“Sinuous Voices” was released this year by “AEON Records”. Album was recorded by “Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain” – all its compositions were written by contemporary academical Music composer Ondrej Adamek. Ondrej Adamek composing style is very wide and formed by many different playing techniques, composing styles, innovative ways of playing, colorful and original instrumentation and many other things. Eclectic, dramatic and expressionistic music sound is gently connected with rituals, voice elements, experimental and electronic music, free improvisations, interesting and evocative music and academic avant-garde. The composer try out many different playing techniques – his music has especially high variety of sounds, timbres and noises. Ondrej Adamek is an universal composer – he can masterfully connect together in one place the elements, which are absolutely different and highly contrasting with each other. Because of that, his music always have specific, evocative and original sound. The synthesis of many different music genres, masterful and splendid orchestration, original musical decisions and many other elements create a bright and evocative musical language. The free improvisation is one of the most important elements of Ondrej Adamek compositions. Spontaneous, rigorous, unpredictable and astonishing solos, live and free improvisations and many other elementsare masterfully fused together with academic avant-garde, contemporary academical music and many other modern academical music styles.
The compositions of this album have extraordinary and original sound. The compositions for chamber music ensemble and were marvelously, passionate and emotionally played by “Ensemble Orchestral Contemporaire”. The compositions of this album reveal the main elements of Ondrej Adamek playing and composing style – unpredictable, interesting and eclectic combinations between various instruments, playing techniques and music styles. The composer masterfully fuses all these musical language elements in one place. These improvisations have free structure and synthesize together academic avant-garde, free improvisation, experimental and e;ectronic music, also – the elements of various modern music playing techniques, jazz styles and other music genres. Composer tries to express different moods and feelings – that’s why his music is full of sudden and unpredictable stylistic waves and turns. Vivacious and joyful solos, expressive and memorable melodies, turbulent and free collective improvisations and many other elements are gently combined together. The evocative, interesting and innovative sound is created by masterful and talented musicians and also – by very bright and colorful musical language. All the music elements are solid and independent. The compositions have solid melodical secion with expressive melodies, astonishing solos, gorgeous and passionate voice elements and declamations. The rhythmic section is very dynamic and constantly changing – solid melodic section and interesting rhythmic create a gorgeous and glamorous background. The coposer pay high attention to the orchestration. The orchestration of these compositions is based on free and experimental ways of playing – that bring unusual and original sounds, weird timbres and noises to the compositions. Wide range of experimental methods are connected together with traditional playing techniques – that also make an effort to expressive and innovative sound of these compositions. The harmony is constructed by consonances and wide range of dissonamces – these absolutely different pitches create dramatic, expressive, eclectic, passionate, and sometimes – soft, peaceful, romantic and relaxing mood. This album has a gorgeous and innovative sound, is based on marvelous and effective combination between different ideas, music styles, playing techniques and other elements of musical language.