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Label: TRPTK

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Chamber Music

Artist: Joachim Eijlander

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  • Ahmed Adnan Saygun (1907 - 1991): Partita for solo cello, Op. 31:
  • 1Partita for solo cello, Op. 31: I. Lento03:41
  • 2Partita for solo cello, Op. 31: II. Vivo02:05
  • 3Partita for solo cello, Op. 31: III. Adagio05:53
  • 4Partita for solo cello, Op. 31: IV. Allegretto03:31
  • 5Partita for solo cello, Op. 31: V. Allegro moderato03:13
  • Anonymous: Sarı Gelin
  • 6Sarı Gelin03:49
  • Anonymous: Hiçliğe Yolculuk:
  • 7Hiçliğe Yolculuk07:09
  • Gaspar Cassadó (1897 - 1966): Suite for cello solo:
  • 8Suite for cello solo: I. Preludio-fantasia05:58
  • 9Suite for cello solo: II. Sardana (danza)04:49
  • 10Suite for cello solo: III. Intermezzo e danza finale05:55
  • Requiebros:
  • 11Requiebros05:23
  • Lamento de Boabdil:
  • 12Lamento de Boabdil03:45
  • Sulkhan Tsintsadze (1925 - 1991): Toccata for cello solo:
  • 13Toccata for cello solo02:56
  • 5 Pieces on Folk Themes:
  • 145 Pieces on Folk Themes: I. Villain's Song on a Carriage05:27
  • 155 Pieces on Folk Themes: II. Tchonguri01:37
  • 165 Pieces on Folk Themes: III. Sachidao02:45
  • 175 Pieces on Folk Themes: IV. Nana03:32
  • 185 Pieces on Folk Themes: V. Dance Tune02:48
  • Total Runtime01:14:16

Info for Dark Fire

Philosopher Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) described the encounter between the organised philosophical world of the ancient Greek and the mystical, abstruse world of the East as a dark fire. This would have caused the enlightenment in Greek poetry. It’s unclear what Heidegger really thought about it, but I found the mental image of a dark fire lit by this chance meeting beautiful and highly inspiring. For Heidegger, this was mainly about the East and West, but to me it’s about an encounter with the realms of other people’s experience, principally those of musicians. When two energies meet for the first time and are fully open to the experience, a new mirror image of themselves they have never seen before will arise.

Joachim Eijlander, cello

Joachim Eijlander
born 1975, received his first cellolessons from the Czech cellist Jan Hollinger. After finishing his studies in Utrecht, Amsterdam and Berlin, he settled as a musician in Rotterdam. He performed with the most distinguished musicians like Inon Barnatan, Karl Leister and Zuill Bailey.

Joachim is co-founder of the Rubens Quartet, an internationally celebrated string quartet. With this ensemble, he performs all over the world. Joachim taught cello and chambermusic at various conservatories, music universities as well as international music festivals in Europe and the United States. Together with Anastasia Safonova, Joachim performs the sonata-repertoire for cello and piano.

Thanks to the “Nationaal Muziekinstrumenten Fonds”, the dutch national music instrument foundation, Joachim plays on a beautiful Gaetano Chiocchi cello (Padova 1870) and with an exceptional bow made by Nikolaus Kittel (St.Petersburg 1860).

Booklet for Dark Fire

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