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Arvo Pärt Choral Music

Stephen Johnson explores Part's sacred choral music. The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir perform Part's Magnificat; …which was the son of…; Kanon 3 (Kanon Pokajanen); Nunc Dimittis

Stephen Johnson leads a workshop on Part's distinctive approach to the writing of sacred choral music. He is joined by the distinguished choral conductor Paul Hillier and by Estonia's leading professional choir, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, who have made performing the music of their most famous national composer something of a speciality.

Part: Magnificat
…which was the son of…..
Kanon 3 (Kanon Pokajanen)
Nunc Dimittis

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  • Arvo Pärt

    Kanon pokajanen for chorus

    Performers: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier (director)

  • Arvo Pärt

    Magnificat for chorus

    Performers: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier (director)

  • Arvo Pärt

    Which was the son of... for chorus

    Performers: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier (director)

  • Arvo Pärt

    Nunc dimittis for chorus

    Performers: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier (director)

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