Þráinn Hjálmarsson


Representative works:

Bru [2012]Harp and Percussion

Projected Notation [2010]: 4 performers

Sculpture #3 [2011]for 6 performers

Artaud [2010]

Sculpture #2 [2010]for 8 performers (4 in 2 groups)

Sculpture #1

Sculpture #4

Sculpture #5

Bok [2009]: 8 bassoons and 2 contrabassoons

Kosko [2009]4 performers

Constellation [2008]for any number of performers

_4 [2008]for alto flute, bass clarinet, violin, percussion and piano

y = f(x) [2012]2 bass flutes

Meander: Monody Etudes [2013]for 16 sound objects [16 wood lumbers], 4 performers

Badiou [2009]for Cymbal Choir and Tubular bells (5 performers)

“Þráinn Hjálmarsson – Composer residing in Reykjavík at the moment. Studied M.A. in composition at the royal conservatoire den Haag. &Thornráinn is a part of a generation of composers that not only composes music but involves to his creative work being a lecturer, artistic director and festival director. Currently residing in Reykjavík, working on various projects such as running a concert series dedicated to new music at Hafnarborg art center and developing the musical instrument þránófónn (e. Thranophone), a feedback instrument based on acoustic resonance in various (complex/simple) cavities. “[1]

1. “About,” thrainnhjalmarsson.info, accessed November 30, 2013, http://thrainnhjalmarsson.info/.


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