| 1056 - 1839[Sept. 5, 2015] |
References here are sketchy and often unreliable.
| 1840 - 1929|
Around the mid 19th century the musical life gradually begins to change after age long stagnation.
|1930 - 1959|
With the founding of Reykjavik College of Music in 1930 the musical life "takes of" so to speak. Among other events of interest that occurred this year were: The National Broadcasting Service began regular broadcasts, a national celebration took place at Thingvellir to commemorate the 1000 year anniversary of Althing and the first recordings of Icelandic instrumental music were done.
|1960 - 2000|
1960 or there about marks a new phase with Musica Nova and Rock and roll.
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