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1-09 Volume One: Sableyalo mi Agontze (The Bleating Lamb) 4:31
1-08 Volume One: Erghen Diado (Song of Schopsko) 2:50
1-07 Volume One: Breï Yvane (Dancing Song) 1:31
1-06 Volume One: Messetschinko lio Greïlivko (Love Song from the Mountains) 2:31
1-05 Volume One: Polegnala e Pschenitza (Harvest Song from Thrace) 2:02
1-04 Volume One: Strati na Angelaki Doumasche (Haiduk Song) 2:37
1-03 Volume One: Kalimankou Denkou (The Evening Gathering) 5:06
1-02 Volume One: Svaatba (The Wedding) 1:27
1-13 Volume One: Polegnala e Todora (Love Song) 3:38
1-12 Volume One: Schopska Pesen (Diaphonic Chant) 1:27
1-11 Volume One: Mir Stanke le (Harvest Song from Thrace) 3:10
1-10 Volume One: Prïtourïtze Planinata (Song from the Thracian Plain) 2:45
1-01 Volume One: Pilentze Pee (Pilentze Sings) 2:31
3-09 Ritual: A Jewish Triptych (Sephardic): A Señora Novia (To the New Bride) 1:52
2-09 Volume Two: Dragana I Slavei (Dragana's Song) 3:08
2-01 Volume Two: Kaval Sviri (The Flute Plays) 2:10
2-02 Volume Two: Stani Mi, Maytcho (Get Up, My Daughter) 4:46
2-03 Volume Two: Di-Li-Do 1:21
2-04 Volume Two: More Zajeni Se Ghiouro (Ghiouro Marries) 1:26
2-05 Volume Two: Tche Da Ti Kupim Bela Seitsa (I'm Going to Buy You Some White Silk) 2:32
2-06 Volume Two: Ovdoviala Lissitchkata (The Fox Has Lost His Cubs) 2:48
2-07 Volume Two: Messetchinko Lio (You Little Moon) 3:09
2-08 Volume Two: Ei Mori Roujke (You, Little Roujke) 1:50
2-10 Volume Two: Atmadja duma Strachilu (Revolutionary Song) 4:00
2-11 Volume Two: Dve Tourlaski Pesen (Teasing) 2:18
2-12 Volume Two: Trenke, Todorke 1:25
2-14 Volume Two: Izpoved (Confession) 5:38
2-13 Volume Two: Bezrodna Nevesta (Young Childless Wife) 3:00
2-15 Volume Two: Ghiore Dos (Teasing) 1:37
2-16 Volume Two: Spis Li, Milke Le (If You Are Sleeping, Milke) 5:03
3-01 Ritual: Houbava Milka (Beautiful Milda) 4:27
3-02 Ritual: Pesen Na Put (Singing on Our Way) 1:26
3-03 Ritual: Koledarska Pesen (A Christmas Lad's Song) 1:19
3-04 Ritual: Trakiisko Nastoenie (Thracian Easy Mood) 1:46
3-05 Ritual: Lazarski Bouenets (The Lazarus Girls Dance the Boueneck) 2:04
3-06 Ritual: Mazdrave Ti, Chorbadjiio (Cheers to You, Master of the House) 1:44
3-07 Ritual: Shopski Tantsek (Shope Dance) 3:14
3-08 Ritual: A Jewish Triptych (Sephardic): La Rosa En Floresa (The Rose Is Blooming) 3:10
3-10 Ritual: A Jewish Triptych (Sephardic): Lamenta (Lament) 4:30
3-11 Ritual: Bulgarski Einicheski Melodii (Bulgarian Ethnic Melodies) 7:04
3-12 Ritual: Moma Houbava (Beautiful Girl) 2:12
3-13 Ritual: Vurba (Willow Tree) 1:30
3-14 Ritual: Za Mlado Momiche (Song for a Young Girl) 1:48
3-15 Ritual: Mur Stho Sme Se razigrali (Hey, Let's Dance [The Boueneck]) 3:30
3-16 Ritual: Tebe Peem-za Ovchariya (Song for the Shepherd) 3:30
3-17 Ritual: Al Nazdrave (Cheers!) 1:59
3-18 Ritual: Zhalba Za Lazar (Lament for St. Lazarus) 2:21

Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares: A Box Set

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    This CD box set is now available for sale in the Nonesuch Store; however, free, instant album MP3 downloads, included with other discs in the Store, are not currently available with box sets.

    This box set includes the three Nonesuch recordings by the Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal choir: Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, Volumes I and II, and Ritual. The choir sparked a global sensation with these records, with their spellbinding arrangements and performances, which the New York Times described as “consistently, continually astonishing.” In these three groundbreaking recordings, the range of the choir’s artistry is on full display—eerily beautiful music that has captured the imagination of audiences everywhere.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    The Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Volume I
    Recorded in Bulgaria by Marcel Cellier
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

    Art direction and design: Carin Goldberg
    Cover art by Melanie Marder Parks

    Volume II
    Recorded in Bulgaria by Marcel Cellier
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

    Art direction and design: Carin Goldberg
    Cover art: Melanie Marder Parks

    Ritual
    Produced by Nikolai Kaufmann
    Recorded December 1993 by GEGA New Ltd. At Radio Sofia, Bulgaria
    Instrumental music produced by Daniel Kahn and Atanas Valtchev
    Recorded July 1994 in Sofia, Bulgaria
    Produced in cooperation with Disques Cellier
    Associate producer: Vladimir Barov
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, Maine

    Art direction and design: John William Costa
    Cover illustration by Melanie Marder Parks

    Executive Producers:
    Daniel Kahn for Elektra Nonesuch
    Marcel Cellier for Disques Cellier

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Friday, September 22, 1995 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79374

Number of Discs in Set: 
3discs
71
225
Friday, September 1, 1995 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597937428
Price: 
25.00
Label: 
3-CD Set
Description: 

This CD box set is now available for sale in the Nonesuch Store; however, free, instant album MP3 downloads, included with other discs in the Store, are not currently available with box sets.

This box set includes the three Nonesuch recordings by the Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal choir: Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, Volumes I and II, and Ritual. The choir sparked a global sensation with these records, with their spellbinding arrangements and performances, which the New York Times described as “consistently, continually astonishing.” In these three groundbreaking recordings, the range of the choir’s artistry is on full display—eerily beautiful music that has captured the imagination of audiences everywhere.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

This box set includes the three Nonesuch recordings by the Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal choir: Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, volumes I and II, and Ritual. The choir sparked a global sensation with these groundbreaking records, with their eerily beautiful music and spellbinding arrangements and performances, which the New York Times described as “consistently, continually astonishing.”

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
The Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Volume I
Recorded in Bulgaria by Marcel Cellier
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

Art direction and design: Carin Goldberg
Cover art by Melanie Marder Parks

Volume II
Recorded in Bulgaria by Marcel Cellier
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

Art direction and design: Carin Goldberg
Cover art: Melanie Marder Parks

Ritual
Produced by Nikolai Kaufmann
Recorded December 1993 by GEGA New Ltd. At Radio Sofia, Bulgaria
Instrumental music produced by Daniel Kahn and Atanas Valtchev
Recorded July 1994 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Produced in cooperation with Disques Cellier
Associate producer: Vladimir Barov
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, Maine

Art direction and design: John William Costa
Cover illustration by Melanie Marder Parks

Executive Producers:
Daniel Kahn for Elektra Nonesuch
Marcel Cellier for Disques Cellier