Songs of Living Waters

Salbjörg Hotz - Kompositionen Compositions Tónverk


24 songs composed to texts by the Báb, Bahá'u'lláh and 'Abdu'l-Bahá. Performers: Gunnar Gudbjörnsson, tenor, Sigurdur Bragason, baritone, Hjörleifur Valsson, violin and Salbjörg Hotz, piano.


Total time: 72:33. Recorded by: Fermata, Iceland 2007.


The texts are 9 prayers from the Writings of the Bahá'í-Religion, 14 meditations from the Hidden Words revealed by Bahá'u'lláh and a quotation. The songs are sung in Icelandic with piano accompaniment and partly with violin.




Tracks from Songs of Living Waters.

Performed by Gunnar Gudbjörnsson, Tenor und Sigurdur Bragason, baritone.
Piano: Salbjörg Hotz, Violin: Hjörleifur Valsson.

Vision of Fire

Salbjörg Hotz - Kompositionen Compositions Tónverk


14 songs to texts by Edvard T. Jónsson. Performers: Bergthór Pálsson, baritone, Signý Sæmundsdóttir, soprano and Salbjörg Hotz, piano.


Total time: 65:29. Recorded by: Fermata FM 019, Iceland 2002.


The texts are poems in Icelandic by Edvard T. Jónsson. The stage of the story told in the songs is Iran in the 19th century. The poems express the fire of sufferings, ideals and promises and  are poetical interpretations based on historic facts.


Tracks from Vision of Fire.

Performed by Bergthór Pálsson, bariton und Signý Sæmundsdóttir, soprano.
Piano: Salbjörg Hotz.