radio.string.quartet.vienna

Radiotree - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9473-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94732 1
  • German Release: 26/09/2008
  • Genre: Crossover

„Die Musik überfällt einen wie ein Gewittersturm, massiv, dramatisch, unaufhaltsam. Musik, die in klassischer Disziplin wurzelt und doch jazznahe Improvisation erlaubt.“ JAZZTHING

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Violinist and composer Bernie Mallinger and accordion player and bandoneon virtuoso Klaus Paier should have crossed each other’s paths much earlier. “We come from the same Austrian valley”, says Mallinger. But it took until 2000 before they finally met at a workshop. During the next year they worked together for the first time, when Mallinger put together a string quartet for Paier’s CD-project “Movimiento” - which, by the way, was nominated for the “Amadeus”, the most important Austrian music-award. After some personnel changes Mallinger’s group, the now well-known radio.string.quartet.vienna, made their debut one and a half year ago for ACT with Celebrating The Mahavishnu Orchestra (ACT 9462-2). And in what a way: For long you didn't hear the jazz criticism sounding in such an enthusiastic applause. The setting about John McLaughlin'...

line up

Bernie Mallinger - violin
Johannes Dickbauer - violin
Cynthia Liao - viola
Asja Valcic - cello
Klaus Paier - accordion, bandoneon


Recording Information

Recorded by Christoph Burgstaller at Konzerthaus Vienna, Austria, May 2008
Mixed by Christoph Burgstaller at Clipwerk Studios, Vienna, Austria, May 2008
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann, June 2008
Produced by radio.string.quartet.vienna and Klaus Paier
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch