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Eric van Reem

#7 Hjörtur Ingvi Jóhansson & GM Jóhann Hjartarson

Let's talk about chess and music

2020-10-19 89 min

In this episode your host Eric van Reem does not only talk about chess, but also about music with the Icelandic musician Hjörtur Ingvi Jóhannsson. He is the keyboard player of the band Hjaltalín, and he is active in the country's music scene as an independent songwriter and arranger. Hjörtur wrote songs for the movie Autumn Lights, and one of those songs, "Seconds", was shortlisted for nomination to the Oscars 2017. Eric also talks to his father, legendary Grandmaster Jóhan Hjartarson about chess, music and Bobby Fischer. 

Follow Hjörtur on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HjorturIngvi or visit his website https://hjorturjohannsson.com/to find out more about his projects.

The band Hjaltalin has many beautiful videos on You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/user/hjaltalinband and here is a live video from Iceland Airwaves 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyghMApWUcs&t=785s.

You can buy their new album here: https://www.hjaltalinmusic.com/

Find out more about GM Jóhann Hjartarson on WIkipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%B3hann_Hjartarson

Host       : Eric van Reem
Guests   : Hjörtur Yngvi Jóhansson & GM Jóhann Hjartarson
Editor     : Dennis van Reem
Artwork  : Fränk Stiefel
Music     : Chess Pieces-Silent Partner

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