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Immortal Bach / Rubino


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Genuin Musikproduction   Catalog #: 17479  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachRoberto BoccaCarlo BoccadoroKnut Nystedt,   ... 
Performer:  Simone RubinoChristian Felix BenningSergey MikhaylenkoPatrick Stapleton
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

When Simone Rubino plays Johann Sebastian Bach on the marimba, his music seems to be released of temporality, more so than in its original form. It sounds like the music of the spheres: ancient and brand new ... and more than ever when the prizewinner of numerous competitions (including the International ARD Competition) combines Bach with works of the 20th and 21st centuries. Virtuosic, iridescent pieces for marimba, vibraphone and much more. The finest structures and shades are transparent, for example, in "Esegesi" by Roberto Bocca, which is presented here as a world premiere recording. Percussion pleasure at its finest, and not just for fans of drums and Bach. “What should one praise more: the incredible dexterity with which Read more he executes thunderous rolls on the drums, tom-toms and bongos, makes the claves clang or dances along the xylophone? Or the sensitivity with which the gongs, chimes and cymbals blend with the high strings and delecate woodwinds?” (Isabel Herzfelt, Der Tagesspiegel) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simone Rubino (Percussion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Esegesi by Roberto Bocca
Performer:  Simone Rubino (Percussion)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Italy 
3.
Power Station by Carlo Boccadoro
Performer:  Simone Rubino (Percussion)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Italy 
4.
Immortal Bach by Knut Nystedt
Performer:  Christian Felix Benning (Percussion), Sergey Mikhaylenko (Percussion), Simone Rubino (Percussion),
Patrick Stapleton (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; Norway 
5.
Rebonds: B by Iannis Xenakis
Performer:  Simone Rubino (Percussion)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1989 
6.
Third Construction for 4 Percussionists by John Cage
Performer:  Sergey Mikhaylenko (Percussion), Simone Rubino (Percussion), Patrick Stapleton (Percussion),
Christian Felix Benning (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 

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