About the album
ECM's already broad Nordic panorama is further expanded with the debut of a trio of young Norwegians. Their subtle, serious, original music shows an astute awareness of the achievements of Scandinavian jazz, yet also looks beyond it. The internal dynamic of the band derives from the adroit balancing of its members' musical preferences. Christian Wallumrød is inspired by Paul Bley's daring use of space, Arve Henriksen makes free improvisation his first priority, and Hans-Kristian Kjos Sørensen is recognized as the foremost classical percussionist in Norway today.
And the Edison nominees are...
On Tuesday 21st of October Stichting Edison announced the Classical Edison nominations. We are delighted with the nominations for Challenge Classics. In the catagory chamber music and the opera: - Goeyvaerts String Trio (Pärt, Moody – Stabat Matar, Simeron)- CC 72616 - De Nationale Opera o.l.v. Marc Albrecht (Trojahn – Orest) - CC ...Read more
Buxtehude Box: A milestone in the Baroque discography
Dieterich Buxtehude is renowned as the most important figure of the German Baroque after J.S. Bach. A welcome tribute to such an important figure, is Ton Koopman’s Opera Omnia, featuring soloists and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir. Also released as separate CDs, this superb collection is now available as a deluxe ...Read more