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Imago / Moira Lo Bianco

Cobain / Couperin / Germanotta / Bianco,Mario Lo Release Date: 03/11/2016
Label: Steinway & Sons Catalog #: 30060
Composer:  Louis Couperin ,  Erik Satie ,  Cathy Dennis ,  Kurt Cobain  ...  Performer:  Moira Lo Bianco Number of Discs: 1

Moira Lo Bianco weaves together a beautiful musical tapestry in her solo album, Imago. Presenting varied musical forms, including unmeasured preludes, free-form pieces, suites, and song forms, Lo Bianco fuses together popular and unknown, and notation and improvisation to display her masterful artistry. A strong advocate of improvisation, Lo Bianco, through her teachings and live performances, promotes the idea that improvisation is fundamental to music and belongs in the classical tradition.

"This classical pianist is one of those players that isn't afraid to make a program of Cobain/Gaga/Part/Satie and others under the same roof at the same time and make it all work almost with none of the disparate camps being any the
Read more wiser. Well trained with an ear and a touch that gives it all back and then some... Hot stuff."

-- Midwest Record [2/25/2016]

"Moira Lo Bianco combines classical rigor with a flair for improvisation... In this freewheeling collection she plays Couperin's D major Sonata with remarkable rhythmic freedom...Arvo Part's 'Fur Alina' is...a dreamlike work that somehow sums up this pianist's gift for creating an environment of mystical plasticity."

-- American Record Guide [7/2016]
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