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Downtown Illusions / Spark Quintet

Meijering / Nyman / Faure / Vival / Spark
Release Date: 01/01/2010 
Label:  Ars Produktion   Catalog #: 380840   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Chiel MeijeringGabriel FauréLev "Ljova" ZhurbinJohannes Motschmann,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Downtown illusions turns city life into a fascinating sound experience. Radically and without compromise, Spark has captured its very personal vision of urban fusion and the thrill of pluralism. Bringing together renowned composers and emerging newcomers from the world's hottest spots, this adventurous fivesome musically traces skylines awakening in the morning mist, the bustle of the rush hour, multiculti sessions in the street and the flickering night life. Baroque and romantic masterpieces show the classical roots of the group and give space for new associations. Traditions and trends, classical drive, breathtaking virtuosity and minimal grooves melt into the pulse of the city: unceasing, relentless, intoxicating and magical. This is a Read more remarkable debut album redefining the concept of classical music and presenting "chamber music at the highest artistic level and right at the cutting edge" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Harde Puntjes, for ensemble by Chiel Meijering
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1954 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2.
Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3.
Tango Heavy, for 2 recorders, strings & piano by Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
4.
The journey has just begun, for ensemble by Chiel Meijering
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
5.
Meteor, for ensemble by Johannes Motschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6.
Song and Dance, for ensemble (after Claude Bolling & Roger Jannotta) by Andrea Ritter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7.
Dinah's Night Flight, for ensemble by Christopher Hermann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2006 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8.
Dreams, for 2 recorders & piano by Chiel Meijering
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in G minor, Op. 3 no 2/RV 578 by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
10.
Can't Take My Eyes Off You by Bob Gaudio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Modern 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Nostalgie, for ensemble by Daniel Koschitzki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
12.
Wonderland: Jack by Michael Nyman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
13.
Groovebox Variations, for piano trio & electronics by Kenji Bunch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1973 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
14.
Nadia, theme (from the film "Wonderland") by Michael Nyman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
15.
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste, BWV 106 "Actus tragicus": no 1, Sonatina in E flat minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spark Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Mühlhausen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 

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