Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

La Scala [2000]

Album: La Scala [2000]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Scala, Pt. 1, La
2)    Scala, Pt. 2, La
3)    Over the Rainbow

Album: La Scala [2000]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Scala, Pt. 1, La
2)    Scala, Pt. 2, La
3)    Over the Rainbow
Product Description
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Solo performer: Keith Jarrett (piano).
  • Recorded live at Teatro Alla Scala, Milan, Italy on February 13, 1995. Includes liner notes by Keith Jarrett.
  • Personnel: Keith Jarrett (soprano saxophone, piano).
  • Audio Remixers: Jan Erik Kongshaug; Manfred Eicher.
  • Liner Note Author: Keith Jarrett.
  • Recording information: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy (02/13/1995).
  • Photographer: Judith Joy Ross.
  • As if Jarrett's music weren't complex, mysterious and beautiful enough, the fact that it is entirely improvised-- that is, that its composition evolves in the real time of the concert, make it a revelation. Music for Jarrett is the process of creativity itself, with all of its attendant delight, frustration and surprises, and LA SCALA is no exception. Recorded live in Milan in 1997 and consisting of three parts, LA SCALA seems to lean more toward classical structures and meters than Jarrett's work that is more readily catagorized as jazz.
  • The concert shifts from gorgeous, lilting clouds of melody to challenging percussive segments based around a droning bass chord; from frenetic runs over the keyboard to reinventions of familiar melody (as in the third part "Over The Rainbow"); between which Jarrett can be heard searching for direction, piecing ideas together, groaning and crying as if overcome by the power flowing through him. As always, Jarrett's inventions lull, surprise, stimulate and astound and LA SCALA, taken as a whole, is certainly one of his finest recordings.
Professional Reviews
Down Beat (10/97, pp.54-55) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5) - "...these long improvisations reflect jazz and classical influences without falling into any single category....LA SCALA can be heard as a sonic Rorschach test, allowing the litener to freely associate along with the artist..."

JazzTimes (10/97, pp.124-125) - "...Jarrett's sense of drama and musical contrast is still acute, and his pianism remarkable..."
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Classical
Home » Music » Jazz » Jazz Instrument » Piano
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling La Scala [2000] on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top