John Pickard -
'... a thrilling listening experience.'
John Pickard has a gift for harmony — a true knack for writing progressions that sound inevitable yet fresh. Combined with an outstanding performance by the Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag, which consists mainly of amateur members, Pickard's talent for brass band composition makes for a thrilling listening experience.
As Pickard explains in his notes, the 'Gaia' Symphony was not originally conceived of as it is presented here; it was assembled from a number of pieces composed between 1991 and 2003. Yet no one would ever suspect as much...
Copyright © 2 February 2015