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What Goes Around

  1. A Little Loopy Sharlene Wallace (harp) 09:54
  2. What the Walls Feel as they Stare at Rob Ford Sitting in his Office Peter Stoll (clarinets) 09:02
  3. Wood & Metal Bars Beverley Johnston (percussion) 10:08
  4. Sunken Carousel Sharlene Wallace (Celtic harp), Michael Davidson (marimba), Frank Horvat (piano), Joseph Phillips (double bass) 10:36
  5. 7 Pianos Frank Horvat (piano) 14:36
  6. I Love You Various voices - Bamtone, Lewis DeSoto, Catherine Frid, Frank Horvat, Lisa Horvat, Gunilla Josephson, Danielle LeBlanc, Lorna Livey, Bob MacKenzie, Jean Martin, Nancy Palardy, Netanel Pollak, Aran Winter, Chris Winter, Eva Winter, anonymous 11:49

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Centrediscs is proud to present, What Goes Around, a minimalist chamber album by Canadian composer Frank Horvat. Re-defining what minimalism means in the 21st century, five of the works were composed to create a captivating energy by re-creating a highly layered looping effect, associated with electronic music, with only the use of a single acoustic instrument or family of instruments in each piece.
Percussionist Beverley Johnston, clarinetist Peter Stoll, and harpist Sharlene Wallace join Frank Horvat in performing the mesmerizing ‘solo’ pieces that comprise this new album. Each performer is a leading instrumentalist in their field, intent on interpreting great new contemporary works.

Frank Horvat’s minimalism is attractive, bright-coloured and poppy. Also surprising.
WholeNote Magazine

Listen to host David Dalle’s interview with Frank Horvat about the compositions on this album – CKCU radio interview

Recording funded in part thanks to generous support from:

Recording funded in part thanks to FACTOR

Recording funded in part thanks to the Ontario Arts Council

What Goes Around - composed by Frank Horvat

Type

Contemporary Classical Chamber

ALBUM ART

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Musicians

Michael Davidson (marimba), Frank Horvat (piano), Beverley Johnston (percussion), Joseph Phillips (double bass), Peter Stoll (clarinets), Sharlene Wallace (harps)

Composed By

Frank Horvat

Produced By

Frank Horvat & Jean Martin

Recorded At

The Canterbury Music Co. by Jeremy Darby and THE FARM by Jean Martin, Nov 2018 – May 2019

Mastered By

Dennis Patterson

Cover Photo

Michael Sheffer

Label

Centrediscs

Release Date

25 October 2019

…at nearly 15 minutes, [7 Pianos] is the most powerful piece. – Max Christie

Although not a full blooded minimalist, Frank Horvat’s music is frequently spare sounding, unmistakable…
– WholeNote Magazine

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