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Karl Jenkins: Cantata Memoria - For the Children

Bryn Terfel, Elin Manahan Thomas, Catrin Finch, Sinfonia Cymru, Karl Jenkins

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Cantata Memoria  
1
Pitran, Patran
Karl Jenkins; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
5:57
2
Then Silence
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
4:42
3
Cortège
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; David Childs; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
8:21
4
Lament For The Valley
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; David Childs; Joo Yeon Sir; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
4:38
5
Lacrimosa Lullaby
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; David Childs; Joo Yeon Sir; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
5:02
6
Did I Hear A Bird?
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; Joo Yeon Sir; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Rosie Jenkins; Karl Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru
4:18
7
Satin Feathers
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; David Childs; Joo Yeon Sir; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
4:22
8
And-A-Half
Karl Jenkins; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
5:11
9
And Once Upon A Time
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; David Childs; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
3:42
10
When The Shadow Dies
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; David Childs; Joo Yeon Sir; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
4:05
11
Lux Aeterna
Karl Jenkins; Bryn Terfel; Elin Manahan Thomas; Côr Heol y March; Côr Y Cwm; Cywair; Côr Caerdydd; CF1; David Childs; Catrin Finch; Jody Jenkins; Sinfonia Cymru; Karl Jenkins
5:34
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    55:52
Welsh musician and composer Karl Jenkins was commissioned to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, an accident at a coal mine in a small Welsh village in 1966 that killed 116 children and 28 adults at a nearby primary school. Cantata Memoria is a deeply powerful commemoration of a sad tragedy in Wales, one of the country's worst.

"Apart from depicting the disaster itself, Cantata Memoria is also a celebration of childhood, gradually moving from darkness to light. I felt privileged and humbled to have been invited to compose this piece, whilst also being mindful of the responsibility the commission carried to create something with integrity and accessibility that would connect and move everyone."
- Karl Jenkins

"It was a tremendous rumbling sound and all the school went dead. You could hear a pin drop. Everyone just froze in their seats. I just managed to get up and I reached the end of my desk when the sound got louder and nearer, until I could see the black out of the window. I can’t remember any more but I woke up to find that a horrible nightmare had just begun in front of my eyes."
- Gaynor Minett, survivor
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