PRICE: $19.00
NOT IN STOCK
1-2 Weeks
ARTIST
TITLE
Music 4 Hands
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
OMM 022CD OMM 022CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
1/30/2006

"Orange Mountain's new release Music 4 Hands presents new transcriptions for two pianos written and performed by Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa. Featured compositions are Philip Glass' 'Six Scenes from Les Enfants Terribles' and Steve Reich's 'Piano Phase.' Glass and Reich were leaders of a new music revolution in New York City in the 1960s and '70s that included Terry Riley, La Monte Young and Meredith Monk. In the years since then, the two composer's careers and music have greatly diverged, and it is rewarding to find a new record that celebrates them both. As both a soloist and a chamber musician, Maki Namekawa is equally at home in classical music and contemporary repertoire. She appears regularly at major concert venues in Japan and Europe. American pianist and conductor Dennis Russell Davies is chief conductor of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz and chief conductor of the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra since 1995."