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Eyvind Kang: The Narrow Garden


Release Date: 02/14/2011 
Label:  Ipecac   Catalog #: 132  
Composer:  Eyvind Kang
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Narrow Garden is the latest full length from composer Eyvind Kang which will be released on Ipecac on January 30th. Across his illustrious musical career in addition to arranging and performing with other musicians, he has released many recordings of original music notably the acclaimed choral piece "Athlantis" (Ipecac) and "The Yelm Sessions" (Tzadik). The Narrow Garden is no exception, offering one of his most original and perhaps one of his most playful recordings to date.

The music on The Narrow Garden sounds like it was composed for a film soundtrack in the way that Eyvind Kang creates evocative visual spaces with sound. True to form the album is composed of full-bodied pieces of music that evolve
Read more from minimal song structure to more grandiose musical statements throughout, 'Forest Saman'i' is a great example of this. 'Pure Nothing', 'Mineralia' and 'Nobis Natalis' nod to the choral tones on Athlantis and show definite eastern influences, whilst 'Usnea' and 'The Narrow Garden' experiment with some truly eerie samples.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Forest Sama'i by Eyvind Kang
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Pure Nothing by Eyvind Kang
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Usnea by Eyvind Kang
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Mineralia by Eyvind Kang
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The Narrow Garden by Eyvind Kang
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Nobis Natalis by Eyvind Kang
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Invisus Natalis by Eyvind Kang

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