Mnemosyne (album)

Mnemosyne is an album by jazz saxophonist Jan Garbarek released in 1999 by ECM Records.[1][3] The album is a sequel to Officium (1994), one of the most significant recordings in Garbarek’s career. Like the first album, it is a collaboration with the vocal ensemble the Hilliard Ensemble.[4][5]

Mnemosyne
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Studio album by
Released2 April 1999
RecordedApril 1998
GenreJazz, Classical, Folk, World, & Country
Length105
LabelECM
ECM 1880
ProducerManfred Eicher, Jan Garbarek
Jan Garbarek chronology
Rites
(1998)
Mnemosyne
(1999)
In Praise of Dreams
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[2]

Track listingEdit

CD 1
  1. "Quechua Song" – 7:12
  2. "O Lord in Thee Is All My Trust" – 5:09
  3. "Estonian Lullaby" – 1:58
  4. "Remember Me My Dear" – 6:30
  5. "Gloria" – 6:03
  6. "Fayrfax Africanus" – 4:05
  7. "Agnus Dei" – 8:38
  8. "Novus Novus" – 2:18
  9. "Se Je Fays Dueil" – 5:12
  10. "O Ignis Spiritus" – 10:53
CD 2
  1. "Alleluia Nativitatis" – 5:06
  2. "Delphic Paean" – 4:46
  3. "Strophe and Counter-Strophe" – 5:02
  4. "Mascarados" – 5:02
  5. "Loiterando" – 5:33
  6. "Estonian Lullaby" – 2:01
  7. "Russian Psalm" – 3:45
  8. "Eagle Dance" – 4:48
  9. "When Jesus Wept" – 3:22
  10. "Hymn to the Sun" – 7:28

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ginell, Richard S. "Jan Garbarek / The Hilliard Ensemble - Mnemosyne (1999) album review | AllMusic". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 525. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  3. ^ Guest (2013-01-09). "Jan Garbarek / The Hilliard Ensemble - Mnemosyne (1999) album review". www.gramophone.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-11-12.
  4. ^ "Garbarek, Hilliard Ensemble, King's College Chapel Cambridge | The Arts Desk". theartsdesk.com. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  5. ^ Garbarek, Jan (2014-11-06). "Jan Garbarek: Improvising is about finding a common language". Daily Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2019-09-23.

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