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Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
Eric Ericson Chamber Choir

Ingvar Lidholm - De Profundis
Tomas Jennefelt - Villarosa Sarialdi
Sven-David Sandstrom - Ave Maria
Jorgen Jersild - Min Yndlingdal
Bo Holten - Regn og ruskog Rosenbusk
Thorkell Sigurbjornsson - Lofsongur Engla
Knut Nystedt - O Crux
Einojuhani Rautavaara - Die Erste Elegie

Directed by Eric Ericson

The venerable, renowned 28 mixed-voice EECC brings us a collection of 6 eclectic pieces by avant-garde, contemporary Swedish composers Jan Sandstrom, Anders Hillborg, Anders Eliasson, Thomas Jennefelt and Sven David Sandstrom. Jan Sandstrom's Two Choral Poems is based on words by Harry Martinson, Hillborg's surreal, etheric piece (with an undecipherable, upside-down name) has no words, Elisson's "Breathing Room" is a fascinating, dissonant vocal smorgasbord, Jennefelt's powerful "O Domine" dramatically explores attitudes to death before becoming tranquil and reflective. And finally, Sven Sandstrom's "Etude No. 4, as in E minor" is based on a melancholy poem by Tobias Berggren that uses the waning of summer as a metaphor for similar changes in humankind. A strong, surprising, cutting edge collection from one of Europe's most versatile and innovative chamber choirs.

Item code: 6441C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Sweden

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