S u m m a r y

The ancient tradition of the storytellers as defined by the ancient celtic bards, who accompanied themselves with the harp, gets reintroduced under a topical aspect.

PianoSpheres is a piano trip through various ethnical areas of our planet. By exploring different modal worlds, most distant musical cultures come together and can be compared on the small space of the black and white keys of the most common instrument on earth at this time:

Like a synthesizer, like a balinese gamelan, an indian sitar or a celtic harp,

I'm tuning my classical piano to obtain a panoramic chord

as well as a pentatonic view on the big China wall,

which has got a hyphen

to link EURO and ASIA

Roland Darquoy, may 2003