Image

Blackford, Richard - Mirror of Perfection - Ikon



Leveranstid: Skickas vanligtvis inom 2-5 dagar
“The words, with the exception of the Canticle of The Creatures, are settings of almost unknown poems by St Francis of Assisi. They cover a wide expressive and emotional range: from hope to despair, longing to acceptance, love to bitterness, delight in Creation to an impassioned plea for peace amongst mankind. The cantata is no pious word-setting of an ancient saint – rather it is a passionate and vibrant evocation of a man who remains a symbol of hope for millions of all faiths and none. Vison of a Garden - In 2020 I spent nearly five months in hospital with Covid-19, and was in an intensive care unit for more than half that time. In October, when I went back to the hospital for a check-up, I was given two booklets called ‘ICU Diaries’ which contained messages of support written by the nurses who looked after me in intensive care. I find it astonishing that these people whom I never knew could write such warm and personal messages. The text that the choir sings in ‘Vision of a Garden’ is taken from their words. I have plentiful memories from my time in intensive care, but they are almost all false ones: things which my mind invented to keep itself occupied while my body was otherwise engaged in fighting the virus… In the center of the Addenbrooke’s Hospital complex in Cambridge there is a little garden, which is a lovely oasis of peace amid the hospital bustle. As I now know, I was taken to this garden from the ICU a couple of times in May, to get the benefit of the fresh air and sunshine. I wasn’t consciously aware of this, but my subconscious transplanted the garden to Cape Town and incorporated it into my ‘South African dream’… (Peter Johnstone)
Fakta
Artikelnummer SRCD406
Streckkod 5020926040626
Utgivningsdatum 2022-05-06
Kategori Klassiskt
Skivbolag Lyrita
Enhet CD
Antal enheter 1
Utövare
Artister Ikon
Bach Choir, The
Kompositörer Blackford, Richard
Orkestrar Britten Sinfonia
Disk: 1
Mirror of Perfection
1 I. Canticle Of The Creatures
2 Ii. Canticle Of Love I
3 Iii. Canticle Of The Furnace
4 Iv. Canticel Of Love Ii
5 V. Canticle Of The Birds
6 Vi. Canticle Of Love Iii
7 Vii. Canticle Of Peace
8 I. The Nursing Staff
9 Ii. The IcU
10 Iii. Visions of a Garden
11 Iv. The Rehab Ward
12 V. Farewells
13 Vi. Two Months Later
Skriv din egen recension
Du måste logga in för att kunna skriva en recension
Om du tycker om Mirror of Perfection, berätta det gärna för dina vänner! Du kan snabbt och enkelt dela denna sida direkt på Facebook, Twitter och via e-post här nedanför.

Rekommendationer

Image
159 kr
Bernstein, Leonard - Chichester Psalms & Dona Nobis Pacem
Image
139 kr
Bax, Arnold - Symphony No. 2 & Winter Legends
Image
159 kr
Fricker, Peter Racine - Symphonies Nos. 1-4 - Thomson, Bryden
Image
149 kr
Lloyd, George - Symphonies Nos. 6 & 7 - Downes, Edward
Jones, Daniel - Symphonies Nos. 2 & 11 - Thomson, Bryden SRCD364 2017-08-18 159 kr
Ej i lager
Rubbra, Edmund - Violin Concerto & Sinfonia Concertante Op. 38 - Schwarz, Rudolf REAM1134 2017-08-18 139 kr
Nicolai Malko conducts the BBC SO - Malko, Nicolai REAM2120 2016-01-15 219 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Walton, William - CROWN IMPERIAL ETC - Willcocks, David CHAN8998 2006-09-01 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Various - Family Carols - Willcocks, David CHAN6671 2006-09-01 89 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Walton, William - BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST - Howell, Gwynne CHAN8760 2006-09-01 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Mitt konto
Min varukorg: 0 artiklar