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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, Buñuel, 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 Ingmar Bergman in Cries and Whispers; Bach and Beethoven haunting Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock; Chopin for Jack Nicholson in Bob Rafelson’s Five Easy Pieces; Bach again, played by Glenn Gould, in George Roy Hill’s Slaughterhouse-Five; Paganini (“a wizard of a different sort of fiddle”) for Orson Welles in F for Fake; and for Wim Wender’ Fitzcarraldo, Enrico Caruso, recorded in 1907, singing from Puccini’s La Bohème.

DISC ONE:
LUBA FOLKLORE
1. DIBWE DIAMBULA KABANDA (MARRIAGE SONG)
2. LUTUKU & A BENE KANYOKA (EMERGENCE FROM GRIEF)
3. EBU EWALE KEMAI (MARRIAGE BALLAD)
4. KATUNBU (DANCE)
5. SEYA WA MAMA NDALAMBA (MARITAL CELEBRATION)
6. BANAHA (SOLDIERS SONG)
7. TWAI TSHINAMINAI (WORK SONG)

MISSA LUBA AN AFRICAN MASS (STEREO)
8. KYRIE
9. GLORIA
10. CREDO
11. SANCTUS
12. BENEDICTUS
13. AGNUS DEI
14. AVE MARIA
15. MBALI KULE
16. O JESU CHRISTE

CHILDREN’S SONGS FROM THE BALUBA
17. KAMIOLE 18. KATENDE
19. KILIO
20. KAMUYAMBI 21. DAINA
CHRISTMAS IN THE CONGO
22. SIKU KUU (HOLY NIGHT)
23. LULLABY
24. KIMYA
25. ABE WANENE
26. MBAMBALE
27. MAKEVA
28. TAMBWE DISHINDA
29. LUTUKU INA MUDINGA
30. OH SIEKENI WEE MAMA
31. MUNAFIKA
32. EMELINA EE
33. SIKU MOJA
34. MWENDELE BAKI BINDA
35. LELO NGUBA
36. KABUNDI
37. WA BUTA

ALL TRACKS BY:
LES TROUBADOURS DU ROI BADOUIN

DISC TWO:
IF… SANCTUS
A CANTERBURY TALE (1944)
1. TOCCATA IN D MINOR, BWV 565 – Bach (Helmut Walcha)

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (1945)
2. PRELUDE FOR PIANO, OP. 28, NO. 24 IN D MINOR (THE STORM) – Chopin (Claudio Arrau)

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (1946)
3. PRELUDE – Allan Grey

PANDORA & THE FLYING DUTCHMAN (1951)
4. ETUDE #1 IN A FLAT, OP. 25/1, CT 26, “AEOLIAN HARP” – Chopin (Claudio Arrau)

SONG WITHOUT END (1960) –
5. Consolation No. 1 – Liszt (Sergio Fiorentino) SHAKESPEARE WALLAH (1965)
6. Hey Ho! The Wind and the Rain (John Heddle Nash)

THE LOVED ONE (1965)
7. TRISTAN AND ISOLDE: PRELUDE – Wagner (Furtwängler)

THE AVENGERS: FROM VENUS WITH LOVE (1967)
8. VENUS, THE BRINGER OF PEACE – Holst (Von Karajan)

THE PRISONER: HAMMER INTO ANVIL (1967)
9. L’ARLÉSIENNE, SUITE NO.1 – PRÉLUDE – Bizet (De Burgos)
10. L’ARLÉSIENNE, SUITE NO.12 – FARANDOLE – Bizet (De Burgos)

BEDAZZLED (1967)
11. ACADEMIC FESTIVAL OVERTURE OP.80 – Brahms (Eduard van Beinum )

THE BLISS OF MRS. BLOSSOM (1968)
12. ROMEO & JULIET – FANTASY OVERTURE AFTER SHAKESPEARE (SECTION) – Tchaikovsky (Barbirolli)

IF… (1968)
13. SANCTUS (FROM MISSA LUBA AN AFRICAN MASS) (MONO) – Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin
14. TOCCATA, 5TH ORGAN SYMPHONY OPUS 42 NO 1 – Widor (Dupre)

DAISIES (1968)
15. SIEGFRIED’S FUNERAL MARCH FROM GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (TWILIGHT OF THE GODS) – Wagner – (Furtwangler)

DEEP END (1970)
16. RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES – Wagner (Furtwangler)

FIVE EASY PIECES (1970)
17. PRELUDE IN E MINOR, OP 28, NO. 4 – Chopin (Claudio Arrau)

DISC THREE:
MORE THEMES FROM MAVERICK POST-WAR CINEMA
DEATH IN VENICE (1971)
1. ADAGIETTO FROM SYMPHONY 5 – Mahler (Bruno Walter) HAROLD & MAUDE (1971)
2. AN DER SCHÖNEN, BLAUEN DONAU (ON THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE DANUBE), OP. 314 – Johann Strauss II (Krauss)

SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE (1972)
3.CONCERTO NO. 5 IN F MINOR FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA – LARGO – Bach (Glenn Gould)

SAVAGE MESSIAH (1972)
4. NUAGES – Claude Debussy (Manuel Rosenthal)

CRIES AND WHISPERS (1972)
5.MAZURKA IN A MINOR, OP.17/4 – Chopin (Rubinstein)
6.SUITE NO. 5 FOR SOLO CELLO IN C MINOR (4TH MOVEMENT) SARABANDE – J. S. Bach (Fournier)

THE RULING CLASS (1972)
7. REQUIEM IN D MINOR (K.626) – Mozart (Bruno Walter)

F FOR FAKE (1973)
8. CAPRICE NO24 IN A MINOR – Nicolo Paganini (Michael Rabin)

THE EXORCIST (1973)
9. FIVE PIECES FOR ORCHESTRA OP. 10 – Anton Webern (Robert Craft)

THE PHANTOM OF LIBERTY (1974)
10. CARNAVAL, OPUS 9, MOVEMENT NUMBER 12 – Schumann (Solomon)

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (1975)
11. PRELUDE NO.1 IN C MAJOR BWV 846 (WTC I) – J. S. Bach (Feinberg)
12. PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5 IN E FLAT “EMPEROR”, OP. 73 ADAGIO UN POCO MOSSO – Beethoven (Bernstein)

SHOCK OF THE NEW – THE LANDSCAPE OF PARADISE (1980)
13. PAVANE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY FROM MA MERE L’OYE – Maurice Ravel (Ansermet)
14. CONCERTINO FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA – LENT – Jean Françaix (Fricsay)
15. SICILIENNE FROM PELLEAS ET MELISANDE, OP. 78 – Gabriel Faure (Ansermet)

FITZCARRALDO (1982)
16. LA BOHÈME: O MIMÌ, TU PIÙ NON TORNI (Recorded 1907) – Enrico Caruso (Puccini)

LA BELLE NOISEUSE (THE BEAUTIFUL TROUBLEMAKER) (1991)
17. AGON – BALLET FOR TWELVE DANCERS: PAS DE QUATRE – Stravinsky

EYES WIDE SHUT (1999)
18. NUAGES GRIS – FRANZ LISZT (Sergio Fiorentino)

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DISC ONE:
LUBA FOLKLORE
1. DIBWE DIAMBULA KABANDA (MARRIAGE SONG)
2. LUTUKU & A BENE KANYOKA (EMERGENCE FROM GRIEF)
3. EBU EWALE KEMAI (MARRIAGE BALLAD)
4. KATUNBU (DANCE)
5. SEYA WA MAMA NDALAMBA (MARITAL CELEBRATION)
6. BANAHA (SOLDIERS SONG)
7. TWAI TSHINAMINAI (WORK SONG)

MISSA LUBA AN AFRICAN MASS (STEREO)
8. KYRIE
9. GLORIA
10. CREDO
11. SANCTUS
12. BENEDICTUS
13. AGNUS DEI
14. AVE MARIA
15. MBALI KULE
16. O JESU CHRISTE

CHILDREN'S SONGS FROM THE BALUBA
17. KAMIOLE 18. KATENDE
19. KILIO
20. KAMUYAMBI 21. DAINA
CHRISTMAS IN THE CONGO
22. SIKU KUU (HOLY NIGHT)
23. LULLABY
24. KIMYA
25. ABE WANENE
26. MBAMBALE
27. MAKEVA
28. TAMBWE DISHINDA
29. LUTUKU INA MUDINGA
30. OH SIEKENI WEE MAMA
31. MUNAFIKA
32. EMELINA EE
33. SIKU MOJA
34. MWENDELE BAKI BINDA
35. LELO NGUBA
36. KABUNDI
37. WA BUTA

ALL TRACKS BY:
LES TROUBADOURS DU ROI BADOUIN

DISC TWO:
IF... SANCTUS
A CANTERBURY TALE (1944)
1. TOCCATA IN D MINOR, BWV 565 - Bach (Helmut Walcha)

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (1945)
2. PRELUDE FOR PIANO, OP. 28, NO. 24 IN D MINOR (THE STORM) – Chopin (Claudio Arrau)

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (1946)
3. PRELUDE – Allan Grey

PANDORA & THE FLYING DUTCHMAN (1951)
4. ETUDE #1 IN A FLAT, OP. 25/1, CT 26, "AEOLIAN HARP" - Chopin (Claudio Arrau)

SONG WITHOUT END (1960) –
5. Consolation No. 1 - Liszt (Sergio Fiorentino) SHAKESPEARE WALLAH (1965)
6. Hey Ho! The Wind and the Rain (John Heddle Nash)

THE LOVED ONE (1965)
7. TRISTAN AND ISOLDE: PRELUDE - Wagner (Furtwängler)

THE AVENGERS: FROM VENUS WITH LOVE (1967)
8. VENUS, THE BRINGER OF PEACE - Holst (Von Karajan)

THE PRISONER: HAMMER INTO ANVIL (1967)
9. L'ARLÉSIENNE, SUITE NO.1 - PRÉLUDE – Bizet (De Burgos)
10. L'ARLÉSIENNE, SUITE NO.12 - FARANDOLE - Bizet (De Burgos)

BEDAZZLED (1967)
11. ACADEMIC FESTIVAL OVERTURE OP.80 - Brahms (Eduard van Beinum )

THE BLISS OF MRS. BLOSSOM (1968)
12. ROMEO & JULIET - FANTASY OVERTURE AFTER SHAKESPEARE (SECTION) - Tchaikovsky (Barbirolli)

IF... (1968)
13. SANCTUS (FROM MISSA LUBA AN AFRICAN MASS) (MONO) - Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin
14. TOCCATA, 5TH ORGAN SYMPHONY OPUS 42 NO 1 – Widor (Dupre)

DAISIES (1968)
15. SIEGFRIED'S FUNERAL MARCH FROM GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (TWILIGHT OF THE GODS) - Wagner - (Furtwangler)

DEEP END (1970)
16. RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES - Wagner (Furtwangler)

FIVE EASY PIECES (1970)
17. PRELUDE IN E MINOR, OP 28, NO. 4 – Chopin (Claudio Arrau)

DISC THREE:
MORE THEMES FROM MAVERICK POST-WAR CINEMA
DEATH IN VENICE (1971)
1. ADAGIETTO FROM SYMPHONY 5 - Mahler (Bruno Walter) HAROLD & MAUDE (1971)
2. AN DER SCHÖNEN, BLAUEN DONAU (ON THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE DANUBE), OP. 314 - Johann Strauss II (Krauss)

SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE (1972)
3.CONCERTO NO. 5 IN F MINOR FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA - LARGO – Bach (Glenn Gould)

SAVAGE MESSIAH (1972)
4. NUAGES - Claude Debussy (Manuel Rosenthal)

CRIES AND WHISPERS (1972)
5.MAZURKA IN A MINOR, OP.17/4 – Chopin (Rubinstein)
6.SUITE NO. 5 FOR SOLO CELLO IN C MINOR (4TH MOVEMENT) SARABANDE - J. S. Bach (Fournier)

THE RULING CLASS (1972)
7. REQUIEM IN D MINOR (K.626) - Mozart (Bruno Walter)

F FOR FAKE (1973)
8. CAPRICE NO24 IN A MINOR - Nicolo Paganini (Michael Rabin)

THE EXORCIST (1973)
9. FIVE PIECES FOR ORCHESTRA OP. 10 - Anton Webern (Robert Craft)

THE PHANTOM OF LIBERTY (1974)
10. CARNAVAL, OPUS 9, MOVEMENT NUMBER 12 - Schumann (Solomon)

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (1975)
11. PRELUDE NO.1 IN C MAJOR BWV 846 (WTC I) - J. S. Bach (Feinberg)
12. PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5 IN E FLAT "EMPEROR", OP. 73 ADAGIO UN POCO MOSSO - Beethoven (Bernstein)

SHOCK OF THE NEW - THE LANDSCAPE OF PARADISE (1980)
13. PAVANE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY FROM MA MERE L'OYE - Maurice Ravel (Ansermet)
14. CONCERTINO FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA – LENT - Jean Françaix (Fricsay)
15. SICILIENNE FROM PELLEAS ET MELISANDE, OP. 78 - Gabriel Faure (Ansermet)

FITZCARRALDO (1982)
16. LA BOHÈME: O MIMÌ, TU PIÙ NON TORNI (Recorded 1907) - Enrico Caruso (Puccini)

LA BELLE NOISEUSE (THE BEAUTIFUL TROUBLEMAKER) (1991)
17. AGON - BALLET FOR TWELVE DANCERS: PAS DE QUATRE - Stravinsky

EYES WIDE SHUT (1999)
18. NUAGES GRIS - FRANZ LISZT (Sergio Fiorentino)

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