01/06/2009

Saudações - Egberto Gismonti

Gismonti edita novamente para a ECM. O disco duplo sai a 19 de Junho. 

SAUDAÇÕES
Camerata Romeu 
Zenaida Romeu conductor
Alexandre Gismonti guitar
Egberto Gismonti guitar
 
SERTÕES VEREDAS I-VII – 
Tributo à miscigenação

DUETOS DE VIOLÕES – Guitar Duets

 
Background
Egberto Gismonti’s first new ECM recording in 14 years is a double-album that indicates the range of his artistry. Disc one features Gismonti the composer on a 70-minute journey through Brazil: “Sertões Veredas – tribute to miscegenation”. It is a work that takes account of Brazil’s culture and history, landscapes and cityscapes, vividly evoked by Cuba’s all-women orchestra the Camerta Romeu, under the leadership of Zenaida Romeu. Disc two features Gismonti the guitarist in an exciting duo recital with his similarly-gifted son Alexandre, romping through a programme that includes such well-known pieces as “Zig Zag”, “Lundú” and “Dança dos Escravos”.

This record will be available from 19 June 2009