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Peter Gregson: Touch [CD & Blu-ray Audio]

Gregson / Gregson,Peter
Release Date: 08/28/2015 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: 92191  
Composer:  Peter Gregson
Performer:  Peter GregsonEunice KimDouglas JamesonAli Cook,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set includes a blu-ray audio CD playable on blu-ray players only and a standard CD playable on all CD players.

‘Touch’ comprises eight tracks for analogue synthesizer, cello, piano, and string orchestra. Where Lights in the Sky was saturated, sonically intense, almost ‘spoilt brat’-ish sound, Touch has a more refined palette of sounds. Composers are often asked what their music is about, especially with instrumental music such as this. To me, it sort of defeats the purpose and joy of listening to music. How do we interpret the emotion and meaning of music when we aren’t hand held through listening, or guided by a lyric? Just because music is slow, doesn’t mean that it is sad; just because it is fast, doesn’t make it
Read more happy. The same goes for tonality: major music isn’t intrinsically happy, minor music isn’t exclusively sad. Yes, these can be devices for eliciting an emotional response, but they are not in and of themselves complete. For me, this is the magic of music. It has many lives and many meanings, none of them right and none of them wrong. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Found by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Peter Gregson (Cello)
2.
Time by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Peter Gregson (Cello)
3.
Cycle by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Eunice Kim (Violin), Douglas Jameson (Cello), Peter Gregson (Cello),
Ali Cook (Double Bass), Henry Flory (Violin), Dana Rokosny (Viola),
Derek Powell (Violin), Esme Allen-creighton (Viola), Sarah D'Angelo (Violin)
4.
Chorale by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Peter Gregson (Cello)
5.
Held by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Eunice Kim (Violin), Douglas Jameson (Cello), Peter Gregson (Cello),
Ali Cook (Double Bass), Henry Flory (Violin), Dana Rokosny (Viola),
Derek Powell (Violin), Esme Allen-creighton (Viola), Sarah D'Angelo (Violin)
6.
Touch by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Eunice Kim (Violin), Douglas Jameson (Cello), Peter Gregson (Cello),
Ali Cook (Double Bass), Henry Flory (Violin), Dana Rokosny (Viola),
Derek Powell (Violin), Esme Allen-creighton (Viola), Sarah D'Angelo (Violin)
7.
Turn by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Eunice Kim (Violin), Douglas Jameson (Cello), Peter Gregson (Cello),
Ali Cook (Double Bass), Henry Flory (Violin), Dana Rokosny (Viola),
Derek Powell (Violin), Esme Allen-creighton (Viola), Sarah D'Angelo (Violin)
8.
Lost by Peter Gregson
Performer:  Eunice Kim (Violin), Douglas Jameson (Cello), Peter Gregson (Cello),
Ali Cook (Double Bass), Henry Flory (Violin), Dana Rokosny (Viola),
Derek Powell (Violin), Esme Allen-creighton (Viola), Sarah D'Angelo (Violin)

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