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Missa Luba
Missa Luba


.A mass sung in pure Congolese style and native songs of the Congo sung by Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin.Featuring "Sanctus" from the original soundtrack of Lindsay Anderson's exraordinary film If... and more themes from Maverick Post-War Cinema.'It was as though an H-bomb had gone off under the establishment'. Malcolm McDowell on the reaction to If....The centrepiece of this edition is the the Missa Luba, a version of the Latin mass bewitchingly performed by Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin. It includes the beautiful 'Sanctus' which was deployed by director Lindsay Anderson to magical effect in his extraordinary 1968 film, If....Coming at a time of youthful dissidence and revolt, If... was a surprise hit with'Sanctus' an integral part of the fabric of what has come to be regarded as one of the best, most important works of art in British film history..This edition presents the Missa Luba complete in a programme which also includes the delightful Christmas in the Congo album and a selection of both children's songs and songs from Luba folklore, (eight of which are released here in digital format for the first time); all performed joyfully by Father Guido Haazen's remarkable youth choir..Taking its cue from both Sanctus and If..., the remainder of this edition surveys the use of unusual and classical music in post-war cinema by progressive film makers; among them Welles, Bergman, Bunuel, Kubrick, Powell, Visconti; poets and mavericks for whom cinema transcended even art..Malcolm McDowell's choice of Sanctus for If... was inspired. The other-worldliness of the music seems the perfect metaphor for the fight for freedom that Lindsay Anderson suggested If... was mostly about. .Among some other sublime and powerfully effective examples of where film and music have become inseparable are included in this set; Mahler's Fifth Symphony in Visconti's Death in Venice; Chopin and Bach establishing atmosphere for In


  1. Name
  2. Dibwe Diambula Kabanda (Marriage Song)
  3. Lutuku & A Bene Kanyoka (Emergence From Grief)
  4. Ebu Ewale Kemai (Marriage Ballad)
  5. Katunbu (Dance)
  6. Seya Wa Mama Ndalamba (Marital Celebration)
  7. Banaha (Soldiers Song)
  8. Twai Tshinaminai (Work Song)
  9. Kyrie
  10. Gloria
  11. Credo
  12. Sanctus
  13. Benedictus
  14. Agnus Dei
  15. Ave Maria
  16. Mbali Kule
  17. O Jesu Christe
  18. Kamiole
  19. Katende
  20. Kilio
  21. Kamuyambi
  22. Daina
  23. Siku Kuu (Holy Night)
  24. Lullaby
  25. Kimya
  26. Abe Wanene
  27. Mbambale
  28. Makeva
  29. Tambwe Dishinda
  30. Lutuku Ina Mudinga
  31. Oh Siekeni Wee Mama
  32. Munafika
  33. Emelina Ee
  34. Siku Moja
  35. Mwendele Baki Binda
  36. Lelo Nguba
  37. Kabundi
  38. Wa Buta
  39. A Canterbury Tale (1944) Toccata In D Minor, Bwv 565
  40. The Picture Of Dorian Gray (1945) Prelude For Piano, Op. 28, No. 24 In D Minor (The Storm)
  41. A Matter Of Life And Death (1946) Prelude
  42. Pandora & The Flying Dutchman (1951) Etude #1 In A Flat, Op. 25/1, Ct 26, "Aeolian Harp"
  43. Song Without End (1960) †Consolation No. 1
  44. Shakespeare Wallah (1965) Hey Ho! The Wind And The Rain
  45. The Loved One (1965) Tristan And Isolde: Prelude
  46. The Avengers: From Venus With Love (1967) Venus, The Bringer Of Peace
  47. The Prisoner: Hammer Into Anvil (1967) L'arlÃsienne, Suite No.1 - PrÃlude
  48. The Prisoner: Hammer Into Anvil (1967) L'arlÃsienne, Suite No.12 - Farandole
  49. Bedazzled (1967) Academic Festival Overture Op.80
  50. The Bliss Of Mrs. Blossom (1968) Romeo & Juliet - Fantasy Overture After Shakespeare (Section)
  51. If... (1968) Sanctus (From Missa Luba An African Mass) (Mono)
  52. If... (1968) Toccata, 5th Organ Symphony Opus 42 No 1
  53. Daisies (1968) Siegfried's Funeral March From GÃtterdÃmmerung (Twilight Of The Gods)
  54. Deep End (1970) Ride Of The Valkyries
  55. Five Easy Pieces (1970) Prelude In E Minor, Op 28, No. 4
  56. Death In Venice (1971) Adagietto From Symphony 5
  57. Harold & Maude (1971) An Der SchÃnen, Blauen Donau (On The Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
  58. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) Concerto No. 5 In F Minor For Piano And Orchestra - Largo
  59. Savage Messiah (1972) Nuages
  60. Cries And Whispers (1972) Mazurka In A Minor, Op.17/4
  61. Cries And Whispers (1972) Suite No. 5 For Solo Cello In C Minor (4th Movement) Sarabande
  62. The Ruling Class (1972) Requiem In D Minor (K.626)
  63. F For Fake (1973) Caprice No24 In A Minor
  64. The Exorcist (1973) Five Pieces For Orchestra Op. 10
  65. The Phantom Of Liberty (1974) Carnaval, Opus 9, Movement Number 12
  66. Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975) Prelude No.1 In C Major Bwv 846 (Wtc I)
  67. Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975) Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat "Emperor", Op. 73 Adagio Un Poco Mosso
  68. Shock Of The New - The Landscape Of Paradise (1980) Pavane Of Sleeping Beauty From Ma Mere L'oye
  69. Shock Of The New - The Landscape Of Paradise (1980) Concertino For Piano & Orchestra †Lent
  70. Shock Of The New - The Landscape Of Paradise (1980) Sicilienne From Pelleas Et Melisande, Op. 78
  71. Fitzcarraldo (1982) La BohÃme: O MimÃ, Tu Pià Non Torni (Recorded 1907)
  72. La Belle Noiseuse (1991) Agon - Ballet For Twelve Dancers: Pas De Quatre
  73. Eyes Wide Shut (1999) Nauges Gris
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