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Albums by Keith Jarrett

G. I. Gurdjieff: Sacred Hymns
Handel: Suites for Keyboard
Hymns / Spheres (24Bit96Khz Reissue)
Invocations / The Moth and the Flame
J. S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Buch I, BWV 846-869
J. S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Buch II, BWV 870-893
J. S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
J. S. Bach: The French Suites, BWV 812-817
Paris / London - Testament
Paris / London - Testament (24BIT96KHZ)
The Köln Concert(24BIT96KHZ)
The Melody At Night, With You
1
Hymn of Remembrance Hymn of Remembrance 4:11    
Album only
Track length:4:11
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608651
2
Spheres (1st Movement) Spheres (1st Movement) 7:42    
Album only
Track length:7:42
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608652
3
Spheres (2nd Movement) Spheres (2nd Movement) 13:04    
Album only
Track length:13:04
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608653
4
Spheres (3rd Movement) Spheres (3rd Movement) 10:15    
Album only
Track length:10:15
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608654
5
Spheres (4th Movement) Spheres (4th Movement) 12:24    
Album only
Track length:12:24
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608655
6
Spheres (5th Movement) Spheres (5th Movement) 4:40    
Album only
Track length:4:40
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608751
7
Spheres (6th Movement) Spheres (6th Movement) 11:25    
Album only
Track length:11:25
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608752
8
Spheres (7th Movement) Spheres (7th Movement) 8:19    
Album only
Track length:8:19
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608753
9
Spheres (8th Movement) Spheres (8th Movement) 5:20    
Album only
Track length:5:20
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608754
10
Spheres (9th Movement) Spheres (9th Movement) 12:05    
Album only
Track length:12:05
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608755
11
Hymn of Release Hymn of Release 4:10    
Album only
Track length:4:10
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Performer: Keith Jarrett
Genre: Jazz
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB337608756

“Hymns/Spheres”, Keith Jarrett’s celebrated 1976 encounter with the Trinity organ of Ottobeuren’s Benedictine abbey, is at last released in its entirety on CD in this double-disc set prepared from the original analog tapes. “No overdubs or technical ornamentations were utilized, only the pure sound of the organ in the abbey is heard”. The pure sound, as channelled by the mind, hands, and feet of one of the great improvisers of the age. When “Hymns/Spheres” was first released in 1976, some critics made comparisons with the organ music of Ligeti, Messiaen and Reger, but time has shown this to be an essential expression of Jarrett’s creativity, original to the core.

 

 

Recorded September 1976

 


ECM 1086

About Keith Jarrett:

Over the past 40 years, Keith Jarrett has come to be recognized as one of the most creative musicians of our times - universally acclaimed as an improviser of unsurpassed genius; a master of jazz piano; a classical keyboardist of great depth; and as a composer who has written hundreds of pieces for his various jazz groups, plus extended works for orchestra, soloist, and chamber ensemble.

Born May 8, 1945 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Keith Jarrett began playing the piano at age 3 and undertook classical music studies throughout his youth; performing as a child in programs at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia and at Madison Square Garden. He undertook formal composition studies at age 15, before moving to Boston to briefly study at the Berklee College of Music. While still in his late teens, arrangements were made to study composition in Paris with the great pedagogue Nadia Boulanger, but then canceled at the last moment in favor of moving to New York in 1964 to ...