Silk Road: Songs Along the Road and Time [Music from the Motion Picture]

Silk Road: Songs Along the Road and Time [Music from the Motion Picture]

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by Die Wiener Sängerknaben

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Arthaus Musik

Related Subjects


  1. Wa habibi (My beloved), Good Friday hymn from Lebanon
  2. L'homme armé (The armed man), French Renaissance chanson
  3. O Domine Jesu Christe
  4. Ego sum panis vivus (I am the living bread)
  5. Jog.wa (I ask for yoga), bhajan from Kolhapur, India
  6. Shoch va gado (The king and the beggar)
  7. Shoch va gado (The king and the beggar)
  8. Sus Xâtin (Lady of Water), Uzbek rain song
  9. Sus Xâtin (Lady of Water), Uzbek rain song
  10. Haq Ali (Truth, Ali), qawwali from Pakistan
  11. No. 4. Gratias agimus. / No. 5. Propter magnam gloriam tuam
  12. No. 8. Domine Deus
  13. No. 9. Qui tollis peccata mundi
  14. Veni creator spiritus (Come, creator spirit)
  15. Tarakihi (The locust), Maori chant
  16. Alamuhan, Uyghur folk song
  17. Field hollers from Darg, Tajikistan
  18. Guadifeng, xiaodiao from Gansu
  19. Li Ge (Song Bie), farewell song
  20. Kou-luell tsian, craftsman's song from from the Ordos region, China
  21. Fao Dong Pe, China medley
  22. Die Post (The mail), from "Die Winterreise"
  23. Der stürmische Morgen (The stormy morning), from "Die Winterreise"
  24. Ievan Polkka (Eve's polka)
  25. Terracotta Army (after the "Dies irae" from Mozart's Requiem)

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Vienna Boys' Choir   Primary Artist,Boy's Choir

Technical Credits

Antonio Caldara   Composer
Josquin Des Prez   Composer
Franz Schubert   Composer
Antonio Vivaldi   Composer
Yulduz Usmanova   Composer,Original Material
Traditional   Composer
Gerald Wirth   Arranger
Chinese Traditional   Composer
French Anonymous   Composer
Maori Traditional   Composer
Lebanese Traditional   Composer
Uzbek Traditional   Composer
Indian Traditional   Composer
Gregorian Chant   Composer
John Pond Ordway   Composer
Gerd Schuller   Composer
Andy Icochea Icochea   Composer

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Silk Road: Songs Along the Road and Time [Music from the Motion Picture] 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
JimD More than 1 year ago
It's been a long time since I last heard the Vienna Boys Choir, so I tried to keep an open mind about this disc. No use: I didn't like their sound then, and I don't like it now. This CD might be enjoyable if you saw and enjoyed the documentary film for which it is the soundtrack, but it's a jumble of stuff that doesn't make a whole lot of sense otherwise. (It's also hard to tell from the booklet what the film is actually about.) The boys sing in half a dozen languages--maybe their Arabic is good, but their Latin is still pronounced in the Germanic style, which is totally inappropriate for Vivaldi. (Despite the various locations cited, all the music was recorded in Austria.) If you are a fan, or are just curious about one of the oldest choirs in the world, the film itself is readily available on DVD.