Toccata Classics
Disc No: TOCC 0073
Price: Sek. 81
Name: Veljo Tormis
  Works for Men's voices

In his native Estonia Veljo Tormis (b. 1930) is a figure of national standing.
He has also has carved a unique position for himself in contemporary music: by marrying the quasi-minimalist rhythmic vigour of Estonian runic singing – a tradition some 3,000 years old – with the extended techniques of modern choral writing, he has created a body of music tingling with excitement, energy and power
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ComposerOpusMusicKey Performer
Tormis, Veljo (1930- )   Curse upon Iron   Svanholm Singers - Sofia Söderberg Eberhard
Tormis, Veljo   Crosswind  
Tormis, Veljo   Incantation for a Stormy Sea  
Tormis, Veljo   The Bishop and the Pagan  
Tormis, Veljo   Forging the sampo  
Tormis, Veljo   Our Shadows (Once we will Reappear)  
Tormis, Veljo   An Aboriginal Song  

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