February 12, 2014

Roxanna Panufnik - Dance Of Life - Out 3rd February

Commissioned to celebrate Tallinn’s ascension to European Capital of Culture, with ten new poems by their two leading poets, Doris Kareva and Jürgen Rooste ) and is inspired by the famous 15th century painting by Bernt Notke.

Commissioned to celebrate Tallinn’s ascension to European Capital of Culture, in 2011, “Dance of Life - Tallinn Mass” juxtaposes the conventional mass movements, in Latin, with ten new poems by their two leading poets, Doris Kareva and Jürgen Rooste (in Estonian) and is inspired by the famous 15th century painting by Bernt Notke, “Dance of Death”. The poets have taken this idea and transported its characters to the 21st century, using their individual messages as a rich and dramatic framework to the Latin Mass movements.

Find out more about the album here.