Format: COMPACT DISC
Herbig, Gunter; Rezende, Alda
In his music, Heitor Villa-Lobos wanted to combine the culture of the street with high culture, to fuse indigenous elements with the polyphonic structures of European classical music. The German-Brazilian guitarist Gunter Herbig, who lives in New Zealand, expands this spirit by transferring the guitar music of the Brazilian grand master to the electric guitar, giving it a meditative expanse and cosmopolitan openness that transcends the classical field of sensibility. After his groundbreaking Gurdjieff album for BIS Records, this is already the second unorthodox album on which Herbig uses the fine-nerved possibilities of his Gretsch White Falcon electric guitar to breathe into the music a dreamy spirit that flies over and unites worlds, transporting us to unknown dimensions. And finally, in the famous Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, he unites with the samba singer Alda Rezende, who here too - an octave lower than usual - makes the music shine in a completely different new light. An album for dreamers between worlds and those who want to become one.