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Stolyar, Roman and Alexey Lapin: Double Sonata (United One)

Two Sonatas and an Equinox from pianists Roman Stolyar and Alexey Lapin, recording at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, St. Petersburg, Russia in 2008; complex and sophisticated keyboard interplay from two superb players.

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product information:

UPC: 4640004133302

Label: United One
Catalog ID: UNITED ONE 0411
Squidco Product Code: 15742

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Russia
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded by Alexey Lapin at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire studio, St. Petersburg, Russia in January 2008.


Roman Stolyar-piano (left channel)

Alexey Lapin-piano (right channel)

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track listing:

1. Sonata I part 1 4:57

2. Sonata II part 4 5:33

3. Sonata I part 2 4:41

4. Sonata II part 3 2:57

5. Equinox 5:19

6. Sonata I part 3 7:10

7. Sonata II part 2 5:17

8. Sonata I part 4 4:57

9. Sonata II part 1 5:45

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Two Sonatas and an Equinox from pianists Roman Stolyar and Alexey Lapin, recording at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, St. Petersburg, Russia in 2008; complex and sophisticated keyboard interplay from two superb players.

Artist Biographies:

"Roman Stolyar (born December 6, 1967) is a Russian composer, piano improviser and educator.

Born in Novosibirsk, Siberia, in a family of engineers, Stolyar graduated from Novosibirsk College of Music as a jazz pianist and from Novosibirsk State Concervatoire as a composer of contemporary and electronic music.

As an improviser, he has collaborated with Dominic Duval, William Parker, Vinny Golia, Stephen Nachmanovitch, Marco Eneidi, Weasel Walter, Susan Allen, Tanya Kalmanovitch, Oliver Lake, Assif Tsahar, Glen Hall, Thomas Buckner, Martin Kuchen, Ed Sarath, Jin Hi Kim, Ilia Belorukov, Sergey Letov and others.

His music has been released on labels Cadence Jazz, Electroshock Records, SoLyd, Ayler Records, NewFolder2, and Ermatell Records.

He is currently employed as an educator at Novosibirsk College of Music, and music director of Novosibirsk State Theatre "Globe". He is a member of the Russian Composers Union and member of the Advisory Council of International Society for Improvised Music.

His book Modern Improvisation: A Practical Guide for Piano was published in Russia in 2010."

-Wikipedia (

Alexey Lapin is a Russian jazz pianist and composer, born 17 December 1966. He is known for his work with Francois Carrier, Michael Lambert, Roman Stolyar, Alexey Kruglov, Vladimir Shostak, Oleg Yudanov, Jaak Sooaar, Vlady Bystrov, Helen Bledsoe, Vitaly Zaitsev, Marcus Godwyn, Lena Sedykh, Nikolai Rubanov, &c.

-Squidco 5/25/2017

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