Sunday, August 20, 2017

Pēteris Vasks - Organ Works (Tuomas Pyrhönen)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. Te Deum
  2. Viatore
  3. Canto di forza
  4. Musica seria
  5. Cantus ad pacem

Tuomas Pyrhönen, organ
Date: 2010
Label: Alba

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Pēteris Vasks - Piano Trio; Piano Quartet (Trio Parnassus)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  • (01-08) Episodi e Canto perpetuo, for violin, cello & piano
  • (09-14) Quartet for violin, viola, cello & piano

Trio Parnassus
Yamei Yu, violin
Michael Groß, cello
Chia Chou, piano
&
Avri Levitan, viola (9-14)

Date: 2008
Label: Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm


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Pēteris Vasks - String Quartet No. 4 (Kronos Quartet)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. String Quartet No. 4: I. Elegy
  2. String Quartet No. 4: II. Toccata I
  3. String Quartet No. 4: III. Chorale
  4. String Quartet No. 4: IV. Toccata II
  5. String Quartet No. 4: V. Meditation

Kronos Quartet
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello

Date: 2003
Label: Nonesuch
http://www.nonesuch.com/albums/vasks-fourth-string-quartet


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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Pēteris Vasks - Presence (Sol Gabetta)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. Cello Concerto No. 2 "Klātbūtne - Presence": I. Cadenza - Andante cantabile
  2. Cello Concerto No. 2 "Klātbūtne - Presence": II. Allegro moderato
  3. Cello Concerto No. 2 "Klātbūtne - Presence": III. Adagio
  4. Musique du Soir, for cello and organ
  5. Grāmata čellam - The book, for cello solo: I. Fortissimo
  6. Gramata čellam - The book, for cello solo: II. Pianissimo

Sol Gabetta, cello
Irène Timacheff-Gabetta, organ
Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Candida Thompson, conductor

Date: 2015
Label: Sony Classical
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Pēteris Vasks - Flute Music (Michael Faust)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra: I. Cantabile
  2. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra: II. Quasi una Burlesca
  3. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra: III. Cantabile
  4. Sonata for Flute and Alto Flute Solo: I. Nakts (Night): Misterioso
  5. Sonata for Flute and Alto Flute Solo: II. Lidojums (Flight): Agitato
  6. Sonata for Flute and Alto Flute Solo: III. Nakts (Night): Misterioso
  7. Aria e Danza for Flute and Piano: I. Aria
  8. Aria e Danza for Flute and Piano: I. Danza: Giocoso
  9. Landscape with Birds for Flute Solo

Michael Faust, flute
Sheila Arnold, piano
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä
Patrick Gallois, conductor

Date: 2013
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572634


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Pēteris Vasks - Viatore (Normunds Šnē)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. Musica adventus, for string orchestra: I.
  2. Musica adventus, for string orchestra: II.
  3. Musica adventus, for string orchestra: III.
  4. Musica adventus, for string orchestra: IV.
  5. Viatore, for string orchestra
  6. Concerto for English horn and orchestra: I. Elegy I
  7. Concerto for English horn and orchestra: II. Folk Music
  8. Concerto for English horn and orchestra: III. Elegy II
  9. Concerto for English horn and orchestra: IV. Postlude

Sinfonietta Rīga
Normunds Šnē, cor anglais (6-9) conductor

Date: 2008
Label: Wergo


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Friday, August 18, 2017

Pēteris Vasks - Plainscapes (Sigvards Kļava)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. The Tomtit's Message (Zīles ziņa)
  2. Silent Songs (Klusās dziesmas): I. Nosāpi pārsāpi
  3. Silent Songs (Klusās dziesmas): II. Dusi dusi
  4. Silent Songs (Klusās dziesmas): III. Trīs meži
  5. Silent Songs (Klusās dziesmas): IV. Paldies tev vēlā saule
  6. Our Mother’s Names (Mūsu māšu vārdi)
  7. The Sad Mother (Skumjā māte)
  8. Summer (Vasara)
  9. Plainscapes (Līdzenuma ainavas)
  10. Small, Warm Holiday (Mazi, silti svētki)
  11. Birth (Piedzimšana)

Sandis Šteinbergs, violin (9)
Guna Āboltiņa, cello (9)
Jānis Kokins, percussion (11)
Latvian Radio Choir
Sigvards Kļava, conductor

Date: 2012
Label: Ondine
https://www.ondine.net/index.php?lid=en&cid=2.2&oid=4749

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Pēteris Vasks - Pater noster (Sigvards Kļava)


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Composer: Pēteris Vasks
  1. Pater noster
  2. Dona nobis pacem
  3. Missa: I. Kyrie
  4. Missa: II. Gloria
  5. Missa: III. Sanctus
  6. Missa: IV. Benedictus
  7. Missa: V. Agnus Dei

Latvian Radio Choir
Sinfonietta Rīga
Sigvards Kļava, conductor

Date: 2007
Label: Ondine
https://www.ondine.net/index.php?lid=en&cid=2.2&oid=3220

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