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Bolcom: Piano Rags / Myer

Bolcom / Myer
Release Date: 01/20/2017 
Label:  Steinway & Sons   Catalog #: 30041  
Composer:  William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This fantastic new release is pianist Spencer Myer’s debut album on the Steinway label. For this project, he has chosen a terrific collection of Rags by the eminent American composer William Bolcom. Featuring some of the newest Rags as well as classics, this album displays Bolcom’s ingenious approach to a favorite keyboard medium. This carefully selected collection of Rags includes three of Bolcom’s latest compositions: Estela: Rag Latino, Knockout: A Rag, and The Brooklyn Dodge. The Boston Globe lauded Spencer Meyer for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship.” His orchestral, recital, and chamber music performances have been heard across the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and Asia. This fantastic new release is pianist Spencer Myer’s debut album on the Steinway label. For this project, he has chosen a terrific collection of Rags by the eminent American composer William Bolcom. Featuring some of the newest Rags as well as classics, this album displays Bolcom’s ingenious approach to a favorite keyboard medium. This carefully selected collection of Rags includes three of Bolcom’s latest compositions: Estela: Rag Latino, Knockout: A Rag, and The Brooklyn Dodge. The Boston Globe lauded Spencer Meyer for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship.” His orchestral, recital, and chamber music performances have been heard across the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ghost Rags (3) by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USA 
2.
Classic Rags (3) by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
3.
Raggin' Rudi by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; USA 
4.
Fields of Flowers by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
5.
Epithalamium by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
6.
The Garden of Eden by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
7.
Knockout by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
8.
Estela "Rag Latino" by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9.
The Brooklyn Dodge (A James P. Johnson Stride) by William Bolcom
Performer:  Spencer Myer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

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 beautifully executed January 27, 2017 By k. effren (McKinney, TX) See All My Reviews "thank goodness - an artist who does not feel the need rush through the music as if he is trying to catch the last train out of Victoria Station Beautifully paced - beautifully executed" Report Abuse
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