Dabas koncertzāle returns with more nature music

The Dabas koncertzāle project, which consists of Ingus Ulmanis, Aigars Voitišķis and other musicians, has releaed its second album of nature-related ambient music, Hydropsyche instabilis, Rīga-based recording company Platforma Music announced Jan. 7.

Ulmanis and Voitišķis are better known as the core of the group Lādezers, formed in 1987 when they left the legendary band Jumprava. Others appearing on Hydropsyche instabilis are Jekaterina Šarigina on vocals, Gints Sola on guitar, Kaspars Tobis on keyboards, Mārtiņš Strautnieks on keyboards and nature sounds, Roberts Rasa on bass and Anrijs Grinbergs on percussion.

In a press release announcing the new album, Hydropsyche instabilis is described as unveiling the magical and ever-changing world of water. The album takes its title from the Latin name for the caddisfly or sedge, a small moth-like insect found near water. On its Web site, the Dabas koncertzāle project is described as a “unique attempt, with the help of music, to actualize and strengthen the interaction between people and nature.”

Tracks on the album include:

  1. Iii tēma
  2. Pēc lietus elpa
  3. Stīgalas
  4. Līdakas
  5. Līdz-Balss
  6. Anrijs Viens
  7. Pāri domas
  8. Nakts ūdens dvēsele
  9. Diena pēc dienas
  10. Ting-tong (šūpuļdziesma)

Dabas koncertzāle released its first album, Čunčiņa dienas un nakts grāmata, in 2008.

For more on the Dabas koncertzāle project, visit www.dabaskoncerts.lv.

Hydropsyche instabilis

The second album from Dabas koncertzāle is titled after the Latin for a caddisfly or sedge.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

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