This piece was written as an exploration of what a prayer might sound like. “It starts with a quiet dissonance,” Daniel explains, “but soon the left and right hands begin a kind of call and response, giving beautifully perfect answers that produce a sense of calm and peace as it resolves.”
The ambient piano sounds of Myaló (which means “mind” in Greek) linger like meaningful memories. “This is a piece about the small but significant life moments,” Thalis explains, “spent in nature and personal reflection”.
Muriël Bostdorp’s new EP Motion showcases five captivating new solo piano works, each inspired by movement or the feeling of being moved.
The EP’s first single “Circles” currently features in Spotify’s Intense Studying playlist.
Mastered by Zino Mikorey (Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds), Vivian Roost’s new EP was inspired by the different colours of the sun, and the feelings of silence, beauty and calm that they awaken.
The title track currently features in Spotify’s Instrumental Study playlist.
‘Fýsi’ literally means ‘nature’ in Greek, and this light, soothing neoclassical work reflects the beauty of the natural world through its gliding, graceful melodies.
Jon Winterstein’s “Reveries” is carried by a beautiful, melancholy melody that lets one drift away into a state of daydreaming.
Daniel Paterok’s When She Smiles EP is a tribute to his daughter Alina, born in August of 2022. Being a father was the greatest form of inspiration that Daniel ever experienced as a composer, and this three piece collection is the essence of that.
“I will climb the highest mountain, the highest in the land, to catch a little silver cloud, to hold it in my hand.” These words inspired Eric Wilhelm’s new single, a heartwarming solo piano work that allows the listener to relax and drift away.
US pianist and Steinway artist Carol Comune releases her much anticipated new EP Homage. The new collection features Carol’s beautiful interpretations of six classics, performed as a homage to the great composers.
On his new EP Lay Me Down, British composer R. Strachan explores a more serene, subdued and intimate expression.
transience follows a hugely successful 2021 for ildio, with over 12 million streams and airplay on BBC Radio 3. “This EP was inspired by the idea that what brings you happiness today can bring you pain tomorrow,” ildio says, “so do not seek joy where it cannot be found.”
Daniel Paterok teams up with rising neoclassical pianist Timo Zobel on new collaborative project Adrift. “The EP is about letting the music flow, living it, feeling the joy in it,” Daniel said, “one of the major experiences that Tim and I share when making music together.”
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