Kitchen Party

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Audio Samples: 
Reel Variations (2,050.28 kb)
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Dream Kitchen (2,090.27 kb)
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SKU: CD-CMCCD 19814
Call Number: CD 1627
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 2014
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

***WINNER of Classical Composition of the Year: Derek Charke at the East Coast Music Awards***

***WINNER of Classical Album of the Year at the East Coast Music Awards***

***Nominated for three East Coast Music Awards in the Classical Composition of the Year category***

The “Kitchen Party” is a chance for neighbors, family and friends to gather and enjoy good food, good music, and each other’s company. The Acadia New Music Festival, Shattering the Silence, delved into this intimate musical setting unique to Eastern Canada. Over the course of three hours on a snowy Sunday afternoon, in February 2013, composers, performers, and audience bumped elbows, shared food, and enjoyed some terrific music. The Kitchen Party CD captures the magic of that evening. Flutist Derek Charke and percussionist Mark Adam present seven new works by CMC Associate composers: Bob Bauer, Derek Charke, Anthony Genge, Jeff Hennessy, Steven Naylor, Jim O’Leary, and John Plant. A single strand of DNA links all seven works. A live improvisation on this musical strand is included on the CD.

The Kitchen Party CD was launched on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the Shattering the Silence Festival at, appropriately enough, another Kitchen Party!

For more information, visit: http://www.shatteringthesilence.ca.

TRACK LIST:

1. Reel Variations (9:50)
Derek Charke

2. Third Duo (6:23)
Anthony Genge

3. Balor's Flute (5:55)
Jeff Hennessy

4. Music for Amplified Bass Flute and Drum Set (3:52)
Jim O'Leary

5. Capriccio (5:51)
John Plant

6. Dream Kitchen (5:27)
Steven Naylor

7. Café Antiqua (6:02)
Robert Bauer

8. Improv (2:33)
Derek Charke and Mark Adam

9. Sounds of the audience (0:47)
Kitchen Party

PERFORMERS:
Derek Charke
Anthony Genge
Jeff Hennessy
Jim O'Leary
John Plant
Steven Naylor
Robert Bauer
Mark Adam

Reviews:

"Within these very clever intellectual experiments lie truly creative, wonderful sounds played expertly by Charke and Adam. With so many distinct compositional styles and some instrument changes, they explore a very wide range of colors, textures, and expressions. [...] This recording came out of that kitchen party, with 70 people gathered in a private home, enjoying food, wine, and an incredibly sophisticated three-hour concert. And the result is fantastic.[...] Kitchen Party is a worthy addition to your collection of genuinely interesting albums." - Flute Quarterly





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