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Originally conceived by the maker Adriana Breukink in 2008, the "Eagle" recorder has rapidly developed into an instrument which combines a large sound with a wide range, making it ideal for playing with modern instruments. When the Swedish recorder virtuoso Dan Laurin first encountered it, he was fascinated but also puzzled. What kind of music could he play on this instrument? Coming into contact with the Dutch composer Chiel Meijering he soon found out. Meijering, who had started to write for the recorder as early as 1979 – had developed a passion for the new model and was composing Eagle concertos with string accompaniment at a rapid pace. In fact, if there was a problem with repertoire for the Eagle, it was what to choose. As their correspondence developed, Laurin was struck by the very personal language in the compositions that he kept receiving from the composer. Dividing his own music into four cate­gories dreamy, nostalgic, rocking and heavy metal. Meijering told him that the roots he had always had in pop music had gradually become more and more important. Soon thoughts of making a recording emerged, and took definite shape when the third, vital piece of the puzzle was found: the fresh, young string ensemble 1B1 from Stavanger in Norway, and its founder, the dynamic violinist Jan Bjøranger. Their collaboration has borne fruit in this disc with fifteen individual movements, selected by the performers and the composer during the recording sessions.
Facts
Item number BIS-2145
Barcode 7318599921457
Release date 1/8/2016
Category Concertos
Label BIS
Media type SACD
Number of units 1
Performers
Classical Artist Laurin, Dan
Bjøranger, Jan
Ensemble 1B1
Disc: 1
Soprano's Lament00:14:00
1 Soprano's Lament, Pt. 1 00:03:40 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
The Pied Piper (IV)00:14:00
2 The Pied Piper, Pt. 4 00:04:15 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
The mask painted white00:09:00
3 The Mask Painted White, Pt. 1 00:02:46 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Morning mist in Bergen00:11:00
4 Morning Mist in Bergen, Pt. 1 00:03:11 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Blom00:13:00
5 Blom, Pt. 1 00:02:19 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Now00:00:00
6 Now!, Pt. 3 00:04:47 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
In the happiest, the darkest00:16:00
7 In the Happiest, the Darkest, Pt. 3 00:04:51 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Rock that flute00:10:00
8 Rock That Flute, Pt. 3 00:02:32 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Now!00:13:00
9 Now!, Pt. 2 "Red Summer Sunset" 00:03:20 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Sweet and Crazy00:12:00
10 Sweet and Crazy, Pt. 2 00:02:53 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
The Pied Piper00:03:00
11 The Pied Piper, Pt. 3 00:03:23 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Salute00:13:00
12 Salute, Pt. 2 00:02:50 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Angels’ gaze00:18:00
13 Angels' Gaze, Pt. 1 00:05:14 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Pentatonic Insomnia00:13:00
14 Pentatonic Insomnia, Pt. 3 00:07:14 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
Eagles commonly fly alone00:13:00
15 Eagle Commonly Fly Alone, Pt. 1 00:04:21 Laurin, Dan Bjøranger, Jan 1B1
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