Against the Dying of the Light: the Second Cantus CD ...Against the Dying of the Light

Sidebar 1: Cantus: ...Against the Dying of the Light

Cantus is: Brian Arreola, Michael Hanawalt, Albert Jordan, Lawrence Wiliford, Peter Zvanovec, tenors; Kelvin Chan, Adam Reinwald, Paul Wilson, baritones; Alan Dunbar, Erick Lichte, Timothy Takach, basses; with David Hagedorn, tam-tam (Tormis), and Charles Kemper, piano (Debussy).

[1] "Hymnus (Natus in curas)" Jean Sibelius; text, Fridolf Gustafsson
[2] "O Vos Omnes" Pablo Casals; text, Lamentations 1:12
[3-5] "Sunt Lacrimae Rerum" Carl Orff; texts, Orlando de Lassus, Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, Carl Orff
[6] "Varjele, Jumala, soasta" Veljo Tormis; text, Kanteletar II: 323, 326
[7] "Absalon, fili mi" Josquin Desprez; text, II Samuel 18:33
[8] "Sydämeni laulu" Jean Sibelius; text, Aleksis Kivi
[9] "Grab und Mond" Franz Schubert; text, Johann Seidl
[10-11] Two Laments on Dylan Thomas Kenneth Jennings; texts, Dylan Thomas
[12-15] "De Profundis" Leevi Madetoja; text, Psalm 130: 1-3, 5, 7
[16] "Alleluia" Randall Thompson
[17] "Invocation" Claude Debussy; text, Alphonse de Lamartine
[18] "Heaven-Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil)" Samuel Barber; text, Gerard Manley Hopkins

Production: Cantus
Engineering, editing, mastering: John Atkinson
Booklet design: Tim Takach
Recording Venue: The Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Shattuck St. Mary's School, Faribault, Minnesota
Recording Dates: March 18-22, 2002.

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