List of Works

List of works

CompositionYearCombinationTypeFirst Performance
Laflananam 920174 just intonatoin recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen.
Laflananam 820174 just intonatoin recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hörkvartett 620172 just intonation harmonicas, 2 just intonation pan pipes (made by Áki Ásgeirsson) and percussion of found objects played with chop sticks.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hörkvartett 520172 just intonation harmonicas, 2 just intonation pan pipes (made by Áki Ásgeirsson) and percussion of found objects played with chop sticks.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hörkvartett 420172 just intonation harmonicas, 2 just intonation pan pipes (made by Áki Ásgeirsson) and percussion of found objects played with chop sticks.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Skatthlaup2017Bass clarinet and accordionAnimated notation, 1 screen.Duo Taifun or Timo Kinnunen and Nina Janssen-Deinzer in Oulu Botanical Gardens.
Einvaldsóður2017Soprano, Tenor/Kvæðamaður, Tenor Recorder, Flute, 2 guitars, Thranophone and Dorophone along with electronics and auxillary instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen but preferably mirrored onto 4. 4 channel audio, 2 of which are click track for singers and 2 of which are audio for speakers. The old church of Árbær Open Air Museum on the 21st of October as part of Sláturtíð 2017.
Leyfðu barninu2017Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Violin, Cello and electronicsAnimated notation. One video file with built in playback to be played back from the computer itself.In Oslo, September 14th on the Ultima Festival, by Tøyen Fil og Klafferi.
Leyfðu hjólinu2017Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Violin, Cello and electronicsAnimated notation. One video file with built in playback to be played back from the computer itself.In Trondheim, February 21st by Tøyen Fil og Klafferi.
Sprautaður í rassinn2016Alto recorder, Tenor recorder, electronic keyboard with built-in speaker, Accordion, Steel string guitar, and 2 percussionists playing 6 rocks each.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered during Nordic Music Days 2016 in Harpa Reykjavík on a concert given by S.L.Á.T.U.R.
Konsert fyrir Lokk2016Lokkur (langspil & rokkur), Shakuhachi, Cor Anglaise, Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, 2 percussion, Harp, Guitar, Violin, Viola, CelloAnimated notation, 4 screens, ideally 4 laptops and a router. Computers communicate via OSCPremiered by Caput Ensemble and Berglind María Tómasdóttir during Nordic Music Days 2016 in Harpa, Reykjavík.
Vespuhreiðrið2016Traverso and computer.Animated notation, 1 screen with playback from the same computer (one video file).Premiered in Koncertkirken in Copenhagen by Georgia Browne on a concert with Nordic Affect on July 30th 2016
Vetrarlag2016Electronic piece.Playback, 2 channels.
Erfiljóð handa Guðmundi2015-2016oboe, bassoon, 2 harpsichords, 2 percussionists and 2 violins, viola, cello and contrabass.Animated notation, 4 screens.Premiered on Dark Music Days 2016 by the Caput Ensemble on January 29th in Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík.
Haustlag2015Electronic piece.Playback. 2 channels, 30 minutes. No interactivityPremiered on Open Days Festival 2015 in Ålborg in the Ålborg Kloster.
240° - Cantus Firmus2015tenor voice and 4 percussionistsInteractive animated notation, based on live audio input.30th of August 2015 at Áki Ásgeirsson's birthday party - a pastiche of his compositional style.
Dokknor's Spithla2015Solo ViolinAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.
I met Csapo in Saskatoon2015Harp and Percussion (harp is microtuned and percussion consists of porcelin bowls tuned with water or Jalatharangam)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Duó Harpverk in Sunnlenzka bókakaffið in Selfoss, Iceland, on the 3rd of July 2015.
Skálavellir201516 porcelin bowls played by 4 - 8 players spread across a room. The bowls are tuned with water (Jalatharangam)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by the composer, Andy Rudolph, Katelin M. Parsons and the band field//// in Videopool, Winnipeg MB on April 7th 2015.
Boltatilraun 22015Open instrumentation and open number of playersInteractive Animated NotationPremiered by the composer, Andy Rudolph, Katelin M. Parsons and the band field//// in Videopool, Winnipeg MB on April 7th 2015.
Hyglitør2015Flute, Violin and Clarinet Using a CRU 3.2.1 Alternative Clarinet BarrellAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Tøyen Fil og Klafferi in Notam Oslo on March 15th 2015
(sam)Græðsla2015Clarinet Using a CRU 3.2.1 Alternative Clarinet Barrel, Accordion, Percussion, Violin, Violincello and an optional part for an open amount of players on found objectsAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Ensemble KRUSH and members of Winter Academy in Schloss Benrath 2015 on January 17th 2015 in Schloss Benrath, Düsseldorf
Hafið & Örninn2014Solo HalldorophoneAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Markus Hohti in Hljóðön in Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörð, October 19th 2015.
5 Norræn Abstraktverk2014Solo Clarinet Using a CRU 3.2.1 Alternative Clarinet BarrelAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Ingólfur Vilhjálmsson in Sláturtíð 2014, on October 11th in Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhúsið.
Siglitør2014Flute, Violin and Clarinet Using a CRU 3.2.1 Alternative Clarinet BarrelAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Tøyen Fil og Klafferi in Sláturtíð 2014, on October 9th in Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhúsið.
Sporgýla2014Chamber Orchestra of 36 instruments (3/3/3/3, 4/2/2/0, 4/4/4/4/2, 2 percussion no tympany)Animated notation (fixed) 7 networked computers.Premiered by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on October 4th 2014 at City Halls, Glasgow.
Oktett 820141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)
Oktett 720141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)
Oktett 620141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)Premiered at Eiðar Composer's Farm August 2014 by students and teachers of the course.
Oktett 520141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)
Oktett 420141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)
Oktett 320141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)Premiered by the composer, Andy Rudolph, and the band field//// in Videopool, Winnipeg MB on April 7th 2015.
Oktett 220141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)Premiered by the composer, Andy Rudolph, and the band field//// in Videopool, Winnipeg MB on April 7th 2015.
Oktett 120141-7 performers of any sound sources that can produce 5 specified sound categories and electronics.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline and electronics (non interactive but with variations)Premiered in l'impremere Ephemere Brussels on the Fersteinn tour in June 2014.
Laflananam 720144 just intonatoin recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered in De Player, Rotterdam on the Fersteinn tour in June 2014.
Laflananam 620144 just intonation recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered in Basel at Christoph Schiller's Atelier Konzerte on the Fersteinn tour in June 2014.
Laflananam 520144 just intonation recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered in De Player, Rotterdam on the Fersteinn tour in June 2014.
Laflananam 420144 just intonation recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered in l'impremere Ephemere Brussels on the Fersteinn tour in June 2014.
Hörkvartett 320142 just intonation harmonicas, 2 just intonation pan pipes (made by Áki Ásgeirsson) and percussion of found objects played with chop sticks.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Fersteinn in the European tour of 2014
Hörkvartett 220142 just intonation harmonicas, 2 just intonation pan pipes (made by Áki Ásgeirsson) and percussion of found objects played with chop sticks.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Fersteinn in the European tour of 2014
Hörkvartett 120142 just intonation harmonicas, 2 just intonation pan pipes (made by Áki Ásgeirsson) and percussion of found objects played with chop sticks.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Fersteinn in the European tour of 2014
Mamma að pikka á tölvu, sumarið 19882014Toy pianoAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered on a solo recital by Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir in Mengi 25th of January 2014
Skrund 32013 - 20144 clarinets with a special extension, 3d printed (called 3.2.1 comes with the score)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered on the Slátur new years concert in Mengi 2014.
Skrund 22013 - 20144 clarinets with a special extension, 3d printed (called 3.2.1 comes with the score)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered on the Slátur new years concert in Mengi 2014.
Skrund 12013 - 20141 standard clarinet and 3 clarinets with a special extension, 3d printed (called 3.2.1 comes with the score)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered on the Slátur new years concert in Mengi 2014.
Laflananam 320134 just intonation recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.on recording only
Laflananam 220134 just intonation recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.on recording only
Laflananam 120134 just intonation recorders (plastic recorders tuned specifically for these pieces)Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.on recording only
Kvartett 182013For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline. 3 Movements.
Kvartett 172013For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline. 3 Movements.
Kvartett 162013For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline. 3 Movements.
Spurningaleikur2013Alto Recorder, Viola, Accordion, 5 percussion/found object performers.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered by Fengjastrútur on Sláturtíð festival 2013.
Sólarlag við Tjörnina2013Written especially for Fersteinn and lots of different instruments including prepared ones.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline. A total of more than three hours of music.Premiered in August 2013 as part of the exhibit: „Frá lúðrum að lýðræði.“ In Hljómskálinn in Reykjavík.
Surun2013Computer controlled pipe organ.Computer controlled pipe organ.Premiered at the Kirkjulistahátíð or Sacred Arts Festival in Hallgrímskirkja Cathederal in August 2013.
Mistur yfir Edinborg2013Detuned Saxophone, Harmonium, Accordion and a harmonica with alternate tuning.Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.Premiered at the 2013 Slátur New Years Concert in the house of Ingi Garðar Erlendsson in Holtsgata. The piece is also known as Korgel. It was premiered by Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir, Helga Kristbjörg Guðmundsdóttir, Bára Sigurjónsdóttir and the composer.
Horpma IV201227 plucked string instruments in just intonation.Recording only.
Kortamel2012Animated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.
Safmana2012Piano soloAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline.
3 lög fyrir Harmóníkku2012Accordion soloAnimated notation, 1 screen, fixed timeline. 3 movements
Horpma III201227 plucked string instruments in just intonation.Animated notation, 3 networked screens and 3 projectors. Fixed timeline.March 3rd 2012 on the first Tectonics Festival in Reykjavík.
Laur2011-2012Animated notation, 5 networked screens, fixed timeline.Premiered in Myrkir Músikdagar or Dark Music Days 2012.
Skálaróla2011Bowls tuned with water in just intonation played mechanically.Computer controlled solanoids hit the bowls.Premiered in Sláturtíð 2011.
Marfjall & Hafkar2011For contrabass flute soloist and a flute orchestra of 10 (6/2/2).Animated notation, 3 screens. Laptops communicating via osc.Premiered in the fall of 2011 with the Icelandic Flute Choir and soloist Mathias Ziegler on Contrabass Flute. Th concert took place in Langholtskirkja.
Grafgata2011 (revised, 2013)Full Orchestra.Conventional notation, no computers.Premiered in concert during Tectonics 2013
Færibandið2011For audiencesAnimated notation, 1 screen.Commissioned by Pamela di Sensi. Performed in various places, often with children.
raBalilabalila2011Accordion and PianoAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in Riga, Latvia by Timo Kinnunen and Anna Veismane in the fall of 2011.
Harskjall & Svellkar2011 (version for 10 flutes, 2013)Flute choir of minimum 14, preferably 18 (2 bass, 4 alto and the rest c concert flutes). Also exists in a 10 flute versionAnimated notation, 3 screens. OSC.Premiered by the Icelandic Flute Choir on the 16th of July 2011 at Summer Concerts in Skálholt.
Hrammdæla 720114 soprano recorders or any other set of 4 identical instruments capable of long glissando notes.Animated notation 1 screen.Premiered at a portrait concert in Von in May 2011. Performers were Katie Buckley, Jesper Pedersen, Páll Ivan frá Eiðum and Guðmundur Steinn Gunnarsson
9 Langspilslög20114 Specially fabricated Langspil in just intonation.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 152011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 142011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 132011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 122011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 112011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 102011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 92011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 82011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 72011For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Mardigosa2011Saxophone /with preperation, Trumpet, Accordion and VoiceAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered by Ensemble l'Arsenale at the MATA festival in New York, 2011.
Mardiposa2011Saxophone /with preperation, French Horn, Accordion and VoiceAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered on the National Radio by the Mardiposa quartet on Easter 2011.
Hrammdæla 620114 Recorders. Originally in the dome of ÁsmundarsafnVerbal instructions. 4 performers facing round walls and playing for 2 and a half hours.Premiered in Safnanótt or Museum Night as part of Vetrarhátíð í Reykjavík.
Hundi2010 - 20118 Aluminum cansAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered at the Slátur new years concert in 2011.
Vargarð2010 - 2011Violin and piano, both with preparations.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered by Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir and Una Sveinbjarnardóttir in Dark Music Days, 2011.
Kvartett 62010For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Performed in various places by the group Fersteinn
Kvartett 52010For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in Sláturtíð 2010 by Skmendanikka in Útgerðin.
Kvartett 42010For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in Sláturtíð 2010 by Skmendanikka in Útgerðin.
Hakkalamaka2010Flute, bass clarinet, piano, cello and electronic soundsAnimated notation, 1 screen. Possibility of running on multiple computers simulatneously.Premiered by Defun Ensemble in Sláturtíð 2010 in Reykjavík.
Njarharður2010Harp and percussionAnimated notation, 1 screen.Written for Dúó Harpverk and performed in their tour of Iceland, Denmark and the Faroe Islands in 2010.
Draumbót2010Flute, bass clarinet, harp, percussion and piano.Animated notation, 1 screen. Possibility of running on multiple computers simulatneously.Premiered by Ensemble Adapter at the Frum Festival in Reykjavík in June 2010.
Harsamvaða2010Prepared pianoPremiered by Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir in the Raflost Festival 2010.
Kvartett 32010For four equally different instruments.Premiered at a house concert at the composers apartment in Eskihlíð, Reykjavík, in 2010. The piece is also known as Sigliton.
Hrammdæla 520104 soprano recorders or any other set of 4 identical instruments capable of long glissando notes.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hrammdæla 420104 soprano recorders or any other set of 4 identical instruments capable of long glissando notes.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hrammdæla 320104 soprano recorders or any other set of 4 identical instruments capable of long glissando notes.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hrammdæla 220104 soprano recorders or any other set of 4 identical instruments capable of long glissando notes.Animated notation, 1 screen.
Hrammdæla 120103 instruments capable of long glissando notes in the same pitch space.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in Slátur New Years concert in 2010.
Horpma II200927 plucked instruments in just intonationAnimated notation, 3 screens. Computers connected via OSC.Premiered in Tectonics 2012.
3 Langspilstríó20093-5 Specially fabricated Langspil in just intonation.Graphic notation on paper.
Kvartett 22009For four equally different instruments.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in Sláturdúndur in December 2009.
Njarður2009Harp and percussionAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in the fall of 2009 by Dúó Harpverk in Café Rósenberg.
Harfgreni2009Upright piano with one string per note. Tuned in Just intonation.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered by Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir in Sláturtíð 2009
Atómas20095 Specially fabricated Langspil in just intonation.Animated notation, 1 screen.Premiered in Happy Nordic Music Days, Oslo 2009.
Kvartett 1: Lardipésa2009Originally: corneto, banjolin, deer grunt call and soprano recorder.Animated notation, 1 screen.Originally just a multitrack recording.
Ramminjálgur2009Flute, Harp and Percussion.Animated notation, 1 screen.
CalmUs20092 French HornsAnimated notation, 2 screens. Synched via OSC
Handarbaka2008-20098 BassoonsAnimated notation, 1 screen.
Hafmars2008Concert bandConventional notationPremiered during the Slátur Marching band competition in 2008.
Horpma I200827 plucked string instruments in just intonationAnimated notationMade to be a recording only. Never played in a concert hall.
Volma2008open instrumentationAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered during Kría Brekkan fer á Hestbak at Secret Project Robot, in Brooklyn in 2008.
Harmaaarg2007Voice and electronicsAnimated notation, 1 screen.Premiered by Sally Ann Duke at Maybeck studios Berkeley in December 2007.
Staðlafell20075 percussionAnimated notation, 3 screens. Computers connected via OSC.Premiered during Music for People and Thingamajigs in Oakland 2007.
Fluggor2007Audio Playback, 2 channels. 1 hour of multitracked prepared recorders in just intonation.Electronic piece, 2 channels.Premiered on the radio show Somnambutone on free103.9 in New York.
Skula20072 percussionAnimated notation, 2 screens. Computers connected via OSC. Electronic sound from the same computers, straight from the computer speakers.Premiered at the Septima de Facto concert on 7/7/07 in Anima Gallery in Reykjavík.
Skurn20074 groups of performers.Graphic scorePremiered by the CPE in Mills College.
Golma2007Amplified string quartet. The output is processed in the same software that renders the score.Animated notation, 4 computers + electronic sounds from the same computers. Synched via OSC.Premiered by Quartet Opabinia in Mills College in 2007
Ferkul2007Solo Flute with electronicsAnimated notation, 1 screen. Electronic sounds from the same computer
Þrílækja2007Animated notation, 9 computers, synched via OSC.
Draggrýta2006 - 2007Brass sextetConventional notation on paper.Premiered in Slátur New Yers concert in 2007.
Hingra2006Bass fllute and percussionSomewhat conventional notation on paper.Premiered by Berglind María Tómasdóttir and Frank Aarnink in Dark Music Days 2007
Shalote20062 soprano voices and pre-sampled electronic sound.Animated notation. 2 screens, synched via OSC. Electronic sound coming from the same 2 computers.Premiered by Melody Ferris and Kimberley Miller as part of the concert Melodykimbolism in Trinity Chapel, Berkeley, 2006.
Tvífleskja2006Percussion Solo (with video and electronics)Premiered by Shayna Dunkelmann on her graduation recital in Mills College, December 2006.
Beygjilína20063 identical instruments capable of glissando
Snargrýtisskjalda20064 groups of instrumentalists
Landranon20064 recorders tuned in just intonation.
Selbol20063 CellosAnimated notation. 3 screens, synched via OSC.Premiered in a Slátur summer solstice concert in 2006 in the Living Arts Museum.
Boltatilraun 120062 soprano saxophones and 2 alto saxophonesAnimated notation. 4 screens, synched via OSC.
Glytskurn2006
Strengisandi2005String QuartetConventional Notation
Skarstirni2005Alto flute, clarinet, bassoon, electric bass, percussion and electronics.Proportioinal notation on paper, conducted by a "blink-track", flashing colors on a screen count the beats and the same computer controls the electronics.Premiered by Atón in Iðnó January 2006.

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