JazzTimes - 10/97, p.106
"...the duo's improvisations are inextricably in the ECM tradition that combines neo-classicism and neo-romantic sensibilities..."
Jazziz - 8/97, p.71
"...THE RIVER...[is] carefully refined music with improvisational...expression....Bjornstad and Darling create a restrained and delicate sound, borrowing motifs from Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras..."
Personnel: Ketil Bjornstad (piano); David Darling (cello).
Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway in May 1995. Includes liner notes by