Icelandic rímur

Workshop with Bára Grímsdóttir and Chris Foster

Iceland has a unique form of epic ballads which were written and performed for hundreds of years, from mediaeval times onwards. Rímur are very long narrative songs, divided into sections with different verse patterns and melodies. In this workshop Bára and Chris present the history and the poetry and music of rímur, play archive recordings and of course there will be plenty of opportunities for everyone to sing.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.