Critically-acclaimed Icelandic composer Daníel Bjarnason will be releasing Over Light Earth, the followup to his applauded 2010 release Processions, on September 30.
The new album features three major works including a piece commissioned and premiered by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Included on the album is Bjarnason’s first piano concerto “Solitudes” featuring electronic additions courtesy of Valgeir Sigurðsson and Ben Frost.
Those seeking to hear more of Bjarnason’s eerily orchestrated works should check out the collaborative project SÓLARIS between Bedroom Community labelmate Ben Frost and himself.
Full tracklist of Over Light Earth:
Over Light Earth I. Over Light Earth
Over Light Earth II. Number 1, 1949
Emergence I. Silence
Emergence II. Black Breathing
Emergence III. Emergence
Solitudes I. Holy
Solitudes II. Dance Around In Your Bones
Solitudes III. Echo & Pre-Echo
Solitudes IV. Selge Ruh
Solitudes V. T’aint No SinThis entry was posted in General and tagged bedroom community, Daníel Bjarnason, iceland, neo-classical on .
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