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Arvo Part: The Sound Of Arvo Part Various Artists

(180g Vinyl LP)

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Estonian-born Arvo Pärt is considered the contemporary composer par excellence, a cult figure of the avant-garde, a man who redefined modernism with music of hypnotic tension and fascinating spirituality. Arvo Pärt creates music of deceptive simplicity, and listening to his work can be a transformative experience. Imagine taking your ears on a retreat, and you're some way to understanding why his work is so popular. The composer underwent his own transformation in the 1970s, having explored dense avant-garde music in the early part of his career. He put himself through an eight-year creative exile, and emerged with a new, purer voice. The Arvo Pärt that many people are devoted to today (including R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Björk) creates music that cleanses. A sonic detox.

Musicians:
Tasmin Little (violin)
Richard Studt (violin)
Martin Roscoe (piano)
Robert Aldwinckle (prepared piano)
Bournemouth Sinfonietta

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