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Pärt's long-form The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to St. John dramatizes the apostle John's account of the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus. The form he adopts sounds as though it were centuries old, with its choral orchestration. But his choice of instruments, his choice of chords, his phrasing, and the basic construction of the piece itself are all based on 20th century ideas, most notably his own innovation, the "tintinnabuli" method. The overall sound is significantly bigger than the small ensemble performing it; this is an innovative work, despite the classic subject matter. The text is taken verbatim from the Vulgate. ~ Mark W.B. Allender, Rovi

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Heavenly... celestial... ethereal. Just listen and allow yourself to be transported to a heavenly state.


Formed: 1992 in California

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Theatre of Voices is one of the most admired and versatile vocal ensembles from the late twentieth century. Led by founder and artistic director Paul Hillier, the group has performed a variety of works, including Medieval chant, Renaissance works by Lassus and Tallis, twentieth century works by compoosaers like Pärt and Cage, as well as popular Christmas carols. The ensemble has made numerous recordings for the Harmonia Mundi label. Its size has ranged from one to nearly two dozen singers over its...
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