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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Fleck, Bela  (Banjo)
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  Наименование CD :
   Perpetual Motion



Год издания : 2001

Компания звукозаписи : Sony, (wb)

Время звучания : 57:37

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Fusion)      

Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck has certainly broken more boundaries than any other picker in recent memory, from his early days performing bluegrass-inspired folk compositions on Rounder in the late '70s to his quirky jazz freak-outs with the Flecktones throughout the '90s. In late 2001, this peculiar innovator released an album of banjo interpretations of classical works by Bach, Chopin, and Scarlatti. Before classical purists roll their eyes, they must remember that the banjo hasn't always been seen as the instrument of choice of backwoods musicians in the Appalachian mountains, but as recently as the 1940s was used as a primary rhythm instrument in all manner of parlor music. That being said, Perpetual Motion is a bright and unique take on several well-known classical pieces (Moonlight Sonata, Bach's Cello Suite No. 1) as well as a number of interpretations of Bach's two-part and three-part inventions. These light and brief inventions act as buffers between the longer, more dramatic pieces, but end up serving as some of the highlights of the album. With Fleck often accompanied by Evelyn Glennie on marimba and Appalachia Waltz musicians Joshua Bell and Edgar Meyer on violin and bass, these short, delicate pieces weave in and out of the album, proving that the banjo can be seen in a different light altogether. Fleck's picking is uniquely unparalleled in that he can so easily dip his feet into so many different genres with an instrument that is so quickly pigeonholed. The album drifts easily into the background, which is not necessarily a detraction but, knowing the fire that Fleck can unleash from his fingertips, it would have been nice to have a few more impassioned numbers on the album. The closest the ensemble comes to really making some noise is the final track, Paganini's Moto Perpetuo (arranged in a bluegrass style), which is not necessarily more forceful, but is certainly faster and louder.

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  Соисполнители :

Chris Thile (Mandolin)
Claude Debussy (Composer)
Domenico Scarlatti (Composer)
Edgar Meyer (Bass, Piano)
Evelyn Glennie (Marimba)
Fryderyk Chopin (Composer)
Gary Hoffman (Cello)
Johann Sebastian Bach (Composer)
Johannes Brahms (Composer)
John Williams {guitar} (Guitar)
Joshua Bell (Violin)
Ludwig Van Beethoven (Composer)
Niccolo Paganini (Composer)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Composer)


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   1 Sonata For Keyboard In C Major, K. 159 (L. 104) 'La Caccia'         0:02:16 Domenico Scarlatti
   2 Two-Part Invention, For Keyboard No. 13 In A Minor, BWV 784 (BC L54)         0:01:35 Johann Sebastian Bach
   3 Children's Corner, Suite For Piano (or Orchestra), L. 113: Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum         0:02:29 Claude Debussy
   4 Mazurka For Piano No. 38 In F Sharp Minor, Op. 59 / 3, CT. 88         0:03:41 Frederic Chopin
   5 Partita For Solo Violin No. 3 In E Major, BWV 1006: Prelude         0:03:50 Johann Sebastian Bach
   6 Etude For Piano No. 4 In C Sharp Minor, Op. 10 / 4, CT. 17         0:02:17 Frederic Chopin
   7 Mazurka For Piano No. 1 In F Sharp Minor, Op. 6 / 1, CT. 51         0:02:24 Frederic Chopin
   8 Three-Part Invention (Sinfonia), For Keyboard No. 10 In G Major, BWV 796 (BC L51)         0:01:00 Johann Sebastian Bach
   9 Souvenir D'un Lieu Cher, For Violin & Piano (or Orchestra), Op. 42: Melody In E Flat Major         0:03:15 Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
   10 Studies (5) For Piano, Anh. 1a / 1: Presto No. 1 In G Minor After Bach         0:01:44 Johannes Brahms
   11 Suite For Solo Cello No. 1 In G Major, BWV 1007: Prelude         0:02:14 Johann Sebastian Bach
   12 Three-Part Invention (Sinfonia), For Keyboard No. 15 In B Minor, BWV 801 (BC L56)         0:01:16 Johann Sebastian Bach
   13 Moto Perpetuo, For Violin & Guitar (or Orchestra) In C Major, Op. 11, MS 72         0:03:44 Niccolo Paganini
   14 Sonata For Keyboard In D Minor, K. 213 (L. 108) 'The Lover'         0:03:16 Domenico Scarlatti
   15 Two-Part Invention, For Keyboard No. 6 In E Major, BWV 777 (BC L47)         0:02:33 Johann Sebastian Bach
   16 Piano Sonata No. 14 In C Sharp Minor ('Moonlight'), Op. 27 / 2: Adagio Sostenuto         0:05:07 Ludwig Van Beethoven
   17 Two-Part Invention, For Keyboard No. 11 In G Minor, BWV 782 (BC L52)         0:00:57 Johann Sebastian Bach
   18 Variations (7) On 'God Save The King,' For Piano In C Major, WoO 78         0:09:09 Ludwig Van Beethoven
   19 Three-Part Invention (Sinfonia), For Keyboard No. 7 In E Minor, BWV 793 (BC L48)         0:02:11 Johann Sebastian Bach
   20 Moto Perpetuo, For Violin & Guitar (or Orchestra) In C Major, Op. 11, MS 72: Bluegrass Version For Banjo & Guitar         0:02:39 Niccolo Paganini

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