In this modern-day, fast-paced, ever-changing world, find a moment of calm and peace with this sublime collection. The music in this 2CD set is drawn from composers such as Arvo Pärt, John Tavener and Henryk Górecki; all are musicians with a deep sense of spirituality and appreciation for the healing qualities of art. A perfect gift for a stressed-out friend, or perhaps you are looking for something to lift your own spirits and allow you to focus on something positive and beautiful.
TAVENER Song for Athene EDWARDS Veni Creator Spiritus (Come, O Creator Spirit): I. Puro e tranquillo PÄRT Für Alina (For Alina) TAVENER Lament for Jerusalem – excerpts PÄRT Pari intervallo (At an Equal Distance) TRAD. FINNIC / TÖRMIS Kust tunnen kodu (How Can I Recognise My Home) KATS-CHERNIN Wild Swans Concert Suite: Darkness in the Forest CAGE Amores: III. Trio for percussion MACMILLAN A New Song EDWARDS Dawn Mantras CAGE In a Landscape MACMILLAN Scots Song PÄRT Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten (Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten)
GÓRECKI Symphony No. 3 ‘Symphony of Sorrowful Songs’: II. Lento e largo BERIO Wasserklavier (Water Piano) RACHMANINOFF Slava v vyshnikh Bogu (Glory to God in the Highest) from All-Night Vigil RACHMANINOFF Svete tikhiy (Gladsome Light) from All-Night Vigil EDWARDS Yanada (Moon) PÄRT Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror) TAVENER Song of the Angel SCULTHORPE Music for Bali MACMILLAN A Child’s Prayer KOEHNE Capriccio: II. Rounds PÄRT The Woman with the Alabaster Box EDWARDS Symphony No. 1 ‘Da pacem Domine’ (Lord, grant us peace) – excerpt EDWARDS Enyato I: I. Chorale (sereno) GÓRECKI Amen
Tamara Anna Cislowska, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, The Australian Youth Orchestra, Genevieve Lacey, Jane Sheldon, Belinda Montgomery, David Stanhope, Paul McMahon, Brendon Lukin, Mathew Doyle, Jim Franklin, Rixon Thomas, Ian Cleworth, Brian Nixon, Sydney Children's Choir, Marshall McGuire, Sally Whitwell, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Yvonne Kenny, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Diana Doherty, Sally Maer, Anna McDonald, Sinfonia Australis, Clemens Leske, Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Cantillation, Synergy, Antony Walker, Richard Mills, Thomas Woods, Ola Rudner, Brett Weymark, Lyn Williams, Takuo Yuasa, János Fürst, David Porcelijn