Dark & Luminous NightOla Gjeilo - Walton Music
Based on the extended works Dark Night of the Soul and Luminous Night of the Soul, this set includes shortened versions of both works featuring the parts that are closest to the composer's heart. The pieces are linked through the musical theme at the end of Dark Night that comes back as the main theme of Luminous Night. These shortened versions can be combined into one work, though both can be performed independently as well, with Luminous Night functioning as a kind of exuberant coda. As in the original works, these selections are scored for mixed divisi choir, piano and string quartet. Exceptional!