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

'Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat' (CDH55408)
Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55408  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014' (HYP201408)
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
HYP201408  Download-only monthly sampler  
Track 25 on CDH55408 [7'19] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 5 on HYP201408 [7'19] Download-only monthly sampler

De profundis
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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Details for CDA66960 track 25
Recording date
11 January 1997
Recording venue
Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat (CDA66960)
    Disc 1 Track 25
    Release date: May 1998
    Deletion date: October 2013
    Superseded by CDH55408
  2. Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat (CDH55408)
    Disc 1 Track 25
    Release date: August 2014
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
  3. Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014 (HYP201408)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: August 2014
    Download-only monthly sampler
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