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Estonian National Male Choir
Visions of Estonia 3

Song NameComposer
The SingerVeijo Tormis
Songs Of The Ancient SeaVeijo Tormis
Plague MemoryVeijo Tormis
Feelin' Groovy (The 59th Street Bridge Song)Veijo Tormis
Going To WarVeijo Tormis
Dialectical AphorismsVeijo Tormis
Song About Level LandVeijo Tormis
We Are GivenVeijo Tormis
An Aboriginal SongVeijo Tormis
The Estonians Political Parties GameVeijo Tormis
Song About Keeping TogetherVeijo Tormis
Martinmas SongsVeijo Tormis
Christmas Is ComingVeijo Tormis
Shrovetide SongsVeijo Tormis
Three I Had Those Words Of BeautyVeijo Tormis

Directed by Ants Soots

The third collection under the title "Vision of Estonia" continues recording the work of Estonian composer Veljo Tormis by the veteran Estonian National Male Choir. All song titles and lyrics of the piece are in Estonian. These lyrics, their meanings, and the history of the composer, the choir, and this dramatic, powerful piece are included in the extensive liner notes. The deeply emotional composition, written under the thumb of the Soviet occupation of Estonia, is divided into 32 movements--from the eight parts of "Dialektilisi aforisme," all less than a minute in length, and the 9-minute "Muistse mere laulud" to the intense 2 -minute "Sottaminck." "Vision III" a difficult, eclectic work that explodes into non-vocal percussion and vocal outbursts of protest and pride. Luckily, it is being sung by one of the best all-male choirs in the world, who perform it with tremendous spirit and feeling. Some accompaniment.

Item code: 8484C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | Estonia
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