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Esenvalds: Northern Lights / Layton, Trinity College Choir Cambridge

Esenvalds / Layton / Choir Of Trinity College
Release Date: 02/10/2015 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68083   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Eriks EsenvaldsEriks Esenwalds
Performer:  Sally Pryce
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College ChoirTrinity Brass
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The intensely practical choral music of the young Latvian composer Eriks Ešenvalds is steadily gaining appreciation across the world. The works on this album owe their genesis to commissions from the United States, England and northern Europe and encompass ethereal expressions of uniquely arctic phenomena (listen for wine glasses turned—and tuned—to wondrously simple but devastating effect within the choral texture), American ballads and several works in the ‘Anglican tradition’, the fruits of the composer’s recent residency at Trinity College Cambridge.

Trinity College Choir Cambridge here returns the compliment, as it were, with superlative performances of these varied and engaging works, all recorded under the watchful
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Works on This Recording

1.
O salutaris hostia by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004; Latvia 
2.
The new moon by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Latvia 
3.
Psalm 67 by Eriks Esenwalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
4.
Trinity Te Deum by Eriks Esenvalds
Performer:  Sally Pryce (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir,  Trinity Brass
5.
Northern Lights by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Latvia 
6.
The heavens' flock by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
7.
The earthly rose by Eriks Esenvalds
Performer:  Sally Pryce (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
8.
Merton College Service by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
9.
Rivers of light by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Latvia 
10.
Ubi caritas by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
11.
Amazing Grace by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
12.
O Emmanuel, for chorus (from collective Seven Advent Antiphons) by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
13.
Who can sail without the wind? by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
14.
Stars "Alone in the night" by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; Latvia 
15.
Only in sleep by Eriks Esenvalds
Conductor:  Stephen Layton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Trinity College Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Latvia 

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