The audio material of «Songs for Nicolas Ross» is taken from my travels 2000-2003 in the cities Amsterdam, Baltimore, Berlin, Caudeval, Lausanne, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, St. Pölten and Zürich. As the CD was for the birthday of Alessandro Bianco's son Nicolas Ross, I thought of the pieces as short songs, either as lullabyes or just brief sonic enivornments for him to enter into. I tried to imagine young Nicolas' perception of the sound around himself and his relation to this. This was the starting point in my selecting the sound for these songs. I hope Nicolas likes them!