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The National Athem sung by Icelandic choirs from London, Stockholm, Oslo, Lund, Gothenburg and Copenhagen.

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Same song with the men voices of Hamrahlíðarkórinn:

Reykjavik Boys Choir in Hallgrimskirkja:

Þrestir from Hafnarfjörður:

Hreimur from Aðaldalur:

“Sestu hérna hjá mér”

Hamrahlíðarkórinn sings “Sofðu, unga ástin mín” (Lullaby)

Voces Thules sing a folksong in fifths which is the traditional folkton:

Men’s choir and orchestra perform: “Brennið þið vitar” (Burn you lighthouses)

In the olden days, unwanted children were carried out after birth and left to the element.
This folklore song is about a farmers maid who gave birth to a child out of wedlock and carried it out. Soon after there was a dance near by. She could not go to the dance due to she had no proper dress. One evening when she was milking the cow,the ghost of her child appear to her and offered her the rags of its body to make a dress. And it drove the young woman insane in the end:

Folkdances

“Ríðum, ríðum”

“Vorvindar glaðir”

“‘O, fögur er vor fósturjörð”

“Öxar við ána”

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