Airs from another planet

Airs from another planet

DCD34228 (Delphian Records, CD)

NEW RELEASE (25 October 2019)

Playing time: 73'13"
Tracks: 19
Booklet pages: 20
© 2019 Delphian Records Ltd
Main country of recording: UK
Country of manufacture: EU
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Airs from another planet published on 5 January 2020

Hebrides Ensemble
Ailish Tynan, soprano

Judith Weir:

Nuits d'Afrique (2015) (first recording)
1 Berceuse
2 Le tam-tam
3 Crocodile
4 Le village

Three Chorales (2015-6)
5 'Angels bending near the earth'
6 'In death's dark vale'
7 'O Sapientia'

8 O Viridissima (2015) (first recording)

The Bagpiper's String Trio (1985)
9 Salute
10 Nocturne
11 Lament, over the sea

12 Day Break Shadows Flee (2014) (first recording)

Really? (2002) (first recording)
13 Incidents in Traffic
14 The Expansion of Porridge
15 What is Eternity?

Airs from another Planet (1986)
Traditional music from outer space
16 Strathspey & Reel
17 Traditional Air
18 Jig
19 Bagpipe Air, with Drones

Chamber music and songs by Judith Weir (born 1954)

Recorded 21-23 March 2019 at Broughton St Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK



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