℗ 2015 MPS Records
Released April 24, 2015
Duration 39m 49s
Catalogue No. 4250644875120
Genre Jazz (Contemporary Jazz)
 

Open Strings

Jean-Luc Ponty Experience

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1.1
Flipping, Part I
Jean-Luc Ponty; Philip Catherine; Joachim Kuhn; Peter Warren; Oliver Johnson
4:38
1.2
Flipping, Part II
Jean-Luc Ponty; Philip Catherine; Joachim Kuhn; Peter Warren; Oliver Johnson
10:38
1.3
Flipping, Part III
Jean-Luc Ponty; Philip Catherine; Joachim Kuhn; Peter Warren; Oliver Johnson
5:31
1.4
Open Strings
Jean-Luc Ponty; Philip Catherine; Peter Warren; Joachim Kuhn; Oliver Johnson
14:50
1.5
Sad Ballad
Jean-Luc Ponty; Philip Catherine; Peter Warren; Joachim Kuhn; Oliver Johnson
4:12
"... an unexpectedly freewheeling session ... powerfully influenced by John Coltrane, whose sax marathons Ponty often seems to emulate on violin. This formidable ensemble can be fiercely hard-grooving and boldly exploratory. It sounds of its time, but it was a good time for Ponty ..." - The Guardian Jean-Luc Ponty almost single-handedly brought the violin into the modern jazz era. Open Strings, recorded in 1971, presents Ponty at his pre-fusion best: after working together for over a year, this quintet of world-renowned musicians plays on the creative edge, notably German pianist Joachim Kühn who displays his technical mastery, sense of humour and sheer inventiveness.The three parts of Flipping form a triptych of connected pieces with ever-changing tempos, moods and modes, as the musicians exchange places and combinations.
88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM – MPS Records Studio Masters
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-2.80
-5.13 to -1.35
-21.91
-24.64 to -20.28
12
10 to 13
1
Flipping, Part I
-2.47-20.2811
2
Flipping, Part II
-2.19-22.6912
3
Flipping, Part III
-5.13-24.6413
4
Open Strings
-1.35-20.5112
5
Sad Ballad
-2.88-21.4510

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