• Fariborz Lachini releases two new solo piano albums

    Ott 8 2008, 5:50 di pegaht

    Iranian/Canadian (film) composer, Fariborz Lachini, releases 8 contemporary classical pieces under Requiem album and 15 other pieces with lighter melodies (considerred new age by some) under the fourth in Golden Autumn series, Golden Autumn 4 .

    Almost all of Fariborz Lachini's compositions have a melancholic tone and are inspired by events concerning his homeland and the world. His deep peaceful melodies are said to be able to communicate with listeners without a need of words, or any instrumentation other than piano and are considered minimal as such. Although this kind of minimalism is very different than what Philip Glass, Ludovico Einaudi or others tagged as minimalists offer. (I wonder if there is a good definition what minimalist is)

    His style imitates no particular composers or even specific classical eras, but some of his fans call him "piano poet of 21st century" and compare his work to those of master composers of classical era like Frédéric Chopin, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, ...