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More radio play for ¨The Wave¨

Thanks to ERR Klassikaraadio for playing The Wave Pt. 2 from our album ¨The Wave¨ on the Fantaasia program – 15.02.2019
 
www.klassikaraadio.ee

Thanks to ORF oe1 (Austria) for playing Hildegard´s Dream and The Wave Pt. 1 form our album ¨The Wave¨ on the Zeit-Ton Magazin program on
20.02.2019,

https://oe1.orf.at/programm/20190220

Thanks to FABIAN TURNER (PHABIUS) for playing Tabla Dance from our Album ¨The Wave¨ on the MEGALO TAXIDI RADIO SHOW #79 on 26th February 2019 on NESS RADIO Marrakech/Paris
 
http://nessradio.com

Great reviews for ¨The Wave¨

Many great reviews already for ¨The Wave¨

 

From Amusio

¨When Marcus Davidson and Roger Huckle pulverize the boundaries between Wild West Saloon and Middle Eastern Divan, the wave announced in the album title could break. Out of sheer good humor. And the pleasure of your own stamina. . . Not exactly simple. But still nice.¨

https://www.amusio.com/…/kontinuitaet-faktor-ohne-groesse/2/

from Sonic Seducer, ¨Frog Chorus¨ is a secret highpoint!

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Great review of ¨The Wave¨ by Musik an sich, 19 out of 20, contender for album of the year!

https://www.musikansich.de/review.php?id=19916

. . . it’s carried by the polished composition, performance and production that give it an undeniable richness, vibrancy and class. It also has potential as a stepping stone for listeners of more traditional music who are intrigued by something that’s just a shade more experimental without being challenging.

Radio play for ¨The Wave¨

¨The Wave¨is already receiving radio play early into its release!

 

Thanks to the Estonian classical music station ERR Klassikaraadio for playing Tabla Dance on their program Fantaasia on 13-02-2019

http://klassikaraadio.err.ee

 

and thanks to Radio Radio Canada, ¨who broadcast ¨Frog Chorus¨ on the Mary’s Web program, 17.02.2019
 
Radio Radio
104.5 FM Calgary, Alberta
www.radioradio.ca

Standing Waves record release + Bøen/Fiskaaen duo premier concert 21st February, Østre, Bergen

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Standings Waves perform music from their newly released album “The Wave” and the Bøen/Fiskaaen flute and Guitar duo premier 4 Balkan Dances by Marcus Davidson at Østre, Bergen 21st. February 2019.

Standing Waves mixes music from the eastern and western hemispheres – with violin, percussion, keyboard, vocals, natural and space sounds and film, Standing Waves really is world music – east meets west, electroacoustic soundfest!

Violin – Roger Huckle
Vocals – Kat Kleve
Keyboards/sounds – Marcus Davidson
Percussion/drums – Anders Christian Jakobsen
Bass – Edvard Mjanger

Bøen/Fiskaaen duo (Knut Magnus Bøen, flute
Hallgeir Fiskaaen, guitar) were established in 2009 and are Bergen based. In 2017 they commissioned Marcus Davidson to write 4 Balkan Dances, this is its first performance. Funding was kindly provided by the Komponistenes vederlagsfond.

Marcus plays on Semper Liber

Some of Marcus´s past organ performances with Spire have been captured on Touch´s latest release, Semper Liber

The Players: Marcus Davidson Hildur Gudnadottir Mike Harding
Charles Matthews Clare M Singer Maia Urstad Anna von Hausswolff

Performed on the 1893 Schlag & Söhne organ at Johanneskirken, Bergen; the 1967 Karl Ludwig Schuke organ at Passionskirche, Berlin; the Peter Bares organ, inaugurated in 2004, at Kunststation St Peter, Cologne; the 1885 ‘Father’ Henry Willis organ at Lincoln Cathedral; the 1877 ‘Father’ Henry Willis organ at Union Chapel, London; the Rieger organ at St. Stephan’s Church, Mautern & the 1897 Johnson & Son organ at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church, Riga between 2009 and 2016

The Eternal Chord – Semper Liber

Marcus works being performed at word PAINTING sound

Contemporary music meets sound painting (gratis concert)

Mimes Brønn, Universitet på Vestlandet, Kronstad, Bergen 4th June 17.15.

Featuring compositions by Jostein Stalheim and Marcus Davidson, word PAINTING sound presents works based on texts by Shakespeare and Hughes, together with a demonstration of sound painting with its creator – Walter Thompson – with live video painting by Xavier Bonete. Featuring The Sky of Consciousness by Roger Huckle and Marcus Davidson.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2053927418216188/

Soundpainting is the universal multidisciplinary live composing sign language for musicians, actors, dancers, and visual Artists. The language comprises more than 1500 gestures that are signed by the Soundpainter (composer) to indicate the type of material desired of the performers. The Soundpainting language was created by Walter Thompson in Woodstock, New York in 1974.

Performing are:

Walter Thompson
Jostein Stalheim
Roger Huckle
Hilde Annine Hasselberg
Ljubov Katerli
Marcus Davidson
David Hebert
Alexander Fikse Fosse
Sonat Cosçuner

Minima Moralia plays Organ Psalm 5

On 26th February Denis Smagin on his show Minima Moralia (Organ music, modern composition and otherworldly electronic tunes) broadcast Organ Psalm 5. Recorded by Charles Matthews in St. Mary´s church, Warwick, March 6th 2003, Organ Psalm 5 is taken from Organ Psalms, a set of 5 organ pieces inspired by Pslam singing.

Organ Psalm 5 was released by Touch on Spire: Organ Works Past Present and Future.

2 new pieces at Borealis festival

AvGardEns: Identity : Borealis 2018

Marcus had 2 new pieces performed at the Borealis Festival in collaboration Avgarde on March 10th at Bergen Bibliotek. Hilde Anninne Hasselberg – sopran and Ljubov Katerli – piano performed Little Blood and King of Carrion, settings of poems by taken from Ted Hughes´s extraordinary Crow.

Music for Carte Blanche film

Vi er Carte Blanche – Olha

Vi er Carte Blanche – Olha. Årets første portrettvideo er om Olha. Det blir en spennende danse-vår for Carte Blanche!

Posted by Carte Blanche (NO) on 4. januar 2018

Marcus has written music for films by Tale Hendnes of dancers from Carte Blanche, Norway´s national company for contemporary dance.

Marcus is also class pianist for Carte Blanche since 2010, and has worked with many international ballet teachers including Sun Xiao Jun and Laura Rae Berlusconi.