It is FINALLY here! Click below to listen! Crank it up or use headphones!

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Many thanks to all involved with the project, especially Sigur Rós for letting me work with Ára Bátur!

HUGE Thank You to all the members of the Oregon Wind Ensemble for doing the premiere and recording!

Conductor: Robert Ponto
Choir coached by: Dr. Sharon Paul
Piano Solo: David Vickerman
Horn Solo: John Dodge
Trombone Solo: Marisa Smith
Flugelhorn Solo: Randall Johnson
Bassoon Solo: Nate Helgeson
Production and Recording: Lance Miller

4 thoughts on “Ára Bátur – by Sigur Rós – transcribed for winds

  1. Wow!

    Congratulations Wind Ensemble!!

    Congratulations David. This is a great recording. It will live on for many years to come. You should be so proud of all you have accomplished while in Oregon. 2009-2010 has been a great year that we will all remember fondly.

    “That is incredibly beautiful.” Bernita Dodge
    “Haunting, Uplifting, Easy Listening.” Roger Dodge
    “No, ‘easy listening’ sounds like other than classical.” Bernita Dodge
    “It is incredible to listen to.” Roger Dodge
    “In a state of bliss type thing. Soothing.” Bernita Dodge

    – My grandparents seemed to have enjoyed it too.

  2. Awesome,

    Congrats David on the great recording and your recent graduation. Best of luck with all of your future musical endeavors. It’s been real. Maybe our paths will cross again someday.

  3. So Beautiful and Wonderful and Uplifting Congradulations and Thank You all of you.

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