8) Music Meets – Eyjólfur Eyjólfsson


In this episode of the Music Meets podcast MaJiKer’s guest is Icelandic tenor Eyjólfur Eyjólfsson, who is based in The Netherlands and performs all over the world.

They discuss Susanne Sundfør, Hebridean psalm singing, a political Icelandic folk song and Eyjólfur gives an exclusive live performance with his home-made traditional Icelandic instrument, the langspil.


Music choices

  • L’Arpeggiata & Christina Pluhar – L’aria (by Giovanni Legrenzi)   Listen / Buy
  • Gaelic Psalm – Martyrs   Listen
  • Hljómsveitin Eva – Ísland ekki gráta   Listen / Buy
  • Susanne Sundfør – Fade Away   Listen / Buy
  • Eyjólfur Eyjólfsson – Minni kvenna *   Live performance
    * (poem by Rev. Matthías Jochumsson) 
  • The NORTH Project & David Thomas Broughton – Volcano (Ó min flaskan friða) Listen / Buy

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