℗ 2009 ECM Records GmbH under exclusive license to Universal Music Classics, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Duration 1h 00m 14s
Record Label ECM New Series
Release Date August 28, 2009
Genre Classical

Neharót (Live): Betty Olivero - Tigran Mansurian - Eitan Steinberg

Kim Kashkashian

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Neharót Neharót
Betty Olivero; Kim Kashkashian; Münchener Kammerorchester; Alexander Liebreich
Tagh For The Funeral Of The Lord (Live)
Tigran Mansurian; Kim Kashkashian; Robyn Schulkowsky
Oror (Live)
Vertapet Komitas; Tigran Mansurian
Three Arias (Sung Out The Window Facing Mount Ararat)  
I. Andante, ma non troppo
Tigran Mansurian; Kim Kashkashian; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Gil Rose
II. Tranquillo, poco libero
Tigran Mansurian; Kim Kashkashian; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Gil Rose
III. Lento, ma non troppo
Tigran Mansurian; Kim Kashkashian; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Gil Rose
Rava Deravin
Eitan Steinberg; Kim Kashkashian; Kuss Quartet
Digital Booklet
Duration    1h 00m 14s
"A strong contender for classical CD of the year ... featuring the extraordinary violist Kim Kashkashian ... stunningly beautiful and profoundly moving ... resplendent ..." - Los Angeles Times "Five Stars ... the pièce de résistance is Betty Olivero's powerful and densely-worked Neharót Neharót ... it has the resonance of a major work ... its denouement is a brilliant rumination ..." - BBC Music Magazine Armenian American violist Kim Kashkashian presents this carefully composed programme exploring the fascinating connections between three contemporary composers from Israel and Armenia. With five pieces respectively based on traditional laments of the Near East, Armenian chant and Hasidic melody, the focus is on vocal expressiveness. "... (Kashkashian) manages to cry the prayer from within the strings, to murmur the sacred text with no words ..." - Eitan Steinberg
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ECM New Series Studio Masters

Album produced by Manfred Eicher Neharót Neharót recorded March 2008 Himmelfahrtskirche, München Tonmeister: Peter Laenger Recording producer: Manfred Eicher Tagh and Oror recorded October 2007* Aula Nova, Academy of Music, Poznan ́ , Poland Tonmeister: Lech Dudzik, Gabriela Blicharz (Polish Radio) Three Arias recorded May 2008 Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston Tonmeister: Joel Gordon Assistant engineer: David Corcoran Rava Deravin recorded January 2006 Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston Tonmeister: John Newton, Blanton Alspaugh Mixing engineer: Jesse Lewis Cover photo: Jan Kricke Liner photos: Silvia Lelli (2, 27), Peter Laenger (6), Petra Goldmann (12), Andreas Malkmus (19) Design and photo (20/21): Sascha Kleis

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