Merel - Blackbird Inspired Accordion Music

Accordeon Melancolique

Merel - Blackbird Inspired Accordion Music
Performed By Accordeon Melancolique
Album UPC 8714303712493
CD Baby Track ID 3003468
Label Sterkenburg Records / Stam 008
Released 2006-01-01
BPM 107
Rated 0
ISRC NLC360600803
Year 2006
Spotify Plays 1,736
Writers
Writer J.P.Guiran
Pub Co J.P.Guiran
Composer J.P.Guiran
ClearanceFacebook Sync License,Traditional Sync,YouTube Sync ServiceEasy Clear
Rights Controlled Master
Rights Easy Clear: Master
Original/Cover/Public Domain original
Country Netherlands

Description

This recording by accordion duo Jean-Pierre Guiran and Cherie de Boer is delicate almost to the point of minimalism. Just two accordions, one playing mostly single-line melodies while the other plays crisp little rhythms in chords.

Notes

Delicate almost to the point of minimalism - Dirty Linen, USA

Melodies are always memorable - Accordions Worldwide


.. l'impression de connaître alors qu'on les entend pour la première fois - Etudes Tsiganes.

Wer gleichzeitig traurig und glücklich sein kann, ...Folker.de

"Guiran mantiene sempre la rotta di un suono accogliente" - Accordions Worldwide.

In the course of defining a harmonious world Jean Pierre Guiran and Cherie de Boer are in a world made up of little things one could say, but that does not mean things of little importance. Guiran, who is the composer of nearly all the tunes, always retains a welcoming sound, where melodies are always memorable and discords have no right to be present. This happens despite the varied musical styles from tango to waltz, from swing to klezmer music. Rather than describe the individual tunes which despite their variety remain strangely homogenous and therefore difficult to say which one in particular stands out given the high level of all of them, it is perhaps easier to allow the listener to approach the musicality of the Dutch duo via the fact that in the accompanying booklet there is a poem by T Buwe entitled “Home”, or the cover which has a delightful watercolour by De Boer, or indeed how the title itself leads to the poeticism of the accordion pair. Here then, listening to the CD and recalling all these aspects, it is a little like being invited to someone’s house where the cordial, never overwhelming, conversation allows us to spend a very pleasant afternoon enjoying some pastries and sipping a tea.
Reviewed by Renato Belardinelli, Accordions Worldwide

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