Vasks: The Music of Peteris Vasks

Vasks: The Music of Peteris Vasks
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  • Released: September 23, 1997
  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: Telarc

Tracks:

  • 1.Musica Dolorosa
  • 2.Cantabile
  • 3.Lauda
  • 4.I. Klusuma Balsis
  • 5.Ii. Dzivibas Balsis
  • 6.Iii. Sirdsapzinas Balsis

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Vasks (b. 1946 in Latvia) is one of the rising stars of the Baltic region. His music has some affinities with that of Pärt and Tormis, and while Vasks isn't afraid to tap into different stylistic modes, like Schnittke, his music remains mostly tonal and doggedly idealistic. Musica Dolorosa (1983) is a masterpiece, plain and simple. Its combined strings create a sound world similar to Gorecki's famous Symphony 3. The major work here is the Symphony Stimmen (Voices) for string orchestra. It's unimaginably beautiful, full of flirtatious string-borne melodies and shadows of sadness here and there. --Paul Cook

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  • Sales Rank: 132,140
  • UPC: 089408045721
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23/lbs (approx)
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