Osvaldo Golijov: Oceana - Dawn Upshaw (soprano); Elizabeth Remy Johnson (harp); Jamey Haddad (percussion); Jay Anderson (bass); John Dearman (guitar); Kronos Quartet; Luciana Souza (vocals); Scott Tennant (guitar); Atlanta Symphony Chorus (choir, chorus)
Track Listing
  1. Oceana, for voice, boys' choir, double chorus & orchestra
  2. Tenebrae, version for string quartet
  3. Three Songs, for voice & orchestra
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The three pieces by Osvaldo Golijov recorded here offer more evidence that his is one of the freest and most compelling voices on the scene. Although he came to the attention of the broader public in 2000 with the bold stylistic juxtapositions of La Pasión según San Marco, Oceana, written in 1996, incorporates a comparable diversity of elements. Perhaps even more than La Pasión, Oceana mingles its various idioms into an integrated aesthetic vision. What stands out is Golijov's fearless rejection of the orthodoxies of ...

Osvaldo Golijov: Oceana 2007, Deutsche Grammophon

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