Frsluflokkur: Reykjavk

Yndisstund vi gisu - A pleasant moment at a pedestrian path

Mivikudaginn 25. oktber 2017 var gott veur Reykjavkursvinu.

Um kl. 15:30 settist g bekk vi gngustginn vi gisu og hljritai a sem fyrir eyru bar.

Zoom H6 hljritinn l bekknum hj mr. Notaur var X/Y-vmshljneminn sem stilltur var 120.

a heyrist flugvlum og umferinni fyrir aftan mig, en hljneminn vsai tt a sj. heyrist vatni sem drpur niur, fuglum og vegfarendum. Srstaklega er vakin athygli flki sem nlgaist (um 5:30 mn.) en eiginmaurinn geri sr grein fyrir a veri vri a hljrita og fru hjnin a hvslast .

Mlt er me gum heyrnartlum og loki augunum mean i hlusti.

In English

The weather in the afternoon on October 25 2017 was wonderful in Rthe Reykjavik area.

The recording was made on the pedestrian path along gisa at the western south coast of Reykjavk. The trafic behind is heard as well as dripping water and birds as well as planes.

Recorded with Zoom H6 / X/Y mic, set on 120.

Please close your eyes while listening to the planes, birds, the trafic behind and some birds as well as dripping water and the pedestrians.

Good headphones recommended.


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Reykjavkurmaraon og flugeldasning - Reykjavik Marathon and Fireworks

Reykjavkurmaraoni var haldi 19. gst r.

Eins og stundum ur var a hljrita. Mefylgjandi hljrit hfst kl. 08:7 ann mund sem fyrstu hlaupararnir nlguust Tjarnarbl 14 Nesvegsmegin.

Hljrita var me Zoom H6 og tveimur Sennheiser ME-62 AB-uppsetningu.

er a flugeldasningin um kvldi. Hn var hljritu vi Hafnarsvi rfirisey.

Hljrita var me Zoom H6 me fstum MS-hljnema.

Mlt er me gum heyrnartlum. Varist a stilla au of han styrk ar sem heyrnin gti skaast..

In English

The annual Reykjavik Marathon was held on August 19 this year. As usually the runners were recorded.

The first recording was started at 08:07 in the morning when the fore-runners were approaching Tjarnarbl 14 at Nesvegur.

Recorded on Zoom H6 with Sennheiser ME-62 in an AB-setup.

The fireworks was recorded in the evening at Reykjavik harbour west of the concert house of Harpa.

Recorded on Zoom H6 with an attached MS-mike.

Good headphones recommended. Ton't set the volume too high as it might damage your hearing.


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Vi Tjrnina - At the Lake in Reykjavk

Veri var einstaklega gott Reykjavk dag, fstudaginn 3. Mars.

Vi hjnin brugum undir okkur betri ftinum og hldum niur a Tjrn. ar var garga, skrkt og skvaldra sem aldrei fyrr.

Vi hljrituum fjrum stum skammt fr Rhsinu og enduum vi andapollinn ar sem heitt vatn streymir t Tjfnina

Hljrita var me Zoom H6. Notaur var festur vmshljnemi stilltur 120.

Mlt er me gum heyrnartlum.

Njti vel.

In English

The weather today, Friday March 3, was sunny and just a gentle wind.

I and my wife went to the lake in the center of Reykjavik. There was a lot of screeming and shouting of the swans, ducks and geese as well as other urban sounds.

We made recordings at 4 spots close to the City hall of Reykavik and concluded where warm water runs into the lake to keep a small pool open for the birds, as the lake is now covered with ice.

Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder with an attached stereomic set up as 120.

Good headphones are recommended.

Enjoy the listening.


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10 km hlaupi - The 10 km run

Laugardaginn 20. gst var 10 km hlaupi h a venju adraganda Reykjavkurntur.

sundir flks reyttu hlaupi.

Andrmslofti var rungi glei og tttakendur voru spart hvattir.

Hljrita var noranmegin vi Tjarnarbl 14, egar flk hljp framhj eftir Nesveginum.

Nagra Ares BB+ var notaur.

Hljnemunum var komi fyrir u..b. 175 cm h. Eftir a hyggja hefu eir tt a vera near til ess a fanga betur ftabur tttakenda.

Srstk athygli er vakin ltilli flugvl sem heyrist lokin ( kringum 26 mn). Glggt heyrist hvernig hn kemur r suaustri og heldur norvestur.

Notair voru Rde NT2A, stilltur ttu og NT55. Hljrita var MS-stereo.

Mlt er eindregi me gum heyrnartlum.

In English

The annual 10 km run was held in Reykjavik on August 20 in advance of The Reykjavik Marathon with thousands of participants. The atmosphere was quite vivid and the participant were stimulated by the audience.

Please pay attention to a episode close to the end of the recording, when a small aeroplane which is heard coming from the south-east flying to north-west (around 26 minutis).

A Nagra BB+ was used together with Rde NT-2A in an 8 setup and NT55 as the mid channel. The recording was made in MS-stereo.

The mics were located around 175 cm above the ground. Perhaps they should be kept a bit lower to record the foodsteps of the participants.

Good headphones are recommended.


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hreytur um Reykjavk og ara landshluta

Kvamannaflagi Iunn efndi til haustferar laugardaginn 6. september 2014. Margt var ar kvei skemmtilegt.

leiinni heim, egar eki var ttina a rengslunum, kva rarinn Mr Baldursson, hagyringur og kvamaur, vsur ar sem hann hreytir notum Reykjavk og ngrannabi hennar. Landsbyggin fr einnig sinn skammt, enda er hann norlenskur mar.

Mlt er me gum heyrnartlum.



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Reykjavkurhlaup 2014 - Reykjavik Running 2014

Eindregi er mlt me a flk hlusti mefylgjandi tv hljrit heyrnartlum.

Laugardaginn 23. gst var hi rlega hlaup h Reykjavk. Rmlega 1100 manns tku tt maraon og hlfmaraon-hlaupinu og rmlega 8.000 10 km skemmtihlaupi. etta hlaup hefur veri hljrita nokkrum sinnum fr rinu 1998.

fyrra sni er fr v kl. 09:05, en hfu fyrstu hlaupararnir fari framhj. Hvai fr bifreium var of mikill til ess a hljriti nyti sn.

Seinna hljriti, 10 km hlaup, hfst rtt fyrir kl. 10:00 egar fyrstu hlaupararnir voru nnd. Taki eftir hvernig flk skirrist ekki vi a trufla hlaupi. Blum var eki mti v, flk lagi lei sna gegn hlaupinu hjlum og gangandi o.s.frv. En hlaupaniurinn rennur framhj eins ot vatnsfall.

Hljrita var me Rde NT-2A og NT-55 MS-upsetningu. Hljritinn eins og oft ur Nagra Ares BB+

Hljnemarnir voru settir noran vi Tjarnarbl 14 vi Nesveg Seltjarnarnesi.

In English

This recording is best enjoyed by using headphones.

The annual Reykjavik Run was held on August 23. More than 1100 people participated in Marathon and Half-Marathon and over 8.000 in 10 km running. The event was recorded as has been done since 1998.

The first sample started around 09:05 when the first runners had arrived. Due to the noise from cars the recording before is not worth listening.

The second sample started around 10:00 when the first runners were approaching. Pay attention to how people tried to disturb the runners by driving, biking and walking against the stream.

The runners pass by like a river of people.

Recorded in an MS-Setup with Rde Nt-2A and NT-55. The recorder is as most often Nagra Ares BB+.

Recorded infront of Tjarnarbl 14 at Nesvegur, Seltjarnarnes.


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ldurnar gla vi grjti - The Waves dallying with the stones



Skammt fr skolpdlustunni vi eiisgranda Reykjavk
liggja rep fr sjvarnagarinum niur fjru. Vi Eln hfum teki eftir v
a ar er slureitur og nokkurt hl fr skarkala umferarinnar. En skarkalinn
er yfir og allt um kring. Til samanburar skal bent hljrit
Magnsar Bergssonar
fr 13. Ma. Laugardaginn 18. Ma var allhvass
austanvindur. tt garurinn veitti nokkurt skjl rifu einstaka vindhviur
hljnemana, en ldurnar virtust ekki kippa sr upp vi vindinn og gldu vi
grjti. Notair voru 2 Sennheiser ME-62 hljnemar me lofeldi
AB-uppsetningu. Bili milli eirra var 40 cm. Skera urfti af 100 rium vegna
vindsins. Hljrita var me Nagra Ares BB+.


In English


The spring has been relatively cold and windy in Iceland. On
May 18 I and my wife went to the cycling path along the beech close to
Seltjarnarnes. There a wall has been built to protect the path and the coast.
We went down to the beech and recorded the small waves playing with the stones.
It was windy which can be heard. For comparison, see Magnus
Bergssons recording
from May 13. Two Sennheiser ME-62 were used in an
AB-setup with 40 cm spacing.j the recorder was Nagra Ares BB+.




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Friargangan og Hamrahlarkrinn


Friarganga fr niur Laugaveginn orllksmessu n eins og
undanfarna ratugi. A essu sinni var hn mjg fjlmenn. Hamrahlarkrinn
sng jlasngva undir stjrn orgerar Inglfsdttur og fr fyrir gngunni.

rlitlum hljnemum var komi fyrir eyrunum og nmu eir

hlji. Krinn liaist framhj langri r, en stundum gengum vi me honum
og vorum eiginlega mitt meal krflaga. Hr er rlti snishorn.


Eindregi er mlt me
a flk hlusti hljriti gum heyrnartlum.


Notair voru eyrnahljnemar fr Sound Professionals og
Nagra Ares BB+ hljriti.



Binaural recording from a Peace Parade in Reykjavik

The Peace Parade was held in Reykjavik on December 23 as the

last 3 decades. The Quire of The College of Hamrahl lead the march and sang
some festivalsongs. The conductor was orgerur Inglfsdttir, who has lead
this quire since 1967. I and my wife joined the procession as sometimes before.

The quire meandered by in a long procession. Sometimes we

walked along with the quire, but we stodd also stil while the quire passed by.

Binaural microphones from Sound Professionals were used together

with A Nagra Ares BB+.

Headphones are recommended.
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Var tekist en Alingi

egar gengi er mefram Reykjavkurtjrn virist oftast nr allt me kyrrum kjrum. En ar er h skefjalaus bartta um lfsins gi.

Mnudaginn 2. jl vorum vi Eln ar fer samt barnabarni okkar, Birgi r rnasyni, 7 ra. Skammt fr Rhsinu var kvei a gefa fuglunum brau og voru msir um hituna: stokkendur, mvar, mvategundir og svanir.

bakgrunni heyrist maur safna saman tmum flskum og fleira ber fyrir eyru. lokin verur nokkur hamagangur egar svanur btur vng eins andarsteggsins sem hringsnst og reynir a losa sig. a er var barist hr landi en Alingi.

Notaur var Olympus LS-11 hljriti.

IN ENGLISH

While walking along the shore of the Lake of Reykjavik, which is located in the center of town, everything seems mostly calm. But things can change rapidly.

On July 2 this year I and Elin were walking along with our 7 years old grandson and it was decided to feed the birds with som bread, even though they stay in The largest bread soup of Iceland". We were on the east bank not far from the City hall.

There were ducks, several kinds of seaguls and swans struggling to get their share. At the end a swan bit one of the ducs in the wing and held her for a while, but the duck struggled to get itself free.

The recording was made with a Olympus LS-11 in 16 bits, 44,1 kHz.


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Tvhlja hrafn - starsngur a hausti

egar vi hjnin gengum mefram KR-vellinum sdegis gal allhvassri austangolunni, var vegi okkar hrafn, sennilega unglingur, sem sat efst ljsastaur. Hann krunkai kaft, en lkkai rminn um lei og vi nmum staar og g rtti a honum hljnema. Sumir hald v fram a essi hlj heyrist fyrst og fremst egar hrafnar undirba hreiurger, en s virist ekki raunin.

Eftir a hljritun lauk hfst hann handa a nju, en vegna kefar missti g af seinnihluta snglistar hans. rlti heyrist jakka vegfaranda sem st nrri.

Notaur var Olympus LS-11 hljriti. Hljrita var 16 bitum, 44,1 rium.

A raven with two sounds

When I and my wife were walking on the pedestrian road nearby the KR-sports stadium in western Reykjavik today we heard a raven, probably a youngster, croaking loudly. It hat placed itself on the top of a lamppost, but lovered his voice when we stopped and pointed the mics towards it. I have been told that these sounds are only heard when the ravens are preparing their nesting, but obviously this is not the case.

The wind disturbed a little and a little sound came from the jacket of a nearby person.

An Olympus LS-11 was used.


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