Catalonian composer Frederic Mompou is a musical gem. His repertoire isn’t that huge, but we think it’s musical heritage on piano music from the first half of the 20th C. is massive. However, his usually brief and ‘simple on the ear’ compositions are quite fragile as well. To dig up the hidden beauty of Mompou’s immensely silent and at moments lonely music asks for deep piano wizardry. Caspar Vos’ inimitable fine touch, along with his long lasting love for Mompou, recorded in the finest hall in The Netherlands takes you on a compelling journey through his music.
This second 7MNTN album of Vos is about how music can be empty and profoundly satisfying simultaneously. With the careful selection of the pieces from Mompou’s repertoire for solo piano, all clear to follow but much harder to pin down, Restart became a CD that’s about the charm of simplicity in a world that has become increasingly more complex. It became a call for reverie.
Release: March 20190
|1.||Música callada: I. Angelico|
|2.||Impressions íntimes: I. Plany: lento cantabile espressivo|
|3.||Impressions íntimes: II. Plany: larguetto|
|4.||Impressions íntimes: III. Plany: gracioso|
|5.||Impressions íntimes: IV. Plany: agitato|
|6.||Impressions íntimes: V. Ocell trist|
|7.||Impressions íntimes: VII. Bressol|
|8.||Impressions íntimes: VIII. Secret|
|9.||El plany del captaire|
|10.||Paisatges: I. La font i la campana|
|11.||Paisatges: II. El llac|
|12.||Paisatges: III. Carros de Galícia|
|13.||Música callada: XXVIII. Lento|