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Jón Leifs: Complete Songs

Finnur Bjarnason (tenor) & Örn Magnússon (piano)

This entire collection is dark, thrilling and terrifying. Leifs has a direct way with melody, which despite its irregularities often has a pleasing, Reger-like geography…at his best, Finnur Bjarnason... More…

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Contents

Leifs: Minningarsongvar um aevilok Jonasar Hallgrimssonar, Op. 45

Work length6:40
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Heimþrá (Homesickness)

Track length2:35
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No. 2. Sólhvörf (Solstice)

Track length2:57
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No. 3. Hjörtun hefjast (Hearts Rise Up)

Track length1:08
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Leifs: Söngvar söguhljómkviðunnar, Op. 25

Work length5:05
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Brennusöngur Skarphéðins (Skarphéðinn’s Song When Burning)

Track length1:31
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No. 2. Húskarlahvöt (Exhortations to the Farmhands)

Track length1:37
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No. 3. Helsöngur Þormóðar (Þormóður's Death Song)

Track length1:57
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Leifs: 2 Íslensk thjóðlög, Op. 19b

Work length5:20
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Sofðu, unga ástin mín (Slumber Dearest Child of Mine)

Track length4:17
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No. 2. Breiðifjörður (Fjord of a Thousand Islands)

Track length1:03
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Leifs: 2 Sönglög, Op. 18a

Work length9:57
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Góða nótt (Good Night)

Track length5:19
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No. 2. Ríma (Rhyme)

Track length4:38
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Leifs: 3 Erindi úr Hávamálum, Op. 4

Work length3:50
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Þagalt ok hugalt (A King's Child)

Track length1:23
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No. 2. Ungr vark forðum (I Was Young)

Track length1:08
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No. 3. Deyr fé (Beasts Die)

Track length1:19
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Leifs: Stattu steinhús (Stand, House of Stone), Op. 47a

Work length1:08
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

Leifs: 2 Sönglög, Op. 14a

Work length5:17
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Máninn líður (The Moon Glides)

Track length2:13
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No. 2. Vögguvísa (Lullaby)

Track length3:04
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Leifs: 3 Söngvar úr Íslendingasögum, Op. 24

Work length6:40
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Þat mælti mín móðir (My Mother Wants a Price Paid)

Track length1:16
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No. 2. Ástarvísur til Steingerðar (Love Poems to Steingerður)

Track length4:18
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No. 3. Haugskviða Gunnars (Gunnar’s Verse from His Mound)

Track length1:06
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J. Leifs: 3 Sönglög, Op. 23

Work length9:19
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Þula (verse)

Track length3:07
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No. 2. Draugadans (Dance of the Spectres)

Track length3:00
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No. 3. Vorkvæði (Spring Poem)

Track length3:12
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Leifs: 3 Aettjarðarsöngvar, Op. 27

Work length2:43
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

3 Aettjarðarsöngvar (3 Patriotic Songs), Op. 27: No. 3. Minningaland (Memory-land) (version for voice and piano)

Track length2:43
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Leifs: Ástarvísur úr Eddu, Op. 18b

Work length5:31
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Löng er nótt (Long Is One Night)

Track length3:13
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No. 2. Í Gymis görðum (In the Courts of Gymir)

Track length2:18
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Leifs: Forníslenskar skáldavísur, Op. 31

Work length7:44
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Höggvinsmál Þóris jökuls (Up on the Keel You Shall Climb)

Track length1:27
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No. 2. Siglingavísa (Seafaring Verse)

Track length1:19
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No. 3. Hrafnsmál (The Words of the Raven)

Track length4:58
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Leifs: 3 Íslensk sálmalög, Op. 12a

Work length6:21
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland

No. 1. Vertu guð faðir (Father Above)

Track length1:59
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No. 2. Allt eins og blómstrið eina (Behold the Flower)

Track length3:04
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No. 3. Upp, upp mín sál (Arise My Soul)

Track length1:18
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Leifs: Torrek, Op. 33a

Work length4:32
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  • Finnur Bjarnason (tenor), Örn Magnússon (piano)
  • Recorded: December 2000, January and September 2001
  • Recording Venue: Salurinn, Kopavogur Concert Hall, Kopavogur, Iceland