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The Hamrahli Choir - Come & Be Joyful Vinyl LP 2020

Cat no. TPLP1524
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The Hamrahlid Choir has been at the forefront of Icelandic musical life for more than four decades. Its members are former students at Hamrahlíd College in Reykjavík, where Thorgerdur Ingólfsdóttir formed a choir in 1967 and was its conductor until 2017. This was among the first college choirs in Iceland, and has maintained its leading position ever since. Throughout its history, the choir has collaborated closely with Icelandic composers. Over 100 works have been composed especially for the choir, including works by virtually all of Iceland's leading composers. Apart from its close association with native composers, the choir has collaborated with foreign artists such as Arvo Pärt, John Cage, and Vagn Holmboe in the first Icelandic performances of their works.