Arvo Pärt: Tabula rasa - Special Edition
Arvo Pärt
Tabula rasa - Special Edition
EUR 23.00

Arvo Pärt: Tabula rasa - Special Edition

CD, scores and manuscript facsimiles
  • Composer: Pärt Arvo
  • Languages: German; English
  • 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
  • Medium: music + CD
  • UE35222
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6980-1
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08315-0
  • 17 x 24 cm
EUR 23.00

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Includes an audio CD, manuscript facsimiles of Cantus and Tablua rasa; study scores of Fratres for violin and piano, Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Tabula rasa and Fratres for 12 celli


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Description music + CD

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.

• Facsimiles of „Tabula rasa“ and „Cantus“ manuscript scores, published for the first time
• Complete study scores of „Fratres“, „Cantus“ and „Tabula rasa“
• Audio CD, text and photos from the original 1984 album
• Introductory note by Paul Griffiths

Contents - Tabula rasa - Special Edition

  • Pärt, Arvo: Fratres für Violin und Klavier
  • Pärt, Arvo: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten für Streichorchester und eine Glocke
  • Pärt, Arvo: Fratres für 4, 8, 12, ... Violoncelli
  • Pärt, Arvo: Tabula rasa für 2 Violinen, Streichorchester und präperiertes Klavier


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 tribute volume, complete with essays, photos, and manuscript scores showing that simplicity took more revisions than you might think." (Music Gift Guide, The Boston Globe)
As seen in Time Out New York

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  • Tabula rasa Special Edition
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