John Zorn - The Turner tudes
Cat. no: CDTZA8376
Release Date: 11th December 2020
An epic suite of short pieces for solo piano inspired by the later sketches of the great English painter J.M.W. Turner. Subtitled “Images and Impressions for Piano” this expansive suite embraces a variety of styles and forms including tudes, preludes, color studies, seascapes, moonscapes and nocturnes.
One of Zorn’s longest compositions, this is a major new work for solo piano brilliantly performed by Stephen Gosling, a long time Zorn specialist and one of the best new music pianists in the world.
Embracing influences Ligeti, Scriabin, Bach, Glass, Debussy, Bartok, Berio, Feldman, Xenakis, Schoenberg and more, this is one of the most varied classical piano suites ever written.
Tracks: 18 Studies From The Later Sketchbooks of J.M.W. Turner (1841 1845) -I / II / III / IV / V / VI / VII / VIII / IX / X / XI / XII / XIII / XIV / XV / XVI / XVII / XVIII