Rumi Songs - Trygve Seim
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  1. In Your Beauty
  2. Seeing Double
  3. Across the Doorsill
  4. The Guest House
  5. Leaving My Self
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  1. In Your Beauty
  2. Seeing Double
  3. Across the Doorsill
  4. The Guest House
  5. Leaving My Self
  6. When I See Your Face
  7. Like Every Other Day
  8. The Drunk and the Madman
  9. Whirling Rhythms
  10. There Is Some Kiss We Want
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Encouraged by the late soprano Anne-Lise Berntsen, Norwegian saxophonist and composer Trygve Seim has been composing songs based on texts by Sufi mystic poet Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi since 2003 and experimenting with form and instrumentation. This date features his new quartet with mezzo-soprano Tora Augestad, accordionist Frode Haltli, and cellist Svante Henryson. Using formal art song, avant-garde composition, Egyptian classical music, and several other sources as guideposts, this cycle is a stellar achievement for the ...

Rumi Songs 2016, ECM

UPC: 602547322531

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