Content by tag "Peloton"

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Peloton: The Early Years

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Immaginate una delegazione di monaci tibetani che incontra lungo il proprio cammino una carovana di di mercanti in silenzioso movimento sui sentieri della via della seta, tra aromi di spezie e tessuti preziosi. Immaginate che lascino alle spalle profumi e paesaggi d'oriente perché la meta del loro peregrinare si trova nel vecchio continente. È un'austera e spoglia cattedrale ...

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Peloton: Helsinki, Finland, January 8, 2012

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Peloton
The Cable Factory
Helsinki, Finland
November 2011--January 2012
January 8, 2012
Many a gigging musician has spent lengthy formative hours in an opera house pit, a symphony orchestra stand or, in this case, under the modern equivalent of a big top. With contemporary circus entertainment more compact--even ...

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Peloton: Funeral, Circus and other music

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This might be something of a confusing album to track down, going under the same name as a Norwegian jazz quintet, issued on a little-known Finnish label, and featuring a style that is hard to readily classify. However, the big top featured on the cover sets the tone for this broad collection of pieces, as does ...

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Peloton: Selected Recordings

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There's a common perception of Norwegian jazz that links it to the Nordic sound: a cool, melancholic aesthetic propagated by the likes of Jan Garbarek, Helge Lien and Tord Gustavsen. The Rune Grammofon label has, however, brought a new strain into Norwegian jazz that has made it possible to disturb the image of icy mountain music ...

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Peloton: Selected Recordings

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Il giovane quintetto scandinavo, ha un nome di grande impatto (“peloton” in finlandese significa “senza paura”), ed è costituito da due danesi (Karl Strømme, Hallvard M. Godal), due norvegesi (Petter Vågan, Steinar Nickelsen) e uno svedese di nascita e norvegese di adozione (Erik Nylander). Tutti e cinque molto bravi, ma a colpire è la naturalezza e l’audacia con ...