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Breath For Organ (CD)

Eva-Maria Houben - Breath For Organ (CD)
Eva-Maria Houben's most compelling piece to date.
Breath For Organ is many things. A composition as contemplation. A study on listening, on deliberation. An approach to modesty. At times, it even feels like an ode to the whole history of organ music. But most importantly, at its core, it is an appreciation for an instrument as an organism. In this case, the (now displaced) pipe organ of the late St. Franziskus church in Krefeld, Germany.
It is Houben's most compelling piece to date. Bold, sparse, abstract. Yet vibrant and hypnotic. Determined in concept and execution. Musical existentialism.
Eva-Maria Houben (born 1955 in Rheinberg) is a German composer, organist and musicologist.
published in February 2018
74' 55'
in stock
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