Episode #3044

With Daniel Bjarnason

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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

The young Icelandic composer Daniel Bjarnason has worked with Sigur Ros, Amina, and other Icelandic rock and non-classical acts. For this New Sounds program, he’ll unveil a new work at our piano and present some of his electronically-enhanced chamber music on his album "Processions." Its careful and beautiful chaos veers from shred-classical to the lyrical and then the clangorous. Bjarnason is also the co-founder and chief conductor of the Isafold Chamber Orchestra. We'll hear their recording of "Fratres," and more.

PROGRAM # 3044, with Daníel Bjarnason (First aired on Tues., 03/02/10)





Daníel Bjarnason Vikingur Olafson, piano / Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Processions: Red-handed, excerpt [1:30]
Processions:Spindrift [12:31]

Bedroom Community

Daníel Bjarnason


Winter Fragment [2:14]

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Daníel Bjarnason


Bow to String [14:30]

See above.


All Sounds to Silence Come

Arvo Part: Fratres [11:29]

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