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Bryars: The Sinking Of The Titanic


Release Date: 02/14/1995 
Label:  Point Music   Catalog #: 446061   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Camilla ThorntonZiella BryarsOrlanda BryarsLucy Thornton
Conductor:  Christopher Barnett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gavin Bryars EnsembleWenhaston Boy's Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded in Le Château d'Eau, Borges, France; Westleton Church, Suffolk, England; and DAT Studios, Cricklewood, London. Selections recorded in Le Château d'Eau, Borges, France; Westleton Church, Suffolk, England; and DAT Studios, Cricklewood, London. Read less

Works on This Recording

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The Sinking of the Titanic by Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Camilla Thornton (Viola), Ziella Bryars (Cello), Orlanda Bryars (Cello),
Lucy Thornton (Cello)
Conductor:  Christopher Barnett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gavin Bryars Ensemble,  Wenhaston Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; England 
Length: 61 Minutes 13 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Sinking of the Titanic: 1. Opening Part I
The Sinking of the Titanic: 2. Titanic Hymn (Autumn) All strings
The Sinking of the Titanic: 3. Hymn II
The Sinking of the Titanic: 4. Interlude
The Sinking of the Titanic: 5. Hymn III
The Sinking of the Titanic: 6. Hymn IV
The Sinking of the Titanic: 7. Opening Part II
The Sinking of the Titanic: 8. Titanic Lament
The Sinking of the Titanic: 9. Woodblocks
The Sinking of the Titanic: 10. Last Hymn
The Sinking of the Titanic: 11. Coda

Customer Reviews

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 Awful! May 12, 2012 By David G. (newport beach, CA) See All My Reviews "First bad recording I've ever received from Arkiv. Aside from one very brief chorale passage -- it was gobbledegook from the get go. The "bubbles" were hugely distracting and only served to mix up any semblance of musicality to the piece. Just awful. I threw it out.
Sorry!"
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