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The internationally acclaimed 12 Ensemble return with their third studio album Metamorphosis, recorded at the iconic Abbey Rd studios.From the divine nature of transformation to alien visions of new worlds and rebirth, the conductor-less 12 Ensemble explore Renaissance hymn reborn as futuristic prayer, ancient Japanese ritual, otherworldly operatic arias and a monumental elegy that sees the ensemble harness it's biggest forces to date.Harnessing the transformative sound and arresting commitment of this trail-blazing string collective, Strauss' iconic Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings is at the heart of a powerful record which includes a rare recording of Claude Vivier's cult-classic 1980's work Zipangu. Listeners can also look forward to new music from two of today's leading composers: a new adaptation of the aria from Oliver Leith's critically-acclaimed Royal Opera House opera Last Days and a fresh look at an ancient hymn reborn by Edmund Finnis.
The internationally acclaimed 12 Ensemble return with their third studio album Metamorphosis, recorded at the iconic Abbey Rd studios.From the divine nature of transformation to alien visions of new worlds and rebirth, the conductor-less 12 Ensemble explore Renaissance hymn reborn as futuristic prayer, ancient Japanese ritual, otherworldly operatic arias and a monumental elegy that sees the ensemble harness it's biggest forces to date.Harnessing the transformative sound and arresting commitment of this trail-blazing string collective, Strauss' iconic Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings is at the heart of a powerful record which includes a rare recording of Claude Vivier's cult-classic 1980's work Zipangu. Listeners can also look forward to new music from two of today's leading composers: a new adaptation of the aria from Oliver Leith's critically-acclaimed Royal Opera House opera Last Days and a fresh look at an ancient hymn reborn by Edmund Finnis.
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Metamorphosis
Artist: 12 Ensemble
Format: CD
New: Available $15.98
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DISC: 1

1. "Hymn (after Byrd)
2. Zipangu
3. Non Voglio Mai Vedere Il Sole Tramontare
4. Metamorphoses"

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The internationally acclaimed 12 Ensemble return with their third studio album Metamorphosis, recorded at the iconic Abbey Rd studios.From the divine nature of transformation to alien visions of new worlds and rebirth, the conductor-less 12 Ensemble explore Renaissance hymn reborn as futuristic prayer, ancient Japanese ritual, otherworldly operatic arias and a monumental elegy that sees the ensemble harness it's biggest forces to date.Harnessing the transformative sound and arresting commitment of this trail-blazing string collective, Strauss' iconic Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings is at the heart of a powerful record which includes a rare recording of Claude Vivier's cult-classic 1980's work Zipangu. Listeners can also look forward to new music from two of today's leading composers: a new adaptation of the aria from Oliver Leith's critically-acclaimed Royal Opera House opera Last Days and a fresh look at an ancient hymn reborn by Edmund Finnis.
        
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