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Richie Beirach

Round About Federico Mompou - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9296-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92962 4
  • German Release: 01/09/2001
  • Genre: Crossover, Piano Jazz

Nominiert für den Latin Jazz Grammy

 
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Last year, Richie Beirach surprised the jazz world in his guise as "Bartók’s nephew from New York". Those who have heard the pianist in concert with violinist Gregor Huebner and bassist George Mraz, or on the critically acclaimed CD "Round About Bartók" (ACT 9276-2),   have also heard how the three effortlessly improvised around themes from Alexander Scrijabin and Zoltán Kodály.  Thus it should come as no surprise that Beirach has discovered he has relations with other modern classical composers. "Discovered" in the narrower meaning of the word, for the band of admirers of Federico Mompous’s resolutely unspectacular music is still small; yet it is music that makes you sit up and take notice once you have heard it.Federico Mompou’s (1893 - 1987) contemporaries already had varying opinions con...

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Richie Beirach - piano
Gregor Huebner - violin
George Mraz - acoustic bass


Recording Information

Recorded and masterd by Johannes Wohlleben, 24 bit digital recording at Bauer Studios Ludwigsburg, Germany in May 2001
Produced by Siegfried Loch