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Steve Reich: Mallet Quartet; Sextet; Nagoya Marimbas; Music for Pieces of Wood


  • Codice: CDR90000161
  • Produttore: Cedille Records
  • Codice del produttore: 735131916127
  • Prezzo: 56,99 zł
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Muzyka Współczesna
premiera polska:
2016-02-11
kontynent: Europa
opakowanie: digipackowe etui
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Editor's Info
The “commandingly elegant” (New York Times) Third Coast Percussion makes its Cedille label debut with an 80th birthday salute to visionary American composer Steve Reich, a Pulitzer Prize winner and founding father of musical minimalism. An album of sonic delights, Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich offers four of the composer’s most celebrated works for percussion. In the magical Mallet Quartet, vibraphone melodies unfold over marimba rhythms. Sextet, almost symphonic in scope with two pianos added to the percussion battery, is full of surprises. The short, Japanese-commissioned Nagoya Marimbas exhibits pentatonic coloration. Third Coast Percussion is joined by eighth blackbird’s Matthew Duvall for Music for Pieces of Wood, played on five wooden slats tuned to specific pitches for an astonishing variety of sounds.

Third Coast Percussion is “mysterious, funny, endlessly inventive and often exhilarating” (Boston Classical Review). Founded in 2005, the Chicago-based foursome comprises Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, and David Skidmore. The ensemble’s critically acclaimed discography includes Augusta Read Thomas’s Resounding Earth on New Focus Recordings and David T. Little’s Haunt of Last Nightfall on the New Amsterdam label.


Critic Reviews

Doyle Armbrust WQXR
"Third Coast's ability to gently manipulate time here translates to a listening experience that is both buoyant and penetrating...Perhaps the primary achievement of Steve Reich, though, is that these recordings are immediately recognizable as Third Coast Percussion."

Peter Margasak Chicago Reader
"The focal point is the 1985 masterpiece Sextet, performed with the help of pianists David Friend and Oliver Hagen. It’s a work TCP have played for years, and their adoration and familiarity with it are palpable in the crisp precision and pulsing energy of their latest performance."


muzycy:
Third Coast Percussion

utwory:
Mallet Quartet (14:58)
1. Fast (6:39)
2. Slow (3:16)
3. Fast (5:03)
4. Sextet (28:23)

Fast (11:17)
5. Moderate (4:23)
6. Slow (2:33)
7. Moderate (3:36)
8. Fast (6:34)
9. Nagoya Marimbas (4:48)
10. Music for Pieces of Wood (14:20)

wydano: 2016
more info: www.cedillerecords.org
more info2: www.thirdcoastpercussion.com

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