Ingibjörg Elsa Turchi: Anemos

The bass player and composer Ingibjörg Elsa Turchi has been involved in many parts of the Icelandic music scene. She studied jazz bass at the FÍH Music School and completed a BA degree in Composition in 2020. She also holds BA-degrees in Ancient-Greek and Latin. Ingibjörg has played with many of the nation's most beloved artists, such as Bubbi Morthens, Stuðmenn, Teitur Magnússon, Emiliana Torrini and so on, both in concerts and on records, and also worked in a band at the National Theater. Ingibjörg also performs regularly under her own name with her band. She has released two solo albums, Wood / work (2017) and Meliae (2020), the latter of which won the Kraumur Prize and was chosen album of the year by Morgunblaðið and

Anemos is divided into three short chapters that are similar in tone and texture. Anemos is borrowed from Greek and means wind, but that was not the basis but it applies well afterwards. The work is based on certain sound processes and textures that are subject to certain laws that are then dissolved and rethought in the process. The process is mechanical but also organic and is based on sounds and webs that travel together and either compress or expand in the process and form ups and downs.