Ritual is an album of contemporary classical music written by Keith Jarrett and performed by on solo piano by Dennis Russell Davies that was recorded and released on the ECM label in 1977.
What is not clear is if this work was one of Jarrett's improvised pieces from the era that gave us the Köln Concert, Bremen and Lausanne, et. and later notated, or if it was originally composed.
Jarrett wrote the music. Bizarrely Dennis Russell Davies plays it! While this is fine of course, you do get to miss out on the quirks of Jarrett's playing and without that it makes this recording pretty dull. It was recorded in 1977 but not released until 1982. Reply Notify me Helpful.
In the 90s Jarrett recorded the Mozart piano concertos with Davies and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. Near the beginning of their association, Jarrett invited Davies to play a composition he had written for solo piano. To listen to Ritual is akin to experiencing the core of a Jarrett solo concert. The interpreter may be different, but the lyrical expression is remarkably consistent. In the mid-70s the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, under Davies direction presented Jarretts chamber music. In the 90s Jarrett recorded the Mozart piano concertos with Davies and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.
Grammy-winning American pianist Dennis Russell Davies pays tribute to Keith Jarrett with this 1977 release, spotlighting the entire album-length work Ritual, composed by Jarrett (who does not appear on this album) although I could never, in improvisation, begin to assume (Jarrett's) qualities as a creative force, Ritual is a vehicle through which I can bring his spirit to the listener. Those who know Keith will hear him in this music: it couldn't have been written by anyone else. Dennis Russell Davies. 96 kHz, 24-bit PCM – ECM Records Studio Masters.
Keith Jarrett and conductor-pianist Dennis Russell Davies have been friends and musical comrades for forty years. In the mid-70s the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, under Davies' direction presented Jarrett's chamber music. In the 90s Jarrett recorded four Mozart piano concertos with Davies conducting the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester. Near the beginning of their association, Jarrett invited Davies to play this beautiful composition he had written for solo piano. At the beginning of 2014, ECM issues seven important recordings from its back catalogue, all on 180g vinyl and CD, most of which.
Keith Jarrett/Dennis Russell Davies. Keith Jarrett, Dennis Russell Davies. Label ECM. UPC 0602537435197. Catalog number ECMLP 3743519. Keith Jarrett kwam deze week nieuw de charts binnen op plaats 95 met zijn album Testament. Anouar Brahem staat er voor de tweede week op tij in en is deze week gestegen van plaat 87 naar 81 met zijn album The. We need to make sure that you are really an human, please enter the code below. Keith Jarrett (artist)More information. Dennis Russell Davies (conductor)More information.
Album · 1982 · 2 Songs. More By Dennis Russell Davies. See All. Ung: Inner Voices, McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan, Harrison: Suite for Symphonic Strings. In the mid-70s the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, under Davies’ direction presented Jarrett’s chamber music. In the 90s Jarrett recorded the Mozart piano concertos with Davies and the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – ECM Records GmbH
- Published By – Cavelight Music
- Recorded At – Tonstudio Bauer
- Composed By – Keith Jarrett
- Design – Barbara Wojirsch
- Engineer – Martin Wieland
- Photography By [Cover Photo] – Signe Mähler
- Photography By [Liner Photo] – Madeline Winkler-Betzendahl
- Piano, Liner Notes – Dennis Russell Davies
- Producer – Manfred Eicher
NotesRecorded June 1977
at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
An ECM Production
℗ 1982 ECM Records GmbH
Printed in W.-Germany
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society (vinyl labels): GEMA
- Rights Society (Cavelight Music): BMI/AMRA
- Label Code: LC 2516
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|ECM 1112, 2301 112||Keith Jarrett, Dennis Russell Davies||Keith Jarrett, Dennis Russell Davies - Ritual (LP, Album, Promo)||ECM Records, ECM Records||ECM 1112, 2301 112||Germany||1982|
|ECM 1112, 374 3517||Keith Jarrett - Dennis Russell Davies||Keith Jarrett - Dennis Russell Davies - Ritual (CD, Album, RE)||ECM Records, ECM Records||ECM 1112, 374 3517||Germany||2014|
|ECM-1-1112||Keith Jarrett - Dennis Russell Davies||Keith Jarrett - Dennis Russell Davies - Ritual (LP)||ECM Records||ECM-1-1112||US||1982|