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Piano Improvisations

Evocative, lyrical music for 1, 2 & 3 pianos, including fantasies around three of Ola’s choral works; Ubi Caritas, Tota Pulchra Es and Prelude

 

“While my first piano album on the 2L label, Stone Rose (2007), was all pre-composed or outlined, I wanted this 2012 sequel to be completely spontaneous.

 

Producer Morten Lindberg suggested recording a few tracks where I would play layers of two or three pianos, which I thought was a great way to really exploit the surround sound potential on a solo album. We moved the piano between each take, eventually constituting a triangle, and the listener is sitting in the middle in a surround system setup.

 

As a pianist, improvisation is where my heart is. With this recording I wanted to express and share my passion for that art form.”

 

 

Label: 2L

Released: 2012