VELJO TORMIS (b.1930): An Aboriginal Song, Double Dedication, Crosswind, Our Shadows, Forging the Sampo, The Bishop and the Pagan, Incatnation for a Stormy Sea, Men's Songs Nos. 1-3, 5, 7 & 8, Curse upon Iron.
Catalogue Number: 10J090
Label: Toccata Classics
Reference: TOCC 0073
Description: By combining the rhythmic vigor of the 3000-year-old Estonian runic singing tradition with modern choral techniques, Tormis creates a body of exciting, energetic and powerful music (just note the presence of drums and anvil in four of these pieces!). Veljo Tormis (shaman drum, anvil), Stefan Engström (log drums), Svanholm Singers; Sofia Söderberg Eberhard.