Hauschka - Foreign Landscapes released today in the UK / Europe
‘‘A subtle, carefully-nuanced album that will give exponentially more, the more you listen.’‘ City Lifers
‘‘At once intimate, mature and disarming. *****’.’ The Kaje
‘‘vibrant and inviting.’‘ The Silent Ballet
‘‘Jaw-dropping At times ravishingly beautiful.’‘ Rhythm Circus
*Hauschka*s striking third album for FatCats 130701 imprint sees the pianist / composer making ambitious advances on his critically-acclaimed previous work. Stepping out from his established niche as a gifted and engaging prepared piano player, he boldly extends his repertoire, resetting his music within a rich orchestral score. The album features San Franciscos Magik*Magik Orchestra, alongside Volker Bertelmanns own prepared piano.
Dynamic, brimming with character and colour, Foreign Landscapes retains its authors distictive musical voice and leads the listener through a beautifully balanced collection, moving from delicate solo piano lyricism to a propulsive, robust minimalism. Now dark and intimate, now playful, now driving, the ensembles fleshed-out instrumentation enables Hauschka to bring his exuberant versatility to a vital new level. With Foreign Landscapes, Hauschka stretches for – and reaches – stunning new realms.
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