Episode #3500

Pianist Composers

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Listen to music by pianist/composers in a nocturnal vein on this New Sounds program.  There’s music from the Berlin-based pianist and piano-builder Davide Martello, who may be best known for showing up with his hand-made grand piano during the protests in Taksim Square to "inspire politicians through music."  Also, listen to music from Italian pianist/composer Ludovico Einaudi along with music by the late Dutch composer Simeon Ten Holt. 


There’s also piano music by the French composer Sylvain Chauveau that incorporates electronics – “It’s a Dark Night in Berlin.”  Plus, a work for piano and ensemble by Norway’s Ketil Bjørnstad and music from Canada’s Lubomyr Melnyk, who employs music in a continuous mode in his “Nightrail from the Sun.” And more.

PROGRAM #3500 – Pianist/Composers (First aired on 8/13/2013)             





Davide Martello

le Melodie notturne

Solid, excerpt [1:40]

Ludovico Einaudi


Uno [3:44]

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Sylvain Chauveau

Une autre Decembre

Il Fait Nuit Noire á Berlin (It’s a Dark Night in Berlin) [2:14]

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Davide Martello

le Melodie notturne

Osservandoti dal sole [4:45]
Solid [4:47]

Ketil Bjørnstad  

La Notte

La Notte I [6:48]

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Lubomyr Melnyk


Nightrail from the Sun [13:07]

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Jeroen van Veen, piano

Simeon Ten Holt: Solo Piano Music Vol. 1-5

Simeon Ten Holt: Solodevilsdance IV, excerpt [13:09]

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