„Timeless Suite“ connects music of the past and the present in an distinctive, unique lineup – cello and accordion. Always keen on new influences – from Classical, jazz to world music, Klaus Paier and Asja Valcic form a congenial alliance. An exciting dance of which the listener wishes that it will never stop.
Accordion and cello. A rare combination, but no less remarkable is the sound of the Klaus Paier and Asja Valcic duo. Is it jazz, classical or world music? Old, new or crossover? Whatever it is, the music is timeless, intense, always surprising, and transcends genreborders. The quest for the perfect sound of accordion and bandoneon led Klaus Paier to an entirely new, unique playing technique that allows his instrument to breathe and gives him the space for unrivalled stylistic and improvisational freedom, and in no way does Asja Valcic take a back seat. She plays her “cello, that can foot it like a double bass” with “an incredible wealth of variations”(KulturSPIEGEL). In combination, this dream team displays “an unconventional beauty for which we lack any comparison. Energetically-breathing chamber music, in which the composition and i...line up
Produced by the artists
Recorded by Christoph Burgstaller
at Carinthische Musikakademie Stift Ossiach, Feb. 23 - 25, 2015
Mixed by Christoph Burgstaller. Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Oblivion recorded live at the Intern. Accordion Festival Vienna, Feb. 22, 2014