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Passage : [138 B.C.-A.D. 1611].

Empire Brass Quintet. (Performer). Monahan, Laurie. (Added Author). Collver, Michael. (Added Author). Smedvig, Rolf. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Cleveland : Telarc, [1994]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc.
Plainchant and other pre-Baroque works arranged for various combinations of brass, voices, guitars, bass, synthesizer, and percussion; also includes modern pieces, in part inspired by early vocal music.
Subtitle from container.
All arrangements by Rolf Smedvig, except as noted.
Program notes by Rolf Smedvig in container.
Formatted Contents Note: Haec dies (Notre Dame organum), arr. (2:00) -- Spiritual dance / von Bingen, arr. (3:54) -- Minimal / Smedvig (:44) -- Sibley Sanctus Lydian / Smedvig (3:55) -- De profundis / Parmae, arr. (7:05) -- Hopper dance / Weck, de la Torre, arr. (5:51) -- Instrumental / Smedvig (:49) -- Si dolce / Landini, arr. (5:21) -- Factus est repente (Gregorian chant) (1:09) -- Sun Credo / anon., arr. (6:59) -- Scandinavian chant / Berg-Smedvig (:54) -- First Delphic hymn (2:31) / anon., arr. -- Dilectus meus (Wienhäuser Liederbuch) (1:08) -- Peccantem me quotidie / Gesualdo, arr. Davies (5:50) -- Lydian / von Bingen-Smedvig (1:10) -- The melancholy of departure / Isham, arr. by composer (5:13).
Participant or Performer Note: Empire Brass Quintet ; Laurie Monahan, Michael Collver, vocals ; with other performers ; Rolf Smedvig, solo trumpet, album concept.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded in Studio A, Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA, May 27-29, 1994; additional recording at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, June 28-July 2, 1994.
Language Note: Sung in Latin.
Subject: Brass quintets, Arranged.
Songs with instrumental ensemble, Arranged.
Vocal duets with instrumental ensemble.
Vocal music > Instrumental settings.
Gregorian chants > Instrumental settings.
Genre: New Age music.

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