Karólína Eiríksdóttir
(1951-)
Website:
 
Associations:
 
Karolina Eiriksdottir was born in Reykjavík. She studied at the Reykjavik College of Music, where Thorkell Sigurbjornsson was her teacher of composition. She continued her studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with George Wilson and William Albright as teachers of composition, and received masters degrees in composition and music history and musicology. Since 1979 she has been active in Iceland's music life as a composer and teacher at The Reykjavik College of Music. She was chairman of the board of The Iceland Music Information Centre 1983-1988, and on the board of The Society of Icelandic Composers during 1988-1991 and again from 1995-1998 and the Reykjavík Arts Festival from 1998 - 2006 and on the board of the Iceland Academy of the Arts from 1998 - 2011.

Karolina Eiriksdottir has received commissions in Iceland, the Scandinavian countries and elsewhere. Her works have been performed widely, including performances in Iceland, the Scandinavian countries, Paris, London, Glasgow, Vienna, Tokyo, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Argentina.


Among her works are solo and chamber pieces, orchestral pieces, computer music and four operas the latest being Magnus Maria, premiered in Åland, July 2014. The opera Someone I have seen, was premiered in Vadstena in Sweden in 1988, and later performed in Reykjavik, London and Greifswald in Germany. Eiríksdottir has been one of featured composers at the Nordic Music festival in Göteborg and the Stockholm New Music festival. In 1995 a Clarinet Concerto was commissioned and premiered by the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Among recent works are Saxophone Quartet, commissioned by Nomus and the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, the chamber opera Man Alive and Toccata for orchestra, which was performed at the Berlin Philharmonie Hall by the Nordic Orchestra at the inauguration of the Nordic Embassies in October 1999. In 2001 Eiriksdottir was composer in residence at the Skalholt Music Festival and her Guitar Concerto was premiered in Santa Fe in Argentina. In October 2005 there was a portrait concert with solo and chamber music of Eiriksdottir at the National Gallery of Iceland. The opera Shadow play was premiered in Reykjavík in November 2006 and Concerto for two flutes and Orchestra was premiered in Reykjavík January 2007. From 2008 to 2011 Karolina composed music to three video works with the visual arts duo Libia Castro and Olafur Olafsson and in 2012 a Concerto for oboe and chamber orchestra was premiered at the Dark Music Days festival in Iceland and in succession in Seinajoki in Finland.

AÐ IÐKA GOTT TIL ÆRU(C037-072)
Product categories
Chamber works, Sacred music, Choral music, Vocal music, Choir + one or 2 instruments, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Harpsichord, Mezzo Soprano, Oboe, Viola, Cello, Voice, SATB
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2001
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4240,95 ISK
6058,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

ADAGIO(C037-058)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Electronic/Multimedia
Instruments
Tape
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1994
Product type
PDF
Not Set

BLÁR ÞRÍHYRNINGUR(C037-047)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

CAPRICCIO(C037-054)
Product categories
Instrumental Duo, Chamber works
Instruments
Clarinet, Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1999
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
2380,35 ISK
3400,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

CAREGIVERS(C037-085)
Product categories
Chamber works, Choral music, Vocal music, Choir + one or 2 instruments, Voice/s + Choir
Instruments
Oboe, Soprano, SSA
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2008
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
2286,90 ISK
3267,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

CHRISTMAS SONG(C037-075)
Product categories
CHRISTMAS, Sacred music, Choral music, A cappella choir, Jólalag RÚV - Icelandic Radio's Christmas Carol
Instruments
SSATBB
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2002
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
622,65 ISK
889,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

CLOUDS(C037-045)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, String music
Instruments
Cello
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1995
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1325,10 ISK
1893,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

CONCERTO FOR CLARINET AND ORCHESTRA(C037-037)
Product categories
Orchestra, Concerto
Instruments
Clarinet
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1994
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

CONCERTO FOR TWO FLUTES & ORCHESTRA(C037-078)
Product categories
Orchestra, Concerto, Wind music
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2004
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
3290,70 ISK
4701,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

EIGN(C037-066)
Product categories
Chamber works, Quintet, Vocal music, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Soprano, Cello, Voice
Author
Þorsteinn frá Hamri
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1982
Product type
PDF
Not Set

EINSKONAR RONDÓ(C037-015)
A Kind of Rondo
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Hljómborðshljóðfæri - aðalnámskrá
Instruments
Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1984
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
724,50 ISK
1035,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

ENGINN LÁI ÖÐRUM FREKT(C037-089)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Folk music Arr.
Instruments
Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2002
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
313,95 ISK
448,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

FERÐA-LAG FYRIR FINGUR(C037-017)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Hljómborðshljóðfæri - aðalnámskrá
Instruments
Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1986
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
622,65 ISK
889,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

FIÐRILDIN(C037-061)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

FISKASTEINN(C037-064)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

FIVE PIECES FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA(C037-011)
Product categories
Chamber works, Chamber ensemble
Instruments
Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, French Horn, Oboe, Viola, Violin, Cello
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1983
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1325,10 ISK
1893,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

FJARAN(C037-063)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

FLATUR STEINN(C037-062)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

FLAUTUSPIL(C037-050)
Flute Reel
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Wind music
Instruments
Flute
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1998
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1226,40 ISK
1752,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

FOUR ICELANDIC FOLK SONGS(C037-903)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Folk music Arr.
Instruments
Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2002
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1422,75 ISK
2032,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

FRÁBÆRA, BÆRA(C037-038)
Product categories
Chamber works, Sacred music, Vocal music, Folk music Arr., Based on cultural heritage, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Harpsichord, Soprano, Viola da Gamba, Voice
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1994
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
622,65 ISK
889,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

FRAGMENTS(C037-004)
Product categories
Chamber works, Nonet
Instruments
Clarinet, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Viola, Violin, Cello
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1979
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1618,05 ISK
2311,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

GLINGUR FYRIR LITLA FINGUR(C037-024)
Product categories
Instrumental Duo, Hljómborðshljóðfæri - aðalnámskrá
Instruments
Piano, Piano (four hands)
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1973
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
724,50 ISK
1035,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

GRADUS AD PROFUNDUM(C037-073)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, String music
Instruments
Double Bass
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2002
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
313,95 ISK
448,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock

GUITAR CONCERTO(C037-071)
Product categories
Orchestra, Concerto
Instruments
Guitar
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2001
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
In stock