Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor

Litany To Thunder

1999 CD Germany

Ultimate recording. Deep concern for the fate of my tiny homeland, my people and our culture have keyed my creative work. I hope this CD succeeds in expressing those feelings. (Veljo Tormis)


Conductor

Tõnu Kaljuste

Label

ECM Records (ECM 1687)

Recorded August 1998 Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
Tonmeister: Teije van Geest

Sarjas ECM New Series
2 bukletti (48 lk ja 6 lk)

Photos: Tõnu Tormis
Design: Sascha Kleis
Produced by Manfred Eicher

1. How Can I Recognize My Home
4:25
Veljo Tormis
for two sopranos and piano
Eve Härma, Kadri Ratt (sopranid), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (klaver)
ISRC: DEB339868701
2. Singing Aboard Ship
5:30
Veljo Tormis
for contralto and mixed choir
Karin Salumäe (kontraalt)
ISRC: DEB339868702
3. Curse Upon Iron
9:57
Veljo Tormis
for tenor, bass, mixed choir and shaman drum
Mati Turi (tenor), Allan Vurma (bass), Toivo Kivi (shamaani trumm)
ISRC: DEB339868703
4. The Singer's Childhood
2:53
Veljo Tormis
for soprano and female choir
Raili Jaanson (sopran)
ISRC: DEB339868704
5. Songs of the Ancient Sea
8:42
Veljo Tormis
for tenor and male choir
Mati Turi (tenor)
ISRC: DEB339868705
6. The Bishop and the Pagan
10:03
Veljo Tormis
for countertenor, two tenors and male choir
Kaia Urb (sopran), Mikk Üleoja, Tiit Kogerman (tenor)
ISRC: DEB339868706
7. Litany to Thunder
5:05
Veljo Tormis
for tenor, bass, male choir and bass drum
Mati Turi (tenor), Allan Vurma (bass), Madis Metsamart (basstrumm)
ISRC: DEB339868707
8. The Lost Geese
16:21
Veljo Tormis
for two sopranos and piano
Eve Härma, Kadri Ratt (sopranid), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (klaver)
ISRC: DEB339868708

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