CançonSongs is a three-disc collection squarely and exclusively focused on Catalonia’s present-day lyric canzone. It aims to afford listeners a sampling of works for voice and piano penned, in recent years, by some of our country’s most salient composers and recorded by a collection of the finest performers today’s Catalan music scene has to offer. CançonSongs is a blend of veteran and young talent, commercial and risqué selections, well-known and newly recorded works, simplicity and depth, composers performing personal compositions and artists tendering updated renditions of both time-honoured and new songs. It is, in short, a singular, unique and high-quality product, stunningly presented and sufficiently diverse to capture the interest of good-music enthusiasts. The title CançonSongs is not happenstance. Here, our country’s Cançons (songs, in Catalan language) are transformed into Songs with a marked international spirit. Exquisite music that breaches borders, a unique collection, a gift for the ears. Enjoy!
RTAC CD 019
Vocalists: Pau Bordas, Carles Masdeu, Assumpta Mateu, Marta Mathéu, Inés Moraleda, Maria Lluïsa Muntada, Maria Àngels Sarroca
Pianists: Antoni Besses, Coloma Bonnín, Albert Guinovart, Leonora Milà, Josep Surinyac
Composers: Antoni Besses, Salvador Brotons, Albert Guinovart, Leonora Milà, Albert Moraleda, Manuel Oltra
Art Director: Albert Moraleda
Piano: Steinway & Sons