Results for "Illuminations"
by Dan Bilawsky
Illuminations--guitarist Steven Kirby's third album, following Point Of Balance (Challenge Records, 1998) and North Lights (Challenge Records, 2003)--is both true to previous form and highly expansive. Kirby uses elements of the sonic palette(s) that helped to color his earlier work, referencing the probing lyricism of John Abercrombie and the straight-to-the-heart melodic qualities shot through in classic ...
Label: Skipstone Records
Track listing: Invocation - Seshat; Prelude - Scriptorium; Madrigal - Siddur; Chant - Illuminations; Cham - Hypnotique; Tarantella - The Serpent; Fantasia - Zodiac; Chant - Kaddish; Madrigal - The Virgin & The Unicorn; Pavan - Hildegard.
by Enrico Bettinello
Questa suite per solo violoncello è stata commissionata al violoncellista Erik Friedlander dal Jewish Museum di New York City nell'occasione di una mostra di libri antichi e manoscritti. L'ispirazione -che lo stesso Friedlander ha sottolineato essere legata alla pratica e alla pazienza, con una connotazione quasi rituale -ha prodotto una musica di grande intimità e delicatezza. ...
By Peter Kowald
Label: Rastascan Records
Track listing: 1. View Fifteen 3:50 2. View Sixteen 2:47 3. View Ten 3:48 4. View Twenty-One 3:46 5. View Eighteen 3:16 6. View Twenty-Two 4:00 7. View One 3:13 8. View Twenty 4:33 9. View Two 4:33 10. View Eight 2:39 11. View Nine 1:21 12. View Eleven 3:39 13. View Twelve 2:37 14. View Seventeen 2:46 15. View Fourteen 3:06 16. View Thirteen 3:12
by Joel Roberts
McCoy Tyner's latest, Illuminations, shows that at 65, the iconic pianist is still a force to be reckoned with, still an artist looking for new challenges--even if it the terrain he covers here is more traditional than some of his past explorations. Tyner leads a truly all-star quintet (trumpeter Terence Blanchard, saxophonist Gary ...
by Andrey Henkin
Japanese art’s most famous series is perhaps its “Views of Mount Fuji” by the woodblock artist Hokusai. In the series, he portrays the mountain from various locations in Japan; in certain cases as the prominent subject of the work; in others a distant point in the background of a teahouse or lake scene. One is swept ...