David Hillier

David Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion (Theatre of Voices & Ars Nova Copenhagen with Paul Hillier) (2009)

David Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion (2009)
Theatre of Voices & Ars Nova Copenhagen with Paul Hillier

Classical | EAC (APE - CUE - LOG) | Cover | 229 MB

David Lang's "the little match girl passion," for vocal quartet doubling on percussion instruments, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008. It's a strong, striking piece with a surprisingly potent emotional punch. Part of its effectiveness derives from the story itself, which is so achingly poignant that it can hardly fail to raise a lump in the throat. The text is primarily compiled from the story by Hans Christian Andersen and from familiar sections from Bach's "St. Matthew Passion," which sound fresh and new in English translation.

Inna Shevchenko, Pauline Hillier, "Anatomie de l'oppression"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at June 22, 2017
Inna Shevchenko, Pauline Hillier, "Anatomie de l'oppression"

Inna Shevchenko, Pauline Hillier, "Anatomie de l'oppression"
Seuil | 2017 | ISBN: 2021336344 | French | EPUB | 272 pages | 0.9 MB

Chaque chapitre de cette surprenante " anatomie " (La tête, Le cœur, Les seins, Le ventre, Les mains, Le sexe, Les pieds…) révèle les persécutions religieuses perpétrées sur le corps des femmes, les dégâts qu'elles infligent, l'ordre patriarcal qu'elles imposent. …
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9 jpg | up to 2851*1800 | 2.68 MB
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Ars Nova Copenhagen & Paul Hillier - First Drop (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at May 20, 2017
Ars Nova Copenhagen & Paul Hillier - First Drop (2017)

Ars Nova Copenhagen & Paul Hillier - First Drop
Classical, Contemporary, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 71:21 min | 282 MB
Label: Cantaloupe Music | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2017

Conducted by Paul Hillier since 2003, Denamarks Ars Nova Copenhagen has built an immovable reputation as one of the worlds most versatile and inventive vocal ensembles. First Drop is testament to that spirit; its a wide-ranging and ambitious project that interprets the choral work of some of the giants of contemporary classical music, including Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Louis Andriessen, Michael Gordon, David Lang and more. Almost all the works on this [release] are first recordings, Hilliar explains, referring to one source of inspiration behind the title.
Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier - Dietrich Buxtehude and his Circle: Geist, Bruhns, Tunder, Förster (2016)

Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier - Buxtehude and his Circle (2016)
Dietrich Buxtehude - Christian Geist - Nicolas Bruhns - Franz Tunder - Kaspar Förster

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 347 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 180 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical, Baroque | Label: Dacapo | # 6.220634 | Time: 01:15:31

Dietrich Buxtehude was not only the greatest organ virtuoso of his time and a celebrated composer of both sacred and secular music; he was also a highly enterprising and innovative artist with a unique ability to form networks around himself. This CD, conceived by Theatre of Voices and Paul Hillier, gives a rare insight into the circle around Buxtehude – a musical circle of time, place, friendships, teacher-pupil relationships and even family ties; a network of excellent composers from northern German musician families, all of whom worked in or migrated to Scandinavia in the course of the 1600s.
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier - Galina Grigorjeva: Nature Morte (2016)

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier - Galina Grigorjeva: Nature Morte (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 66:21 | 289 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Ondine | Catalog: ODE 1245-2

Though born in Ukraine, composer Galina Grigorjeva has lived in Estonia since 1992 and has worked within that country's deep tradition of sacred choral music. She studied music in Tallinn in the mid-'90s, and her music is thus interesting in terms of representing the thoughts of a younger generation that has absorbed the holy minimalism of Arvo Pärt as well as a variety of other styles from the Slavic world and beyond. Indeed, the unifying stylistic thread of the six works on the album can be hard to find, and indeed the booklet notes by Saale Karede point to "the living light that glows through the music," most of it religious.
Arvo Part - St. John Passion (1988) (The Hilliard Ensemble, P Hillier)

Arvo Part - St. John Passion (1988) (The Hilliard Ensemble, P Hillier)
DVD5 | VIDEO_TS | MPEG-2 Video, PAL 4:3 (720:576), 25fps, 7110kbps | LPCM 2.0 | 73min | 4270Mb
Classical | Arthaus Musik, 100248 | rel: 1988 | covers

Arvo Pärt’s St. John Passion stands foremost among the large number of works which can be assigned to the liturgical period of the Passion, for he takes up the narrative tradition of the Christian liturgy yet dramatises the Passion story to reveal historical and even timeless aspects as well.
Arvo Part - Passio (1988) (The Hilliard Ensemble, P Hillier)

Arvo Part - Passio (1988) (The Hilliard Ensemble, P Hillier)
Classical | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
ECM 1370 837109-2 | rel: 1988 | 305Mb

Pärt's long-form The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to St. John dramatizes the apostle John's account of the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus. The form he adopts sounds as though it were centuries old, with its choral orchestration. But his choice of instruments, his choice of chords, his phrasing, and the basic construction of the piece itself are all based on 20th century ideas, most notably his own innovation, the "tintinnabuli" method.
The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier - Machaut: Messe de Notre Dame, Le Lai de la Fonteinne, Ma fin est mon commencement (1989)

The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier - Machaut: Messe de Notre Dame, Le Lai de la Fonteinne, Ma fin est mon commencement (1989)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 53:30 | 220 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA66358

Hearing or performing music comes closest in the range of human activity to a visceral connection to the past. As long as we have notation and knowledge of how to interpret it, we can effectively experience something like our ancestors did when they sang the same music. Of course, our 20th-century sensibilities and knowledge–or lack thereof–prevent us from sharing identical responses, but as with the music on this disc, when we hear it we are in some way transported to another place. We know a completely different sound world from our own; we know that the accepted order of certain things was different. And we also know that in many ways people haven't changed. Machaut's music conveys a spirituality–both joyful and contemplative–that's as true in its impact as it must have been 600 years ago, a point made ever so clearly by these especially vibrant and vital performances.
Theatre of Voices - Paul Hillier - Stories: Berio And Friends (2011) {Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip} [RE-UP]

Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier - Stories: Berio And Friends
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 254 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Harmonia Mundi USA # HMU 807527 | Country/Year: Europe 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Contemporary, Experimental

This collection of works for unaccompanied voices is bookended by works by singer Cathy Berberian and composer Luciano Berio, who were once married to each other. John Cage's Story is a movement of his percussion quartet Living Room Music, while Young Turtle Asymmetries is by Cage's pupil Jackson Mac Low and Roger Marsh's Not a Soul But Ourselves is set to a text by James Joyce. Usually done solo, Berberian's Stripsody, with its score consisting solely of cartoons, is sung here by a trio and must be heard to be believed.