Posts Tagged: Richard Skelton

Richard Skelton ~ Border Ballads

A change of pace for Richard Skelton, Border Ballads contains some of the clearest melodies of the composer’s career.  Piano, viola and cello each make stunning appearances, no longer mulched but pristine, representing a new clarity of mind and purpose.  These twelve

Richard Skelton ~ Border Ballads

A change of pace for Richard Skelton, Border Ballads contains some of the clearest melodies of the composer’s career.  Piano, viola and cello each make stunning appearances, no longer mulched but pristine, representing a new clarity of mind and purpose.  These twelve

Richard Skelton ~ A Great Body Rising and Falling / Another Hand

A Great Body Rising and Falling and Another Hand are a pair of 24-minute pieces that accompany a new multi-media work by Richard Skelton.  Dark Hollow Dark is also a softbound poetry book and a visual venture.  Each facet of the experience works in tandem with

Richard Skelton ~ A Great Body Rising and Falling / Another Hand

A Great Body Rising and Falling and Another Hand are a pair of 24-minute pieces that accompany a new multi-media work by Richard Skelton.  Dark Hollow Dark is also a softbound poetry book and a visual venture.  Each facet of the experience works in tandem with

Richard Skelton ~ Towards a Frontier

Towards a Frontier is a multidisciplinary work: a CD (with bonus material for early purchasers), two films and a book of photos and other art.  As with most of Richard Skelton‘s work, the music is secondary to the message.  The artist

Richard Skelton ~ Towards a Frontier

Towards a Frontier is a multidisciplinary work: a CD (with bonus material for early purchasers), two films and a book of photos and other art.  As with most of Richard Skelton‘s work, the music is secondary to the message.  The artist

The Inward Circles ~ And Right Lines Limit and Close All Bodies

Richard Skelton is a man of many guises.  This April he returns as The Inward Circles, continuing to invoke history, nature and the mysteries of the human mind. This is his fourth release and third album under this name, and arrives with a bonus: an

The Inward Circles ~ And Right Lines Limit and Close All Bodies

Richard Skelton is a man of many guises.  This April he returns as The Inward Circles, continuing to invoke history, nature and the mysteries of the human mind. This is his fourth release and third album under this name, and arrives with a bonus: an

*AR ~ Memorious Earth

When corresponding with Richard Skelton about his new work with Autumn Richardson, I happened to mention a recent book that I thought he would enjoy ~ Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane.  At the time, I had only received the book, not yet read it.

*AR ~ Memorious Earth

When corresponding with Richard Skelton about his new work with Autumn Richardson, I happened to mention a recent book that I thought he would enjoy ~ Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane.  At the time, I had only received the book, not yet read it.

*AR ~ Succession

The elegiac music of Richard Skelton and Autumn Richardson (*AR) has always been about much more than music, and Succession is no exception.  The new work is enriched by optional publications that expand upon themes investigated in the work, while the music in

*AR ~ Succession

The elegiac music of Richard Skelton and Autumn Richardson (*AR) has always been about much more than music, and Succession is no exception.  The new work is enriched by optional publications that expand upon themes investigated in the work, while the music in

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.