Composers of the 20th Century

Release Date: 5/14/2021
Label: Accentus
Catalog Number: ACC70503
Number of Discs: 7
Length: 516 Minutes

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This 7-disc box set comprises award-winning documentaries and concert recordings produced and released by Accentus Music that shine the light on the lives and works of a few of the most important and most well-known composers of the 20th century: Erik Satie, Charles Ives, John Cage, Isang Yun, Krzysztof Penderecki, who died in 2020, and Arvo Pärt. Award-winning filmmakers are featured, including Anne-Kathrin Peitz, Allan Miller, Paul Smaczny, and Maria Stodtmeier. Also included are live performances from the Ruhrtriennale 2018 and the Teatr Wielki Warsaw, 2013

Works on This Recording
1. Satiesfictions - Promenades with Erik Satie (NTSC) by Erik Satie
2. Universe, Incomplete (after C. Ives) (NTSC) by na Not Applicable
Performer: Altea Garrido (Actress), Antonio J. Navarro (Actor), Bendix Dethleffsen (Piano), Bérengère Bodin (Actress), Haizam Fathy (Actress), Joaquin Abella (Actor), Jurg Kienberger (Actor), Liliana Benini (Actress), Magne Håvard Brekke (Actor), Marc Bodnar (Actor), Michael Wilhelmi (Piano), Thomas Wodianka (Actor), Tora Augestad (Actress), Ueli Jäggi (Actress)
Conductor: Titus Engel
3. The Unanswered Ives (NTSC) by na Not Applicable
4. John Cage: Journeys in Sound (NTSC) by John Cage
Performer: John Cage (Narrator)
5. Isang Yun - Inbetween North and South Korea (NTSC) by Isang Yun
6. Threnody To the Victims of Hiroshima (NTSC) by Krzysztof Penderecki
Orchestra/Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia
7. Duo concertante (NTSC) by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Roman Patkoló (Double Bass)
8. Concerto Grosso No. 1 for 3 Cellos (NTSC) by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer: Arto Noras (Cello), Daniel Müller-Schott (Cello), Ivan Monighetti (Cello)
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia
9. Credo (NTSC) by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer: Agnieszka Rehlis (Mezzo-soprano), Ewa Vesin (Soprano), Iwona Hossa (Soprano), Nikolaj Didenko (Bass), Rafal Bartmiński (Tenor)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1998 ; Poland
10. Arvo Part - The Lost Paradise (NTSC) by Arvo Pärt
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