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Global Choral: Sacred & Profane Choral Music From Around The World

Artist Song
Hildegard von Bingen (C12th Germany)   O pastor animarum 
Zap Mama (Belgium/Zaire)   Mupepe 
Ensemble Georgika (Georgia)   Romelni Kerubimta 
Igor Koshkendey (Tuva)  Dingildai 
Johannes Brahms (C19th Germany)   Geistliches Lied, Op. 30 
Mac-Talla (Scotland)   Griogal Cridhe 
Sergei Rachmaninov (C20th Russia)  Glory To God In The Highest from Vespers, Op. 37 
Marlui Miranda (Brazil)  Naumu/Pame daworo 
Thomas Tallis (C15th England)  Te lucis ante terminum I & II 
Tubuai Choir (Polynesia)   Umere Umere 
Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares (Bulgaria)   Stani Mi, Maytcho 
Francis Poulenc (C20th France)   Les chemins de l'amour 
Ladysmith Black Mambazo (South Africa)  Kangivamanga 
Gabriel Faure (C19th France)   Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 
Ensemble Georgika (Georgia)   Cincqaro 
Goran Bregovic (Bosnia)   Dreams 
Dzintars (Latvia)   Blow Wind Blow 
Sharakan (Armenia)   Chinar Es 
Zoltan Kodaly (C20th Hungary)   Lentils, Peas, Porridge/St Gregory's Day 
Gabriel Faure (C19th France)   Sanctus from Requiem, Op.48 


Not ever being much of a church goer, I don't have a block against choral music like some of my friends in which such music produces a Pavlovian response of uneasiness and guilt.And what a good thing that is, because it means I can happily listen to some of the most striking music in the world.This is all spiritual music whether motivated by worship of a godhead, awe of numena or pure joy of life. It spans both time and geography.From medieval Christian music performed by Sharakan to the clever 12th century abbess Hildegard of Bingen (as well as being a composer, she was a writer of poetry and treatises on natural history & medicine and in her spare time gave prophecies and indulged visions), to the 15th century Thomas Tallis (famous for his 40 voice Spem in alum, not included here due to duration), to Faure in the 19th century (who wins 'Best Requiem' in my books) and up to today's Zap Mama and their playful genre merging.From Latvia to Tuva, Georgia and Armenia to South Africa and Zaire, Polynesia to Scotland to Amazonia and beyond.Enjoy.
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James Russell
Date: 6/19/2002
Cool! Anything with a Tuvan connection is fine by me.
4 leaf clover
Date: 6/19/2002
nice job!
Date: 6/20/2002
Wow! This mix really stands out from the others. The Bulgarian Choir (who were on one of my recent mixes) never fail to give me goosebumps.
Date: 6/20/2002
simply awesome.
Date: 6/20/2002
Once you give up the idea of a "godhead" the guilt leaves, and rather painlessly too. Strive for gnosis. This may help achieve that...,great mix Muzag!
Date: 7/3/2002
put this on while packing my daughter's suitcase, and had to stop what I was doing in order to appreciate the sound better. Amazing stuff.
Date: 7/8/2002
WOW! Amazing! Something else altogether for a refreshing freaking change. Great Faure and Tallis picks (doesn't this sound totally stupid?) And do check out Monteverdi's "Canzonette", Handel's "Italian Cantatas", William Byrd and Antonio Caldara.
Date: 2/21/2007
Mmmmm. I love choral music.