Arvo Pärt’s Music Is An Oasis Of Peace And Serenity In Our Times.
His music speaks contemplation and calm
“Music is my friend, ever-understanding. Compassionate. Forgiving, it’s a comforter, the handkerchief for drying my tears of sadness, the source of my tears of joy. My liberation and flight.” –Arvo Part
Arvo Pärt’s music crosses all boundaries—from classical to jazz to pop and everything in between. There is something about the music of Arvo Pärt—his music affects all who listen. Whether you are searching for refreshment, find yourself in an impossible situation, or ache in a deep place beyond what words can express, let the glorious, yet calming music of Arvo Pärt bring you peace in these troubled times.
Modest about his achievements yet authentically convinced about the role of his music in today’s world, Arvo Pärt (b. 1935) is today’s most performed “classical” composer. For the past forty years, Pärt’s compositions have shown and spoken the influence of multiple layers and global influences—the music of the Orthodox Church, bells, Gregorian chant, Renaissance polyphony, a compositional technique he developed called “tintinnabuli”, and . . . silence. This particular recording offers a unique cross-section of Pärt’s choral works, revealing the heart, soul and mind of a true master of his language in both text and music.–
Arvo Pärt just gave his thoughts during this time of the virus: HERE