Live: Sacred Music

Travel Through Old-Russian Sacred Music
Orthodox Singers, conductor Valeri Petrov
Chants from the Valamo, Athos and Solovetsky monasteries, Syrian and Old-Kakhetian tunes, songs by Nectarios of Aegina, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Anatoli Klaas and Valeri Petrov.
Recorded live from Glasperlenspiel Music festival on July 18th, 2020 in Kuressaare Castle Chapter Hall, Estonia, mp3, 320 Kbps


Shaman ritual of Tyva
Performed by Khovalygma
Live recording during Siberian-Mongolian expedition, Aug 30th, 2018, at Yenisei river, Russia, 29 min 48 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Gloria. Final concert of the season 2012−2013
Kaia Urb (soprano), Kädy Plaas (soprano), Raul Mikson (tenor), René Soom (baritone), Uku Joller (baritone / basso), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor − Neeme Järvi
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Vesperae solennes de confessore; Francis Poulenc Gloria; Gabriel Fauré Requiem in D Minor, Op 48; Encore: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ave verum corpus
Live recording in Pärnu Concert Hall on May 4th, 2013; 1 h 24, mp3, 320 Kbp


Tibetan Buddhist ritual music
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Gyuto Tantric monastery (Tibet / India)
MahākālaYamāntaka and Guhyasamāja ceremonies; Long Life prayer
Performed by Tashi Gyaltso, Lhakpa Tsering, Ngawang Rabgyal, Kunsang Rapden, Tenzin Chodak, Tenpa Choden, under the patronage of His Holiness the XIV Dalai-lama
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 10th, 2006; 1 h 38 min, mp3, 128 Kbps


Sufi qawwali music
Fareed Azaz Qawwal & Bros (Pakistan)
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 9th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Broadcasting Corporation; 1 h 10 min, mp3, 128 Kbps


John Tavener − Towards Silence
Insomnia Quartet, String Quartet Prezioso, String Quartet of Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tobias String Quartet, Handbell Ensemble Arsis, Madis Metsamart (Tibetan temple bell), conductor Aivar Mäe, introduction by Peeter Vähi
Ikon of Joy / SorrowThe Last Sleep of the Virgin, and Towards Silence by John Tavener
Live recording from the concert arranged by Eesti Kontsert, Oct 19, 2014; St Nicolaus’ church, Tallinn, recorded by Estonian Public Broadcasting, sound engineer Maido Maadik; 1 h 23 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Bach. Johannes Passion
Johann Sebastian Bach. St John Passion, BWV 245
Anto Õnnis (tenor, Evangelist), Jaanika Kuusik (soprano), Evelin Ester (alto), Tõnis Kaumann (Peter, Pilate), Alvar Tiisler (basso), Piret Aidulo (organ), Tallinn Boys Choir (choral master Lydia Rahula), Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra, conductor Andres Mustonen.
Live recording, Apr 9th, 2017, Charles’ Church, Tallinn, engineered by Meelis Tinno and Tanel Klesment; 1h 52 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Bach – St John Passion
Mati Turi (tenor), Taavi Tammpuu (baritone), Uku Joller (baritone / basso), Pirjo Püvi (soprano), Eva Helena van Heel (mezzo-soprano), Ka Bo Chan (tenor), Ott Kask (basso), Chamber Choir Voces Musicales, Corelli Baroque Orchestra (on period instruments), Elar Kuiv (principal violinist), conductor – Risto Joost
Live recording in St John’s church, Tallinn, on March 21st, 2010; 1 h 53 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Mary Magdalene Gospel
Music by Peeter Vähi. Mary Magdalene Gospel. Oratorio based on the Coptic Codex. Performed by Sevara Nazarkhan (Mary Magdalene – soprano), Priit Volmer (Jesus – basso), Tõnis Mägi (narrator), Riga Dom Cathedral Boys Choir, Mixed Choir Latvija, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
Live recording, St Peter’s church, Riga, on Aug 19th, 2011, engineered by Modris Berzins, 1 h 8 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Da pacem Domine
Raschèr Saxophone Quartet
Da pacem Domine by Arvo Pärt
Live recording from Glasperlenspiel Festival; Jul 24th, 2012; St John’s church, Tartu; 8 min 14 sec, mp3, 160 Kbps


Brahms, Mozart…   New!
Ein deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms; encore: Ave verum corpus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Elina Nechayeva (coloratura soprano), Atlan karp (baritone), Mixed Choir Latvija, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
Live recording from Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 10th, 2019, recorded by ERR; 1 min 11 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Liminal
Nick Tsiavos Ensemble (Australia)
Liminal by Nick Tsiavos

Live recording at Glasperlenspiel Festival in St John church, Tartu, on July 19th, 2013; 59 min 3 sec, mp3, 256 Kbps


Great Sufi tradition
Sheikh Hamed Suleiman Dawood and the Sufi Ensemble (Damascus)
Open air live recording from Orient Festival, Tallinn Zoo, Estonia, May 14th, 2011; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting, sound engineer Aili Jõeleht; 59 min 55 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps. See also live-video player on YouTube.

Christmas Music – Vivaldi
Pirjo Püvi (soprano), Teele Jõks (mezzo-soprano), Ka Bo Chan (tenor), Ott Kask (basso), chamber choir Voces Musicales, Corelli Baroque Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
Gloria in D major RV 589 (Vivaldi)
Live recording in St John’s church, Tallinn, on Dec 29th, 2009; 30 min 12 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Mystical Sounds − George Gurdjieff
Kristjan Randalu (piano, pump organ, celesta), introduction by Peeter Vähi
George Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann. Music of the Sayyids and the Dervishes; Asian Songs and Rhythms; Hymns, Prayers and Rituals; Hymns from a Great Temple and Other Selected Works
Live recording at Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, on Jan 10th, 2015; 34 min 25 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Tibetan Buddhist ritual music
Tibetan Buddhist monks of Drikung Kagyu school: Tsering Tondup (voc, dung-chendamarudrilbu / India), Tsewang Dorje (voc, kang-dungdamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Choswang (voc, dung-dkardamarudrilbu / India), Gaynin Phuntsok (voc, gyalingdamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Gyaltsen (voc, silnyendamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Tharchin (voc, dung-dkardamarudrilbu / India), Namgyal Tondup (voc, dung-chendamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Norbu (voc, ngasilnyendamarudrilbu / India), Pemba Lama (voc, gyalingdamarudrilbu / Nepal)
Medicine-Buddha ceremony, ChödCham dance-music and other rituals
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, 1999; engineered by Priit Kuulberg; 1 h 2 min, mp3, 128 Kbps


Sufi music from Azerbaijan
Fakhraddin & Jafar Gafarov (vocal, tarudneybendirsaz)
Program: Rast mugamiDilkesh tesnifleriHicaz ilahiRuhaniShur mugamiÇahargahBu dunyadanSegah ilahi
Live recording from Orient Festival, open-air stage at Tallinn Zoo, May 11th, 2011, 56 min 30 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


 蓮曼荼羅 (Lotus Mandala)
Kōjun Arai, Koe Arai, Shōdō Shinkō, Yūzen Yamanaka, Ryōshō Togashi (shomyō-singers from Shingon Buddhist sect, Japan), Michiko Akao & Ayako Ishii (yokobue-flute), Yaukazu Sato (percussion), Isohiro Yamagishi (recitation)
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 5th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 1 h 5 min, mp3, 128 Kbps


Chinese Buddhist pipa music
Lan Weiwei (pipa, China)
White Horse Carrying Buddhist Sculpture (白马驮经)
Live recording from Viljandi Guitar Festival, Sep 25th, 2009; 15 min 8 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Green Tārā
Jana Kask (vocal, tānpūrā), Hele-Riin Uib (sistrums, dingsha-cymbals, gamelan-gongs), Peeter Vähi (keyboards)
Green Tārā (traditional lyrics in Sanskrit, arrangement for 3 musicians) by Peeter Vähi
Live recording, opening concert of Estonian Music Days, in co-operation with Estonian Composers’ Union, March 22nd, 2010, House of Blackheads, Tallinn; 33 min 18 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


100 years from Des Jona Sendung première in Leipzig
Susanne Bernhard (soprano), Iris Vermillion (mezzo soprano), Dominik Wortig (tenor), Ain Anger (basso), MDR Rundfunkchor, MDR Kinderchor, State Choir Latvija, MDR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
Birthday-chant for Neeme Järvi. Oriatorio Des Jona Sendung by Rudolf Tobias
Live recording from Leipzig Gewandhaus on June 7th, 2015, 2 h 4 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Supreme Silence
Kadri Voorand (vocal), Estonian National Male Choir (RAM), Handbell Ensemble Arsis, Peeter Vähi (mantra recitation, synthesizer), conductor Mikk Üleoja
Supreme Silence by Peeter Vähi
Live recording on Oct 13th, 2013, Estonia Concert Hall, sound engineer − Siim Mäesalu (Estonian Public Broadcasting), 43 min 49 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Collegium Musicale
Chamber choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav
Ahi, disperata vite (C Gesualdo), Die mit Tränen säen (H Schütz), Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (J S Bach), Psalm 100 (F Mendelssohn), Abendlied (J Rheinberger), Bogoroditse Djévo (A Pärt), Credo (E Rautavaara), Taaveti laul nr 121 (P Uusberg), Which Was the Son of… (A Pärt)
Live recording on Apr 2nd, 2011, Niguliste church, Tallinn; 43 min 4 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Voodoo ritual of Ewe tribe
Live recording from an open air performance in Evenokope village, Ghana, expedition African Round, recorded by Peeter Vähi, Mar 5th, 2013; 50 min 51 sec, mp3, 192 Kbps


Johann Sebastian Bach. Nun danket alle Gott
Johann Sebastian Bach. Choral Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 252
Estonian National Male Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kristjan Järvi
Live recording from the concert Neeme Järvi 80 by Klasssikaraadio / ERR, June 6th, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn; producer Kersti Inno; 3 min 51 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Johann Sebastian Bach. Nun danket alle Gott
Johann Sebastian Bach. Choral Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 252
Estonian National Male Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
Live recording from the concert Neeme Järvi 80 by Klasssikaraadio / ERR, June 7th, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn; producer Kersti Inno; 5 min 53 s  ec, mp3, 320 Kbps