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Composer: Garbizu, Tomas (1901-1989)

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Year of birth1901
Year of death1989
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
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Officium Novum: Hilliard Ensemble and Jan Garbarek

David James, Rogers Covey-Crump, Jan Garbarek, Steven Harrold, Gordon Jones  ©  Paolo Soriani / ECM Records
It has been nearly twenty years since the Hilliard Ensemble and Jan Garbarek released their first recording, Officium, in which the austere harmonies of medieval sacred music sung by the male voice quartet were augmented by Garbarek’s beautiful, freewheeling saxophone melodies.
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