Gurdjieff, de Hartmann

Composer: Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff (1877-1949) & Thomas de Hartmann (1885-1956)
Artist Jeroen van Veen piano
Format 6 CD
Cat. number 94795
Release October 2021

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Volume I, Asian Songs and Rhythms
Volume II, Music of the Sayyids and the Dervishes
Volume III, Hymns, Prayers, and Rituals
Volume IV, Hymns from a Great Temple and other Selected Works

disc #1

Volume I, Asian Songs and Rhythms

First Series
01 Greek Melody 02:38
02 Greek Round Dance * 01:22
03 Greek Song 02:40
04 Kurd Melody for two Flutes 01:00
05 Oriental Song 01:21
06 Persian Song * 04:29
07 Atarnakh, Kurd Song 02:48
08 Tibetan Melody 01:48
09 Marche alerte 01:42
10 Lento, quasi recitativo 03:06
11 Andante con moto 04:34
12 15 XII 1925 00:43
13 Duduki 02:21
14 13 X 1926 * 01:54
15 Armenian Melody 01:42
16 Song of the Molokans 01:34
17 Kurd Shepherd Melody 03:51
Second Series
18 Song of the Aïsors 04:33
19 Kurd Shepherd's Dance * 00:56
20 Song of the Fisherwomen * 01:53
21 Allegretto * 00:51
22 29 XII 1925 * 02:31
23 Mamasha * 00:54
24 Persian Dance * 00:51
25 Song of Ancient Rome 00:49
26 07 XII 1925 * 01:28
27 Armenian Song 02:45
28 Poco Marciale * 01:00
29 Ancient Greek Melody 02:33
30 Long ago in Mikhaïlov 03:11
31 Oriental Melody * 02:25
32 Assyrian Women Mourners 02:47
Third Series
33 Kurd Melody from Isfahan 02:43
34 Hindu Melody 02:10
35 22 X 1926 00:57
36 Armenian Song 01:07
37 Greek Melody 02:37

complete playing time disc #1 79:00

disc #2

01 Afghan Melody 01:33
02 Moderato 02:34
03 circa 1923/1924 02:26
04 Kurd Melody 01:30
05 Ancient Greek Melody 01:20
06 Ancient Greek Dance 01:30
07 Greek Song 02:19
08 Arabian Dance 01:53
09 Greek Melody 01:19
10 8 XI 1925 01:09
11 Tibetan 'Masques', No. 1 01:10
12 Tibetan 'Masques', No. 2 02:16

Volume II, Music of the Sayyids and the Dervishes

First Series
13 Sayyid Chant and Dance 03:32
14 For Professor Skridlov * 02:14
15 Sayyid Chant and Dance 04:40
16 10 IX 1925 02:25
17 Dervish Dance * 01:07
18 Persian Dervish * 01:31
19 Dervish Chant and Dance * 02:14
20 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in a 02:21
21 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in d 03:35
22 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in g * 04:14
23 13 X 1926 01:35
24 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in d 06:20
25 29 IX 1925 02:37
26 Dervish Dance * 00:55
27 Sayyid Chant 03:21
Second Series
28 Persian Dervish 02:57
29 Dervish Dance * 01:44
30 22 III 1927 * 01:55

complete playing time disc #2 70:31

disc #3

01 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in d 02:13
02 01 I 1926 * 02:19
03 Sayyid Dance, in g * 00:58
04 Sayyid Dance, in b 01:59
05 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in g 02:04
06 01 V 1927 * 01:57
07 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in C 04:19
08 Sayyid Dance, in f 02:39
09 Dervish Dance 02:49
10 Moorisch Dance (Dervish) 02:45
Third Series
11 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in a 04:09
12 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in d 02:59
13 Sayyid Dance 01:27
14 Katzapsky Song * 01:34
15 Sayyid Dance 02:08
16 Sayyid Chant and Dance * 02:30
17 Bayaty 04:01
18 Dervish Dance 03:06
19 01 IV 1927 01:47
20 Caucasian Dance 03:03
21 Kurdo-Greek Melody 02:26
22 Kurdish Song (Sayyid) 02:39
23 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in a 02:47
24 Sayyid Chant and Dance, in c * 03:34

complete playing time disc #3 62:25

disc #4

Volume III, Hymns, Prayers, and Rituals

First Series
01 Prayer 02:04
02 31 X 1926 02:07
03 Pity for One's Self 03:45
04 Laudamus 04:20
05 23 X 1926 02:25
06 22 III 1927 02:35
07 02 I 1927 01:28
08 06 I 1927 02:35
09 Poco Vivace 01:50
10 Hymn for Christmas Day, No 1 02:15
11 Molto lento e liberamente 01:21
12 Andantino 02:35
13 Joyous Hymn 03:16
14 As if the Stormy Years had Passed 03:13
15 Rejoice, Beelzebub! 02:33
16 Prayer for Mercy 01:51
17 Holy Affirming, Holy Denying, Holy Reconciling 04:30
18 Orthodox Hymn for a Midnight Service 02:55
Second Series
19 Reading from a Sacred Book * 07:58
20 Prayer and Despair 03:54
21 Religious Ceremony 04:35
22 Prayer of Gratitude 02:26
23 Orthodox Hymn from Asia Minor 03:03
24 Largo 02:38
25 Prayer and Procession 05:22

complete playing time disc #4 77:48

disc #5

01 Easter Hymn 01:32
02 Lento Cantabile 01:39
03 Hymn for Good Friday 01:31
04 20 X 1926 02:51
05 Andante con moto 02:52
06 Tibi Cantamus No.2 05:32
07 Andante 04:19
08 Alleluia 02:46
09 Hymn for Christmas Day No.2 04:13
10 1 IV 1927 01:12
11 Hymn to Our Endless Creator 01:42
12 Meditation 01:42
13 Night Procession 05:44
Third Series
14 Tibi Cantamus No.1 01:40
15 Prayer 01:33
16 Hymn for Easter Thursday 04:22
17 Hymn for Easter Wednesday 04:35
18 Lento, 14 IV 1926 02:39
19 7 XII 1925 * 01:38
20 Essene Hymn 01:54
21 Women's Prayer 02:03
22 Chant from a Holy Book 04:00
23 Vespers Hymn 02:49
24 13 III 1927 01:13
25 The Resurrection of Christ 02:53
25 Easter Hymn and Procession in the Holy Night 04:54

complete playing time disc #5 74:01


disc #6
Volume IV, Hymns from a Great Temple and other Selected Works

Hymns from a Great Temple
01 Hymn no. 1 04:15
02 Hymn no. 2 04:11
03 Hymn no. 3 01:39
04 Hymn no. 4 02:22
05 Hymn no. 5 02:20
06 Hymn no. 6 01:58
07 Hymn no. 7 02:29
08 Hymn no. 8 05:18
09 Hymn no. 9 01:23
10 Hymn no. 10 04:50
Fragments from The Struggle of the Magicians
11 Fragments No. 1 01:45
12 Fragments No. 2 01:06
13 Fragments No. 3 04:30
14 Fragment No. 3A 02:21
15 Fragments No. 4 05:07
16 Fragments No. 5 03:55
17 Fragment No. 5A 02:53
18 Fragments No. 6 00:58
Four Early Pieces
19 Tibetan Dance * 00:52
20 TIbetan Movement 01:15
21 Trinity * 01:19
22 Tibetan Melody 01:27
Four Selected Works
23 The Essentuki Prayer 04:28
24 Return from a Journey * 01:45
25 The Initiation of the Priestess 11:01
26 The Bokharian Derbish, Hadji-Asvath-Troov 03:27

complete playing time disc #6 79:07

Jeroen van Veen, piano
* with Daff by Van Veen


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