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Content by tag "Hélène Breschand"


Elliott Sharp: Chansons Du Crepuscule

Read "Chansons Du Crepuscule" reviewed by Don Phipps

In Chansons Du Crepuscule, the French multi-genre vocalist, harpist, composer and improvisor Helene Breschand hooks up with the multi-genre New York guitarist Elliott Sharp to yield spell-binding music of the first order. This fascinating collaboration crosses musical genres as easily as a nuthatch jumps from a birch tree to a cedar and then to a hickory. ...


Hélène Breschand: Le Goût du sel

Read "Le Goût du sel" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

L'arpa è forse uno degli strumenti più caratterizzati e caratterizzanti. Associare l'arpa al peggior romanticismo è esercizio fin troppo facile. Che non rende giustizia allo strumento (che in sé è quasi oggetto neutro, ovvero dipendente dal modo in cui viene suonato), ma che ne riflette bene l'utilizzo comune. L'arpista francese Hélène Breschand, qui al suo secondo album in solitaria, ...