God, grundig anmeldelse af Meander på Allaboutjazz

Category: Anmeldelser, Nyheder

Når jeg skriver musik kan jeg godt lide at anskue et orkester som et slags brutto-katalog af lyde, som jeg plukker og vælger hvordan skal bruges (eller ikke bruges). Lige præcis dét formulerer Jakob Bækgaard så fint i sin anmeldelse af Meander på Allaboutjazz. Han giver pladen 4,5 ud af 5 stjerner og skriver bl.a.:

A big ensemble often equals a big sound, but sometimes it is more interesting to think about the potential of sound rather than the idea of using all instruments at once.
The Danish composer and pianist, Signe Bisgaard, thinks about the potential of sound on her album Meander. She does not use all instruments at once, even though she has a vast arsenal of musical voices at her disposal. Instead, she lets the instruments drift in and out of a delicately woven tapestry of melodies where the silky sound of saxophones mix with the occasional understated rhythm from percussionist Helge Norbakken and celestial strings. The music grows out of silence and contemplation and new details constantly emerge…

Hele anmeldelsen kan læses her:

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/meander-signe-bisgaard-finland-records-review-by-jakob-baekgaard.php