Friday, December 10, 2010

Craving borscht...

But having a Slim Jim instead. Another great find via Continuo's weblog has given the ears something to aurally feast upon in the form of Russian composer Vyacheslav Artyomov's Hymns of Sudden Wafts (1991). The album actually consists of two compositions that were not released when they were originally recorded ("Hymns of Sudden Wafts" and "Sonata of Meditations" were recorded in 1983 and 1978, respectively) due to the composer's blacklisting by the Union of Composers at the time. Since there is not a video on YouTube that represents the music of Artyomov from this period, you shall be given...

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