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Reynolds, Roger / Process and Passion
Album:Process and Passion Collection:Classical
Artist:Reynolds, Roger Added:08/2004
Label:Pogus Productions 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-01-23 Pull Date:2005-03-27 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:27 Mar20 Mar6 Mar6 Feb30 Jan

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 01, 2017:Moonlight Impressions
Focus a Beam, Emptied of Thi
4.Feb 28, 2005:Stirling's Approximation
Process and Passion, Process and Passion, Process and Passion
2.Mar 26, 2005:the Dog and Pony show
5.Feb 04, 2005:Memory Select
Process and Passion [excerpt: tracks 17-19]
3.Mar 15, 2005:Eclectica
Kokoro, Kokoro, Kokoro, Kokoro
6.Jan 29, 2005:the Dog and Pony Show
Process and Passion

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2005-01-31 
Sparse modern-classical works for violin and/or cello. Overall a studious and mostly quiet feel, although certain phrases will LEAP into high volumes for accent, so watch out if you crank it up. The focus is on musical tones -- long notes, quick trills -- rather than on "extended" technique.

Not too stern, not too pleasant. Each piece contrasts segments of long notes against fast scribbles of music. Tracks tend to focus on one element or the other, so it's best to play at least a few of them in each sitting.

It's a two-CD set, with Disk 2 being a replica of Disk 1 recorded in "binaural" format -- meaning it's got engineering effects meant to be heard over stereo headphones.

1- Fast but restrained intro
2- Slow
3,4- Some nice fast moments.
5- Quieter with a variety of textures
6- Loud slashing.
7- Serene
8- Fast, playful
9- Quiet, fast fluttering
10- Loud, solemn
11- Nervous surges
12- Fast; lots of double-stops

13- A robust piece played out in small bursts of energy. Nice.

Filled with elegant frills and counterpoint, a showcase for the violin.
14- Careful start.
15- Swooping and slowly aggressive
16- Quiet
17,18- Fast and stabbing, then a fast gentle swirl
19,20- Grand swoops
21,22,23- Dire wanderings. Gets tense and dark. Serene finale.

Track Listing
1.Kokoro 24.Kokoro - Binaural
2.Kokoro 25.Kokoro - Binaural
3.Kokoro 26.Kokoro - Binaural
4.Kokoro 27.Kokoro - Binaural
5.Kokoro 28.Kokoro - Binaural
6.Kokoro 29.Kokoro - Binaural
7.Kokoro 30.Kokoro - Binaural
8.Kokoro 31.Kokoro - Binaural
9.Kokoro 32.Kokoro - Binaural
10.Kokoro 33.Kokoro - Binaural
11.Kokoro 34.Kokoro - Binaural
12.Kokoro 35.Kokoro - Binaural
13.Focus a Beam, Emptied of Thi 36.Focus a Beam, Emptied of Thi
14.Process and Passion 37.Process and Passion - Binaur
15.Process and Passion 38.Process and Passion - Binaur
16.Process and Passion 39.Process and Passion - Binaur
17.Process and Passion 40.Process and Passion - Binaur
18.Process and Passion 41.Process and Passion - Binaur
19.Process and Passion 42.Process and Passion - Binaur
20.Process and Passion 43.Process and Passion - Binaur
21.Process and Passion 44.Process and Passion - Binaur
22.Process and Passion 45.Process and Passion - Binaur
23.Process and Passion 46.Process and Passion - Binaur