Einsturzende Neubauten's Tabula Rasa is pretty damn good, but i dont think that is what you are looking for.
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The recordings of these Pärt works on the ECM 1275 are good:
Fratres, arranged by Pärt for The Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Fratres, arranged by Pärt for piano and violin, performed by Gidon Kremer and Keith Jarrett
Tabula Rasa, Sondeckis/Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, with Gidon Kremer, violin, and Alred Schnittke, piano.
I also very much enjoy Pärt's "Passio" performed by the Hilliard Ensemble on ECM 1370.
I would like to recommed the following for those who would like to explore Avro Pärt's repertoire:
(1)Alina Arvo Pärt. ECM New Series 1591 449 958-2: this is a sublime minimalist work of piano and violoncello/ violin. Time seems to stand still whilst listening to it....
(2) De Profundis Avro Pärt. Threatre of Voices, Paul Hillier. Harmonia Mundi France 907182. Some of the music repertoire in this disc can be found in various ECM New Series discs. So this can be regarded as a compilation! Again, breathtaking performance and musically arresting. Another must have disc!
(3) Sanctunary Avro Pärt. Virgin Classics 7243 5 45338 22. For those with a limited budget or wants to discover Avro Pärt, this disc is ideal. Very similar in repertoire to disc (2) but the performance and sonics is not in the same league I'm afraid. Some might disagree though.....
(4) Litany Avro Pärt. ECM New Series 1592 449 810-2. Orchestral / Choir work which turns out to be the most 'easily accessible' of all Pärt's work so far. Although I haven't heard the latest discs available on ECM New Series. Those who found the deep, deep melancholic atomsphere of previous Pärt's work can take a sign of relief.... but, hey, all thing are relative!
Good to see someone else who likes contemporary classical
music! I have Tabla Rosa by Gidon Kremer with the Kremerata
Baltica ensemble. It is on the Nonesuch label, 79582. Gidon's later version is a much better recording than his previous recording. For every Part recording that is available, go to http://www.arkivmusic.com