Cikada, Oslo Sinfonietta & Maja S.K. Ratkje

Maja S.K. Ratkje: And sing ... AlbumPurchased

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This album interleaves the composer's own voice as a performer with the ensemble sound of CIKADA and Oslo Sinfonietta. In "And sing while thou on pressed flowers dost sleep" the voice is pre-recorded, and the sound files are played through loudspeakers placed among the musicians. In Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb) the composer is performing live a solo part for amplified voice, using much wider dynamics and improvisation. While performing has influenced and inspired Maja S. K. Ratkje's composing, the opposite is also true – even though it's too simple to say that she improvises like a composer and composes like an improvising musician: "The process of composition is primarily about mastering form and contextualising elements – both the actual sounds and the formal units – musically," she says. Dolby Atmos + 9.1 Auro-3D + 5.1 SURROUND + STEREO Produced in DXD (Digital eXtreme Definition 352.8kHz/24bit) by Lindberg Lyd, Norway.
Bonus content included for FREE with purchase of complete release:  Booklet (PDF)
1. "And sing while thou on pressed flowers dost sleep" 00:20:33 5.20 USD
Main artist Cikada & Maja S.K. Ratkje
Composer Maja S.K. Ratkje
Author William Shakespeare
Performers Maja S.K. Ratkje | Cikada
Conductors Christian Eggen
Producers Lindberg Lyd AS | Morten Lindberg
2. Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb) 00:23:24 5.20 USD
Main artist Oslo Sinfonietta & Maja S.K. Ratkje
Composer Maja S.K. Ratkje
Performers Maja S.K. Ratkje | Oslo Sinfonietta
Conductors Christian Eggen
Producers Lindberg Lyd AS | Morten Lindberg