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Arvo Part - Choral Works - Stephen Layton, Polyphony (2014) {Hyperion - CDA68056}

Arvo Part - Choral Works - Stephen Layton, Polyphony (2014) {Hyperion - CDA68056}
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© 2014 Hyperion Records | CDA68056
Classical / Avant-Garde / Choral / Chamber Music / Modern Composition

Stephen Layton and Polyphony have a long and fruitful relationship with the music of Arvo Pärt. Their recording of Triodion and other choral works (CDA67375) won a Gramophone Award and became a cult classic. The extraordinary purity of Polyphony’s singing is the perfect vehicle for music of such clean, elemental simplicity, such cathartic calm. This third Pärt album from Stephen Layton and Polyphony reaches right back, intriguingly, to the composer’s youthful modernist phase and spans nearly five decades—from 1963 to 2012—in the process. As with the album Triodion, it reflects an increasingly broad spread of languages and sources in Pärt’s chosen texts. Latin, German and English are joined here by Church Slavonic and Spanish. A range of biblical texts are set alongside ancient prayers.
The Tallis Scholars - Arvo Pärt: Tintinnabuli (2015) [TR24][SM][OF]

The Tallis Scholars - Arvo Pärt: Tintinnabuli
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 66:54 min | 0.99 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Gimell | Tracks: 23 | Rls.date: 2015

'It is with great pleasure that Gimell present their tribute to Arvo Pärt in his 80th year. Tintinnabuli (from the Latin for 'bell') is the compositional style created by Arvo Pärt which informs every work on this recording. In all my searchings for inspiring contemporary music I have not come across anyone to rival him.' Peter Phillips.
Arvo Part - Collage - Neeme Jarvi, Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus (1993) {Chandos CHAN 9134}

Arvo Part - Collage - Neeme Jarvi, Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus (1993) {Chandos CHAN 9134}
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© 1993 Chandos Records | CHAN 9134
Classical / Contemporary Classical / Orchestral / Symphony / Choral

For all of those who look for early works of Pärt this is a precious recording. I believe there are a lot of people who don't find much appeal in Pärt's late repetitive, mystic works for the very same reasons others prefer them. So what's up here is that Pärt has a few lesser known works before, say, his third symphony which are the "opposite" of the mentioned above. Those who are found of Schnittke will surely appreciate this. The most remarkable composition in this record is maybe the "Credo" for piano mixed choir and orchestra. It consists of 13 minutes of duel between the forces of the past (represented by Bach's well known motifs) and the eruptive resources of modernist aleatoric clusters of sound. So, pools of beautiful passages are interrupted by (or combined with) destructive (or desconstructive) interventions of the orchestra till the whole, peaking sometimes the frenetic, becomes yet a powerful block of distinctive sound.
Arvo Part - Passacaglia - The Kristjan Jarvi Sound Project (2015) {Naive V 5425}

Arvo Part - Passacaglia - The Kristjan Jarvi Sound Project (2015) {Naive V 5425}
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Classical / Choral / Concerto / Post Modern / Contemporary Classical

This fourth volume in the Kristjan Järvi Sound Project series is a tribute to his close friend and countryman composer Arvo Pärt, one of the most emblematic figures in contemporary music, to mark the celebration of his 80th birthday. Constantly inspired by pioneering, thrilling and exhilarating ideas, American-Estonian conductor Kristjan Järvi has gathered works spanning 40 years of Pärt’s compositions, as a culmination of of years of collaboration, musical exploration and spiritual connection.
Arvo Part - Tintinnabuli - Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars (2015) {Gimel Records CDGIM 049}

Arvo Part - Tintinnabuli - Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars (2015) {Gimel Records CDGIM 049}
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© 2015 Gimel Records | CDGIM 049
Classical / Choral / Chamber Music

To celebrate Arvo Part's 80th birthday, Gimell presents a new recording of some of the Estonian composer's finest a cappella choral works. This is the first album of contemporary music from The Tallis Scholars since their famous 1984 recording of works by John Tavener. The program here includes several major works including the Magnificat, Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen, Triodion and I Am the True Vine. The album's title refers to the compositional style Part developed in the 1970s and now employs in most of his works. This simple style was influenced by the composer's mystical experiences with sacred chant. Tintinnabuli works often have a slow and meditative tempo and a minimalist approach to both notation and performance.

VA - Arvo Pärt: Musica Selecta (2015)  Music

Posted by LoveHive at Sept. 20, 2016
VA - Arvo Pärt: Musica Selecta (2015)

VA - Arvo Pärt: Musica Selecta (2015)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:21:15 | 332 MB
Label: ECM New Series

As the title and subtitle imply, this is a kind of greatest-hits album, with music selected by ECM label producer Manfred Eicher from the 12 albums on the label devoted to the music of Arvo Pärt. Pärt's music is so malleable that people tend to make their own versions of it rather than collect it, but if you wanted an anthology as a starter box, this would be the one to choose. Eicher has worked closely with Pärt since the 1980s, and he has indeed made a sensible "sequence" out of works that do not have a lot of contrast among them.

Arvo Part - Beatus (1997) {Virgin}  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 30, 2015
Arvo Part - Beatus (1997) {Virgin}

Arvo Part - Beatus (1997) {Virgin}
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Genre: Classical, Choral

The music of Arvo Part is one of the great consolations of our age. Often described as out of step with the times, his choral compositions display continuity with the great liturgical music of the 16th Century and earlier. Richly-textured, driven by what seems to be an unshakeable faith and commitment, his church music is certainly composed from an ethical standpoint which few these days can share. Yet he is unmistakably of our time, and that is what makes him so wonderful. From the first notes of this wonderful Mass, we are aware that Part is a contemporary, a sufferer, the great soul we never expected to meet.

The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Dec. 8, 2014
The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt

Andrew Shenton, "The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt"
2012 | ISBN-10: 1107009898, 0521279100 | 274 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Arvo Part: Adam's Lament (2012) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Oct. 4, 2014
Arvo Part: Adam's Lament (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonietta Riga,
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste, Vox Clamantis - Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament (2012)

FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 67:59 minutes | 607 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Acclaimed conductor Tonu Kaljuste leads an exquisite lineup of orchestral and choral forces through this scintillating new release. Compositions featured, in premiere recordings made in Tallinn’s Niguliste Church, are: Adam’s Lament for choir and string orchestra; Beatus Petronius for two choirs, eight woodwind instruments, tubular bells and string orchestra; Salve Regina for choir, celesta and string orchestra; Statuit ei Dominus for two choirs, woodwinds and string orchestra; Alleluia-Tropus for choir and string orchestra; L'Abbé Agathon for soprano, baritone, female choir and string orchestra. The album concludes with two lullabies – Estonian Lullaby and Christmas Lullaby – for female choir and string orchestra.

Arvo Part - I Am the True Vine (1999) [Repost]  Music

Posted by tiburon at Feb. 8, 2013
Arvo Part - I Am the True Vine (1999) [Repost]

Arvo Part - I Am the True Vine (1999)
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Genre: Classical, Sacred Music

Paul Hillier, best known for his recordings of early music, brings that sense of urgency and simple piety to the delicate religious music of Arvo Part. This is music which combines gentleness with real force, and the intelligent singing, and capacity to make moments of silence tell as much as grand effects, is entirely admirable.