The Folk Music Centre

Mountain music and Dances Here you an download the 208 Festival poster Íslensk Þjóðlög Ragnheidur Gröndal sings Icelandic folk songs Guðmundur

Folk Music Festival 2008

Mountain music and Dances

Here you an download the 208 Festival poster





Íslensk Þjóðlög

Ragnheidur Gröndal sings Icelandic folk songs
Guðmundur Pétursson guitar
Matthias Hemstock percussion

 


Oriental and Balkan Music

Hanan EL-Shemouty, qanun
Hilmar Örn Agnarsson, indian organ
Steingrímur Guðmundsson, percussion








Nu skal seggjum segja

Icelandic Folk Songs arr. by Michael Jon Clarke
Michael Jon Clarke, teno,
Thorarinn Stefansson, piano

 





The Norwegian fiddle witch

Susanne Lundeng violin, Norway

 



“Witty Dog”

Hjörleifur Hjartarson guitar, vocals
Eirikur Stephensen bass, vocals

 



John the Farmer
- Childrens concert and Sounding Rocks and Strings

New arrangements of Icelandic folk songs by Snorri Sigfus Birgisson will be premired
Duo Stemma:
Herdis Jonsdottir viola,
Steef van Oosterhout percussion


 


Echo – From the Alps to fjords

Improvisation on tunes from the Alps performed by
v o c e s  s p o n t a n e from Austria
Johann Leutgeb, vocals
Karin Schneider-Riessner, vocals
Katharina Lugmayr, recorder

 




The International Troubadour Conspiracy

Samantha Burke guitar and vocals, Australia
Pete Uhlenbruch guitar and vocals, Australia
Svavar Knutur Kristinsson guitar and vocals, Iceland






Russian music from Sweden

Södrabergens balalaikor, Sweden






Harvest night

Students from the Academy and workshops play and sing

Icelandic vikivaki dances

Flatfoot dances from Appalaichan Mountains:
Phil Jamison, caller
Hans-Hinrich Thedens banjo, guitar and vocals
Elizabeth Gaver fiddle and vocals

Members of Södrabergens balalaikor








Iceland Youth Symphony Orchestra and Benni Hemm Hemm

Conductor: Gunnsteinn Olafsson


Program:
Aaron Copland: Appalaichan Spring
Benni Hemm Hemm: New piece
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony Nr. 3, “Scotch”


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