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Written by Icelandic composer Jón Leifs in 1964, the piece called Hekla, Op 52, requires four sets of rocks hit with hammers, steel plates, anvils, sirens, cannons and metal chains to play.
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2 years ago #9637514        
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True metal. Even Finland and Norway should be jelaous.


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3 years ago #9559175        
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Iceland, if I beg and plead, will you stop being so ¤%"$@& cool?!

3 years ago #9541751        
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Clearly just trying to one-up Tchaikovsky :P

2 years ago #9734379        
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The ultimate heavy metal!

2 years ago #9660089        
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Who needs metal when you have metal like this?

3 years ago #9551507        
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Rock hard music!

Vexillo

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3 years ago #9509949        
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And foreigners, not enough Icelanders to play.

3 years ago #9496593        
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Classical Heavy-Metal rock music ?

Karen

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3 years ago #9472143        
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True: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQtDYngwWcY


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Henlaar

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10 months ago #9801915        
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Turn of whatevers on and just listen to this song.

Juhani

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1 year ago #9782246        
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https://vimeo.com/156588995

AnnaSol

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2 years ago #9713270        
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How fun idk even know what this is and I'm icelandic

3 years ago #9572594        
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Sounds like some of the mid-20th-century "modern" concert music we had to listen to in Music Appreciation Class back in high school. :D

3 years ago #9530885        
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@idunnpil
Jo, det er det. Men derfor kan det jo også godt være navnet på et musikstykke. ;)


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3 years ago #9530883        
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Isn't Hekla the name of a vulcano..?


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muse

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3 years ago #9491730        
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Heh, makes me think of Faerie's Aire and Death Waltz
http://archive.uboachan.net/seccom/src/1248499385729.jpg


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