the tender duskiness
of white nights, Corelli
Music is offering a unique concert program "500 years of musical
mystery" for the one of a kind mobile carillon in Estonia. Concerts
will take place in St.
Olav's Church in Tallinn and in Church of Blessed Virgin Mary in
introducing this rather unknown, unseen and unheard archaistic
instrument in the Land of Mary, concerts are also contributing to the
musical program of "Estonian Republic 100" and "European Year
of Cultural Heritage 2018".
of the white nights "Carillon in the Land of Mary"
YEARS OF MUSICAL MYSTERY"
Wed, 27th of June 2018 at 20 in St. Olav’s Church, Tallinn
Kollom - carillon
original pieces for carillon (S. van Balkom, M. Peterson, R. Lannoy),
arrangements of well known classical pieces (I. Albeniz/M. Siebers,
D. Šostakovitš/F. Steijns, L. Delibes/L. Hart, F. Poulenc/J. Bell
Arterton, G. Fr. Händel/R. Lodine), M. Kollom's and J. Lutsoja's
arrangements for carillon and accordion (J.S. Bach, J. Brahms, M.
Härma, E. Aavik, R. Rannap, M. Härma) etc.
addition to the music played by unique duo, Merle Kollom will be
speaking about facinating history of carillon, folklore of
tintinnabulation and it's mystic effect.
percussion instrument of attuned bronze bells was invented in
Netherlands has a long and rich history and is the heaviest musical
instrument, weighing up to 50 tons. Carillon and it's player have
been hidden from the listener in high belfry for more than 500 years.
This makes it the world's best kept musical secret. The
veil of secrecy will be raised by the concert program "500
years of musical mystery". The principal character of it will be
the only professional carillonist in Estonia Merle Kollom.
the style and elegance of former times and nowadays brilliant
duration of the concert is 1 hour.
Concert also: Thu,
28th of June 2018 at 20 in Jõelähtme Church, Harju county