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Areni Agbabian: Bloom | ECM 6752590

Areni Agbabian: Bloom

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Label: ECM

Cat No: 6752590

Barcode: 0602567525905

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 26th April 2019

Contents

Artists

Areni Agbabian (voice, piano)
Nicolas Stocker (percussion)

Artists

Areni Agbabian (voice, piano)
Nicolas Stocker (percussion)

About

Improvising vocalist, folk singer, storyteller, pianist: on her ECM recording debut Areni Agbabian focuses the range of her skills in music that casts a quiet spell.

A sparse music in which voice, piano and the subtle percussion of Nicolas Stocker (last heard on ECM with Nik Bartsch’s Mobile ensemble), continually shade into silence. The California-born Agbabian, who came to international attention with the groups of Tigran Hamasyan, draws deeply upon her Armenian heritage, reinterpreting sacred hymns, a traditional tale, a folk melody transcribed by Komitas and more, and interspersing these elements among her own evocative compositions.

Bloom was recorded in Lugano in October 2016 and produced by Manfred Eicher.

Tracklisting:
1. Patience
2. Petal One
3. Rain Drops
4. Yearning
5. Petal Two
6. Light Effect
7. Anganim Arachi Ko
8. The Water Bride
9. Mother
10. Garun a
11. The River
12. Anganim Revisited
13. Sear
14. Full Bloom
15. Whiteness
16. Colored
17. Seeing More

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