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- The State of His Art - Clare Fischer, Piano - International Phonograph
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This is a very good album dedicated to music lovers and enthusiasts piano. By listening to this album, you have this impression of the musician who plays in your listening room for you. It's an incredible quality sound recording. The size of the piano is real and respected. It's a successful work. I recommend it highly.
Title: The State of His Art
Artist(s): Clare Fischer, piano
Recording Info: Recorded 1973
Transferred from a IPI Master Tape
Digital re-mastering in DXD 24bit 352.8khz :
Merging Technology Pyramix Editing software with the
Hapi Analog to Digital converter
Available as a Download Only
Clare Fischer was truly a master musician. And here, on solo piano, he is at the state of his art. Whatever his various influences (Bach, Bartok, Ellington, Jobim, etc.), they are amalgamated into a wholly distilled and original style on this performance. Except for “Someday My Prince Will Come,” all of the tunes are blues based, but formed and infused by Clare’s inimitable playing. Recorded on the legendary Stellavox SP 7 analog tape recorder, using just two mics, this is music as its simplest and most divine. Although very easy to listen to, it is laced with deep, harmonic treasures that rewards repeated listening. A must for analog lovers, and most importantly, music lovers.