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Stripping Away Words: Arvo Part's Summa

Stripping Away Words: Arvo Part's Summa

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Stripping Away Words: Arvo Part's Summa

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When Arvo Part wrote his choral piece "Summa," he considered it a liturgical work. Then he stripped away the words and rewrote it for instruments, but it maintained its liturgical character. Europa Galante plays "Summa" in Speyer, Germany.

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