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Discography

Id
2036
Title
The Beautiful Country
Ensemble Detail(s)
Orkiestra Radiowa
Label name
Mellowdrama
Recording year
2004
Conductor details
Michal Nalecz Nieziolowski

Work Title
Composer

Reviews

The Beautiful Country is set in Vietnam just after the war and tells the story of a young man born to a Vietnamese mother and an American father and his subsequent search for latter in the US, via internment in Malaysia. Preisner, whose credits include the Three Colours trilogy, captures the atmosphere brilliantly with both traditional and ethnic instruments, including the kalimba, also known as a thumb-piano.
Nick Bailey, Classic FM Magazine, 1/1/2006


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