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Wild Territories' - Chamber Works from Telemann to Beyoncé Knowles / Spark

Album Summary

>Ince, Kamran : Songs with Other Words, for 3 recorders, melodica, violin, viola, cello & piano
>Meijering, Chiel : When the Cock Crowed His Warning, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
>Meijering, Chiel : Candy Box (Caixa de dolcos), for string quartet
>Meijering, Chiel : Silver Falls in the Heart of the Forest, for 2 recorders, violin, cello & piano
>Meijering, Chiel : Cruiser, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto 'Alla Rustica' in G major, RV 151
>Telemann, Georg Philipp : Concerto in E minor, TWV 52
>Meijering, Chiel : Beyoncé, for 2 recorders, strings & percussion
>Bunch, Kenji [Viola] : Alpha Dog, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
>Motschmann, Johannes : Encore, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

On their Berlin Classics debut album Wild Territories, the ECHO-winning group Spark pursues the development of its wholly personal sound in the space between post-classical, minimal and avant-garde music. The album title tells the story. Each of the chosen pieces, from Telemann alla polacca to Beyoncé on recorder, is wild and uninhibited, be it in gesture, in timbre or in its rhythmic complexity. The five young, virtuosic musicians move between the poles of contrasting musical worlds and eras and forge tradition and innovation into a new sonic experience attuned to the zeitgeist.

American Record Guide, July/August 2015
I guess this release would function best as high-falutin' background music. The ensemble is two recorders, melodica, violin, cello, and piano. The music is short pieces mostly by Kamram Ince and Chiel Meijering, and there are two concerto movements by Vivaldi and Telemann and an 'Encore' by Johannes Motschmann. The group's sound itself is appealing. The tunes are vigorous, post-minimalist numbers, thoroughly tonal and without strong melodies or much attempt at dynamic shadings.

American Record Guide, September/October 2015
The performances, as before, are flawless and exciting. They are so committed to what they're doing and such virtuosos that they have the sensibility and the technique to take them wherever the future of music takes them.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Kleine Audiowelt, Sandhausen (09/2013/08/2014).



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Works Details

>Ince, Kamran : Songs with Other Words, for 3 recorders, melodica, violin, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 13 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2014

>Meijering, Chiel : When the Cock Crowed His Warning, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2007

>Meijering, Chiel : Candy Box (Caixa de dolcos), for string quartet
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2009

>Meijering, Chiel : Silver Falls in the Heart of the Forest, for 2 recorders, violin, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2010

>Ince, Kamran : Songs with Other Words, for 3 recorders, melodica, violin, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 13 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2014

>Meijering, Chiel : Cruiser, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2010

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto 'Alla Rustica' in G major, RV 151 :: Presto
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1729-1730

>Ince, Kamran : Songs with Other Words, for 3 recorders, melodica, violin, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 13 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2014

>Telemann, Georg Philipp : Concerto in E minor, TWV 52 :: Agitation
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1712-1721

>Ince, Kamran : Songs with Other Words, for 3 recorders, melodica, violin, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 13 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2014

>Meijering, Chiel : Beyoncé, for 2 recorders, strings & percussion
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2012

>Bunch, Kenji [Viola] : Alpha Dog, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 2011

>Ince, Kamran : Songs with Other Words, for 3 recorders, melodica, violin, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 13 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2014

>Motschmann, Johannes : Encore, for 2 recorders, viola, cello & piano
  • Ensemble: Spark
  • Running Time: 6 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2014