In Vol.67 Lautari presents avantgarde arrangements of Polish folk music on chamber ensemble with a prepared piano. In this unique approach folk music retains all its basic qualities: usefulness, a ritual and magical character, while becoming individual, contemporary artistic expression.
- „Drawing on musical modernism as much as specific rural folk traditions, Lautari deliver a compelling contemporary account from one small corner of the European folk tradition’s amazing legacy.“ Tim Cumming, The Arts Desk (Read full review)
The name and the idea of vol.67 refers to the monumental ethnographic work of Oskar Kolberg – The Folk: customs, life, speech, tales, proverbs, ceremonies, rituals, superstitions, games, songs, music and dance. Vol.67 of Kolberg’s collected works contains folk melodies arranged on piano.