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CALISIA 1 – New Music for Strings

In Recordings on September 25, 2021 at 2:47 pm

2014 Grammy Award winner, the Kalisz Philharmonic Orchestra under Paweł Kotla, presents the new album CALISIA 1. The outstanding album consists of 9 world premiere recordings by 9 contemporary composers.
The album includes
HATAORI [12:19]
Satoru Ikeda

In 2021 the album was presented the award for Best Classical Album of The Akademia Music Awards.
…the ultra-expressive “Hataori” by Satoru Ikeda… (© Piotr Grella-Mozejko)

“HATAORI” for string orchestra of 22 performers

In Program Notes, Publishings on September 19, 2021 at 10:17 am

This work, made entirely from a series of two accords at the beginning, could be considered as a kind of Passacaglia. Just like “HATAORI”, a Japanese word which means weaving thread into cloth.
After premiere in 2018 at Lviv (Ukraine) by KLK Symphony Orchestra, this is the revised 2020 version.

Live recording by KLK Symphony Orchestra, re-edited by the composer as the revised version

‘Imprisonment’ for 13 players (PDF)

In Publishings on August 31, 2021 at 9:57 am

PDF SCORE NOW AVAILABLE: “Imprisonment” for 13 players, premiered by the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra under Yang Li at the “Concert of Chamber Music Works” of the “ISCM World New Music Days 2018 Beijing”.
Audio playback of PC below.

PC. playback [8:57] mp3

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