Peaceful Choir

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Lavinia Meijer, World Choir of Peace

“Peaceful Choir” by harpist Lavinia Meijer and chamber choir World Choir of Peace is a relaxing musical journey through the manifold colors and sounds of contemporary choral music. Renown international composers have contributed entirely new works or arrangements for this unique recording project, including Sir Karl Jenkins, Grammy-nominated composer and pianist Hauschka, San Fermin mastermind Ellis Ludwig-Leone, composer icon John Rutter, Estonian pop-violinist Maarja Nuut and German soundtrack composer David Reichelt (8 Days). The album includes 15 world-premiere recordings and music by house-hold names such as Ola Gjeilo, Eric Whitacre, Max Richter, Hans Zimmer and Arvo Pärt. Next to them, critically acclaimed composers of choral music have contributed to the album, such as Grammy-nominated Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen and American composers Dan Forrest, Jake Runestand and Elaine Hagenberg.For some pieces, the chamber choir is accompanied by an ensemble of additional instruments. Next to harpist Lavinia Meijer, violinist and influencer Esther Abrami, pianist Tim Allhoff or cellist Gereon Theis join the choir. The “World Choir for Peace” consists of 24 professional singers from 15 countries worldwide and was founded by conductor Nicol Matt. Matt has been involved in the production of more than 100 choral music recordings in his career. For this particular recording he collaborates with Grammy-winning sound engineer Gregor Zielinsky.Tracklisting1. John Rutter - The Music´s Always There With You feat. Lavinia Meijer, World Choir of Peace2. Karl Jenkins - Healing  Light: a Celtic prayer feat. Lavinia Meijer, Esther Abrami, Tim Allhoff, Gereon Theis, World Choir of Peace3. Elaine Hagenberg - O Love feat. Gereon Theis, Josefa Schmidt, World Choir of Peace4. Ola Gjeilo - Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium) feat. Esther Abrami, Gereon Theis, World Choir of Peace5. Maarja Nuut - Threads feat. Maarja Nuut, World Choir of Peace6. Johannes Brahms, Arr. David Reichelt - Wandering Soul (arr. for Choir from Hungarian Dance No.1) feat. World Choir of Peace7. Helen Ostafew - Ave Maria feat. World Choir of Peace 8. Daniel Elder  - Lullaby (from Three Nocturnes) feat. Lavinia Meijer, World Choir of Peace9. Jake Runestand - Let My Love Be Heard feat. World Choir of Peace10. Kim Andre Arnesen - Eja Mater feat. Lavinia Meijer, World Choir of Peace11. Dan Forrest - Come to me feat. Lavinia Meijer, Geren Theis, World Choir of Peace12. Eriks Esenvalds - The Earthly Rose feat. Lavinia Meijer, World Choir of Peace13. Ellis Ludwig-Leone - To look for owls feat. Lavinia Meijer, Geren Theis, World Choir of Peace14. Hauschka  arr. Jan Andrees - Fifteen Million Acres feat. Lavinia Meijer, Esther Abrami, Tim Allhoff, Gereon Theis, World Choir of Peace15. Eric Whitacre - The Seal Lullaby feat. Lavinia Meijer, World Choir of Peace16. Max Richter   - DREAM Pt.1 feat. World Choir of Peace 17. Hans Zimmer -  Aurora feat. World Choir of Peace18. Arvo Pärt - And I heard a voice (Ja ma kuulsin hääle) feat. World Choir of Peace19. Fredrik Sixten - Alleluia feat. World Choir of Peace