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Arvo Part

Kaljuste / Estonian Phil. Chamber C

Kanon Pokajanen, Arvo Pärt

€ 28.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label ECM NEW Series
  • UPC 0028945783420
  • Catalog number ECM 4578342
  • Release date 01 July 05

About the album

World premiere recordings of music for choir by Arvo Pärt, based on the canon of repentance of the Russian Orthodox Church. The canon had long fascinated the Estonian composer who finally decided to set it in its entirety in music written to mark the 750th anniversary of Cologne Cathedral. Pärt: "It took over two years to compose the Kanon pokajanen, and its hold on me did not abate until I had finished the score...That may explain why this music means so much to me." As writer Uwe Schweikert has noted, it is "music full of austere, painful beauty."

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