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Jón Leifs - Hekla and other orchestral works

Composer Jón Leifs
Performer Kór Hallgrímskirkju
Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis
Hördur Áskelsson
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
En Shao, conductor
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-1030 CD
EAN 7318590010303
Format CD
Release date Aug 1999
Total time 64'41

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  Jón Leifs
01 Iceland Ouverture (Minni Íslands), Op.9 (Text: Einar Benediktsson and Jonas Hallgrimsson) 11'48
02 Requiem, Op.33b for mixed choir a cappella (Text: Folk poetry and Jonas Hallgrimsson) 4'55
  Loftr-Suite, Op.6a 12'17
03 I. Preludium 1'29
04 II. Mimodrama 1'50
05 III. Invocation (Saeringar) 1'20
06 IV. Marcia funèbre 4'35
07 V. Finale 3'03
08 Réminiscence du Nord, Op.40 (1952) 15'00
09 Hekla, Op.52 (1961) (Text: Jonas Hallgrimsson) 11'22
10 Elegy (Hinsta kvedja), Op.53 (In memoriam 30.9.1961) 7'01
  Album total 64'41
ComposerLeifs, Jón
Chorus-masterÁskelsson, Hördur
ChoirKór Hallgrímskirkju
Schola Cantorum
ConductorShao, En
OrchestraIceland Symphony Orchestra

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