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Frank Horvat: For Those Who Died Trying


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ATMA Classique presents For Those Who Died Trying, the world premiere recording of The Thailand HRDs, an epic 35-movement string quartet by critically-acclaimed Canadian composer Frank Horvat performed by the Mivos Quartet. Each movement is inspired by the narrative behind Luke Duggleby’s photo essay For Those Who Died Trying, which pays homage to the 35 human rights defenders in Thailand who were killed trying to stop powerful interests that wanted to destroy their community’s environment. Following Buddhist tradition, Duggleby traveled across Thailand placing a portrait of each victim at the place where they were murdered or went missing. The Thailand HDRs utilizes just the musical pitches/letters found in each victims’ name, weaving their unique musical DNA into each piece. Composer Frank Horvat gives his audience the time and space to reflect in our fast-paced world. His compositions tell deeply personal stories while permitting audiences to ponder their own. Whether he writes for his band, the concert stage or film and television, his music is both aggressive and introspective. It digs into listeners’ hearts with a driving minimalism and a haunting reflection. Frank’s compositions are based on social injustices as well as the wondrousness of life, love, and longing.
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Item number ACD2 2788
Barcode 722056278829
Release date 11/16/2018
Category Chamber Music
Label ATMA CLASSIQUE
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 1
Performers
Ensemble Mivos Quartet
Disc: 1
The Thailand HRDs01:10:00
1 The Thailand HRDs: No. 1, Ari Songkraw 00:01:53 Mivos Quartet
2 The Thailand HRDs: No. 2, Charoen Wat-Aksorn 00:02:01 Mivos Quartet
3 The Thailand HRDs: No. 3, Narin Phodaeng 00:02:08 Mivos Quartet
4 The Thailand HRDs: No. 4, Boonrit Channanrong 00:01:54 Mivos Quartet
5 The Thailand HRDs: No. 5, Boonsom Nimnoi 00:01:57 Mivos Quartet
6 The Thailand HRDs: No. 6, Boonyong Intawong 00:01:57 Mivos Quartet
7 The Thailand HRDs: No. 7, Bunlert Duankoda 00:02:02 Mivos Quartet
8 The Thailand HRDs: No. 8, Chai Bunthonglek 00:02:01 Mivos Quartet
9 The Thailand HRDs: No. 9, Chalor Khaochua 00:02:02 Mivos Quartet
10 The Thailand HRDs: No. 10, Chaweewan Pueksungnoen 00:01:57 Mivos Quartet
11 The Thailand HRDs: No. 11, Chit Thongchit 00:02:03 Mivos Quartet
12 The Thailand HRDs: No. 12, Jun Boonkhunton 00:02:04 Mivos Quartet
13 The Thailand HRDs: No. 13, Jurin Ratchapol 00:02:03 Mivos Quartet
14 The Thailand HRDs: No. 14, Kamol Lansophapan 00:01:51 Mivos Quartet
15 The Thailand HRDs: No. 15, Khampan Suksai 00:01:58 Mivos Quartet
16 The Thailand HRDs: No. 16, Montha Chukaew and Pran 00:02:08 Mivos Quartet
17 The Thailand HRDs: No. 17, Pakwipa Chalernklin 00:01:54 Mivos Quartet
18 The Thailand HRDs: No. 18, Pitak Tonwut 00:02:04 Mivos Quartet
19 The Thailand HRDs: No. 19, Pitan Thongpanang 00:02:09 Mivos Quartet
20 The Thailand HRDs: No. 20, Porlajee "Billy" Rakcho 00:02:01 Mivos Quartet
21 The Thailand HRDs: No. 21, Prajob Naowa-Opas 00:01:55 Mivos Quartet
22 The Thailand HRDs: No. 22, Prawien Bunnak 00:01:46 Mivos Quartet
23 The Thailand HRDs: No. 23, Preecha Thongpaen 00:02:17 Mivos Quartet
24 The Thailand HRDs: No. 24, Samnao Srisongkhram 00:02:02 Mivos Quartet
25 The Thailand HRDs: No. 25, Singthong Puttachan 00:01:58 Mivos Quartet
26 The Thailand HRDs: No. 26, Sittichock Tamtecha 00:02:20 Mivos Quartet
27 The Thailand HRDs: No. 27, Somchai Neelapaijit 00:02:05 Mivos Quartet
28 The Thailand HRDs: No. 28, Somporn Chanpol 00:02:00 Mivos Quartet
29 The Thailand HRDs: No. 29, Somporn Pattaphum 00:01:49 Mivos Quartet
30 The Thailand HRDs: No. 30, Somsuk Kohklang 00:01:48 Mivos Quartet
31 The Thailand HRDs: No. 31, Supol Sirijant 00:01:56 Mivos Quartet
32 The Thailand HRDs: No. 32, Suwat Wongpiyasathit 00:02:04 Mivos Quartet
33 The Thailand HRDs: No. 33, Taksamol Aobaom 00:02:02 Mivos Quartet
34 The Thailand HRDs: No. 34, Som Hompornma and Tongn 00:02:00 Mivos Quartet
35 The Thailand HRDs: No. 35, Thongnak Sawekchinda 00:01:54 Mivos Quartet
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