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Illustration by Jennie Cockram.
Track(s) taken from CDH55408
Recording details: January 1997
Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Release date: May 1998
Total duration: 7 minutes 19 seconds

'Pärt's music remains an object of unstinting wonder' (BBC Music Magazine)

'A landmark recording. Go and buy it' (Choir & Organ)

'Polyphony's singing is immensely cultivated; bright, clear, immaculately phrased, and gorgeously balanced' (American Record Guide)

'Outstandingly good on each front: clarity, balance, intonation, timbre, dynamic and textural control and, perhaps most important of all, feeling' (Classic CD)

'Committed and definitive performances of this intense music' (Organists' Review)

De profundis
composer
1980; dedicated to Gottfried von Einem
author of text
Psalm 130

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
A setting of Psalm 130 for male voices, organ, bass drum, tam-tam and a single tubular bell, De profundis was written in 1980, shortly after Pärt’s move from Estonia to Vienna. It is dedicated to the composer Gottfried von Einem.

from notes by Meurig Bowen © 1998

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