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   Walden



Год издания : 2009

Компания звукозаписи : Cowbell, (wb)

Музыкальный стиль : Jazz

Время звучания : 58:00

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Saxophone)      

Benjamin Koppel & Kenny Werner

Recording Date: April, 2009

Walden distils the musical friendship of Werner and Koppel into its purest and most beautiful essence. It's a duo album where the musings of Henry David Thoreau are translated into poignant poetic sketches that celebrate life by cutting into a fragile state of mind where every note, every sigh from the instruments reveals the intimacy of the mysteries of nature. On "Cows in Emerson's Pasture," Werner creates the soft ebb and flow on the piano, a landscape of ever-inventive harmonies, over which Koppel's saxophone hums like a lonely bird flying around in a misty sky.

What is most fascinating about Walden is that it brings the tactile nature of the instruments into focus while, at the same time, making the melodies soar with ethereal beauty. Ballads such as "Life in The Woods" and "Paradise (to be) Regained" are complex despite their melodic simplicity, deepening as phrases are sculpted and turned into a vibrating work of art. Pianist George Winston's series of records reflecting the changing seasons comes to mind when trying to identify a similar ambitious exploration of nature in sound, but Walden is in a class of its own. It's a high-water mark in the continually inspiring and musically challenging friendship of Benjamin Koppel and Kenny Werner.

www.allaboutjazz.com/a-beautiful-friendship-benjamin-koppel-and-kenny-werner-by-jakob-baekgaard.php

All Music Guide


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   1 Walden         0:07:23 Benjamin Koppel
   2 Rumors From An Aeolian Harp         0:06:00 -"-
   3 Cows In Emerson's Pasture         0:08:06 -"-
   4 Where I Lived, And What I Lived For         0:05:32 -"-
   5 Life Without Principle         0:03:47 -"-
   6 Life In The Woods         0:07:17 -"-
   7 The Poet's Delay         0:05:44 -"-
   8 Paradise (To Be) Regained         0:07:42 -"-
   9 Walden (In Early Winter)         0:06:29 -"-

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