No, it’s not John Cage. Nor is it one of those commemorative albums for these we have loved and lost in the world’s never-ending disasters.
It’s a world premiere of piano music by a composer little known outside Spain, a composer who was desperate to find a keyboard language that bore no resemblance to the all-conquering Domenico Scarlatti with his 555 sonatas.
Guess what? He found one.
His name is Joseph Nebra.
Desde el silencio – Out of silence – is my Sinfini album of the week. Skip the first track: it’s silent. Click here.