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Concertzender: Priya Purushothaman
Priya Purushothaman is a part of the new international vanguard of young and diverse Hindustani vocalists. Listen her performance With supertalent M.T.Aditya Srinivasan on tabla. Recorded by Concertzender
BUSCH / VAN KEMENADE
“… moments of creative intimacy enthralled audiences, … In actual fact these were the European moments that Nils Landgren would have hoped for, moments that were unspectacular yet inspired, rooted in tradition yet humorously individual….”
SZ 11/11/2010 on the Berlin Jazz Festival
Keiko Shichijo - solo, & w/ Jan Bang and Vahé Hovanesian
This recording of the Gallery of Tones / Pianolab starts with a beautiful trio with Jan and Vahé, and Keiko playing the Bowed Piano. After that you hear 7 tracks of her solo performance including works of Tigran Mansurian and Komitas Vardapet. Beautiful!
GURDJIEFF FOLK INSTRUMENTS ENSEMBLE
The Gurdjieff Folk Instruments Ensemble was founded in 2008 by the Armenian musician Levon Eskenian, with the aim of creating ethnographically authentic arrangements of the G.I. Gurdjieff/Thomas de Hartmann piano music. The ensemble consists of Armenia’s leading Eastern folk instrumentalists.
Komitas Vardapet - forgotten folk hero
Michael Church, in The Guardian
For Armenians, music is memory. And whenever they gather to honour their dead, the songs they sing are by the composer who speaks for the soul of their nation, Komitas Vardapet. He himself was a victim of the 1915 persecution, and though he survived physically, he was driven into madness by it.
Pianolab: Keiko Shichijo & Dante Boon play Morton Feldman
As part of the first Pianolab night in the Amsterdam Bimhuis, Keiko Shichijo and Dante Boon played a wonderful set with music for two pianos by Morton Feldman. Enjoy the video.