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Gordon Grdina's East Van Strings: The Breathing of Statues

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Lanciato da Gary Peacock, insieme al quale (e a Paul Motian) ha realizzato un disco in trio, Think Like the Waves, il chitarrista e suonatore di oud Gordon Grdina è qui alla guida di un quartetto nel quale è accompagnato da un trio d'archi, formazione inconsueta anche se non del tutto originale (basti ricordare il quartetto 858 di ...

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Gordon Grdina's East Van Strings: The Breathing of Statues

Read "The Breathing of Statues" reviewed by Matt Marshall

Guitarist/oudist Gordon Grdina has gathered a marvelous string trio to fulfill a longtime desire of producing music in the mode of Béla Bartók. The compositions on The Breathing of Statues were written specifically for the trio involved--violinist Jesse Zubot, violist Eyvind Kang and cellist Peggy Lee--after Grdina had played with them freely. Grdina's writing then served ...