|| Title from disc label.
Booklet with program notes by Vijay Iyer (19 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
"The suite, A cosmic rhythm with each stroke, was commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art for its 2016 Met Breuer exhibition, Nasreen Mohamedi"--Container insert.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Passage / Vijay Iyer (6:15) -- A cosmic rhythm with each stroke. All becomes alive (9:09) ; The empty mind receives (4:55) ; Labyrinths (6:43) ; A divine courage (9:12) ; Uncut emeralds (7:43) ; A cold fire (5:55) ; Notes on water (7:58) for Nasreen Mohamedi / Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith -- Marian Anderson / Wadada Leo Smith (8:23).
|Participant or Performer Note:
|| Wadada Leo Smith, trumpet ; Vijay Iyer, piano, Fender Rhodes, electronics.
|Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
|| Recorded 2015 October Avatar Studios, New York.
|| Vijay Iyer has previously played extensively with Wadada in Smith's Golden Quartet, but this album, produced by Manfred Eicher, is the first documentation of their duo work. The centerpiece of the album is the spellbinding title suite.