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Arvo Pärt - A Portrait


Release Date: 06/21/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8558182-83   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Alexei LubimovMiklós KovácsAntal EisrichJurgen Petrenko,   ... 
Conductor:  Neeme JärviTamás BenedekAntony PittsNoel Edison,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony OrchestraHungarian State Orchestra StringsTonus Peregrinus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Für Alina by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Alexei Lubimov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Estonia 
2.
Symphony no 1 "Polyphonic": 2nd movement by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; Estonia 
3.
Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tamás Benedek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra Strings
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Estonia 
4.
St John Passion by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Antony Pitts
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tonus Peregrinus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; Germany 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
5.
Berliner Messe: Kyrie by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Composition written: 1990 - 1992. 
6.
Fratres by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Miklós Kovács (Percussion), Antal Eisrich (Percussion)
Conductor:  Tamás Benedek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra Strings
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1980; Estonia 
7.
Magnificat by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; Germany 
8.
Summa by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tamás Benedek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Orchestra Strings
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; Estonia 
9.
Berliner Messe: Credo by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990-1992 
Notes: Composition written: 1990 - 1992. 
10.
The Beatitudes by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Jurgen Petrenko (Organ)
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990/1991; Germany 
11.
Annum per Annum by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Kevin Bowyer (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980 
12.
Collage sur B-A-C-H for Strings, Oboe, Harpsichord and Piano by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Takuo Yuasa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 
13.
Concerto for Cello "Pro et Contra" by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Frans Helmerson (Cello)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; Estonia 
14.
Symphony no 3: 3rd movement by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Takuo Yuasa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Estonia 
15.
Cantate Domino by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Jurgen Petrenko ()
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Estonia 
16.
Spiegel im Spiegel by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Simon Mulligan (Piano), Daniel Hope (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; USSR 
17.
Triodion by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Neil Cox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Lancing College
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998 
18.
Tabula Rasa: Ludus by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Rebecca Hirsch (Violin), Lesley Hatfield (Violin)
Conductor:  Takuo Yuasa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Estonia 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 

Sound Samples

Fur Alina
Symphony No. 1, "Polyphonic": Second Movement
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
St. John Passion: Passio: Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem
Berliner Messe: Kyrie
Fratres (arr. for cello and piano): Fratres (for cello and piano)
Magnificat
Summa: (for strings)
St. John Passion: Passio: "Unde es tu?" Jesus autem responsum non dedit ei
Berliner Messe: Credo
The Beatitudes
Annum per annum: Einleitung
Annum per annum: K
Annum per annum: G
Annum per annum: C
Annum per annum: S
Annum per annum: A
Annum per annum: Coda
Fratres (version for, violin, strings and percussion): Fratres (for strings and percussion; 1991 revision)
Collage uber B-A-C-H: Toccata
Collage uber B-A-C-H: Sarabande
Collage uber B-A-C-H: Ricercare
Pro et contra: I. Maestoso
Pro et contra: II. Largo
Pro et contra: III. Allegro
Symphony No. 3: Third Movement
Cantate Domino: canticum novum (Psalm 95)
Spiegel im Spiegel
Triodion: Introduction - Ode I
Triodion: Ode II
Triodion: Ode III - Coda
Tabula Rasa: Ludus
St. John Passion: Passio: Et ex illa hora accepit eam discipulus in sua

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