Klaus Paier - Asja Valcic

Silk Road - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9538-2
  • Barcode: 614427953827
  • German Release: 22/02/2013
  • Genre: Crossover, Duo Art

Faszinierende musikalische Roadmovies ergeben ein unverwechselbares, in sich völlig homogenes Klangbild. Zusammengehalten von zwei abenteuerlustigen Klangraumforschern, die jeder für sich ihr Instrument auf unvergleichliche Weise beherrschen und sich dabei perfekt ergänzen.

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Like so often, it took a long time to form something that nowadays seems destined to be together. It began twelve years ago, when Austrian accordionist Klaus Paier assembled a string quartet for one of his projects, and these four went on to become the radio.string.quartet.vienna. After their sensational debut album “Celebrating the Mahavishnu Orchestra“ they worked together with Klaus Paier on their next album “Radiotree” and it did not go unnoticed how well Asja Valcic’s cello suited Paier’s accordion. It was the beginning of a co-operation - “A Deux”, which, according to the SPIEGEL, combined “spectacular bitter-sweet sounds of an accordion with a cello that can groove like an upright bass” into “the very best of euro jazz”. Both audience and critics were sold, and the accolades followed, such as the “CD of the month” in Audio and F...

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Klaus Paier / accordion, bandoneon
Asja Valcic / cello

Recording Information

All music composed by Klaus Paier, except 5, 7 & 9 by Asja Valcic

Produced by the artists

Recorded and mixed by Christoph Burgstaller, Vienna, June 2012
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Olav Christopher Jenssen