Orient & Occident, the album comprising three works by Estonian composer Arvo Part
, performed by Tonu Kalijuste and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir, was nominated for the BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM and the title track was also nominated for BEST CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION.
This analysis of Coltrane's music leads to a discussion of Estonian composer Arvo Part
It features Adams' Hallelujah Junction, the ultra-refined whispered world of Kurtag, the simplicity of Arvo Part
and exuberant craziness of Richard Ayres.
This year the festival, which will be held in the Vale and Cardiff between May 12 and 23, will feature quite a lot of music by universally acclaimed Estonian composer Arvo Part
Several generations of Estonian musicians, music teachers, musicologists, actors, and stage directors have been graduated from the Academy, including internationally acclaimed composers Arvo Part
, Erkki-Sven Tuur, and conductors Eri Klas and Tonu Kaljuste.
Its diverse selections include an early American hymn tune, a song by Stephen Foster, an eleventh-century text set to a traditional Irish melody, a sarabande from a Bach cello suite, a work for cello and harp by Arvo Part
, a fantasy on an English tune arranged for viola da gamba, original compositions by Nicholas Walker, Samite, and Jayne Demakos, an arrangement of the "Theme from Schindler's List," a lullaby from the Tuscarora Indian Nation, and traditional Gaelic blessings.
The "Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten" for String Orchestra and Bell" by Arvo Part
was a moving threnody, described by the composer as "light going through a prism.
The music is "Psalm" by Arvo Part
and "Synchrony No.
Also on the programme are works by Britten and Arvo Part
and Mozart's delightful Sinfonia Concertante.
It was my goal to blend trance-style beats with the avant-garde classical works of Arvo Part
," Scott said.
Others, such as Dorian Supin's 24 Preludes for a Fugue about Arvo Part
and Eric Darmon's appropriately titled Looking Glass about Philip Glass, document their subject's lives by using music as the structure, the glue that holds the films together.
In addition, Adams has reached out to Europe, giving ample attention to the works of Dutch composer Louis Andreissen and Estonian composer Arvo Part
, who is often described (along with John Tavener and Henryk Gorecki) as a ``holy'' or ``spiritual'' Minimalist.
The Berlin Mass and other choral music of Estonian Arvo Part
is sung by a Toronto group, the Flora Festival Singers and Orchestra under Noel Edison.
Highlights include world and UK premieres, three featured composers - Estonia's Arvo Part
, Amsterdam-based Brit composer Richard Ayres and Dobrinka Tabakova - and performances by soloists on a wide range of instruments from the euphonium to the hurdy gurdy.
Although slightly reminiscent of Arvo Part
, it is nevertheless an intensely moving and personal expression of personal loss which Jacqueline Shave, the Sinfonia's leader, conducted with sympathetic restraint.