Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer Gyda Valtysd├│ttir, a founder of the band m├║m and 2019 winner of the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize, releases Epicycle II. Gyda Valtysd├│ttir came to prominence with electronic experimentalists m├║m, the lauded Icelandic group leading the charge in the country's fertile underground scene in the early 00s, rightfully gaining international recognition. She left the band to pursue her studies as a cellist; gaining a twofold Master's degree from Musik Akademie, Basel, both as a classical player and a free-improvisational one. Since then she has journeyed with a colorful palette of collaborators, including The Kronos Quartet, Josephine Foster, Damien Rice, Colin Stetson, J├│nsi (of Sigur Ros fame), Sk├║li Sverrisson, Ol├Âf Arnalds, Ben Frost, Aaron & Bryce Dessner (from The National) and visual-artist Ragnar Kjartansson. To name but a few.
Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer Gyda Valtysd├│ttir, a founder of the band m├║m and 2019 winner of the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize, releases Epicycle II. Gyda Valtysd├│ttir came to prominence with electronic experimentalists m├║m, the lauded Icelandic group leading the charge in the country's fertile underground scene in the early 00s, rightfully gaining international recognition. She left the band to pursue her studies as a cellist; gaining a twofold Master's degree from Musik Akademie, Basel, both as a classical player and a free-improvisational one. Since then she has journeyed with a colorful palette of collaborators, including The Kronos Quartet, Josephine Foster, Damien Rice, Colin Stetson, J├│nsi (of Sigur Ros fame), Sk├║li Sverrisson, Ol├Âf Arnalds, Ben Frost, Aaron & Bryce Dessner (from The National) and visual-artist Ragnar Kjartansson. To name but a few.
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Epicycle Ii
Artist: Gyda Valtysdottir
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Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer Gyda Valtysd├│ttir, a founder of the band m├║m and 2019 winner of the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize, releases Epicycle II. Gyda Valtysd├│ttir came to prominence with electronic experimentalists m├║m, the lauded Icelandic group leading the charge in the country's fertile underground scene in the early 00s, rightfully gaining international recognition. She left the band to pursue her studies as a cellist; gaining a twofold Master's degree from Musik Akademie, Basel, both as a classical player and a free-improvisational one. Since then she has journeyed with a colorful palette of collaborators, including The Kronos Quartet, Josephine Foster, Damien Rice, Colin Stetson, J├│nsi (of Sigur Ros fame), Sk├║li Sverrisson, Ol├Âf Arnalds, Ben Frost, Aaron & Bryce Dessner (from The National) and visual-artist Ragnar Kjartansson. To name but a few.