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Album Review

Silent Fires: Forests

Read "Forests" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Non è solo un affascinante progetto elettroacustico questo debutto del quartetto italo-norvegese Silent Fires, comprendente Alessandro Sgobbio al pianoforte (autore di tutte le composizioni), Hilde Marie Holsen alla tromba ed elettronica, Håkon Aase al violino e percussioni e la cantante Karoline Wallace. In opere simili è molto forte il rischio di cadere in superficialità, eccessi estetizzanti oppure astruse e ridondanti sperimentazioni. Gli undici brani del disco si mantengono invece in esemplare equilibrio tra composizione e libera improvvisazione, canto e poesia, ...

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Album Review

Silent Fires: Forests

Read "Forests" reviewed by John Eyles


Silent Fires is a quartet which brings together Italian pianist and composer Alessandro Sgobbio with three renowned Norwegians, violinist Håkon Aase, vocalist Karoline Wallace and trumpeter Hilde Marie Holsen--whose one-woman album Lazuli (Hubro, 2018) was very well received. As the YouTube clip below shows, in concert the four are often joined onstage by contemporary dancer and real-time choreographer Synne Garvik. While the four musicians are all experienced improvisers, their debut album Forests is not freely improvised but consists of eleven ...

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Album Review

Hilde Marie Holsen: Lazuli

Read "Lazuli" reviewed by John Eyles


In May 2015, Norwegian trumpeter and soundscaper Hilde Marie Holsen released her debut recording, Ask, on the Hubro label, to glowing reviews, including an All About Jazz piece that described her as “a natural heir of masters such as Nils Petter Molvaer and Arve Henriksen." While that may seem quite a weight to put on the shoulders of a young player with only one album release to her name, Holsen's music on Ask fully justified it. And three years on ...


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