Tõnu Kõrvits: Mirror - Anja Lechner (cello); Kadri Voorand (vocals); Tõnu Kõrvits (kannel); Tõnu Kõrvits (kantele);...
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  1. Reflections from a Plain Land (Peegeldused tasasest maast), for chorus & cello
  2. Labyrinths (Labürindid), for chamber orchestra
  3. Song about a Level Land (Tasase maa laul), for chorus
  4. Seven Dreams of Seven Birds (Seitsme linnu seitse und), for cello, chorus & string orchestra
  5. Viimane laev (The Last Ship), valse triste for chorus
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  1. Reflections from a Plain Land (Peegeldused tasasest maast), for chorus & cello
  2. Labyrinths (Labürindid), for chamber orchestra
  3. Song about a Level Land (Tasase maa laul), for chorus
  4. Seven Dreams of Seven Birds (Seitsme linnu seitse und), for cello, chorus & string orchestra
  5. Viimane laev (The Last Ship), valse triste for chorus
  6. Song (Laul), version for cello & string orchestra
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With Estonia's Arvo Pärt ascending to the status of elder statesman of Baltic minimalism, several composers have been jockeying for position (if one is permitted to use such a term in such essentially spiritual surroundings) to supplant him. Among them is Tõnu Kõrvits, a student not of Pärt, but of a lesser-known figure in the Estonian choral tradition, Veljo Tormis. As such, Kõrvits writes music that seems to hang between minimalism and an earlier world of compact, tonal choral music. The two large works here, the string ...

Tõnu Kõrvits: Mirror 2016, ECM New Series

UPC: 028948123032

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