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I'm watching a movie (Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ryan Gosling) with lots of Arvo Pärt's Fratres during Important Scenes (while a impressionable teenager my boyfriend gave me a cd of Fratres so it's burned into my memory).

I thought I'd introduce you to a earlier contribution of Pärt's to the history of cinema that's also very dear to me because it's a must in the repertoire of any serious village accordionist in the Estonian folk music landscape (and also has some beautiful choreographies set to it). I actually haven't seen the movie it was made for... anyway, I give you Ukuaru valss:

Ukuaru valss - Lindpriid:

(found a decent enough recording I suppose, but not The One which is usually used for the choreographies and where you can hear the clicking of the accordion buttons)

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