Ignis (album)

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Ignis
Ignis (album).jpg
Studio album by Paul Giger
Released 2000
Recorded June 1998
Genre Medieval music/Contemporary classical music
Length 72:41
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Paul Giger chronology
Schattenwelt
(1993)
Ignis
(1998)
Vindonissa
(2003)

Ignis is the fourth album by Swiss violinist Paul Giger recorded in 1998 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Mark W. B. Allender awarded the album 4 stars stating "the pieces on Ignis form a body of old-world sacred music with an avant-garde sensibility".[2] In 2011, Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer used samples of Ignis as the basis for the track "Reshadub" on the remix album Re:ECM.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Paul Giger except as indicated
  1. "Organum" (Anonymous) - 6:26
  2. "Karma Shadub" - 21:01
  3. "Tropus" (Notker Balbulus, Tuotilo) - 14:00
  4. "Alleluja" (Notker Balbulus, Tuotilo) - 3:31
  5. "O Ignis" (Hildegard von Bingen) - 27:43
  • Recorded at Niguliste Church, Tallinn in Estonia in June 1998

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 31, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allender, M. W. B. Allmusic Review accessed October 31, 2011