Plucked / Unplucked
By Violaine Cochard; Edouard Ferlet. By Edouard Ferlet. Region: 0; MPAA Rating: NR. Classical. 1 listening CD. Published by Alpha (NX.ALPHA229).
Item Number: NX.ALPHA229
Edouard Ferlet is a jazz pianist featuring a refined swing. His album Think Bach, a first incursion into the world of the Cantor, was a total success: from Telerama (ffff) to Jazz Magazine, everyone was charmed by his approach and the quality of his piano ('incredibly well turned out and beautiful,' wrote Stephane Friederich in Pianiste)...
Unclassifiable and unpredictable, as he defines himself, the pianist-composer is in the habit of combining jazz with the most varied forms: classical music, theatre, filmscores, performances and musical readings with authors such as Nancy Huston.
In the continuity of the Think Bach project, Ariele Butaux provoked an unexpected duo on French radio, centred on Baroque music and improvisation, a magical, timeless face-to-face between Edouard Ferlet and harpsichordist Violaine Cochard.
Considered one of the finest ambassadresses of her instrument and also a great lover of Bach, she recorded, on an exceptional instrument, an album that drew considerable attention. This disc is the result of that meeting of struck strings and plucked strings. Side by side, each at his or her own instrument, the two musicians carry on a dialogue about Bach's music, between original text and improvisations...
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