From the March, 2002 issue of Touchstone
The Bright Sadness of Arvo Pärt by Dale Nelson

The Bright Sadness of Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt (Oxford Studies of Composers)
by Paul Hillier
Oxford University Press, 1997
(219 pages; $24.95, paper)

Recordings of Music by Arvo Pärt:

De Profundis
Includes
The Beatitudes, Cantate Domino, De Profundis, Magnificat, Missa Sillabica, Summa
The Theatre of Voices, directed by Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi
(76 min.; $17.97, CD)

I Am the True Vine
Includes
Berlin Mass
The Theatre of Voices and the Pro Arte Singers, directed by Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi
(57 min.; $17.97, CD)

Kanon Pokajanen
Estonian Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Tönu Kaljuste
ECM
(83 min.; $24.97, 2 CDs)

Litany
Includes
Psalom
The Hilliard Ensemble, Tallinn Chamber Orch
. . .


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