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The Very Best Of Karl Jenkins

Jenkins,Karl
Release Date: 05/03/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 95058   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Tim ThorneGary KettelCatrin FinchGuy Johnston,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl JenkinsJohn Owen Edwards
Orchestra/Ensemble:  CantorionAdiemus Wind and BrassEMO Ensemble
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 41 Mins. 

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This 2-CD compilation presents a selection of the most popular pieces by the nation's best-loved living composer Karl Jenkins. Includes music from Adiemus, The Armed Man, Gloria, Stabat Mater and many more favourite works. This 2-CD compilation presents a selection of the most popular pieces by the nation's best-loved living composer Karl Jenkins. Includes music from Adiemus, The Armed Man, Gloria, Stabat Mater and many more favourite works. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Requiem: Dies irae by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Tim Thorne (Horn), Gary Kettel (Percussion), Catrin Finch (Harp)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2.
A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man": Benedictus by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Guy Johnston (Cello)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3.
Palladio "Diamond Music": 1st movement, Allegretto by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Carmine Lauri (Violin), David Alberman (Violin)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
Requiem: Pie Jesu by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Nicole Tibbels (Soprano), Tim Thorne (Horn), Catrin Finch (Harp)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
5.
Gloria: no 1, The Proclamation "Gloria in excelsis Deo" by Karl Jenkins
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man": Agnus Dei by Karl Jenkins
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Violin "Sarikiz": 3rd movement, Dance by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Marat Bisengaliev (Violin)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
8.
Stella natalis: Only Heavenly Music by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Kate Royal (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
9.
A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man": Sanctus by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Neil Percy (Percussion), Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
10.
Stella natalis: The Protector by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Kate Royal (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
11.
Requiem: In paradisum by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Pamela Thorby (Recorder)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
12.
Stella natalis: Lullay by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Kate Royal (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
13.
Requiem: Lacrimosa by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Nicole Tibbels (Soprano), Tim Thorne (Horn), Catrin Finch (Harp)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
14.
Stabat Mater: And the mother did weep by Karl Jenkins
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
15.
In These Stones Horizons Sing by Karl Jenkins
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantorion
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Flute, Keyboards and Percussion "Quirk": 3rd movement, Chasing the Goose! by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Neil Percy (Percussion), Gareth Davies (Flute), John Alley (Keyboards)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
17.
Songs of Sanctuary: Adiemus by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion), Pamela Thorby (Gemshorn)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
18.
In caelum fero by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Mary Carewe (Soprano), Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion), Frank Ricotti (Percussion),
Miriam Stockley (Voice)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
19.
Kayama by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Miriam Stockley (Voice), Frank Ricotti (Percussion), Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion),
Mary Carewe (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
20.
Hymn by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Mary Carewe (Soprano), Miriam Stockley (Voice)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
21.
Cantus "Song of the Spirit" by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion), Miriam Stockley (Voice), Mary Carewe (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
22.
Cantus "Song of the Plains" by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Miriam Stockley (Voice), Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion), Mary Carewe (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
23.
Dos a dos by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Pamela Thorby (Recorder), Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
24.
The Eternal Knot: The Wooing of Étaín by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Martin Taylor (Guitar), Pamela Thorby (Recorder), Davy Spillane ()
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
25.
Boogie Woogie Llanoogie by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Paul Clarvis (Percussion), Nigel Hitchcock (Saxophone), Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion),
Karl Jenkins (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Written: 2001 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
26.
Beyond the Century by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Modern 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
27.
Requiem: Introit by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Gary Kettel (Percussion), Tim Thorne (Horn)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
28.
In These Stones Horizons Sing: Cân yr Alltud "The Exile Song" by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Catrin Finch (Harp), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Adiemus Wind and Brass
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
29.
Stabat Mater: Sancta Mater by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Jody K. Jenkins (Percussion)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EMO Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
30.
Ave verum corpus by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Alfie Boe (Tenor)
Conductor:  John Owen Edwards
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2005; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
31.
A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man": Benedictus by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Karl Jenkins (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
32.
Gloria: no 2, The Prayer "Laudamus te" by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Timothy Hugh (Cello)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
33.
Gloria: no 4, The Song "I'll Make Music" by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Hayley Westenra (Voice)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Requiem: Dies Irae
Benedictus
Allegretto from Palladio for String Orchestra
Requiem: Pie Jesu (Reqiuem)
Gloria: I. The Proclamation: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Agnus Dei
Sarikiz - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra: Dance - Vivace
Stella natalis: Only heavenly music [In memoriam Christine Brown]
Sanctus
Stella natalis: The Protector
In Paradisum: Requiem: In Paradisum
Stella natalis: Lullay
Requiem: Lacrimosa
Stabat Mater: And the Mother did weep (words Karl Jenkins Sung in English, Hebrew, Latin, Aramaic & Greek)
In these Stones Horizons Sing
Quirk - Concerto for flute, keyboard and percussion: Chasing the Goose
Adiemus (1999 New Version)
In Caelum Fero (Radio Edit)
Kayama (Radio Edit)
Hymn
Cantus - Song Of The Spirit
Cantus - Song Of The Plains (Edit)
Dos A Dos (Square Dance)
The Wooing Of Étaín
Boogie Woogie Llanoogie
Beyond The Century
Requiem: Introit
In These Stones Horizons Sing: Agorawd [Overture] Part I: Cân yr Alltud [The Exile Song]
Stabat Mater: Sancta Mater
Ave Verum Corpus
Benedictus
Gloria: II. The Prayer: Laudamus te
Gloria: IV. The Song: I'll make music

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