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Sounds & Silence: Travels With Manfred Eicher (DVD)

Sounds & Silence: Travels With Manfred Eiche / Var
Release Date: 09/13/2011 
Label:  Ecm   Catalog #: 001593609  
Composer:  George GurdjieffArvo PärtRolf LislevandNik Bartsch,   ... 
Performer:  Keith JarrettArianna SavallPedro EstevanRolf Lislevand,   ... 
Conductor:  Tönu KaljusteSavino AcquavivaAlexander Myrat
Number of Discs: 1 
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Also Available: CD soundtrack album - Sounds & Silence.

Over a period of five years, Swiss filmmakers Norbert Wiedmer and Peter Guyer followed ECM producer Manfred Eicher and the artists of ECM around the world. In footage from Estonia, Tunisia, Germany, France, Denmark, Greece, Argentina and elsewhere, their documentary movie Sounds And Silence has captured aspects of the music-making process at ECM, and provided glimpses of unique players and composers at work. Amongst the artists included: Arvo Pärt, Eleni Karaindrou, Dino Saluzzi and Anja Lechner, Anouar Brahem, Gianluigi Trovesi and Gianni Coscia, Marilyn Mazur, Nik Bärtsch's Ronin, Kim Kashkashian, Jan Garbarek
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Music featured within this documentary include the following works:

Georges I. Gurdjieff
Reading of Sacred Books
Keith Jarrett piano

Arvo Pärt
Für Lennart in memoriam
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste conductor

Giovanni G. Kapsberger
Arpeggiata addio
Rolf Lislevand archlute, baroque guitar
Arianna Savall voice
Pedro Estevan percussion
Thor-Harald Johnsen chitarra battente

Nik Bärtsch
Modul 42
Nik Bärtsch piano
Sha bass clarinet
Björn Meyer bass
Kaspar Rust drums
Andi Pupato percussion

Anouar Brahem
Sur Le Fleuve
Anouar Brahem oud
François Couturier piano
Jean-Louis Matinier accordion

Marilyn Mazur
Creature Walk
Marilyn Mazur Percussion

Dino Saluzzi
Tango a mi padre
Dino Saluzzi bandoneon
Anja Lechner violoncello
Eleni Karaindrou
Farewell Theme
To Vals Tou Gamou
Jan Garbarek tenor saxophone
Kim Kashkashian viola
Eleni Karaindrou piano
Camerata Orchestra
Alexandros Myrat conductor

Vicente Greco
Ojos Negros
Dino Saluzzi bandoneon
Anja Lechner violoncello

Giacomo Puccini
(arr. Natale Arnoldi)
Così, Tosca
Gianluigi Trovesi alto clarinet
Filarmonica Mousiké
Savino Acquaviva conductor

Arvo Pärt
Da Pacem Domine
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste conductor

Recorded 1980-2008

ECM 2250
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Works on This Recording

1.
Reading of Sacred Books, for piano by George Gurdjieff
Performer:  Keith Jarrett (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
2.
Für Lennart in memoriam by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tönu Kaljuste
Written: 2006; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3.
Arpeggiata addio (after Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger) by Rolf Lislevand
Performer:  Arianna Savall (Voice), Pedro Estevan (Percussion), Rolf Lislevand (Archlute),
Thor Harald Johnsen (Chitarra Battente)
Length: 7 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Modul 42, for jazz ensemble by Nik Bartsch
Performer:  Kaspar Rast (Drums), Sha (), Andi Pupato (Percussion),
Nik Bartsch (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
5.
Sur le Fleuve, for oud, accordion & piano by Anouar Brahem
Performer:  Anouar Brahem (Oud), Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordion), François Couturier (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
6.
Creature Walk, for saxophone, flute & percussion by Marilyn Mazur
Performer:  Marilyn Mazur (Percussion)
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
7.
Tango a mi padre, for bandoneon & cello by Dino Saluzzi
Performer:  Anja Lechner (Cello), Dino Saluzzi (Bandoneon)
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
8.
Ojos negros by Vicente Greco
Performer:  Dino Saluzzi (Bandoneon), Anja Lechner (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
9.
Così, Tosca, for saxophone & orchestra (after Puccini) by Natale Arnoldi
Performer:  Gianluigi Trovesi ()
Conductor:  Savino Acquaviva
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 8 Minutes 52 Secs. 
10.
Da pacem Domine by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tönu Kaljuste
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
11.
The Beekeeper: Farewell Theme by Eleni Karaindrou
Performer:  Eleni Karaindrou (Piano), Kim Kashkashian (Viola), Jan Garbarek ()
Conductor:  Alexander Myrat
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
12.
The Beekeeper: To Vals Tou Gamou by Eleni Karaindrou
Performer:  Jan Garbarek (), Kim Kashkashian (Viola), Eleni Karaindrou (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Myrat
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1986; Greece 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 

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