SANDOKAI – Zen & Polyphony

SANDOKAI – Zen & Polyphony was commisioned, performed and recorded by Johan Geerts’ Ensemble Polyfoon conducted by Lieven Deroo. 7 pieces for vocal ensemble a capella based on classical texts of zen buddhism, in innovative translations by Kazuaki Tanahashi (b.1933), Joan HalifaxTaigen Dan Leighton and David Schneider.

The Ten Line Sutra of Avalokitesvara’s Boundless Life – The Sutra on the Heart of Realizing Wisdom Beyond Wisdom – The Four Vows – Reading the Record of Eihei Dogen (Ryokan) – Robe Chant – Vast Boundless World (Dogen) – Sandokai (Sekito).

Luxury edition with 32 pages colour booklet English/French/Dutch; photos of the live concerts and reproductions of artwork by Kaz Tanahashi.
Available from Ensemble Polyfoon for worldwide delivery: € 19 + shipping costs.

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