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Jan Garbarek

Rites

€ 28.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label ECM
  • UPC 0731455900620
  • Catalog number ECM 5590062
  • Release date 01 July 05

About the album

Jan Garbarek's powerful new double-album is a magnum opus, and well-titled. "Rites" suggests initiations, rituals, the archaic, the magical, but also "rites of passage", and the Norwegian saxophonist reflects, in his choice of material, upon pivotal episodes and influences in his own life and those of his associates. Pieces include a tribute to Don Cherry and reworkings of the Garbarek classics "It's OK to listen to the gray voice" and "So mild the wind, so meek the water". There are abundant references to scattered musics of the world, from Norway to India, as well as a setting - for voices and saxophone - of a Native American poem, and the surprise inclusion of Jansug Kakhidze's "The moon over Mtatsminda", sung by its composer with the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra. In total, this is the most comprehensive recording Jan Garbarek has made to date, and his subtle saxophone artistry has never been more persuasive.

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    1
    Rites
     
    08:29
  • 1
    2
    Where the Rivers Meet
     
    07:03
  • 1
    3
    Vast Plain, Clouds
     
    05:54
  • 1
    4
    So Mild the Wind, So Meek the Water
     
    06:11
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    5
    Song, Tread Lightly
     
    07:42
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    It's Ok to Listen to the Gray Voice
     
    06:48
  • 1
    7
    Her Wild Ways
     
    06:46
  • 1
    8
    It's High Time
     
    03:33
  • 1
    9
    One Ying for Every Yang
     
    06:37
  • 1
    10
    Pan
     
    06:16
  • 1
    11
    We Are the Stars
     
    05:02
  • 1
    12
    The Moon Over Mtatsminda
     
    04:00
  • 1
    13
    Malinye
     
    06:24
  • 1
    14
    The White Clown
     
    03:48
  • 1
    15
    Evenly They Danced
     
    05:17
  • 1
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    Last Rite
     
    08:29
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