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De profundis

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

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

Cette mise en musique du psaume 130, pour voix d’homme, orgue, grosse caisse, tam-tam et une seule cloche tubulaire fut écrite en 1980, peu après que Pärt eut quitté l’Estonie pour Vienne. Elle est dédiée au compositeur Gottfried von Einem.

extrait des notes rédigées par Meurig Bowen © 1998
Français: Hypérion

Eine Vertonung von Psalm 130 für Männerstimmen, Orgeln, Baßtrommel, Tamtam und einer einzelnen Röhrenglocke, die 1980, kurz nachdem Pärt von Estland nach Wien gegangen war, entstand und die dem Komponisten Gottfried von Einem gewidmet ist.

aus dem Begleittext von Meurig Bowen © 1998
Deutsch: Anke Vogelhuber


Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat


Track 25 on CDH55408 [7'19]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55408 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    Superseded by CDH55408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
  3. Hyperion sampler - August 2014 (HYP201408)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: August 2014
    Download-only sampler
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