Two Extended Pieces for Four Pianos
It is recognized today that these tutelary pieces – Evil Nigger and Crazy Nigger – for four pianos are among the most powerful in contemporary music,their impact is almost unparalleled. After the historical version recorded forty years ago, this one, featuring four of the greatest European performers, is now regaining its full power. High level recordings too.
The tragic beauty and majesty of Julius Eastman’s greatest works pour out of these performances for four pianos by Nicolas Horvath, Melaine Dalibert, Stephane Ginsburgh, and Wilhelm Latchoumia. [publisher's note]