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VIGELAND, N.: Piano Music (Life Sketches) (Jenny Q Chai)


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VIGELAND, N.: Piano Music (Life Sketches) (Jenny Q Chai)

This collaboration between Shanghai-based pianist Jenny Q Chai and New York composer Nils Vigeland presents five works spanning forty years in their date of composition. From the canonic processes of all in due time, the earliest of the pieces to the most recent, Allora e ora, a suite of character pieces on Italian subjects, runs a constant exploration of the unique resonances of the piano, especially those created through the use of the sostenuto pedal. Five Pieces from 2010 was composed for and is dedicated to Jenny Q Chai.

Vigeland, Nils

  Allora e Ora
1.   I. Santa Fina (1238 - 1253) 00:03:57
2.   II. Accusi va er monno 00:02:22
3.   III. Ricercare 00:06:23
4.   IV. I Turisti 00:02:47
  5 Pieces
5.   No. 1. — 00:01:32
6.   No. 2. — 00:02:09
7.   No. 3. — 00:04:47
8.   No. 4. — - 00:04:23
9.   No. 5. — 00:05:08
  Life Sketches
10.   I. Wild Hopes 00:01:24
11.   II. Profane Dance 00:02:15
12.   III. Trumpets 00:02:02
13.   IV. Im Volkston 00:01:09
14.   V. Cambiata Waltz 00:02:12
15.   VI. Barcarolle 00:05:48
  L'empire des lumieres
16.   L'empire des lumieres 00:05:06
  all in due time
17.   all in due time 00:11:03

Total Playing Time: 01:04:27

Vigeland, Nils

Chai, Jenny Q

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental

Catalogue No: 9.70216

Barcode: 730099721615

Distribution Note(s):

September 2014 digital release. Exclusively available for streaming and download. Not available on CD.



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