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Jóhann Jóhannsson - Retrospective I (CD 13 PLUS DISC SET)

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Retrospective I (CD 13 PLUS DISC SET)

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Retrospective I (CD 13 PLUS DISC SET)

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Jóhann Jóhannsson - Retrospective I (CD 13 PLUS DISC SET)

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Retrospective I (CD 13 PLUS DISC SET)

"I'm obsessed with the texture of sound, (…) and interested in minimal forms, with how to say things as simply as possible, how to distil things into their primal form."–JóhannJóhannsson

In memory of innovative and prolific composer JóhannJóhannsson, Deutsche Grammophon("DG") will release a comprehensively curated selection of his milestone recordings in a deluxe "RETROSPECTIVE" hardcover book edition, which will encompass two volumes. The first volume of this "RETROSPECTIVE" will be in April 2019. The completing second volume will follow later in 2020. RETROSPECTIVE I will feature Jóhannsson'searly works as well as the unreleased soundtrack of the Danish documentary film "White Black Boy". All of the early works, many of them currently out of print, will be made available again and appear on DG for the first time. The edition will include two new essays by Wyndham Wallace and JohnSchaefer and a large number of rare photographs offering deep insights into Jóhann'sbiography and music. Jóhannwas a figurehead in a dynamic and developing scene of composers who move freely and inventively between film scores, minimalist classical, ambient and electronic music.His music covers a broad perspective involving electronics and classical orchestration, drawing on minimalism and drone music, as well as electronic and classical forms, but never settling into any pre-defined genre.

"He is wowing listeners with his unique blend of subtle electronics and epic orchestral flourishes."FACT (2015)

"His stirring use of silence and aching melodies are entrancing." –The New Yorker (2012)"With music this hypnotic, who needs drugs?"–NPR (2012)


Albums include:



3.And In The Endless Pause There Came The Sound Of Bees -2009

4.The Miners' Hymns -2011

5.Copenhagen Dreams -2012

6.Free the Mind -2012

7.White Black Boy –Unreleased soundtrack to the documentary

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UPC 0028948365821
Release Date 26 Apr 2019
Brand N/A
Artist Jóhann Jóhannsson
Title Retrospective I
Packaging -
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