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Arvo Pärt Tabula rasa - Special Edition

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CD, scores and manuscript facsimiles

Composer: Arvo Pärt

Languages: German; English

Difficulty: 4-5 

Edition type: music + cd

Edition Info: enthält: Audio CD mit Texten und Fotos aus dem Original Album von 1984 - handschriftliche Partituren von Cantus und Tabula rasa - Studienpartituren von Fratres für Violine/ Klavier, Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Tabula rasa und Fratres für 12 C

Publisher: Universal Edition

Ref: UE35222


Availability: Out of stock


In 1984, ECM brought a new sound into the musical world with the release of Arvo Pärt‘s „Tabula rasa“, the first album on the label‘s New Series imprint.
Now, on the occasion of Pärt‘s 75th birthday, this special edition with enclosed CD has been produced by ECM in collaboration with Universal Edition. It includes manuscript scores of „Tabula rasa“ and „Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten“, published for the first time, and study scores of the album‘s four works. Rounding off the volume is a discography of Arvo Pärt‘s works on ECM with corresponding publishing details, as well as an essay by Paul Griffiths.


Pärt, Arvo: Tabula rasa

Pärt, Arvo: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

Pärt, Arvo: Fratres

Pärt, Arvo: Fratres


This extremely handsome production is a worthy tribute to what is without any shadow of a doubt one of the great recordings of the last century.
Gramophone Magazine 01/2011 

"A handsome ...