The Drop That Contained the Sea

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The Drop That Contained the Sea
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Studio album by
Released8 May 2014 (2014-05-08)
LabelTin Works
Christopher Tin chronology
Calling All Dawns
The Drop That Contained the Sea
To Shiver the Sky

The Drop That Contained the Sea is a classical crossover album by Christopher Tin released in 2014. It premiered on April 13, 2014 at Carnegie Hall[1] and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Albums chart on May 24.[2]

The album consists of 10 commissioned works based on the theme of water, each sung in a different language.[3] All tracks are composed and conducted by Christopher Tin and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The Angel City Chorale performed for many of the tracks.

Track listing[edit]

1."Water Prelude (feat. Angel City Chorale)"Proto-Indo-European1:34
2."Haktan Gelen Şerbeti (feat. Kardeş Türküler)"Turkish3:57
3."Temen Oblak (feat. Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares)"Bulgarian7:11
4."Iza Ngomso (feat. Soweto Gospel Choir)"Xhosa4:07
5."Tsas Narand Uyarna (feat. Nominjin)"Mongolian4:01
6."Passou o Verão (feat. Dulce Pontes)"Portuguese6:28
7."Devipravaha (feat. Roopa Mahadevan)"Sanskrit4:39
8."Seirenes (feat. Anonymous 4)"Ancient Greek8:47
9."Haf Gengr Hriðum (feat. Schola Cantorum)"Old Norse4:27
10."Waloyo Yamoni (feat. Soweto Gospel Choir)"Lango12:13


  1. ^ "The Drop of Dawn". 13 April 2014. Archived from the original on 31 October 2014.
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  3. ^ "The Drop That Contained the Sea". Christopher Tin. Retrieved 1 February 2018.

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