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Jan Garbarek Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble: ‎Officium Novum album cover
4.09 | 25 ratings | 2 reviews | 56% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2010

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Ov Zarmanali (4:11)
2. Svjete Tihij (4:14)
3. Allting Finns (4:18)
4. Litany (13:06) :
- Litany
- Otche Nash
- Dostoino Est
5. Surb, Surb (6:40)
6. Most Holy Mother Of God (4:34)
7. Tres Morillas M?enamoran (3:32)
8. Sirt Im Sasani (4:06)
9. Hays Hark Nviranats Ukhti (6:25)
10. Alleluia. Nativitas (5:20)
11. We Are The Stars (4:09)
12. Nur Ein Weniges Noch (0:19)

Total time 60:54

Line-up / Musicians

- Jan Garbarek / tenor & soprano saxophones

AND The Hilliard Ensemble:
- Gordon Jones / baritone vocals
- David James / countertenor vocals
- John Potter / tenor vocals
- Rogers Covey-Crump / tenor vocals

- Bruno Ganz / spoken word (12)

Releases information

Recorded at the monastery of Propstei St. Gerold in Austria

Artwork: Sascha Kleis

CD ECM Records - ECM 2125 (2010, Germany)

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JAN GARBAREK Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble: ‎Officium Novum ratings distribution

(25 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(56%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(16%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
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3 stars 3.75 stars. "Officium Novum" is a collaboration between saxophonist Jan Garbarek and the Hillard ensemble, a 4-man vocal ensemble ranging from baritone to contratenor. It is the sequel to the 1994 album "Officium". Mind you: this has nothing to do with rock - it is an album of a classical vocal ... (read more)

Report this review (#2431652) | Posted by pedestrian | Friday, July 24, 2020 | Review Permanlink

5 stars If it worked once, why wouldn't it work again? The same formula that made "Officium" a best seller for ECM is used again in "Officium Novum"-Jan Garbarek on soprano and tenor saxophone together with Hilliard Ensemble, only that this time they play vocal pieces from Eastern Europe from medieval so ... (read more)

Report this review (#306124) | Posted by idlero | Friday, October 22, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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