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Part: Adam's Passion - The Lost Paradise

Release Date: 11/16/2018 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 70446  
Composer:  Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tönu Kaljuste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian Philharmonic Chamber ChoirTallinn Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

He is the most performed contemporary composer in the world. And yet he rarely ventures out in public, prefers to keep quiet about his music, feels at home in the forests of Estonia and generates therewith – perhaps involuntarily – the impression of a recluse, which is attributed to him again and again: Arvo Pärt. Adam’s Passion is the moving first collaboration between two “masters of slow motion who harmonize perfectly with each other” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung). In the spectacular setting of a former submarine factory, American director and universal artist Robert Wilson creates a poetic visual world in which the mystical musical language of the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt can cast its meditative spell.

Read more Lost Paradise: In The Lost Paradise, we follow Arvo Pärt over a period of one year in his native Estonia, to Japan and the Vatican. The documentary is framed by the stage production of Adam’s Passion in which the artistic visions of Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson mirror each other. Tracing their creative process, the film offers rare and personal insights into the worlds of two of the most fascinating personalities in the international arts and music scene. Read less

Works on This Recording

Adam's Passion by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tönu Kaljuste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir,  Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Estonia 

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 3 ways (short review) August 23, 2019 By victor m. (santa rosa, CA) See All My Reviews "I only saw/heard the trailer once, 1st time I closed my eyes & only listened, next I muted the sound & only looked, 3rd way full participation ! enough to persuade me I want more. Will buy this soon, & I am not a religious person but his music is extraordinary unique inspiring leading to many thoughts. Thank You" Report Abuse
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