Music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry; music without the idea is simply music; the idea without the music is prose from its very definiteness.
Karen Tanaka The Song of Songs
Cesar Lüttger Danseur de Corde
Gaspar Cassadó Suite per Violoncello Solo
Oswaldo Golijov Omaramor
Louis Andriessen La Voce
Kaveh Vares Red Velvet
Alisa Apreleva Silentium
Music can minister to minds diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with its sweet oblivious antidote, cleanse the full bosom of all perilous stuff that weighs upon the heart.
Blues for Maya
Kusabue (Grass Whistle)
This album discusses the invisible connection between Alfred Schnittke, Peteris Vasks and Arvo Pärt, and my personal connection with them. It explores three pieces, each written approximately at the end of the 1970s, during the period of the Soviet Union.
Alfred Schnittke Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano
Peteris Vasks Gramata Cellam “The Book” for Solo Cello
Arvo Pärt Fratres for Cello and Piano
Faun – Midgard
Faun – Luna
Jyoti Verhoeff – Riven
Jyoti Verhoeff – Phoenix
Sofia Dragt – I See You