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Miserere : songs of mercy and redemption

Karl Jenkins (composer), Iestyn Davies (performer), Abel Selaocoe (performer)
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Title
Miserere : songs of mercy and redemption
Composer
Karl Jenkins 1944-
Performer
Iestyn Davies  (countertenor) Abel Selaocoe  (cello) Belinda Sykes  (zangstem) Catrin Finch  (harp) Jody Jenkins  (slagwerk) Polyphony Britten Sinfonia
Conductor
Stephen Layton
Publisher
Decca, 2019
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
2019
Playing time
00:50:49
EAN
0028948185801
CDR
DBX13008

About Karl Jenkins

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Sir Karl William Pamp Jenkins (born 17 February 1944) is a Welsh multi-instrumentalist and composer. His best known works include the song "Adiemus" and the Adiemus album series; Palladio; The Armed Man; and his Requiem.

Jenkins was educated in music at Cardiff University and the Royal Academy of Music: of the latter, he is a fellow and an Associate. He joined the jazz-rock band Soft Machine in 1972 and became the group's lead songwriter in 1974. Jenkins continued to work with Soft Machine up to 1984, but has not been involved with any incarnation of the group since. Jenkins has composed music for advertisement campaigns and has won the industry prize twice.

Early life and education

Karl Jenkins was born and raised in Penclawdd, Gower, Wales. His mother was Swedish, and his father was Welsh. Jenkins received his initial musical instruction from hi…Read more on Wikipedia

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