DAVID LANZ - Best Of David Lanz (CD)
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- New Age
- Mono / Stereo
- Best of David Lanz
Photographer: Kyle Zimmerman.
One of the Narada label's most successful artists, David Lanz is a keyboardist and composer of notable sensitivity and feeling. Lanz's music bears a resemblance to other pianists associated with the New Age movement (like George Winston, for example) in the quiet, reflective, often melancholic cast of his music. Lanz usually performs on solo acoustic piano, and the delicacy and grace of his playing is highlighted by the silence that surrounds these unaccompanied recitals.
Minor key melodies and subtly fluctuating dynamics, as heard on "Leaves on the Seine" and "Nightfall," are Lanz's forte. Though he has also experimented with strings and larger ensembles, these outing are represented lightly on BEST OF (the tasteful orchestral arrangements of "Madre de la Tierra" is one notable exception). For the most part, however, this compilation focuses on Lanz's fine compositions for solo piano, which rank among the very best New Age instrumentals on the market.
- Country of Origin
- Studio / Live
- David Lanz
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Madrona
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Leaves on the Seine
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Variations on a Theme
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Cristofori's Dream
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Madre de la Tierra
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Path With Heart, A
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Return to the Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Nightfall
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Courage of the Wind
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Dreamer's Waltz
- EMI Music Distribution
- 53m 18s
- Video Disabled
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