Mnemosyne - Jan Garbarek/The Hilliard Ensemble
Track Listing
  1. Quechua Song
  2. O Lord, in thee is all my trust, anthem for 4 voices
  3. Estonian Lullaby
  4. Remember me my deir (Robert Edwards' Commonplace Book)
  5. Gloria, for 3 voices (also attributed to Hugo de Lantins)
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  1. Quechua Song
  2. O Lord, in thee is all my trust, anthem for 4 voices
  3. Estonian Lullaby
  4. Remember me my deir (Robert Edwards' Commonplace Book)
  5. Gloria, for 3 voices (also attributed to Hugo de Lantins)
  6. Fayrfax Africanus
  7. Agnus Dei
  8. Novus novus
  9. Se je fayz dueil, for 3 voices
  10. O ignis spiritus Paraclitus, sequence
  11. Alleluia nativitatis
  12. Delphic paean
  13. Strophe and Counter-Strophe
  14. Mascarades
  15. Loiterando
  16. Estonian Lullaby
  17. Russian Psalm
  18. Eagle Dance
  19. When Jesus Wept, fuging tune
  20. Hymn to the Sun
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Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble waited nearly five years before trying to follow up their surprisingly successful Officium album, but finally they came through with an even more adventurous two-CD set of jazzman-meets-early-music-voices. Here, their range straddles no less than three milleniums (just missing a fourth by a couple of years), from the "Delphic Paean" of Athenaeus circa 127 B.C. to a lullaby by the contemporary Estonian composer Veljo Tormis, with intervening contributions by Hildegard von Bingen, William ...

Mnemosyne 1999, ECM

UPC: 028946512227

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