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Klaus Paier - Asja Valcic

Cinema Scenes - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9845-2
  • Barcode: 614427984524
  • German Release: 26/01/2018
  • Genre: Crossover, Duo Art, Jazz

Paier and Valcic’s music is always sensual and rich in images, and this opulence of colours and pictures is also at the heart of what “Cinema Scenes” is about: they let their impressions of films flow freely as music, but above all the two musicians give expression to their own visual ideas.

CD € 17,50
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“So beautiful, it brought tears to the eyes” ran the headline of a live review of Klaus Paier and Asja Valcic in Munich’s respected Süddeutsche Zeitung. And London’s The Observer remarked, “their pieces evolve with such vigour and clarity... the music sounds like the product of one mind rather than two... its charm is all its own”.Paier and Valcic’s music is always sensual and rich in images, and this opulence of colours and pictures is also at the heart of what “Cinema Scenes” is about: they let their impressions of films flow freely as music, but above all the two musicians give expression to their own visual ideas. This music seems to be just asking to be seen on a bigger canvas, and therefore the duo is augmented. In the quartet format one senses an extra groundedness, but presence of the other voices also brings a fascinating pote...

line up

Klaus Paier / accordion, bandoneon
Asja Valcic / cello
Stefan Gfrerrer / bass
Roman Werni / drums & percussion


Recording Information

Produced by the artists

Recorded by Christoph Burgstaller at Step/Völkermarkt, January 2017
Mixed by Christoph Burgstaller. Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann


Cover art by Allen Jones
Untitled 81 (Lady Mirror), 1981
By permission of the artist, ACT Art Collection