Officium Novum - Jan Garbarek / Hilliard Ensemble
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  1. OV zarmanali (Hymn of the baptism of Christ)
  2. Svjete tihij
  3. Allting finns
  4. Litany / Otche nash / Dostoino est
  5. Surb, surb
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  1. OV zarmanali (Hymn of the baptism of Christ)
  2. Svjete tihij
  3. Allting finns
  4. Litany / Otche nash / Dostoino est
  5. Surb, surb
  6. Most Holy Mother of God
  7. Tres morillas m'enamoran
  8. Sirt im sasani (Hymn for Maundy Thursday)
  9. Hays hark nviranats ukhti
  10. Alleluia. Nativitas]
  11. We are the stars
  12. Nur ein Weniges noch
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More than 15 years separate the release of Jan Garbarek's best-selling album Officium from his Officium Novum. The newer release, like the original, features Garbarek on soprano and tenor saxophones and the male vocal quartet the Hilliard Ensemble. In both albums, Garbarek takes pre-existing vocal pieces and embroiders them with his soulful obbligato contributions. The chaste austerity of the men's voices and the reedy plaintiveness of the saxophone make for a surprisingly effective pairing. Garbarek and the singers manage ...

Officium Novum 2010, ECM

UPC: 028947638551

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