Jóhann Jóhannsson: Drone Mass

Deutsche Grammophon
Theatre of Voices, ACME String Quartet

The previously unrecorded Drone Mass was described by its composer, the late Jóhann Jóhannsson, as “a contemporary oratorio”. Longtime collaborators, the ACME, are joined by the Theatre of Voices and conductor Paul Hillier in this world premiere recording.

Jóhann Jóhannsson: Drone Mass

Image Credit: Deutsche Grammophon


1. One is True 3:36

2. Two is Apocryphal 4:09

3. Triptych in Mass 5:52

4. To Fold & Remain Dormant 4:31

5. Divine Objects 7:04

6. The Low Drone of Circulating Blood, Diminished with Time 3:54

7. Moral Vacuums 5:06

8. Take the Night Air 4:09

9. The Mountain View, the Majesty of the Snow-Clad Peaks, from a Place of Contemplation and Reflection 8:49

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