Bar-do'i-thos-grol : vocal ensemble
by Domenico de Clario and Liza Lim (1994)
Also known as: Tibetan book of the dead ; Bardo Thodol
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Library shelf no. CD 481 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: Voices, clarinets, saxophones, viola, cello.
Duration: 74 min.
Contents note: Day 1: Invitation song to Mahakala -- Day 2: Invocation to the goddess of the four seasons (Lha Mo) ; Dance at the time of the young moon -- Day 3: Invocation: Intensely sad song to all protectors of religion -- Day 4: Song of compassion -- Day 5: Song invoking demons and devils; Prayer song to Mgon Po suppressing evil -- Day 6: Mantra song concerning offerings -- Day 7: Mantra song to Sri Mahakala: Song of intense sacred contemplation.
Seven Tibetan chants are used as the basis for each night's music.
- In the form/style of: Graphic Notation
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