Passacaglia is an electrifying album. Here, the unrestrained musical dialogue seduces from the very first notes. Exploring the contemporary sonoristic language, filled with very personal means of expression, the artists skillfully created a noble sound marriage, very communicative in its character, but surprising with its sound through the use of a special combination of instruments: a Renaissance violin, two pianos (in 442 Hz and 432 Hz tunings) and a prepared piano . This intimate and intimate formula presents a riot of colors full of captivating details and ingenious solutions, fervent and clear.
The album consists of 14 tracks: from fully improvised impressions, through joint compositions, to unique, personal interpretations of the themes of Erik Satie or Josquin des Prez.
Bałdych and Możdżer create a world full of balanced beauty expressed in noble chamber music, but also piled up in turbulent, improvisational dialogues saturated with intense emotions. Their exchange of musical thoughts exudes a charismatic yet mysterious charm, born from a combination of elusive yet palpable confidence and natural delicacy. It summons a musical element that cannot be fully guessed and deciphered…
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two of the hottest export names of Polish jazz finally on a joint album