Nikita Grigoriev | Afternoon Sketches

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Afternoon Sketches

by Nikita Grigoriev

A lyrical and beautiful journey through the soul.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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1. Ballad
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2. Bastia
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3. Dreamclouds
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4. Lastima
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5. Just For Fun
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6. Night Thoughts
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7. Afternoon Sketch
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8. Fete
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9. Pas De Deux
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10. Waltz
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11. Don Cesar
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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A little background to the music.

Afternoon Sketches came into being over a few years. Each piece depicts an event or a time in my life. Some just try to capture the feel or the mood of a place.
From the age of sixteen the guitar was my constant companion. I always traveled everywhere with it. What others paint with strokes of a brush or describe with strokes of a pen, I tried to depict with strokes of the strings.
Bastia was started when I was on assignment in Mexico. I felt a strong sense that I had places to go and things to do. Soon after, I was delivering a new airplane to Africa and was forced down on a small island in the Mediterranean by some terrific thunderstorms. Holed up in an old hotel in Bastia, I finished the piece as the great storm was raging overhead.
Other pieces reflect a more serene and contemplative mood. Dreamclouds draws on an idyllic scene of a beautiful mountain lake with an island of tall oaks and pines and white cotton clouds slowly drifting by.
Don CeSar was inspired by a grand hotel on a beautiful beach. The music sort of wafted up out of the easy elegance and surreal charm the place exudes on a hazy summer afternoon.
I always find comfort and solace in great beauty. I truly hope that I was able to impart some of that through these little sketches.

Nikita


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Jean Schmidlein

Afternnon Sketches
Very nice music, well written and performed, superb customer service from CD Baby, my new favorite website for music!