Remember me, my dear
The Hilliard Ensemble : discography


ECM New Series 2625

Concert recording, 16 October 2014
Chiesa della Collegiata dei SS. Pietro e Stefano, Bellinzona (Switzerland)

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Remember me, my dear

Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble


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25 years on from the release of Officium, the groundbreaking alliance of Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble, comes Remember me, my dear, recorded during the final tour the group made in October 2014. The program is emblematic of the range of repertoire the Norwegian saxophonist and British vocal quartet explored together– from Pérotin, Hildegard von Bingen, Guillaume le Rouge, Antoine Brumel to Komitas , Arvo Pärt and more. It could be said that the Hilliard/Garbarek combination, in concert, transcended its source materials, with early music, contemporary composition and improvisation interfused in the responsive acoustics of sacred spaces. And this final album reminds us that the unique Garbarek/Hilliard combination, and its unprecedented exploration of sound, was consistently breathtaking.