The Very Best of Arvo Pärt

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CD 1
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1Summa for Choir
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Summa (for choir) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
44:59
2Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 1. O Weisheit
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
vocals:
Vasari Singers
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: I. O Weisheit (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
1:28
3Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 2. O Adonai
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: II. O Adonai (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
1:47
4Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 3. O Spross Aus Isais Wurzel
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: III. O Sproß aus Isais Wurzel (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
0:50
5Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 4. O Schlüssel Davids
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: IV. O Schlüssel Davids (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
1:49
6Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 5. O Morgenstern
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: V. O Morgenstern (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
1:54
7Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 6. O König Aller Völker
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: VI. O König aller Völker (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
1:49
8Magnificat Antiphons for Choir: 7. O Immanuel
producer:
John West (classical engineer/producer)
choir vocals:
Vasari Singers (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
conductor:
Jeremy Backhouse (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London (Greater London) (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
recording of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen: VII. O Immanuel (from 1995-02-03 until 1995-02-05)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1988)
part of:
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella)
3:13
9Fratres for Violin and Piano
piano:
Martin Roscoe (English classical pianist)
violin:
Tasmin Little (violinist)
recording of:
Fratres (for violin and piano, 1980)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
arranger:
Arvo Pärt (in 1980)
arrangement of:
Fratres (parent work - if in doubt, use this one)
11:21
10Festina Lente for String Orchestra and Harp
orchestra:
Bournemouth Sinfonietta (from 1993-09-17 until 1993-09-18)
conductor:
Richard Studt (from 1993-09-17 until 1993-09-18)
recording of:
Festina lente (for strings and harp ad libitum) (from 1993-09-17 until 1993-09-18)
composer:
Arvo Pärt
6:07
11Spiegel Im Spiegel for Violin and Piano
producer:
Andrew Keener (engineer/editor/producer)
piano:
Martin Roscoe (English classical pianist) (from 1993-09-17 until 1993-09-18, in 1993-11)
violin:
Tasmin Little (violinist) (from 1993-09-17 until 1993-09-18, in 1993-11)
balance engineer:
Mike Hatch (engineer/editor)
recorded at:
Abbey Church, Milton Abbey School (in 1993-11)
recording of:
Spiegel im Spiegel (for violin and piano) (from 1993-09-17 until 1993-09-18)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1978)
8:16
12Magnificat for Choir
choir vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
conductor:
Stephen Cleobury (organist, conductor)
recorded at:
King’s College Chapel in Cambridge (from 1994-07-18 until 1994-07-22)
recording of:
Magnificat (for mixed choir a cappella) (from 1994-07-18 until 1994-07-22)
premiered in:
Stuttgart, Germany (on 1990-05-24)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1989)
6:22
13The Beatitudes for Choir and Organ
choir vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
tenor vocals and treble vocals:
Guy Johnston (cellist)
conductor:
Stephen Cleobury (organist, conductor)
recorded at:
King’s College Chapel in Cambridge (from 1994-07-18 until 1994-07-22)
recording of:
The Beatitudes (for mixed choir and organ) (from 1994-07-18 until 1994-07-22)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1990)
revised by:
Arvo Pärt (in 1991)
premiered at:
Nathanael-Kirche in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany (on 1990-05-25)
5:56
14Summa for String Orchestra
orchestra:
Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
conductor:
Paavo Järvi (conductor) (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
recorded at:
Estonia kontserdisaal in Tallinn (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
recording of:
Summa (for string orchestra) (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
version of:
Summa (for choir)
5:00
15Fratres for String Orchestra and Percussion
orchestra:
Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
conductor:
Paavo Järvi (conductor) (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
recorded at:
Estonia kontserdisaal in Tallinn (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
recording of:
Fratres (for string orchestra and percussion, 1991) (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
arranger:
Arvo Pärt (in 1991)
dedicated to:
Eduard Tubin (composer)
arrangement of:
Fratres (parent work - if in doubt, use this one)
9:30
16Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten for String Orchestra and Bell
orchestra:
Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
conductor:
Paavo Järvi (conductor) (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
recorded at:
Estonia kontserdisaal in Tallinn (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
recording of:
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten (from 2000-06-09 until 2000-06-17)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
revised by:
Arvo Pärt (in 1980)
premiered at:
[concert] (1977-04-07)
6:48
CD 2
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1Tabula rasa: I. ludus
harpsichord:
Robert Aldwinckle
violin:
Tasmin Little (violinist) and Richard Studt
orchestra:
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
conductor:
Richard Studt
recording of:
Tabula rasa: I. Ludus: Con moto
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
publisher:
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
part of:
Tabula rasa
10:55
2Tabula rasa: II. silentium
harpsichord:
Robert Aldwinckle
violin:
Tasmin Little (violinist) and Richard Studt
orchestra:
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
conductor:
Richard Studt
recording of:
Tabula rasa: II. Silentium: Senza moto
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
publisher:
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
part of:
Tabula rasa
16:21
3Summa
strings:
Chilingirian Quartet
recording of:
Summa (for string quartet)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
version of:
Summa (for choir)
4:34
4Fratres
strings:
Chilingirian Quartet
recording of:
Fratres (for string quartet, 1989)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
arranger:
Arvo Pärt (in 1989)
arrangement of:
Fratres (parent work - if in doubt, use this one)
11:51
5De profundis
organ:
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organist) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
orchestra:
Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
De profundis (for male choir, percussion ad lib. and organ) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1980)
premiered at:
Martinskirche in Kassel, Germany (on 1981-04-25)
55:34
6Cantate Domino
celesta:
Ene Salumäe (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
organ:
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organist) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Cantate Domino canticum novum (for mixed choir or soloists and organ) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (from 1977 until 1996)
2:44
7Beatus Petronius
organ:
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organist) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Ene Salumäe (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Beatus Petronius (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (from 1990 until 1996)
5:10
8Solfeggio
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Solfedžo (for mixed choir a cappella) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
premiered in:
Tallinn (in 1964)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1963)
4:04
9Missa syllabica: I. Kyrie
tenor vocals:
Tiit Kogerman (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Mati Turi (tenor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Missa syllabica: I. Kyrie (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
part of:
Missa syllabica (for mixed choir and organ)
2:39
10Missa syllabica: II. Gloria
bass vocals:
Aarne Talvik (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
contralto vocals:
Evelin Saul (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
soprano vocals:
Kaia Urb (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
tenor vocals:
Tiit Kogerman (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Mati Turi (tenor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Missa syllabica: II. Gloria (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
part of:
Missa syllabica (for mixed choir and organ)
2:21
11Missa syllabica: III. Credo
bass vocals:
Aarne Talvik (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
contralto vocals:
Evelin Saul (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
soprano vocals:
Kaia Urb (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
tenor vocals:
Tiit Kogerman (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Mati Turi (tenor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Missa syllabica: III. Credo (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
part of:
Missa syllabica (for mixed choir and organ)
6:44
12Missa syllabica: IV. Sanctus
bass vocals:
Aarne Talvik (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
contralto vocals:
Evelin Saul (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
soprano vocals:
Kaia Urb (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
tenor vocals:
Tiit Kogerman (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Mati Turi (tenor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Missa syllabica: IV. Sanctus (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
part of:
Missa syllabica (for mixed choir and organ)
1:25
13Missa syllabica: V. Agnus Dei
bass vocals:
Aarne Talvik (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
contralto vocals:
Evelin Saul (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
soprano vocals:
Kaia Urb (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
tenor vocals:
Tiit Kogerman (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Mati Turi (tenor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Missa syllabica: V. Agnus Dei (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
part of:
Missa syllabica (for mixed choir and organ)
2:24
14Missa syllabica: VI. Ite, missa est
bass vocals:
Aarne Talvik (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
choir vocals:
Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
contralto vocals:
Evelin Saul (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
soprano vocals:
Kaia Urb (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
tenor vocals:
Tiit Kogerman (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19) and Mati Turi (tenor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recorded at:
All Hallows’ Church (Gospel Oak) in Hampstead (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
recording of:
Missa syllabica: VI. Ite, missa est (from 1996-05-08 until 1996-09-19)
composer:
Arvo Pärt (in 1977)
part of:
Missa syllabica (for mixed choir and organ)
0:37