1768) and sung in tvísöngur style (parallel fifths with crossing voices). Taught by Bára and Chris at the NHM 2011 in Broby.

 

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