Joby Talbot: The Path of Miracles

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Path of Miracles, for a cappella choir, was commissioned by Tenebrae from Joby Talbot and premiered last year. The work is based on the most enduring route of Catholic pilgrimage – the great Pilgramage to Santiago. The four movements of Path of Miracles are titled with the names of the four main staging posts of the ‘Camino Frances’:

I Roncesvalles

II Burgos

III Leon

IV Santiago

The ‘Camino Frances’ s the central axis of a network of pilgrimage routes to Santiago. Talbot’s music has been performed by, amongst others, the London Sinfonietta, The BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Brunel Ensemble, Evelyn Glennie and The Duke Quartet. In addtion, Talbot also writes for the big and small screen. Credits include, The League of Gentlemen and The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Tenebrae, founded and directed by former King’s Singer Nigel Short, is a professional vocal ensemble, whose motto is passion and precision. Tenebrae has built an impressive reputation for innovative and memorable performances throughout the UK and Europe

This disc can be played on any standard CD or SACD player. In addition, there is a 4.0 surround-sound mix on the SACD layer.

Read more about Joby Talbot by clicking here.

An evocative odyssey The Times

Joby Talbot’s ambitious a cappella Path of Miracles is little short of a musical miracle in itself – Nick Breckenfield

It’s an interesting musical journey for composer, performers and listeners alike Classic FM

Joby Talbot has been making quite a name for himself recently. Path of miracles can only add to that reputation: it’s a real achievement – International Record Review

This a cappella work is very demanding of its singers and Tenebrae answer every question asked of them. It is a tour de force and absolutely stunning – Choir and Organ

SKU: SIGCD078

Tenebrae
directed Nigel Short

Release date:1st May 2006
Order code:SIGCD078
Barcode: 635212007822

  1. Roncesvalles – – [17.22]
  2. Burgos – – [15.04]
  3. Leon – – [11.44]
  4. Santiago – – [18.13]