Sapphire

by Robert Scott Thompson

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Brian Bourassa Love the apparent simplicity and unpredictability of this work. It's as if the music has spoken and is patiently waiting for your reply.
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When music reaches your innermost soul even the silence between the notes leaves a poignant impression. Such is the way this masterful work from one of the leading lights of the atmospheric ambience affects me. Sapphire is indeed a treasure of simplicity and visionary minimalism.

Sapphire is a long-form ambient work based on piano (with treatments). It was apparently created in a single recording session. The flow is gentle, inspirational and sustained, and punctuated by short moments of silence. This is music that is perfect for contemplation or meditation, or simply playing in the background when concentration is needed elsewhere.

~ Rhys Buckingham (2009)

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released January 1, 1999

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Robert Scott Thompson Atlanta, Georgia

The term musical alchemist best describes modern music composer Robert Scott Thompson. Combining his mastery of the electroacoustic, contemporary instrumental, and avant-garde genres into a swirling cohesive whole, he is an important pioneer on music's new frontier.

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