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the Whole Note / Giya Kancheli: Sunny Night (Bednarz / Goldman/ Hiratsuka)

 

“The highlights on Sunny Night are the two works for violin, piano and bandoneon (Jonathan Goldman), an instrument closely associated with the tango.“.

Andrew Timar, the Whole Note
“A single mood”

I get particular satisfaction from listening to an album rendered stylishly by gifted Canadian musicians. A good example is Sunny Night, a collection of 17 miniatures originally scored for the cinema and theatre by Giya Kancheli (b.1935) recorded at McGill University in Montreal by the duo of Frédéric Bednarz (violin) and Natsuki Hiratsuka (piano).

The well-known Georgian composer Kancheli, currently living in Belgium, is an unabashed romantic when it comes to composing music. “Music, like life itself, is inconceivable without romanticism. Romanticism is a high dream of the past, present, and future – a force of invincible beauty which towers above, and conquers the forces of ignorance, bigotry, violence and evil,” states Kancheli in the liner notes.

The highlights on Sunny Night are the two works for violin, piano……


NOUVEAUTÉ (NEW RELEASE) MI-009

GIYA KANCHELI SUNNY NIGHT / NUIT ENSOLEILLÉE
[Musique pour le Cinéma et le Théâtre]
Bednarz | Goldman | Hiratsuka

Nouveauté classique
Est disponible sur toutes plates-formes numériques en tous pays, et en magasin notamment chez Archambault et Renaud-Bray au Québec, sur Grigorian.com à Toronto et chez Barnes & Noble aux États-Unis.