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Classical Meditation

Classical Meditation / Various
Release Date: 05/25/2010 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570364-65   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Arvo PärtJohn TavenerSamuel BarberThomas Tallis,   ... 
Performer:  Jurgen PetrenkoDavid GreedMichael CoxNicholas Daniel,   ... 
Conductor:  Noel EdisonChristopher RobinsonDouglas LawrenceJeremy Summerly,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival SingersElora Festival OrchestraCambridge St. John's College Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. De profundis by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Jurgen Petrenko (Organ)
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1980; Estonia 
2. The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?" by John Tavener
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; England 
3. Heaven-Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil) by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Douglas Lawrence
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ormond College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; USA 
4. The Lord's Prayer by John Tavener
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
5. Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Douglas Lawrence
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ormond College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
6. Song for Athene by John Tavener
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; England 
7. Berliner Messe: Veni Sancte Spiritus by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers,  Elora Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
8. Mass à 5 "Salve intemerata": no 4, Agnus Dei by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1540; England 
9. Mass à 5 "Salve intemerata": no 3, Sanctus & Benedictus by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1540; England 
10. Salve intemerata virgo by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
11. Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra: no 1, On Hearing the First Cuckoo by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; France 
12. The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Greed (Violin)
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
13. Conversations, F 16: no 2, In the Wood by Sir Arthur Bliss
Performer:  Michael Cox (Flute), Nicholas Daniel (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Maggini String Quartet
14. Cantus Arcticus, Op. 61 "Concerto for Birds and Orchestra" by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Conductor:  Hannu Lintu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; Finland 
15. Earth Cry by Peter Sculthorpe
Performer:  William Barton (Didjeridu)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; Australia 
16. Symphony no 2 "For the New Millennium": 3rd movement by Alla Pavlova
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
17. Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 

Sound Samples

De profundis
The Lamb
Heaven-Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil)
The Lord's Prayer
Agnus Dei, Op. 11
Song for Athene
Berliner Messe: Veni Sancte Spiritus
Mass, "Salve intemerata": Agnus Dei
Mass, "Salve intemerata": Sanctus
Salve intemerata virgo
2 Pieces for Small Orchestra: No. 1. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
The Lark Ascending
Conversations: No. 2. In the Wood
Cantus arcticus, Op. 61 (Concerto for Birds and Orchestra): I. Suo (The Marsh)
Cantus arcticus, Op. 61 (Concerto for Birds and Orchestra): II. Melankolia (Melancholy)
Cantus arcticus, Op. 61 (Concerto for Birds and Orchestra): III. Joutsenet muuttavat (Swans Migrating)
Earth Cry
Symphony No. 2, "For the New Millennium": III. -
Sospiri, Op. 70

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