Release date: September 18, 2023
“Jeremy Beck’s album ‘Remember’ is a sonic revelation. With an impressive range of instrumental and vocal compositions, Beck takes us into a world of emotions and reflection. The compositions, including the award-winning ‘Invitation to Love’, testify to Beck’s extraordinary creative vision and his ability to translate deep feelings into music. …
Overall, Jeremy Beck’s ‘Remember’ is a triumphant album that explores the boundaries of music and takes the listener on a journey of emotions. The diversity of the compositions and the masterful interpretations make this album an unforgettable experience. With a rating of 8/10, this album deserves all the recognition and attention it will undoubtedly receive.”
– Amplified Magazine (Germany)
This welcome new album of Jeremy’s music includes eight diverse compositions for a variety of instrumental and vocal forces. Three of the compositions, Invitation to Love, Elegy, and November Dances, were composed during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
Jeremy’s music has been called “… forceful and expressive. … concise in structure and generous in tonal language, savouring both the dramatic and the poetic” (Gramophone), while critic Jonathan Woolf has affirmed “Jeremy Beck shows, once again, that one can fashion convincing music from traditional ways and means that sounds alive and relevant.” (Music Web International).
Recorded both in the U.S. and Eastern Europe, these new works engage the listener, invite contemplation, offer pleasure, and reveal a lyrical aesthetic committed to beauty, intimacy, and animated joy.
Works on this CD include:
Four Preludes for piano
Invitation to Love for SSA a cappella
Variations for guitar and string quartet
Four Songs for mezzo-soprano and piano
November Dances for flute, viola, and harp
Remember for SSATTB a cappella
Elegy for piano and string orchestra