image

Genre: icelandic traditional

Play genre


Parent Genre: World/Traditional

Icelandic traditional music is characterized by haunting melodies and intricate harmonies that reflect the country's rugged landscapes and rich cultural heritage. This genre often features the use of traditional instruments such as the langspil and the Icelandic fiddle, as well as traditional vocal techniques like the Icelandic "rimur" style of chanting. The music is often performed by choirs or small ensembles, and is deeply rooted in the country's history and mythology.


Most popular icelandic traditional artists

Show more artists

Popular icelandic traditional Songs


Most popular icelandic traditional albums

default-img
Angels of the Universe
2001
default-img
Rammíslensk
1996
default-img
Folksongs from Iceland
1964
default-img
Þokkabandsárin
1995
default-img
Kvæðamaðr
2020
default-img
Hátíð fer að höndum ein
1971
default-img
Ökuljóð
1994
default-img
100 íslensk jólalög
2006
default-img
Ljómalind
2009
default-img
Steindor Andersen: Rimur (Icelandic Epic Song)
2003
default-img
Íslands lag (endurútgáfa)
2000

icelandic traditional music by decade

Explore icelandic traditional history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

2020s 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s 1950s 1940s 1930s

List of icelandic traditional artists

Here is a list of icelandic traditional artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the icelandic traditional genre. You can find out what icelandic traditional genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

icelandic traditional playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular icelandic traditional music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.