Grundfjeldslys

Music for the instalment of the new bishop in Greenland 2021

1. Præludium
2. Postludium

Duration: 12-13 min
Premiere performance: Hans Egedes Kirke, Nuuk, date still not determined

The music is based on hymns sunged at the celebration
The Præludium is based on the hymn:
– Ii, seqernup qaammaringaarluni (Se, nu stiger solen)

The Postludium is based on the hymns:
– Ilassiuk qujanera (Nu bede vi den Helligånd)
– Qutsinneq Guuti kisiat (Aleneste Gud i Himmerig)
– Guutimit aallartitaasartutit (Du, som går ud fra den levende Gud)
and elements from traditional drum singing with qilaat-accompagnement