Savage Altars

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1 Savage Altars [Tudor Choir] 20:35 44.1/16 Album only
2 Authentic Presence [Sarah Cahill] 12:09 44.1/16 Album only
3 Five Easy Pieces: Fluttering [Sarah Cahill & Joseph Kubera] 02:05 $1.49 Buy
4 Five Easy Pieces: Inbal [Sarah Cahill & Joseph Kubera] 03:11 $1.49 Buy
5 Five Easy Pieces: Tangoesque [Sarah Cahill & Joseph Kubera] 01:53 $1.49 Buy
6 Five Easy Pieces: Jimnopedique [Sarah Cahill & Joseph Kubera] 02:09 $1.49 Buy
7 Five Easy Pieces: Barberesco [Sarah Cahill & Joseph Kubera] 01:44 $1.49 Buy
8 Soe-pa: 1st Movement [Benjamin Verdery] 10:12 44.1/16 Album only
9 Soe-pa: 2nd Movement [Benjamin Verdery] 02:38 $1.49 Buy
10 Soe-pa: 3rd Movement [Benjamin Verdery] 03:17 $1.49 Buy

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Savage Altars, from a concert performance by the Tudor Choir, derives its title from the Roman historian Tacitus' Annals Book I, which chronicles the Roman campaigns against the German tribes. They suffered a devastating defeat by the Cheruscan soldiers in the Teutobugian forest. Six years later, the remains, bleached out bones, splintered spears and debris, of three Roman Legions, were found, the whole of which was named "barbarae arae"--savage altars. Elements of the hymn Magnificat, and the canon "Sumer is i cumen in" are also interwoven in melodic and textual contributions. This was written on the eve of the first Gulf War under Bush the elder.

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