Murmur, Whiz, Squeak

Murmur, whiz, squeak (2007) 6 songs for soprano, three percussionists, violin, viola, cello and double bass. Poems by Sjón. 15 minutes.

First performance: Reykjavík, March 12, 2008, Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir soprano, Tatu Kantomaa, accordion, Eggert Pálsson, Frank Aarnink and Pétur Grétarsson percussion. Guðni Franzson conductor.
The poems by Sjón are taken from his book myrkar fígúrur (Dark Figures) published by Mál og menning in 1998.

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