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Poems Limited Vinyl LP

by Viktor Orri Įrnason, Įlfheišur Erla Gušmundsdóttir

Release Date: 10 November 2023

Format: LP Vinyl

Label: Deutsche Grammophon

£24.99

Viktor Orri Árnason, Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir Poems Limited Vinyl LP

Overview:

Icelandic poetry past and present channelled into music filled with beauty, nostalgia and a sense of human vulnerability, composer Viktor Orri Árnason marks his signing to Deutsche Grammophon with Poems, a spellbinding debut album. Árnason wrote Poems in collaboration with rising-star soprano Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir. The 10-track album features their own verse as well as that of Ólöf Sigurðardóttir frá Hlöðum (1857-1933), Hulda (Unnur Benediktsdóttir Bjarklind, 1881-1946), Guðfinna Jónsdóttir frá Hömrum (1899-1946), Sigurður Pálsson (1948-2017) and Arndís Lóa Magnúsdóttir (b.1994).

Featured Tracks:

1 Rödd
2 Náttmyrkrid
3 Vera
4 Ord Og Draumar
5 Blikna
6 Til Kvædagydjunnar
7 Ljóssins Knörr
8 Líkaminn Er Thaninn Fidlustrengur
9 Jörd Bídur
10 Handan Vid Haf