Songs of the Baltic Sea | Delphian DCD34052

Songs of the Baltic Sea

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Label: Delphian

Cat No: DCD34052

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 24th October 2011

Contents

About

East meets West on this new recording as two great singing traditions are brought together, to thrilling effect. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union the three Baltic states have emerged as powerhouses of choral innovation and imagination.

Mike Brewer and the NYCGB bring all their customary fervour and virtuosity to bear on this programme of masterworks from three of Europe's smallest, yet musically richest, countries.

"Under Mike Brewer’s expert cirection, the young voices of the National Youth Choir make properly massive impact" - Sunday Times, October 2008

"Everything about this disc is of the highest quality. The standard of performance is superb, as is the recorded sound. Gabriel Jackson’s notes are exemplary and the music is quite wonderful. This magnificent CD ravishes and stimulates the ear in equal measure. Bravo!" - Musicweb disc of the month [Santum est verum lumen]

Tracklisting

Vaclovas Augustinas (b1959)
1. Tau Bet Kokios Sutemos Šviesios

Mindaugas Urbaitis (b1952)
2. Lacrimosa

Augustinas
3. Hymne ŕ St Martin

Peteris Plakidis (b1947)
4–8. Nolemtiba (Destiny): Symphony for Choir

Galina Grigorjeva (b1962)
9-14. Svjatki: Choir Concerto

Gabriel Jackson (b1962)
15. Cantus Maris Baltici

Total playing time [76:59]

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