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B. R. Pearson: Somber Bliss

B.r Pearson, Piano
Release Date: 08/09/2011 
Label:  Concinnity Records   Catalog #: 1209  
Composer:  B. R. Pearsonb. l. pearson
Performer:  B. R. Pearson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Style Chronicles" is a five movement work and in this Pearson puts forth an original retrospective of piano evolution and the techniques incorporated in both composition and performance from the classical to the present. "Blue Work" is a concoction of blues flavored pieces put through a classical makeover. These dressed up tunes are elegant enough to please the classical listener but keep enough soul so one never loses its root in the blues. "Somber Bliss", the albums namesake, was composed to commemorate the brave men and women, many just teenagers, who've given their lives in the wars. The work takes us to heaven and hell, but in the end leaves one with a feeling of hope. That at the end of all this conflict and death of the innocent Read more humanity might in the end get it right and pick up a pen instead of a rifle, open their eyes instead of their fire. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Style Chronicles by B. R. Pearson
Performer:  B. R. Pearson (Piano)
2.
Blue Work by B. R. Pearson
Performer:  B. R. Pearson (Piano)
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Somber Bliss by B. R. Pearson
Performer:  B. R. Pearson (Piano)

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