Category Archives: piano

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Pianism 2 (2017)

Developing 2013’s “Pianism: Elegant minimal piano themes”, “Pianism 2” on Mama Dance  creates space, style and expansiveness, to calm and cleanse, to uplift and affirm, yet hinting at deeper, darker wells of emotion and intrigue. They […]

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Lyrical Themes (2017)

Fading from MemoryFootprints Of The DancerFractured LightThis Dawn, This Day Nic Paton’s second album with Melbourne Production Library Strange Fruit is “Lyrical Themes” (SF 196). The key to this collection is its crafted melodic emphasis and often […]

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Keep it Strange … Lyrical Themes

Nic Paton’s second album with Melbourne Production Library Strange Fruit is “Lyrical Themes” (SF 196). The key to this collection is its crafted melodic emphasis and often melancholic mood, with piano, winds, string quartet and wide-ranging plucked […]

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Mama Dance Composer Interviews – Nic Paton

As part of the Pianism launch, there is a write-up on South African Industry portal Film Contact and a video interview by Mama Dance’s visionary founder, Craig McGahey.

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Pianism: elegant, minimal, piano themes

My new production library collection is called “Pianism”. These compositions for piano are elegant, minimal, and flowing, creating space, style and expansiveness, calming and uplifting, and yet hinting at deeper, darker wells of emotion and […]

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A Tone Poem : The Arc of Home

This spacious pianistic piece, “The Arc of Home”, is a tone poem set to a simple, short and yet deeply profound visual narrative by director Amelia Olsen-Boyd.

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