0
FREE SHIPPING On Orders Over $49*
Search
Menu
Music > Vinyl > Bjorn Meyer - Provenance (180g Vinyl LP)
Click to Enlarge

Bjorn Meyer - Provenance

(180g Vinyl LP)

$25.99
23Reward Points
Add to Cart
Availability:
Item: LDM81222
Description

There is a distinguished tradition of solo bass albums on ECM, but Provenance is the first to be devoted to the electric bass guitar. Björn Meyer, Swedish-born and Swiss-based, has shaped a unique voice for his instrument inside the most diverse contexts, working alongside Persian harpist and singer Asita Hamidi, Swedish nyckelharpa player Johan Hedin, and Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem. For a decade he was a member of Nik Bärtsch's Ronin, in which his bass guitar was frequently the lead instrument.

His solo work is concerned with the experience of sound in acoustic spaces: "Even though the instrument is technically non-acoustic, the music is deeply influenced by the properties of the space where it is played. The many different ways in which acoustics affect my compositions and improvisations have always been sources of surprise and inspiration. There is definitely a second member in this solo project – the room!"

The participating room on Provenance is the highly responsive Auditorio Stello Molo RSI in Lugano, its rich acoustics helping to bring out all the fine detail in Meyer's subtle playing.

Related Videos
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Read More Less
Related Articles
  1. Aldebaran
  2. Provenance
  3. Three Thirteen
  4. Squizzle
  5. Trails Crossing
  6. Traces of a Song
  7. Pendulum
  8. Banyan Waltz
  9. Pulse
  10. Dance
  11. Garden of Silence
  12. Merry-Go-Round

Stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in high-end audio
MD_Site_Footer_Promo_Catalog_2017

Catalog

Check out the newest Music Direct catalogs

Learn More
Copyright © MusicDirect.com 2018. All Rights Reserved.