We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best experience. Most of these are essential and already present.
We do require your explicit consent to save your cart and browsing history between visits. Read about cookies we use here.
Your cart and preferences will not be saved if you leave the site.

Soundohm

play
Out of stock
1

Lubomyr Melnyk

The Voice of Trees

Label: Intakt

Format: CD digipack

Genre: Electronic

Out of stock

The Voice Of Trees was recorded in 1983 but never officially released. It is a 64 minute composition including Lubomyr Melnyk - Canadian composer and pianist of Ukrainian origins - on piano and Melvyn Poore - who became a member of the European ensemble Zeitkratzer many years later - on tuba, both instruments played in real-time and over backing tracks. The Voice of Trees is a work of true and intense beauty. It is a lost masterpiece, as many of Melnyk’s  pieces are, that need not hide in the shadow of the Reich/Glass/Riley axis but come to light in the history of twentieth-century composition.

Details
Cat. number: hint 12
Year: 2011
Notes:

Continuous Music for 2 Pianos and 3 Tubas.
The Voice of Trees was created for the Kilina Cremona Dance Company of Lyon, France, in 1983 and was performed by 2 pianos and 3 tubas using pre-taped multi-tracking recordings.