Sveinbjornsson Chamber Music
Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson
Reykjavik Chamber Orchestra

Sveinbjornsson Chamber Music

CD | Smekkleysa | 5690351102208 | SMK 63 | 05-14

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About the album

Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, was an Icelandic composer best known for composing Lofsöngur, the National Anthem of Iceland. Musical opportunities were limited in Iceland at the end of the 19th century, Sveinbjörn moved to Edinburgh. His composition pieces were mostly melody songs or poetical chamber music in the spirit of Mendelssohn. Sveinbjörn also composed a considerable number of folk songs.

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