Since earliest times, music has always had a ritual purpose in human society, but these ritualistic functions are often forgotten in the hustle and bustle of the modern world. We’ll play music by composers still thinking of the ceremonial importance music can play in our lives.
Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters
Ionel Petroi: Music 27 from Music for Marrying and Burying
Tan Dun: Water and Resurrection fr. Water Passion after St. Matthew
Ensemble & RIAS Chamber Choir/Tan Dun
Arthur Gottschalk: Agnus Dei fr. Requiem for the Living
St. Petersburg State Philharmonic and Chorus/Lande
Ionel Petroi: Music 13 & 14
Judith Zaimont: Magic World (excerpt)
David Arnold, baritone; Jonathan Haas, percussion; Zita Zohar, piano
James MacMillan: Three Dawn Rituals
Scottish Chamber Orchestra/MacMillan/Glennie, perc.
Ionel Petroi: Music 26
Ross Edwards: Symphony No. 1 Da Pacem Domine (excerpt)
Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Porcelijn