EYVIND KANG – Taksim

Virginal Co-Ordinates (Ipecac, 2004), by violinist Eyvind Kang, offers a delightful musical excursion, traversing far-flung musical territory. Best known for his work alongside such avant-gardists as Laurie Anderson, John Zorn and Arto Lindsay, Kang composed Virginal Co-ordinates as a large ensemble piece for Bologna's Angelica festival, where it was performed by the Playground Ensemble augmented… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Taksim

EYVIND KANG – Grass Study

From Eyvind Kang's album Sonic Gnostic (2021) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLjJrd9_Ow A truly stunning piece of work, Eyvind Kang’s “Sonic Gnostic” radically bridges the worlds of minimal composition, rigorous experimentation, and improvised forms, in ways that locks Kang in the mind as one of America’s most original thinkers in the contemporary landscape of sound. Capturing Kang live on… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Grass Study

JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Kidung [Ideologic Organ]

The second beautiful album by the duo of Jessika Kenney-a vocalist known for her haunting timbral sense, as well as her profound interpretation of Persian vocal traditions,and Eyvind Kang - a violist for whom the act of music and learning is a spiritual discipline. The compositions on this album are about drawing the binary from… Continue lendo JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Kidung [Ideologic Organ]

AMIR KOUSHKANI & EYVIND KANG – Sufi Invocation

This is the opening track of the album In the Path of Love: Improvisations on classical Persian and Indian music (2001), by Amir Koushkani and Eyving Kang. Amir Koushkani is an Iranian ethnomusicologist, composer, performer, and instructor of traditional Persian stringed instruments such as the Tar and the Setar. Dr. Koushkani’s training in Persian music began in… Continue lendo AMIR KOUSHKANI & EYVIND KANG – Sufi Invocation

EYVIND KANG – Binah

A truly stunning piece of work, Aspen Edities’ latest - Eyvind Kang’s “Sonic Gnostic” - radically bridges the worlds of minimal composition, rigorous experimentation, and improvised forms, in ways that locks Kang in the mind as one of America’s most original thinkers in the contemporary landscape of sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cajQehDpbsc Eyvindur Kang (born 23 June 1971… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Binah

EYVIND KANG – Lost Love

From Theater of Mineral NADEs (1998) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvftprbT_bg Theater of Mineral NADEs was released in 1998 on John Zorn's Tzadik Records, as part of the Composer Series. CMJ New Music Monthly reviewer Randall Roberts stated: "On Theater Kang creates both minimal glimpses and lush portraits, blending seemingly disparate musics; mandolins and tablas intertwine, harmoniums, violins, synthesizers… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Lost Love

SECRET CHIEFS 3 – Masada (live in Ljubljana, 2018)

A musical Dream Team. Secret Chiefs 3 perform pieces from Malkhut and Xaphan. November 6th, 2018. The first tracks are kind of sloppy and the sound balance meant that Trey as inaudible for a lot of the gig, but magic happens later on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjBwcIFHkSM Trey Spruance - GuitarsJason Schimmel - GuitarEyvind Kang - ViolinShanir Blumenkranz… Continue lendo SECRET CHIEFS 3 – Masada (live in Ljubljana, 2018)

EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

From the album Sonic Gnostic (2021). Eyvindur Kang (born 23 June 1971 in the United States) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. His primary instrument is viola, but has also performed on violin, tuba, keyboards and others. In addition to his solo work, Kang has worked extensively with Bill Frisell and John Zorn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F70m49DzFUo Eyvind… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Aestuarium (2005)

Aestuarium is a meditation on a psalm of lamentation and the unary tone in the metaphor of salt and fresh water, inspired by Gaelic psalmery, Tibetan notational gestures, and the microtonality of the tetrachord. Recorded on the shore of Colvos Passage in 2005 by renowned engineer Mell Dettmer. Stephen O'Malley comments: "Amongst many other amazing… Continue lendo JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Aestuarium (2005)

EYVIND KANG – Tanpura Study

From the album Ajaeng Ajaeng (2004), released by Ideologic Organ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuFcj_QCTjU The tanpura (तानपूरा; or tambura, tanpuri) is a long-necked plucked string instrument, originating from India, found in various forms in Indian music. It does not play melody but rather supports and sustains the melody of another instrument or singer by providing a continuous harmonic… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Tanpura Study