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Music for Wiek
  • Label: CD Baby
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • UPC: 8717774570104
  • Item #: CDBYS570104
  • Release Date: 10/26/2010
  • Rank: 1000000
  • This product is a special order
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Price: $24.08
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Music for Wiek on CD

Wiek (Rotor) is a is a dance/theater collaboration between director Boukje Schweigman and the Dutch composer Douwe Eisenga. The score is written for saxophone quartet, piano and sampled percussion. All saxes are played by Erik-Jan de With (Python Saxophone Quartet). The music is, even without the theatrical elements, a beautiful listening-experience. According to the press the DNA of Eisenga's work bears a likeness to Philip Glass and the Flemish composer Wim Mertens: 'A bridge between pop music and minimal music'. This quote is certainly true for Music for Wiek, with hypnotizing patterns, thundering drums, pounding saxes and lyrical piano's. Press Quotes: "A magnificent ode to the cyclic movement' "Fascinating, gradually whipping music" ? "Splendid, repeating music'