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Leifs: Edda, Part 1 - The Creation of the World (Sköpun heimsins)

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 –...
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Contents

Leifs: Edda, Part 1: Skopun heimsins (The Creation of the World)

Work length1:15:32
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  • Gunnar Gudbjornsson (tenor), Bjarni Thor Kristinsson (bass-baritone)
  • Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Reykjavicensis Schola Cantorum
  • Hermann Bäumer
  • Recorded: October 2006
  • Recording Venue: Hallgrim Church, Reykjavik, Iceland

Ar var alda (Young Were the Years)

Track length4:21
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Ymir

Track length7:24
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Thursa Thjodar sjot (The Giants' Palace)

Track length2:56
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Audhumla, Odinn ok hans braedr (Audhumla, Odin and his Brothers)

Track length2:54
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Saer (Sea)

Track length2:37
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Jord (Earth)

Track length2:30
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Himinn, sol, dagr (Sky, Sun, Day)

Track length10:28
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Nott, morgunn (Night, Morning)

Track length19:23
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Asgardr, Askr ok Embla, Midgardr (Asgrad, Ash and Embla, Midgard)

Track length3:38
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Scherzo: Allir menn urdut jafnspakir (All Men Aren't Equally Wise)

Track length3:26
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Vidr, sumar, logn (Wood, Summer, Calm)

Track length8:04
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Vetr ok vindr (Winter and Wind)

Track length2:37
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Finale: Ifing, niu heimar (Ifing, Nine Worlds)

Track length5:14
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