Eoghan O'Donnell, |
Instrumental albums are often the most difficult to review unless you are doing them in a technical vein for fellow musicians. Basically, an instrumental CD of new works is either lovely to hear, or not. This one by Eoghan O'Donnell is a very nice listen, with the dozen piano pieces on offer blending very well together.
You can seldom go wrong with a waltz, and "Waltz for Eoin" proves the point as the most memorable track on the album.
Perhaps if O'Donnell had given us a bit more information on his inspirations we could enjoy these tracks at a deeper level. It would be wonderful to understand tracks with titles like "Flowers Under the Ocean," "The Clockmaker" or "Forgotten Time."
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31 July 2010
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