Ignis (album)

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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

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


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



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