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12 compositions for mediated acoustic piano from Dr. Nerve bassist MacLean, beautifully composed and recorded works showing his taste for Crumb, Satie, Cage, Reich, Eno, &c.
 

MacLean, Steve
Expressions on Piano

MacLean, Steve: Expressions on Piano (Recommended Records)
Label: Recommended Records    
Released in: Great Britain    


"A remarkable set of pieces for mediated acoustic piano that operates in the shadowy territory between what is playable and what is programmable; between narrative simplicity and performative complexity; between hopeful intentionality and flawless execution.. Unusually, Steve has put our ear right inside the piano, sans artificial reverberations and blurring tools and, over the course of the CD, various musical dialects are explored and extended - from the plausible, through the exquisite, to the impossible."-ReR USA






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Product Information:

UPC: 752725028226

Label: Recommended Records
Catalog ID: ReR SM4
Squidco Product Code: 12988

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Yamaha G2 grand piano with Disklavier II System recorded by Steve MacLeanusing a matched pari of M-Audio Sputnik tube microphones. Recorded October 2009.

Personnel:

Steve MacLean-piano

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Track Listing:

1. Opening 0:47

2. Impressions On Piano 6:31

3. 15 Variations On 2 Bars Of Nothing 2:39

4. Back On The Road Again 2:53

5. One Gliss 7:07

6. Progression Of Live... Growing Older 4:33

7. Suite For Mechanized Piano 4:35

8. Wind In Our Hair 3:45

9. If I've Told You Once, I've Told You A Hundred Times 1:04

10. Deep Waters 7:14

11. Expressions On Piano 2:35

12. Day Dreams 3:49