Album: Aaron Wyanski – ‘SCHOENBERG: Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 11’

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Maine-based artist Aaron Wyanski consumes with a inventive jazz-led immersion on a brand new trio of songs, paying homage to legendary composer Arnold Schönberg. The three tracks present stirring personalities throughout SCHOENBERG: Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 11, which continues Wyanski’s curiosity in Schönberg and his idea of atonality, specifically. Wyanksi’s abilities as a composer, pianist, and musicologist mix with the reverence for Schönberg’s work, leading to a riveting sound all through this launch.

Schönberg’s affect on fashionable jazz is unmistakable, and music normally, too; the function of dissonance in fashionable music, and the array of creativity in songwriting and manufacturing that prompts, definitely counts Schönberg as amongst its influential theorists. Artists like Frank Zappa and Philip Glass are additionally notable inspirations for Wyanski. In consequence, SCHOENBERG: Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 11 is full of a pleasant vary of tonal twists and turns, attributed additionally to Wyanski’s astute mastery of dissonance and atonality.

“Mäßige” opens the album with a tempting intrigue. Clean saxophone and twinkling enchantment traverse shortly into brisk rhythmic spurts, transferring forwards and backwards between subdued introspection and hastened entrancement. The dynamic opener leads cohesively into the epic “Sehr langsam,” invoking a western-y cinematic aptitude in its brooding twangs. Ghostly vocal parts and pit-pattering percussion add an unique mystique, as do occasional thrives of strings. “Bewegte” caps all of it off with playful, brassy charisma. SCHOENBERG: Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 11 is one other stellar showcase from Wyanski, following earlier releases within the collection: SCHOENBERG: Sechs kleine Klavierstücke, Op. 19 and SCHOENBERG Suite Op. 25.

“Mäßige” and different tracks featured this month could be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Rising Singles’ Spotify playlist.


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