Stefano Battaglia

Stefano Battaglia & Michele Rabbia - Pastorale (2010) {ECM 2120}

Stefano Battaglia & Michele Rabbia - Pastorale (2010) {ECM 2120}
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Genre: Jazz

In this beautiful duo album by two of Italy’s most creative musicians, roles are frequently overturned, as lyrical percussion shades into electronics and texture turns to melody. Stefano Battaglia reminds us that the piano is also a percussion instrument and Michele Rabbia is sensitive to all the tonal implications of drums and cymbals. The musicians play with and without scores in material that is variously open-form, tightly-controlled, inspired by folk idioms, by liturgical music and by art installations. Battaglia allows beautiful themes to ripple through the work, and sounds are given room to blossom.
Stefano Battaglia Trio - The River Of Anyder (2011) {ECM 2151}

Stefano Battaglia Trio - The River Of Anyder (2011) {ECM 2151}
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Genre: Jazz

Italian pianist and composer Stefano Battaglia has recorded three previous offerings for ECM, all in different settings. Interestingly, The River of Anyder is his first to feature his trio, with bassist Salvatore Maiore and drummer/percussionist Roberto Dani. Battaglia, formerly a classical pianist, approaches composition and improvisation from that vantage point. When he does enter the jazz realm, it is through Italy's own grand jazz tradition from the '70s era on.

Stefano Battaglia Trio - Songways (2013) {ECM 2286}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Dec. 2, 2019
Stefano Battaglia Trio - Songways (2013) {ECM 2286}

Stefano Battaglia Trio - Songways (2013) {ECM 2286}
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Genre: Jazz

Italian pianist Stefano Battaglia and his trio develop directions established on their acclaimed 2011 release “The River of Anyder” with a new selection of chants, hymns and dances, all written by Battaglia and inspired by descriptions of visionary places from art and literature – from Alfred Kubin, Jonathan Swift or Charles Fourier to Italo Calvino. “Songways” finds “a new harmonic balance between archaic modal pre-tonal chant and dances, pure tonal songs and hymns and abstract texture,” Battgalia says, “thus documenting the natural development of the Trio life, with a larger space for action from the drums”.
Stefano Battaglia, Michele Rabbia - Stravagario (2002) {Via Veneto Jazz}

Stefano Battaglia, Michele Rabbia - Stravagario (2002) {Via Veneto Jazz}
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Genre: Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz

The research by Stefano Battaglia and that of Michele Rabbia share training ( classical for both) , the sensual attraction for jazz , a love of classical music of the ' 900 , which extend in particular to two of the big issues which moves the musical evolution : I'm referring to the world of sound , the quest for its expansion and the theme of improvisation.
Stefano Battaglia Trio - In The Morning: Music Of Alec Wilder (2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Stefano Battaglia Trio - In The Morning: Music Of Alec Wilder (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:38 minutes | 1,26 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Italian pianist Stefano Battaglia and his trio reflect on the work of American composer Alec Wilder, known for his popular songs recorded by Peggy Lee, the Mills Brothers, Frank Sinatra and others, as well as his chamber music, operas and an influential book on American popular song. On his sixth album for ECM the Italian pianist and his trio demonstrate an almost telepathic rapport on this album, recorded live in April 2014 in Torino. Battaglia says that for him the trio is one of the most rewarding formats in music, whether in classical traditions, jazz or rock.
Stefano Battaglia Trio - Things Ain't What They Used to Be (1987/2019)

Stefano Battaglia Trio - Things Ain't What They Used to Be (1987/2019)
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Jazz | Label: Splasc(h) Records

Three master piano trio records from the 1980s when the prestigious Italian jazz label Splasc (h) was released in the 1980s, was released on LP, and this is the first CD reprint! The jacket was also painted with a watercolor that the label owner had a hobby of, but this is a reprint without changing the original design. Please take this opportunity to add to your collection!

Stefano Battaglia, Tony Oxley - Explore (1990)  Music

Posted by v3122 at March 28, 2020
Stefano Battaglia, Tony Oxley - Explore (1990)

Stefano Battaglia, Tony Oxley - Explore (1990)
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Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Free Improvisation

This is an interesting title in the wake of the notion that Stefano Battaglia composed most of these pieces and has performed them on earlier recordings – both solo and with various groups – and that Tony Oxley is such a renowned improviser…

Stefano Battaglia - Pelagos (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2570-71}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 16, 2017
Stefano Battaglia - Pelagos (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2570-71}

Stefano Battaglia - Pelagos (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2570-71}
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Genre: Jazz

Stefano Battaglia plays both piano and prepared piano (sometimes simultaneously) in a highly attractive double-album programme that includes his own compositions and spontaneous improvisations as well as two versions of the Arabic traditional song “Lamma Bada Yatathanna”. The melodic and texturally-inventive pieces, some of almost hypnotic allure, were recorded both in concert and in “closed doors” sessions at the Fazoli Concert Hall in Sacile, Italy, in May 2016, and subsequently arranged into what Battaglia describes as “a wonderful new shape with a completely new dramaturgy” by producer Manfred Eicher.

Stefano Battaglia - Pelagos (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 12, 2017
Stefano Battaglia - Pelagos (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Stefano Battaglia - Pelagos (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 131:59 minutes | 1.90 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

To date, Stefano Battaglia’s ECM discography has taken the listener to many different places. The Italian pianist has reinterpreted art songs of Alec Wilder on In The Morning, set a dedication to Pina Bausch amid improvised duets on Pastorale, created new structures in the moment with Dominique Pifarély on Raccolto, drawn inspiration from mythical and legendary locations on The River of Anyder and Songways as well as from diverse way stations in the biography of a great Italian polymath on Re: Pasolini. Cultural and other influences flow into his music from very many directions.
Stefano Battaglia Trio - Songways (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Stefano Battaglia Trio - Songways (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 78:08 minutes | 1,04 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

"Songways" is the highly anticipated follow-up to the trio’s acclaimed 2011 release. Esteemed Italian pianist Stefano Battaglia and his renowned trio presents a new selection of chants, hymns and dances, all written by Battaglia and inspired by descriptions of visionary places from art and literature – from Alfred Kubin, Jonathan Swift or Charles Fourier to Italo Calvino. This instant classic finds a new balance between archaic modal pre-tonal chants and dances, pure tonal songs and hymns and abstract textures.