Eyvind Kang live with Rova: Orchestrova's Electric Ascension in Saalfelden, 2009. Photo by Davide Leonardi
Eyvindur (Eyvind) Kang (b. Corvallis, Oregon, United States, 1971 ), is a [1 ] composer and violist. He was raised in Canada and the United States, and has since lived and worked in countries ranging from Italy to Iceland.
A recurring theme in his solo work is the "NADE", the meaning of which Kang is not willing to disclose. Referring titles include "Theme from the first NADE", "5th NADE/Invisible Man", "Theme from the sixth NADE" (all three from the debut album
7 NADEs, 1996); "Jewel of the NADE", "Mystic NADE" (both from Theater of Mineral NADEs, 1998) and "Harbour of the NADE" ( Virginal Co-ordinates, 2003). His preferred instrument is the viola.
Incomplete discography [ edit ]
Dancing Flowers / Universal Indians [RGI Industries] (1995)
7 NADEs [Tzadik Records] (1996)
Sweetness of Sickness [RGI Industries] (1996/9)
Dying Ground [Avant] (1998)
Theatre of Mineral NADEs [Tzadik Records] (1998)
Pieces of Time [Line 4/Spool] (1999)
MBEK (with Michael Bisio) [Meniscus Records] (2000)
[Tzadik Records] (2000) The Story of Iceland
In the Path of Love (with Amir Koushkani) (2001)
Live Low To The Earth In The Iron Age [Abduction] (2002)
napoli 23 [Smekkleysa] (2002)
[Ipecac Recordings] (2003) Virginal Co Ordinates
Orchestra Dim Bridges (with Tucker Martine) [Conduit] (2004)
Socket - Jan.14-15 [Amulet] (2005) "
Æstuarium (with Jessika Kenney) [Endless Records] (2005)
Athlantis [Ipecac Recordings] (2007)
The Yelm Sessions [Tzadik Records] (2007)
The Narrow Garden [Ipecac Recordings] (2012) "Visible Breath" [Ideologic Organ] (2012)
"The Face of the Earth" (with Jessika Kenney) [Ideologic Organ] (2012)
"Grass" [Tzadik Records] (2012)
"Alastor, Book of Angels Volume 21" [Tzadik Records] (2014)
Guest appearances [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Zorn, John, ed. (2000).
Arcana: Musicians on Music. New York: Granary Books/Hips Road. ISBN 1-887123-27-X.
External links [ edit ]