Posts tagged as "max-richter"

Digital Concerts On This Month

December 2, 2020

It’s no secret, 2020 has not been a great year for live music. The pandemic has, however, driven innovation in the area of digital concerts. Streaming full-length concerts on YouTube, Facebook and dedicated platforms like the newly launched DG Stage have become much more commonplace, with artists pushing the concepts and production value of their […]

Best Max Richter – 5 Essential Albums

September 8, 2020

Max Richter may well be the most important composer of our time. His work has been heard in the concert hall, in major Hollywood films and television series, and occupies a place in the streaming playlists of millions worldwide. We take a look back at five essential albums from throughout Max’s career. Stream the essential […]

Max Richter – 'Voices', Technology, and Musical Activism

July 30, 2020

Max Richter may be the most important composer of our time. His work has been heard in concert halls, during the emotional climax of major Hollywood films and television series, and has permeated the personal listening of millions worldwide via the democratic technology that is music streaming. Not one to shy away from big ideas, […]

Max Richter's Sleep Now An App for iOS and Android

July 23, 2020

Groundbreaking composer Max Richter’s eight-and-a-half-hour composition Sleep has now been transformed into a new app for iOS and Android devices. The app features custom-made musical sessions to aid sleep, meditation and focus. Download the SLEEP app for iOs and Android SLEEP, MEDITATE, FOCUS Richter’s Sleep app enables users to create personalised musical sessions for a […]

'Voices' – A New Project By Max Richter

June 26, 2020

Hailed as a “modern day musical genius” by The Line of Best Fit, internationally renowned composer, pianist, producer and collaborator, Max Richter is one of today’s most influential artists. Through his ground-breaking works, captivating recordings and innovative performances, he has forged new paths in contemporary music and culture – garnering awards, critical acclaim and surpassing […]

Saxophonist Jess Gillam Announces New Album 'Time'

June 24, 2020

British saxophonist Jess Gillam has announced the September release of her new album Time via Decca Classics. The album’s carefully curated track list will mirror the arc of energy in a passing day and the constant orbit of our existence. Covering a range of styles, moods and influences from classical, to minimalism, to techno and […]

Aurora Orchestra – Music of the Spheres

May 29, 2020

Deutsche Grammophon has announced the 12 June 2020 release of Music of the Spheres, a new album by UK ensemble Aurora Orchestra. The album is based on the ancient Greek concept of celestial harmony – the belief that the movement of the planets follows precise mathematical models that generate “music” inaudible to the human ear. […]

Best Neo-Classical Strings – 10 Essential Albums

May 14, 2020

Unlike the piano – which unless creatively modified is confined to the 12 pitches of the Western chromatic scale – stringed instruments have access to the notes between the notes. This freedom allows for all manner of expressive wobbling, bending, and sliding. The emotional potential of stringed instruments is only magnified when they gather in […]

Max Richter’s 'Sleep' – Easter Radio Broadcast

April 9, 2020

Max Richter’s 8-hour work Sleep, described by the composer as a “lullaby for a frenetic world” will be broadcast globally on radio stations this Easter weekend. The details for local broadcasts can be found on Max’s website. The special radio event will be launched in the UK by BBC Radio 3 – the station which first […]

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