|Wave of Sorrow|
| Studio album by |
Mikhail Alperin and Arkady Shilkloper
|Mikhail Alperin chronology|
Wave of Sorrow is an album by Mikhail Alperin and Arkady Shilkloper recorded in 1989 and released on the ECM label.
Michail Jefimowitsch Alperin was a Soviet-Norwegian jazz pianist, known as a key member of the Moscow Art Trio.
Arkady Shilkloper is a Russian multi-instrumentalist and composer, currently living in Germany. He is also known as one of the best jazz performers on horn and alphorn in the world.
ECM is an independent record label founded by Karl Egger, Manfred Eicher and Manfred Scheffner in Munich in 1969. While ECM is best known for jazz music, the label has released a variety of recordings, and ECM's artists often refuse to acknowledge boundaries between genres. ECM's motto is "the Most Beautiful Sound Next to Silence", according to a 1971 review of ECM releases in Coda, a Canadian jazz magazine.
The album was recorded in July 1989."The two draw heavily on Slavic folk influences, even as they mine the kind of airy, contemplative jazz harmonies associated with the ECM school".
|The Penguin Guide to Jazz|
Wave of Sorrow was released by ECM Records.The AllMusic review by David R. Adler awarded the album 4 stars, describing it as "An evocative, lyrical recording". The Penguin Guide to Jazz found the album attractive but predictable and inconsequential.
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