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RAUME/Spazi/Espaces/Spaces CD

Walter Fahndrich

Walter Fahndrich - Bells, whistles


I haven't listened to an album/CD (quite) like this in some years. As the title implies, it's oriented to make you feel the spaces between the tones. From the standpoint of improvised music, it's not quite what one might think - but that does NOT mean it isn't improvised. Very slow strides, intermittent bell tones, and a clear sense of direction all blend to create a very peaceful experience. It would (I'd imagine) serve as a great backdrop for the pleasant parts of an acid trip, tho' I doubt that's what Walter had in mind. The least creative part of the CD is the track titles… 1, 2, 3, 4, etc. I (personally) believe it's very important to attach some (of your own) impressions of what the music means through the use of titles that are just as creative as the music. That is only a minor complaint, though, as it's an enjoyable musical experience that rates a RECOMMENDED from me.


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