Fredenwalde - Teil IMercury KX
Italian composer and pianist Federico Albanese's EP of solo piano works entitled ‘Fredenwalde – Teil I' is released via Mercury KX. The EP follows hot on the heels of his exquisite collaborative EP with Tara Nome Doyle ‘The Moments We Keep.' Federico explains the background. "The Landhaus Fredenwalde is a house, located north - east of Berlin, in the Uckermark region of Brandenburg. It is said that the house was originally planned as a train station on the Wilmersdorf - Gerswalde - Haßleben line, but this plan was never implemented. Culture and history make this place a unique universe where everything seems to have skipped the laws of time. In April 2021, I spent a short period over there with my family. I was blown away by the power that resonated through those brick walls and the landscape. Almost like touching what was left of a world that we strive to remember."
Federico Albanese marks the passing of time with 'Meridian' from 'Fredenwalde' / CLASH
CLASH's ROBIN MURRAY writes..... Federico Albanese thrives on a subtle but striking sense of atmosphere. His new solo piano EP is incoming...An inventive composer, the emotional grip his work retains on you lingers long after the last note. With a new EP out shortly - on October 8th, in fact - Albanese is set to return to solo piano, a fluid, flexible, and striking mode of performance. The full EP is...