Hans Bakker

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22 Sep 2017, News
New review of TOMORROW'S AIR. September 7, 2017 in THE ART MUSIC LOUNGE
“…this is a surprisingly good collection of contemporary works in contrasting styles and a disc you will return to again and again.” –  https://artmusiclounge. wordpress.com/2017/09/07/a- potpourri-of-pieces-for- orchestra-and-large-ensembles/
15 Sep 2017, News
Hans Bakker and The Inside Story: On Composing
PARMA Recordings News, September 14, 2017                                         https://parmarecordings-news.com/hans-bakker-inside-story-composing/     Dutch composer  Hans Bakker  has written music for chamber groups, orchestra, carillon, and choir, including the choir cycle Prasasti. Today, Bakker is our next featured artist in “ The Inside Story ,” a blog series ...
14 Sep 2017, News
Another great review for TOMORROW'S AIR
Pizzicato Magazine says the orchestral compilation album TOMORROW'S AIR, newly released on Navona Records is "Easy to listen to contemporary music [with] committed performances." And about my Cantus for string orchestra:     "ist ein gefälliges, teilweise tänzerisches, teilweise in rhetorischen Fragen dialogierendes Stück, das der Neoklassik zuzuordnen ist."  www.pizzicato.lu         (Musical Landscapes of Hilary Tann, Hans Bakker, Dan Perttu, Music of Paul ...
08 Sep 2017, News
Airplay of "Cantus for string orchestra" for TOMORROW’S AIR, on Only Strings
I’m happy to share an instance of airplay of "Cantus for string orchestra" for TOMORROW’S AIR on Only Strings, even a week before the release today:   https://onlystringswsum. wordpress.com/2017/08/23/ playlist-23-august/
30 Aug 2017, News
Trailer of upcoming new CD TOMORROW'S AIR (Navona Records NV6108) by PARMA Recordings
Release NEXT FRIDAY. Check out this promo for TOMORROW'S AIR featuring  Musical Landscapes of Hilary Tann ,  Han s Bakker ,  Dan Perttu , Jan Järvlepp, Pierre Schroeder, and  Music of Paul Osterfield (with a special appearance from  Lindsey Goodman ). Pre-order today! Also on iTunes, Amazon and YouTube:       https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tomorrows-air/id1269688143 ...
30 Aug 2017, News
Another nice review of Lines To Infinity ( Navona Records NV 6070)
                                        American Record Guide, September/October 2017, by Kraig Lamper: “Hans Bakker’s sentimental, lazy, ‘Easy Piece’ is quite the opposite of Cervetti’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’. The cello saws out a fine melody while the piano provides a chunky, quiet accompaniment. The flute is the real star of the chamber ensemble program, with Peter Greve’s sonata allowing the ...
04 Aug 2017, News
Cantus for String Orchestra released again
Cantus for String Orchestra is being released again in September on the collection TOMORROW'S AIR (Navona Records NV6108). Here you can find the trailer  before the release:      https://soundcloud.com/parmarecordings/tomorrows-air-trailer
12 Jul 2017, News
Canzona III Hidden in her Light for orchestra
'Canzona III Hidden in her Light' for orchestra  is another canticle to the sun, next to 'Canzona II Tribute to the Sun' and in addition to 'Canzona I L'Altra Persona', to complete the triptych. Each of the three can be played separately, but if they are performed as a whole, then the sequence is II, I, III. Recorded by PARMA Recordings on June 28th 2017 for the Navona Records label. Sheet music of the parts on request.
10 Jun 2017, News
NEW AIRPLAY for LINES TO INFINITY
http://wruv.radioactivity.fm/playlist.html?showoid=1366&date=06-06-2017      I’m pleased to share a bit of airplay which occurred for music from LINES TO INFINITY  (Navona Records NV6070) from the radio station WRUV this week.     For your consideration, the album LINES TO INFINITY on the Navona Records label  has been submitted for nomination to the Grammys by PARMA Recordings.                         ...
25 May 2017, News
EST for String Orchestra ( See sheet music )
Reposted by Classical Music, just as I completed the first movement of my violin concerto.     The piece is both lyrical  and meditative. It is characterized by a dense and sometimes ecstatic counterpoint.  SOUNDCLOUD.COM
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