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Chiaroscuro

Label: ECM Records
Released: 2015
Track listing: Chiaroscuro; Twilight.

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Giya Kancheli: Chiaroscuro

Read "Chiaroscuro" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Introspective Georgian composer Giya Kancheli turned 80 years old in on August 10, 2015. As a birthday commemoration ECM has released two of his most intimate works on the deeply mystical Chiaroscuro. In addition to the title track the album includes the musing “Twilight" for two violins and orchestra. Inspired by Kancheli's brush with ...

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Giya Kancheli: Themes from the Songbook

Read "Themes from the Songbook" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Questo particolarissimo CD con musiche del compositore georgiano Giya Kancheli ha una curiosa genesi. Nasce infatti dalla pubblicazione, avvenuta nel 2009, del suo songbook intitolato Simple Music for Piano. 33 Miniatures from Music for Stage and Screen, nel quale Kancheli ha raccolto melodie “d'occasione," scritte per accompagnare appunto rappresentazioni teatrali od opere cinematografiche. Come egli stesso ...

Little Imber

Label: ECM Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: 01. Amao Omi; 02. Little Imber.

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Giya Kancheli: Little Imber

Read "Little Imber" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il compositore georgiano Giya Kancheli, è ben noto ai cultori della musica contemporanea di matrice extra europea grazie alle numerose registrazioni disponibili delle sue opere. Recentemente edito, il suo decimo album per la ECM New Series, Little Imber, presenta due lunghi lavori per coro e ensemble di strumenti che vertono, in forma diversa e con diverso ...


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