Music for Ballet Class: Syncopé

by Christopher Ferris

Released 2016
Feste Productions
Released 2016
Feste Productions
A contemporary and exciting framework for exploring the heart of ballet: the joy of movement to music
NOTES
Thank you so much for bringing my music into your class. I hope you and your dancers find it inspiring!

I’ve structured this recording to follow the classical ballet class order of combinations, and have provided versions in many cases to allow you to choose the tempo and feel that suits your choreography best. The titles of the tracks only suggest the combination; I'm certain you'll find the tracks useful for many different applications. …
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Improvisations

by Christopher Ferris

Released 2012
Released 2012
A series of solo piano improvisations remarkable for their beauty, technique, and sense of composition, filled with surprises and complexity and deep emotion.
NOTES
Improvisations was recorded at Lake Union Recording on a Baldwin SD-10 concert grand piano over four sessions in January and February of 2012. While a true definition of improvisation is elusive, for me it means how I play the piano. No sheet music or memorized repertoire, no path provided by another to follow. Just an instrument I have loved and played for as long as I have memories.

In the end I chose to name the …
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bonjour tristesse

by Christopher Ferris

Released 1997
Feste Productions
Released 1997
Feste Productions
My first CD, 1997. It's a recording of improvisations, with jazz, , ragtime, ballet, and classical impressionist influences all at once
NOTES
Christopher Ferris (aka Interkosmos) is a visionary artist who defies categorization. He is a prolific and polished composer; he is an accomplished performer remarkable especially for his extraordinary gift for improvisation. His music reflects his many years of classical training, yet his original style stands out whether in solo piano performances or in his electronic dance music. Ferris’ considerable talents extend in all directions, including graphic design, studio production, business management, and many others. His …
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A Chime in the Woods - 2004

by Christopher Ferris

Released 2004
feste productions
Released 2004
feste productions
The first solo piano performance in the "Chime" series, fusing jazz, minimalism, and classical impressionism into a story without words
NOTES
Christopher Ferris (aka Interkosmos) is a visionary artist who defies categorization. He is a prolific and polished composer; he is an accomplished performer remarkable especially for his extraordinary gift for improvisation. His music reflects his many years of classical training, yet his original style stands out whether in solo piano performances or in his electronic dance music. Ferris’ considerable talents extend in all directions, including graphic design, studio production, business management, and many others. His …
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A Chime in the Woods - 2005

by Christopher Ferris

Released 2005
Feste Productions
Released 2005
Feste Productions
Live solo piano performance. Dreamy, lyric improvisation blending Keith Jarrett, Chopin, Stravinsky, Chick Corea and Debussy.
NOTES
Christopher Ferris (aka Interkosmos) is a visionary artist who defies categorization. He is a prolific and polished composer; he is an accomplished performer remarkable especially for his extraordinary gift for improvisation. His music reflects his many years of classical training, yet his original style stands out whether in solo piano performances or in his electronic dance music. Ferris’ considerable talents extend in all directions, including graphic design, studio production, business management, and many others. His …
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