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David Lopato: Gendhing for a Spirit Rising

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American composer/pianist David Lopato has a long history with South Asian music, especially the music of Java. Much of the music in the title work--which occupies the first disc of this two-disc set--was inspired by the year he spent in Surakarta (seat of one of the two great kingdoms of Central Java, where most of the ...

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Pianist/Composer David Lopato's "Gendhing For A Spirit Rising" Set For September 8 Release

Pianist/Composer David Lopato's "Gendhing For A Spirit Rising" Set For September 8 Release

Musical genres have been melding for ages, yet pianist/composer David Lopato has developed an eclectic East-West fusion that truly has no precedent. A respected educator, inventive composer, inveterate musical explorer, and fearless sonic pioneer who has traveled a highly personal “silk road,” Lopato is releasing the extraordinary Gendhing for a Spirit Rising on September 8 via ...