Recorded in Mondsee, Austria, in 2001, and not issued until Bley's 75th year, these numbered "Mondsee Variations" were played on a Bösendorfer Imperial grand piano, an instrument that is, like its player, in a class of its own. Bley moves through ten improvisations lasting between two and just under nine minutes each. His range of thought, instinct, and motion is staggering
Solo in Mondsee is a live album by pianist Paul Bley recorded in 2001 and released on the ECM label in 2007.
Paul Bley is the second album by Canadian jazz pianist Paul Bley featuring tracks recorded in 1954 and released on the EmArcy label. Reception For the most part the tone of the pianist remains almost frigid in its consistency; volume level rarely varies and the direction of the improvisations is solidly mainstream. Open, to Love released: 2008. Solo in Mondsee released: 2007. In the North released: 2003. One Year After released: 2002.
Solo in Mondsee is a live album by pianist Paul Bley recorded in 2001 and released on the ECM label in 2007. Live album by. Paul Bley
Recorded April 2001, Schloss Mondsee, Austria.
Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations I 06:36. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations II 05:01. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations III 02:04. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations IV 08:42. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations V 03:41. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations VI 08:05. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations VII 07:37. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations VIII 04:35. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations IX 03:08. Paul Bley - Mondsee Variations X 05:37. Nothing to Declare - Paul Bley.
Solo In Mondsee, 2007. Mondsee Variations I, 06:36. Mondsee Variations II, 05:01. Mondsee Variations III, 02:04. Mondsee Variations V, 03:41. Mondsee Variations VIII, 04:35. Mondsee Variations IX, 03:08. Mondsee Variations X, 05:37.
This album has an average beat per minute of 99 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 60/144 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Solo in Mondsee. BPM Profile Solo in Mondsee. Album starts at 71BPM, ends at 76BPM (+5), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Paul Bley.
Solo in Mondsee isn't Bley's first solo album since Open, to love, but being his first for ECM there is a difference. Nothing to Declare (Justin Time, 2004) referenced Bley's unmistakable affinity for the blues over the course of four extended improvisations. Solo in Mondsee consists of shorter explorations, ranging from two to nine minutes, and while the blues still figures into the equation, especially on "Variation VII, the music here is more all-encompassing. Bley's approach to improvisation has always felt distinctively selfless
Album · 2007 · 10 Songs. Paul Bley Trio: Complete Savoy Sessions 1962-1963. Emphasis & Flight, 1961 (Live).