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Part: St. John Passion / Hillier, Potter, Covey-Crump, Seers, Jones


Release Date: 01/25/2011 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4564  
Composer:  Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Mary SeersGordon JonesRogers Covey-CrumpJohn Potter,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard EnsembleWestern Wind Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Arvo Pärt’s contemporary sacred work, St. John Passion, is sung in Latin and recalls the purity and timelessness of the great musical passions of the seventeenth century.

Recorded from Durham's magnificent medieval cathedral, the performance features the Hilliard Ensemble and the Western Wind Choir, conducted by Paul Hillier.

The solo parts are sung by John Potter (Pilate), Michael George (Christ), Mary Seers, David James, Roger Covey-Crump and Gordon Jones (The Evangelist Quartet).

A short introduction precedes the work.

Directed by Christopher Swann

The Hilliard Ensemble
Western Wind Choir

Solo parts are sung by: John Potter (Pilate), Michael George (Christ), Mary
Read more Seers, David James, Roger Covey-Crump, Gordon Jones (The Evangelist Quartet)

Composed by: Arvo Pärt
Conducted by: Paul Hillier
Directed by: Christopher Swann

Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Running Time: 75 minutes
Color: Color
Language: Latin
Subtitles: English
Format: 4.3 Full Screen, LPCM Read less

Works on This Recording

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St John Passion by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Mary Seers (Soprano), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor),
John Potter (Tenor), David James (Countertenor), Michael George (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilliard Ensemble,  Western Wind Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; Germany 

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