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Karl Jenkins: Requiem, Etc


Release Date: 05/10/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57966   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Gavin HorsleyTim ThorneClive BellMarat Bisengaliev,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  SerendipityCaerdydd ChorusWest Kazakhstan Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a highly interesting work which draws on Western and Oriental traditions. Requiem is a mass for the souls of the dead set to texts in both Latin and Japanese, highlighting the cyclical nature of life, death and rebirth. The work is performed by a chamber orchestra, two choirs, soprano soloist, incidental harp, percussion and shakuhachi (Japanese flute), incorporating a Western melodic style with ethnic and world music elements - the trademark of Karl Jenkins. This is a highly interesting work which draws on Western and Oriental traditions. Requiem is a mass for the souls of the dead set to texts in both Latin and Japanese, highlighting the cyclical nature of life, death and rebirth. The work is performed by a chamber orchestra, two choirs, soprano soloist, incidental harp, percussion and shakuhachi (Japanese flute), incorporating a Western melodic style with ethnic and world music elements - the trademark of Karl Jenkins. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Requiem by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Gavin Horsley (Bass), Tim Thorne (French Horn), Clive Bell (Shakuhachi),
Marat Bisengaliev (Violin), Nicole Tibbels (Soprano), Gary Kettel (Percussion),
Sam Landman (Boy Soprano), Catrin Finch (Harp)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Serendipity,  Caerdydd Chorus,  West Kazakhstan Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 6 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Kissan Studios, Cardiff, Wales; mustache Studio, London (01/10/2005 - 02/14/2005); Angel Studios, London (01/12/2005 - 01/16/2005)
This selection is sung in Greek, Japanese and Latin. 
2. In These Stones Horizons Sing by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Nigel Hitchcock (Soprano Saxophone), Catrin Finch (Harp)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Serendipity,  Caerdydd Chorus,  West Kazakhstan Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Angel Studios, London, England (01/12/2005 - 01/16/2005); Sain Studios, Caernarfon, Wales (01/24/2005); Shepherd Studio, Isle of Skye, UK (01/26/2005)
This selection is sung in English and Welsh. 

Sound Samples

Requiem: Introit
Requiem: Dies Irae
Requiem: The Snow of Yesterday
Requiem: Rex Tremendae
Requiem: Confutatis
Requiem: From Deep in my Heart
Requiem: Lacrimosa
Requiem: Now As A Spirit
Requiem: Pie Jesu (Reqiuem)
Requiem: Having Seen The Moon
Requiem: Lux Aeterna
Requiem: Farewell
Requiem: In Paradisum
In These Stones Horizons Sing: Agorawd [Overture] Part I: Cân yr Alltud [The Exile Song]
In These Stones Horizons Sing: Agorawd [Overture] Part II: Nawr! [Now!]
In These Stones Horizons Sing: Grey
In These Stones Horizons Sing: Eleni
In These Stones Horizons Sing: In These Stones Horizons Sing

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