20th Century Classics - Pärt: Stabat Mater, Magnificat Antiphons, etc / Parrott, Järvi, Urb, Kogerman, et al
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-02-24Works: Arvo Pärt: Nekrolog, for orchestra, Op. 5; Symphony no 1 ("Polyphonic"), Op. 9; Stabat Mater, for soprano, alto, tenor, violin, viola & cello; Statuit ei Dominus, for 2 choruses & 2 organs (or o...
Performers: Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Hepner, Vilve; Kogermann, Tiit; Salumae, Ene; Talvik, Aarne; Turi, Mati; Urb, Kaia
Conductors: Paavo, Järvi; Parrott, Andrew; Kaljuste, Tönu
Ensemble: ; Fretwork
BBC Music Magazine
An excellent survey, particularly valuable for its inclusion of startling and controversial early pieces such as Nekrolog (1960) and I Sumfoonia (1963) which...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 2000-01-11Works: Arvo Pärt: Magnificat; Magnificat Antiphons (7), for chorus; Fratres; John Tavener: Out of the Night (Alleluia), for viola; Canticle of the Mother of God, for soprano & chorus; Thrinos, for cell...
Performers: Atkins, Jane; Blayden, Alastair; McFadden, Claron; Nixon, Leigh; Stirling, Michael; Welsh, Moray
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew
Ensemble: Taverner Choir
"Tavener and Part are so often grouped together that one would assume their music was interchangeable. This disc pits two extremes of the composers' styles...continue...