2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-06-21Works: Arvo Pärt: Für Alina, for piano; Symphony no 1 ("Polyphonic"), Op. 9; Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, for string orchestra & bell; Passio, for tenor, bass, vocal quartet, chorus, oboe...
Performers: Bowyer, Kevin; Davis, Peter R.; Eisrich, Antal; Falvay, Sandor; Hatfield, Lesley; Helmerson, Frans; Hirsch, Rebecca; Hope, Daniel [Violin]; Kovacs, Miklos; Lubimov, Alexei [Piano]; Mulligan, Simon; P...
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme; Benedek, Tamás; Pitts, Antony; Edison, Noel; Yuasa, Takuo; Cox, Neil
Ensemble: ; Choir of Lancing College; Elora Festival Orchestra; Elora Festival Singers; Strings of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (St; Tonus Peregrinus; Ulster Orchestra
This absorbing, two-CD anthology combines quality performances . . . Certainly, there is no more contextual way of getting to know the composer than this...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2003-04-01Works: Arvo Pärt: Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem
Performers: Anderson, Mark; MacDonald, Robert [Bass Voice]
Conductors: Pitts, Antony
Ensemble: Tonus Peregrinus
This new recording by Oxford-based ensemble Tonus Peregrinus offers a radically different take on the music from existing recordings. When recording the work, the ensemble...continue...