Hringrás (Full Album 2019) – Viking songs of Life and Death
The Hringrás album stands for “cycle” – and portrays the differences between life and death in the Viking age, but also the continuing loop(cycle) of life, death, and rebirth.
“Lifa & Dauðr” – a song on the album is literally portraying this through recorded sounds of living and dead things.
“All sounds and instruments (except a tagelharpa), in the death part of the song, were recorded and made from dead or decayed objects and materials, even real human bones were recorded and used in the recordings. The song is six minutes long and starts with Lifa (life), then slowly moves into the Dauðr (death) part in the middle of the s…Read more
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