Voice Of The Soul

O viridissima virga
Salve Regina
Fire madrigals Nr. 1-6
Nr. 1 Ov’è, lass’ il bel viso
Nr. 2 Quando son più lontan
Nr. 3 Amor, io sento l’alma
Nr. 4 Io piango
Nr. 5 Luci serene e chiare
Nr. 6 Se per havervi oime
Poiawhiowhio, karanga manu
Horizon 1 (Sea and sky)
Flower Songs op. 47 Nr. 1-5
Nr. 1 To daffodils
Nr. 2 The succession of four sweet months
Nr. 3 Marsh flowers
Nr. 4 The evening primrose
Nr. 5 Ballad of green broom
Karakia of the stars

New Zealand Chamber Choir – Grylls,

Format: 1 CD
Release date: 1/11/2015
UGS : 9421000502133 Catégories : ,


   in Choir & Organ (Jul, 2015)
Voice of the Soul is one of the most original and innovative discs I have come across for a long time. It marries western music and Maori tradition through language and traditional instruments combined with improvisation, producing a primal and elemental atmosphere. It’s a haunting landscape of sound, and the talented 16 singers from the New Zealand Chamber Choir led by Karen Grylls enter into this genre with great finesse. Horomona Horo draws evocative sounds from the taonga puoro (traditional instruments). Helen Fisher’s Pounamu shows how the two traditions can work together to stunning effect, as does David Hamilton’s Karakia of the Stars, the beauty of which I found quite …

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