Illumina Duo: Illuminations, Dances & Poems

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An album of contemporary music for trumpet and organ perfromed by Illumina Duo.

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About this release

The illuminating dance of poetry, the poetic dance of illumination, and the dancing illumination of poetry are the heartbeat of the music on this recording.

In the lofty architecture of Dan Locklair’s music, the intense character pieces of Paul Burke and Solfa Carlisle, and in the harrowing journey towards consolation which is Torbjörn Hultmark’s Triptyk, rhythm, harmony, and the trumpet and the organ combine to tell the unending story of life through dance, poetry, and illumination.

CD Booklet
  • Phoenix Processional - Dan Locklair
  • Five Poems: Sick Autumn - Paul Burke
  • Five Poems: Dance in the Sepulchre - Paul Burke
  • Five Poems: The lighted city is dark - Paul Burke
  • Five Poems: anyone lived in a pretty how town - Paul Burke
  • Five Poems: 50cc - Paul Burke
  • Triptyk I - Torbjörn Hultmark
  • Triptyk II - Torbjörn Hultmark
  • Triptyk III - Torbjörn Hultmark
  • Silver Tree Fanfare - Solfa Carlile
  • Proclamation - Dan Locklair
  • Illumination - Dan Locklair
  • Procession - Dan Locklair
  • Exultation - Dan Locklair
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Commissioned Programme Note

In all the works, the music of the organ coalesces out of the air into a landscape in which the trumpet sings the song of a soul. As the listener follows the paths through the landscapes, the changes in the landscapes themselves are as clear as the changes the soul undergoes; as the music is transformed, so are we. Read more

Production Credits

Catalogue number CR039
Organ Richard Moore
Cover Art William Lavender
Photography Timothy Ellis, Dan Hawkins, Mike Cooter
Engineering Adaq Khan
Mastering Adaq Khan
Producer Timothy Wakerell, Andrew King
Creative Director John Bevan
Executive Producer Adrian Green
Recorded 22, 23, 24 August, 2016
Venue Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral

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