As you read this right now, our choir is on tour in Iceland.  One of the songs we are singing is Heyr himna smiður, an Icelandic hymn, with the text of an 800-year-old poem, that was set to music in the 20th century.  The harmonies are achingly, spine-tinglingly beautiful.

This performance of Heyr himna smiður, by an Icelandic vocal group playing with the acoustics in a train station late at night after a concert, went viral a few years ago.  Please enjoy.

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