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

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • Label: Arthaus Musik
  • UPC: 807280402896
  • Catalog Number: 104028
  • Sales rank: 168,175

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Die Wiener Sängerknaben Primary Artist, Boy's Choir
Technical Credits
Antonio Caldara Composer
Josquin Desprez 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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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    I guess you had to be there

    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.

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