Reviews that mention Eric Watson

March 18, 2010

Eric Watson

Midnight Torsion
Émouvance émv 1030

Not unlike a scholarly appreciation of jazz, the detective film and the novels of William Faulkner, the work of Baltimore-identified poet and prose writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was not only first appreciated in France, but this appreciation has only intensified over the years. Thus it’s appropriate that this CD of program music, inspired by Poe” The Raven” and initially composed for a collaborative dance work, should be initiated by American pianist Eric Watson, who has long lived in Paris. MORE