Tag: Jóhann Jóhannsson

  • Jóhann Jóhannsson: Englabörn & Variations

    Jóhann Jóhannsson: Englabörn & Variations

    Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson’s début Englabörn was originally recorded and released in 2001 as the soundtrack to a theatre play by Hávar Sigurjónsson. Written for a string quartet, keyboard, percussion and electronics, Englabörn is a quiet and soul stirring piece of work which launched the…

  • Jóhann Jóhannsson: Orphée

    Jóhann Jóhannsson: Orphée

    My ideal music is where the electronic and the acoustic sounds blend seamlessly. Born in Reykjavík and based in Berlin, Jóhann Jóhannsson is a modern classical composer whose art encompasses minimalism (for strings and piano), acoustic or electronic drone-based music, orchestral scores and choir music. A…