Rudolf Matz was a Croatian cellist/teacher/composer who wrote over 500 musical works. This performance of his cello quartet was given in Dubrovnik, Croatia, where every year artists from all over the world gather to celebrate Croatian and Eastern European music. Stay tuned for another video featuring the last two movements.
NPR Music’s Bob Boilen describes Land Lines’ sound as neither “jazz or rock, classical or electronica” but rather “something singular, new and adventurous”. Listen and see if you agree.
I’ve seen this quartet around the internet for a while–their entire show consists of innovative and funny ways to play a mash-up of well-known tunes. Enjoy.
There are several interesting things about the music of Pedro Soler and Gaspar Claus. Firstly, they are a father & son duo. Secondly, everything they play is partially improvised, meaning that some of the music is not planned or written out ahead of time. Lastly, Gaspar Claus uses extended techniques to create different voices on […]