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Paul Hillier conducts Arvo Pärt - Choral & Instrumental Music

HMX 2908730.32 (3 discs)

COMPILATION

Playing time: 76'06"/64'33"/75'03" - TT 215'42"
Tracks: 20 + 9 + 10
Booklet pages: 16 + 24 + 20
© 1996, 2006, 2012, 2015 harmonia mundi usa
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Paul Hillier conducts Arvo Pärt - Choral & Instrumental Music published on 25 December 2015

Listen: Arvo Pärt: Dopo la vittoria (CD2 track 7, 0:00-1:00)

Arvo Pärt (born 1935):

CD1 (HMX 2908730) - De profundis

1 De profundis (Psalm 129) (1980)

Missa Sillabica (1977, revised 1996) (first recording)
2 Kyrie
3 Gloria
4 Credo
5 Sanctus
6 Agnus Dei
7 Ite missa est

8 Solfeggio (1964) (first recording)

9 'And one of the Pharisees' (1990)

10 Cantate Domino (Psalm 95) (1977) (first recording)

11 Summa (Credo) (1977)

Seven Magnificat Antiphons (1988, revised 1991)
12 O Weisheit
13 O Adonai
14 O Sproß
15 O Schlüssel
16 O Morgenstern
17 O König
18 O Immanuel

19 The Beatitudes (1990, revised 1991)

20 Magnificat (1989)

Theatre of Voices
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ (tracks 1-7, 10 and 19)
Dan Kennedy, percussion (track 1)
Paul Hillier, conductor

CD2 (HMX 2908731) - Da pacem

1 Da pacem Domine (2004)

2 Salve Regina (2001/2)

Zwei slawische Psalmen (1984/1997)
3 Psalm 117
4 Psalm 131

5 Magnificat (1989)

6 An den Wassern zu Babel (1976/1984/1991)

7 Dopo la vittoria (1996/1998)

8 Nunc dimittis (2001)

9 Littlemore Tractus (2000)

Kaia Urb, soprano (tracks 5, 6 and 8)
Tiit Kogerman, tenor (track 6)
Aarne Talvik, bass (track 6)
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ (tracks 2, 6 and 9)
Paul Hillier, conductor

CD3 (HMX 2908732) - Creator Spiritus

1 Veni creator (2006)

2 The Deer's Cry (2007)

3 Psalom (1985/91, revised 1997)

4 Most Holy Mother of God (2003)

5 Solfeggio (1963/2008)

6 My heart's in the highlands (2000)

7 Peace upon you, Jerusalem (2002)

8 Ein Wallfahrtslied (1984, revised 1996)

9 Morning Star (2007)

10 Stabat Mater (1985)

Else Torp, soprano (tracks 6 and 10)
Chris Watson, tenor (tracks 8 and 10)
William Purefoy, countertenor (track 10)
Theatre of Voices (track 1)
Ars Nova Copenhagen (tracks 1, 2, 4, 7 and 9)
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ (tracks 1 and 6)
NYYD Quartet (tracks 3, 5, 8 and 10)
Paul Hillier, baritone (track 8), conductor

CD1 recorded 4-7 May 1996 in the Chapel of St Vincent's School for Boys, San Rafael, California, USA (tracks 8-9, 11-18 and 20) and at St Stephen's Church, Belvedere, California, USA (tracks 1-7, 10 and 19)

CD2 recorded January 2006 (tracks 1 and 5) and September 2005 (tracks 2-4, 6, 8 and 9) in the Nigulistekirik, Tallinn, Estonia, and October 2004 in Tallinn Methodist Church, Estonia (track 7)

CD3 recorded June 2010 at Garnisonkirken, Copenhagen, Denmark


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