A Starry Wisdom

BUY NOW

tracks

1                    FROM A NETHERMOST POINT OF VIEW    06:20

2                    MORE THAN A GENRE    03:22

3                    CONTEMPORANEOUSNESS    04:30

4                    THE CUSTOM OF AMOK    04:58

5                    GIVEN WITHOUT GIVENNESS    07:12

6                    AT THE EDGE OF THE VOID    11:48

7                    AUSGEDEHNT    08:27

8                    THE SCENE OF TWO    08:49

musicians

TATIANA SAMOUIL - VIOLIN
LIESBETH DE LOMBAERT - VIOLA
LODE VERCAMPT - CELLO
RUBEN APPERMONT - DOUBLE BASS
SABINE WARNIER - FLUTE, PICCOLO
BART WATTÉ - CLARINET
BOB PERMENTIER - BASSOON
HENDRIK PELLENS - SAXOPHONES
WARD HOORNAERT - TRUMPET, CORNET, FLUGELHORN
KOEN COOLS - HORN
JAN NICHOLAERS - TROMBONE
NICK OST - EUPHONIUM
GEERT DE VOS - BASSTROMBONE
BERND VAN ECHELPOEL - BASSTUBA
HANNA GROCIAK - HARP
PETER VERBRAKEN - GUITAR, BASSGUITAR
EVERT VAN EYNDE - PERCUSSION
CLAUDIA BARA - PIANO
WIM MERTENS - PIANO, VOICE

credits

RECORDED AND ENGINEERED BY STEPHAN KRAEMER
PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS BART WATTÉ AND EVERT VAN EYNDE
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CHUSA DE LA CRUZ
SLEEVE CONCEPT USURA
DESIGN BY BENOÎT HENNEBERT AND YELLOW-AZUL
PHOTOS BY WIM MERTENS
PHOTO WIM MERTENS  © ALEX VANHEE

A STARRY WISDOM WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE GHENT FESTIVAL OF FLANDERS UNDER THE INITIATIVE OF JELLE DIERICKX.
WIM MERTENS PERFORMED THE WORLD PREMIERE OF A STARRY WISDOM DURING TWO SOLD OUT CONCERTS; A SOLO CONCERT FOR PIANO AND VOICE AT THE SINT-BAAFS CATHEDRAL IN GENT 23.9.2011 AND A CONCERT WITH THE WIM MERTENS ENSEMBLE (STRING QUINTET, PIANO, VOICE) AT THE CAPITOLE IN GENT 28.9.2011.

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