Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dusan Bogdanovic - Contemplation de mystérieux Chérubins

Contemplation de mystérieux Chérubins" by Dusan Bogdanovic for chamber ensemble and 8 vocalists. Performed at the Spegtra Aachen Festival in 2018.  Conductor Mathis Gross; Rada Geffroy, solo mandolin; Ensemble Sine Nomine: Soprano- Anja Dewey, Kirsten Willnat; Alto- Verena Datené, Andrea Fühner; Tenor- Marco Fühner, Stefan Lenders; Bass- Andreas Dewey, Manuel Stamm; Ensemble La Banda  and Ensemble Lunet: Recorders: Christian Seher, Eveline Arnold, Hanna Gründer, Susan Houtman, Hanne Marie Janse, Mathieu Vermeulen; Haruno Ikeda-Sprotte - Viola da Gamba; Chihoon Choi - Contrebasse. Recording and mix by David Ropertz.

The music is based on the 14th century Ioannis Kladas "Cherubic Hymn" . . .  In English translation: We who mystically represent the Cherubim/and who sing to the Life-Giving Trinity the thrice-holy hymn/let us now lay aside all earthly cares/that we may receive the King of all/escorted invisibly by the angelic orders./Alleluia.

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