Tag: viola

  • The Gloaming 2

    The Gloaming 2

    Simply as an artist, simply as someone who is trying to move other people, what is it that you can do that no one else can do? Thomas Bartlett Since the emergence of The Gloaming as a collective in 2011, Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill…

  • Stefano Guzzetti: Ensemble

    Stefano Guzzetti: Ensemble

    Having worked extensively on electronic and ambient soundscapes in previous projects, modern classical Italian pianist Stefano Guzzetti has signalled a renewed interest for a more simple and acoustic sound in recent times. Releasing his first solo piano collection At Home – Piano Book Vol.I on…

  • The Gloaming

    The Gloaming

    The Gloaming’s self-titled début album is simply magnificent. This is contemporary music that is both deeply rooted in traditional Irish music or sean-nós singing and totally in tune with the 21st century musical zeitgeist. The group emerged in 2011 from the genuine convergence of kindred…

  • Jan Garbarek: Knot of Place and Time

    Jan Garbarek: Knot of Place and Time

    Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek released the marvellous In Praise of Dreams in 2004. More than a solo recording, the whole album works as a conversation between himself, American/Armenian violist Kim Kashkashian and frequent collaborator French/Ivorian drummer Manu Katché. Underpinned by Jan Garbarek’s sparse use of samplers…