I Still Play (CD)


Nonesuch Records releases I Still Play, an album comprising eleven new solo piano compositions written by artists who have recorded for the label, on May 22, 2020. The pieces were written in honor of the label’s longtime President Bob Hurwitz on the occasion of his 2017 shift into the Chairman Emeritus role after running the label for thirty-two years. I Still Play features works by John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Timo Andres, Louis Andriessen, Donnacha Dennehy, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Brad Mehldau, Steve Reich, Pat Metheny, and Randy Newman. The pieces have been recorded by Andres and fellow Nonesuch artist Jeremy Denk, as well as by Mehldau and Newman themselves. The complete track list for the album is below.

1. Move
Nico Muhly, composer
Timo Andres, piano

2. Wise Words
Timo Andres, composer, piano

3. Rimsky or La Monte Young
Louis Andriessen, composer
Timo Andres, piano

4. I Still Play (Pocket Variations)
John Adams, composer
Jeremy Denk, piano

5. Evening Song No. 2
Philip Glass, composer
Timo Andres, piano

6. Song for Bob
Laurie Anderson, composer
Timo Andres, piano

7. L.A. Pastorale
Brad Mehldau, composer, piano

8. For Bob
Steve Reich, composer
Timo Andres, piano

9. 42 Years
Pat Metheny, composer
Brad Mehldau, piano

10. Her Wits (About Him)
Donnacha Dennehy, composer
Timo Andres, piano

11. Recessional
Randy Newman, composer, piano