Currently Dr. Cayla Rosché is transcribes Icelandic Song Repertoire text into the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) which will allow non- native Icelandic speakers perform this repertoire. See list below for available transcriptions to purchase. She is also working on translating the poetry into English to aid singers in making musical choices based on the text.
Icelandic Lyric Diction coaching is now available. Dr. Cayla Rosché is also available to present a lecture on Icelandic Lyric Diction. If you're interested in hiring Dr. Rosché to transcribe, coach, or lecture fill out the form below.
Cayla is currently working on publishing the phonetic transcription and translations of songs by Icelandic composer Jón Leifs. In the Spring of 2020 she published her dissertation on the music of Jón Leifs titled Cultural Empathy Through Music in Iceland as well as a lecture recital titled Icelandic Art Song by Jón Leifs. Check back in for further publications and presentations.
Please subscribe and engage with the posts on the new Icelandic Lyric Diction YouTube page! Click the link below to find videos of the lyric diction pronuciation of several Icelandic songs!
ICELANDIC SONG TRANSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
Transcription includes IPA and translation for entire piece and are available at $10 per piece.
Kirkjuhvoll (The Elven Church)
Vor og haust (Spring and Fall)
Kirkjulög Op. 12a
Vertu, Guð faðir, faðir minn
Allt eins og blómstrið eina
Upp, upp mín sál og allt mitt geð
Tvö sönglög Op. 14a
Gestaboð um nótt
Mamma ætlar að sofna
Heimkynni við sjó
Fiðrildin (The Butterfuly)
Í dag skein sól op. 2 n. 1
Um haust. (In the Fall.)
SIGVALDI S. KALDALÓNS
Ég lít í anda liðna tía
Þú eina hjartans yndið mitt
TRYGGVI M. BALDVINSSON
Gömul Ljósmynd (Old Photograph)
Þú ein (You Alone)
CONTACT FOR LESSONS, ICELANDIC RESOURCES OR COACHINGS