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Lubomyr Melnyk is apparently the fastest-playing pianist in the world. However, what is really impressive about him is that he avoids falling into a Steve Vai-esque carnival of boring technical virtuosity: he uses his talent to whip up storms of rich, melodic “Continuous Music”. New record Illirion is out on the illustrious Sony Classical.

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Illirion by Lubomyr Melnyk
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9/10 Jack Customer review, 14th March 2018

Melnyk's music will hopefully be popular a 100 years from now than it is today. For the uninitiated, this experience can be comparable to a virgin ear's first encounter with Philip Glass's "Mad Rush". You will be left breathless. The title song Illirion demonstrates the sheer majesty of the master's technique. It is so different yet so approachable. You will stand up and applaud when it is done. But for me, the standout was "Cloud No. 81". It is 16 minutes of minimalist brilliance. It will bring you tears of joy. It is transcendental.




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