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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Linguae Ignis / Vesalii icones / Fantasia on a Ground and 2 Pavans (V. Ceccanti, Contempoartensemble, M. Ceccanti)

Composer(s)Maxwell Davies, Peter
Artist(s) Ceccanti, Vittorio, cello • Ceccanti, Mauro, Conductor • Contempoartensemble, Ensemble
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category ConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.572712
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
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USD 6.99
 

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Music for mixed ensembles has been a feature of the music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies from the very beginning, as has the use of earlier musical styles ranging from a few years before to centuries earlier. Linguae Ignis, premièred in 2002 by the forces that perform it on this disc, is a beautiful, elegiac work. Maxwell Davies entwines two Pentecostal Plainchants, gradually generating rich dance patterns, to which the solo cello responds with eloquent reserve. Dating from much earlier, Vesalii Icones, which also has a prominent rôle for solo cello, is a set of fourteen dances, based on illustrations by Vesalius, that play out the Stations of the Cross in music of profound ritualistic expression. By contrast the Fantasia and Two Pavans provide a

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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Linguae Ignis / Vesalii icones / Fantasia on a Ground and 2 Pavans (V. Ceccanti, Contempoartensemble, M. Ceccanti) 1:00:41   
  Linguae Ignis 10:23    2.39   Add to cart  
  Vesalii icones              
      I. The Agony in the Garden 5:06    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. The Betrayal of Judas 2:25    0.99   Add to cart  
      III. Christ and Pilate 2:18    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. The Flagellation 2:11    0.99   Add to cart  
      V. Christ Condemned to Death 3:39    0.99   Add to cart  
      VI. The Mocking of Christ 3:03    0.99   Add to cart  
      VII. Christ Receives the Cross 1:45    0.99   Add to cart  
      VIII. St Veronica Wipes His Face 3:32    0.99   Add to cart  
      IX. Christ Prepared for Death 0:57    0.99   Add to cart  
      X. Christ Nailed to the Cross 1:54    0.99   Add to cart  
      XI. The Death of Christ 4:53    0.99   Add to cart  
      XII. The Descent from the Cross 2:52    0.99   Add to cart  
      XIII. The Entombment of Christ 3:21    0.99   Add to cart  
      XIV. The Resurrection - Antichrist 2:01    0.99   Add to cart  
  Fantasia on a Ground and 2 Pavans (after Purcell)              
      Fantasia 5:54    1.59   Add to cart  
      Pavan No. 1: Quite slow 2:29    0.99   Add to cart  
      Pavan No. 2: Quickly 1:58    0.99   Add to cart  
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