Buy the CD and the digital album is included free as a bonus, ready for downloading at checkout. The digital tracks also come with a copy of the cover and six page booklet with the original artwork and text. It's a good way to listen, at home on your speakers, or out for a quiet walk.
Includes immediate download of 8-track album in the high-quality format of your choice (MP3, FLAC, and more), plus unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
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Immediate download of 8-track album in the high-quality format of your choice (MP3, FLAC, and more), plus unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
When you purchase the CD, the full digital album is included as a bonus to download immediately.
"Kraus makes everything he does with his instrument sound easy, although there is nothing easy about it. His sound is warm, his articulation is clean, and his playing exhales mature confidence and the ability to communicate."
- Ray Tuttle / Fanfare Magazine
"Like poems, the individual pieces ebb and flow, find tension and release, never sacrificing compositional integrity to guitaristic self indulgence. Here is a player’s technical prowess mingled with a discerning composer’s intent, yet the passion of the performance is the overdriving impression left in the listener’s ear."
- Chip Wilson / The Montpelier Bridge
"What is clear from the outset is Kraus' magnificent playing. It has the technique one expects but with real warmth and character as well. Influenced by jazz and classical styles certainly explains the uninhibited freedom of his playing and the stylistic invention of his works...emphasizing the sense of solitude and intimacy this album encourages."
- Barnaby Rayfield / Fanfare Magazine
"Montpelier guitarist and composer David Kraus has created a new album that is as rich in sonic beauty as it is in ideas. An inventive harmonic language and subtle rhythmic changes make this musical storytelling. And it's beautiful."
- Jim Lowe / Times Argus Vermont
released 15 October 2010
Recorded by Bob DeMarco at Otter Creek Prod; Florence, Vermont.
Mastered by Peter Bruce Wilder at ERGO Comm; Morrisville, Vermont.
All artwork by Karen Brooks.
I always strive to create what feels right and honest to me, having learned through experience that it is counterproductive
to work toward everyone liking you. You have to present who you are with grace, sincerity, and open feeling. Because at the end when the music is shared, it will be the immediacy of this feeling that the listener will experience....more