ARVO PÄRT: TABULA RASA SPECIAL EDITION

"Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa special edition (Book & CD)" encloses the original CD and features manuscript scores of 'Tabula rasa' and 'Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten', study scores of the album's four works, as well as Wolfgang Sandner's 1984 liner essay, and a new introductory note for this edition by Paul Griffiths. Rounding off the volume is a discography of Arvo Part's works on ECM with corresponding publishing details and exclusive photographs from the ECM archive. The book texts are both in English and German.

  • Book with a hard cover and approximately 200 pages
  • Format 170 x 240 x 24 mm

Original CD and all materials from the original booklet. Music scores of all four compositions of the album. Previously unreleased facsimile of Arvo Pärt’s autographs of “Tabula rasa” and “Cantus”. Introductory essay by Paul Grifftiths. Exclusive photographs from the ECM archive. All texts in English and German.

In 1984, ECM brought a new sound into the musical world with the release of Arvo Pärt’s Tabula rasa, the first album on the label’s New Series imprint.Now, on the occasion of Pärt’s 75th birthday, this special edition with enclosed CD has been produced by ECM in collaboration with the composer’s publisher, Universal Edition. It includes previously unpublished manuscript scores of Tabula rasa and Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, and study scores of the album’s four works, as well as Wolfgang Sandner’s 1984 liner essay, and a new introductory note for this edition by Paul Griffiths. Rounding off the volume is a discography of Arvo Pärt’s works on ECM with corresponding publishing details.

FEATURED ARTISTS

  • Gidon Kremer   Violin
  • Keith Jarrett   Piano
  • Tatjana Grindenko   Violin
  • Staatsorchester Stuttgart   
  • Dennis Russell Davies   Conductor
  • The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra   
  • Alfred Schnittke   Prepared Piano
  • Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra   
  • Saulius Sondeckis   Conductor