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Thompson: Separate Self / IonSound Project


Release Date: 07/08/2016 
Label:  Ravello   Catalog #: 7936   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Philip ThompsonKecow hit tamen
Performer:  Ryan SocratesMarylene Gingras-RoyLaura MotchalovElisa Kohanski,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ionsound Project
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pittsburgh-based composer Philip Thompson presents Separate Self, his debut release on Ravello Records. Thompson writes that the release is "a reflection of the creative energy that comes from being deeply rooted in a vibrant artistic community." True to this communal spirit, several of the pieces were composed in collaboration with artists form different disciplines - from robotics and dance with Separate Self to visual art with Nocturnes to film with the score to Will Zavala's documentary Virgil Cantini: The Artist in Public. Thompson’s music is delicate and atmospheric, the distinct sounds of his instrumental palette shifting and rearranging across his musical canvas. In other moments, he captures a kinetic current, sending Read more sounds rippling and tumbling into one another. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trouble by Philip Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ionsound Project
Period: Contemporary 
2.
Separate Self by Philip Thompson
Performer:  Ryan Socrates (Drumset)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ionsound Project
Period: Contemporary 
3.
Nocturnes by Philip Thompson
Performer:  Marylene Gingras-Roy (Viola), Laura Motchalov (Violin), Elisa Kohanski (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
4.
Kecow hit tamen by Philip Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ionsound Project
Period: Contemporary 
5.
The Artist in Public by Philip Thompson
Performer:  Elisa Kohanski (Cello), Peggy Yoo (Flute), Jack Kurutz (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 

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