Arvo Pärt: The Deer's Cry - Anto Õnnis (tenor); Heikko Remmel (double bass); Jaanika Kilgi (soprano); Jaanika Kuusik (soprano);...
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  1. The Deer's Cry, for chorus
  2. Von Angesicht zu Angesicht, for soprano, baritone, clarinet, viola & double bass
  3. Alleluia Tropus, for chamber chorus & 8 cellos (or chorus & string orchestra)
  4. Virgencita, for chorus
  5. Veni creator, for chorus & organ
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  1. The Deer's Cry, for chorus
  2. Von Angesicht zu Angesicht, for soprano, baritone, clarinet, viola & double bass
  3. Alleluia Tropus, for chamber chorus & 8 cellos (or chorus & string orchestra)
  4. Virgencita, for chorus
  5. Veni creator, for chorus & organ
  6. Drei Hirtenkinder aus Fátima, for chorus
  7. And One of the Pharisees, for 3 voices or chorus
  8. Da Pacem Domine, for chorus & orchestra
  9. Most Holy Mother of God, for male voices
  10. Sei gelobt, du Baum, for baritone, violin, quinterne & contrabass
  11. Habitare fratres in unum (Psalm 133), for chorus
  12. Summa, for SATB chorus or soloists
  13. Kanon Pokajanen, (9 odes, Kontakion-Ikos & Prayer) for chorus
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This is a gorgeous collection of music by this Estonian "holy minimalist" composer. Most of the music is for chorus a cappella , with a few pieces accompanied by organ or a small ensemble. The album is notable on several fronts. It contains mostly music written after 2000, with just a few of the Pärt classics, and this is the only thing that might give pause to a listener interested in an initial foray into the Pärt discography. So for those interested in what Pärt has been up to in his old age, this is an essential ...

Arvo Pärt: The Deer's Cry 2016, ECM

UPC: 028948124497

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