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This page lists all recordings composed by Jón Leifs (1899–1968).
Gunnar Guðbjörnsson (tenor) & Bjarni Thor Kristinsson (bass-baritone)
Schola Cantorum & Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Hermann Bäumer
Jón Leifs was a true original and his Edda oratorio cycle was one of his most original inspirations.
Planned in the 1920s as a single oratorio on the Völuspá, it grew into an epic tetralogy –... — More…
Rakel Edda Guðmundsdóttir (soprano), Ragnheiður Sara Grímsdóttir (soprano), Thelma Hrönn Sigurdórsdóttir (soprano), Kirstín Erna Blöndal (soprano), Jóhanna Ósk Valsdóttir (alto), Helgi Steinar Helgason (tenor), Fjölnir Ólafsson (bass)
Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis, Hörður Áskelsson
The singers have a distinctive timbre, with strength held in reserve in almost every item — More…
Hanna Dóra Sturludóttir (mezzo-soprano), Elmar Gilbertsson (tenor), Kristinn Sigmundsson (bass)
Schola Cantorum Reykjavík, Hermann Bäumer
The sounds of Iceland’s landscape and folklore make their way into Edda II, the second part of the composer’s mammoth Norse myth-inspired trilogy. Expect a raw lyricism, tectonic force and a... — More…