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The fifth century
The fifth century
Bryars, Gavin, composer, writer of added commentary.
Uniform Title:
Choral music. Selections
Publication Information:
München : ECM Records, [2016]

Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
A collection of two works by the composer Gavin Bryars: The fifth century, a large-scale work for choir and saxophone quartet that uses text from Centuries of meditations, by the English poet and theologian Thomas Traherne; and, Two love songs, settings of Petrarch sonnets for female choir a cappella.
General Note:
Title from disc surface.
The fifth century. We see the heavens with our eyes As sure as there is a space infinite Infinity of space is like a painter's table Eternity is a mysterious absence of times and ages Eternity magnifies our joys exceedingly His omnipresence is our field of joys Our bridegroom and our king being everywhere Two love songs. Io amai sempre Solo et pensoso
Format :
Music CD