ICCBC presentation: Traditional Icelandic Singing

21 Oct

Workshop Oct 21ICCBC presents:  a work­shop /presentation on tra­di­tion­al forms of Ice­landic singing, rímur and tvísögur

Date: Tues­day, Octo­ber 21, 2014
Time: 7 pm
Rímur are sung by one per­son with repet­i­tive sounds, empha­siz­ing syl­la­ble and are rhyming. The­se are epic bal­lads and there can be hun­dreds of vers­es. The tvísön­gur is sung by two voic­es in par­al­lel per­fect fifths.

Open to any­one with an inter­est in music Guðrún will teach the basics, expe­ri­ence with Ice­landic or read­ing music is not need­ed, just your voice. Even if you prefer not to sing, come and hear about tra­di­tion­al Ice­landic music. Please see  Ice­landic Tra­di­tion­al Singing