Post Tagged with: "Tvísöngur"

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Spring’s Call of Nature & Echo of Oral Poetics

Performances in Tvísöngur sound sculpture. Spring’s Call of Nature by Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson. A storyteller, a performer, a singer, an object maker, an illustrator. Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson has a love for the absurd, by which is meant less an obsessive passion for the ridiculous, nonsensical or the odd, than a tender and caring attitude: he takes care of the absurd, he helps it to develop, he gives it a place alongside everything else where it can be your most disturbing neighbour and your best friend. Styrmir studied art in Amsterdam, after which his work has landed in gallery and theatre […]

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Gursus in Tvísöngur

Gursus Iceland Tour – aka. the Tour of the Unexpected. The duo Gursus is a result of a sudden meeting between a folk fiddler and a jazz saxophonist, all caused by a delayed train. Together they perform a playful, powerful, expressive and a bit unruly music, drawing it’s roots from traditional folk music as well as free and modal jazz, with quite a bit of improvisation thrown into the blend. Take the opportunity to experience this unique folk jazz clash. Unexpected meetings. Unexpected stories. Unexpected music. Bio Gursus is Sven Midgren on fiddle and Ida Karlsson on tenor saxophone. Ida’s warm tone and characteristic […]

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