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LE POT: Hera

Read "Hera" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This Swiss ensemble maximizes the pristine sonic qualities of a church --St. Romain in Raron --that combines a pure, organic soundstage with the complexities of highly expressive jazz and improvisational overtures, including impressionistic interpretations of choice works by famed British classical composer Benjamin Britten. There are occasions when the ensemble projects a thought-provoking ideology of an ...

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Le Pot: Hera

Read "Hera" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Secondo capitolo di una trilogia iniziata con She e che si concluderà con l'episodio intitolato Zede, Hera ci presenta un quartetto svizzero molto interessante per visione musicale e approccio interpretativo. Registrata presso la Burgkirche St. Romanus nel villaggio svizzero di Raron, la musica interagisce con la severa architettura della cinquecentesca chiesa. Ne assorbe semplicità, purezza di ...

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Hera: Where My Complete Beloved Is

Read "Where My Complete Beloved Is" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

It may be symbolic that the albums of the innovative Polish ensemble Hera are released by the label Multikulti. After all, the label's name follows Don Cherry's all-embracing vision of a new world music, a vision where distant and foreign traditions enrich each other, artificial genre distinctions and geographical boundaries are blurred, and stereotypical divisions between ...