Adiemus – The Best of Adiemus
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The Story of Adiemus We will draw near Adiemus, literally translated, means ‘we will draw near’. Curiously enough, Karl Jenkins was unaware of the word’s meaning when he created it. He believed it to be an invented word of his own imagination. Now, years after the initial Adiemus project was launched, Karl has discovered that Adiemus has a meaning in Latin (with a slight variation in spelling). The irony does not escape him, especially since one of the core ideas in the Adiemus project involves using vocals singing an invented language. As Karl puts it: “The text in Adiemus is written phonetically, with the words viewed as instrumental sound. The human voice is the oldest instrument and by removing the distraction of lyrics, we hope to create a sound that is universal and timeless. The knowledge that Adiemus has a meaning – ‘we will draw near’ invokes what I feel to be an appropriate concept of bringing people together.