‘Gertrude Stein’s text is delivered with flowing precision, the skipping piano parts perfectly supporting the voice while adding sufficient tension to the pieces’ terse brevity.’ Robert Worby
As it is
Cage: Dream, The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs, The Unavailable Memory of, A Flower, Music for Marcel Duchamp, Experiences No. 2, A Room, Three Songs, Two Pieces for PIano, Five Songs, Prelude for Meditation, She is Asleep, Nowth upon nacht, Dream, var.
Alexei Lubimov (piano, prepared piano), Natalia Pschenitschnikova (voice)
ECM 476 4933 71:22 mins
Audio clip: from Three Songs, III ‘At East and Ingredients’
For a full review, pick up a copy of the January issue of BBC Music Magazine