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The Janoska Ensemble continues to cut its own path in the classical world on their new album, Revolution. The album features works by Bach, Kreisler, Wieniawski, and the Beatles, from whom the Janoska Ensemble draws inspiration: "Just as the Beatles revolutionized pop music, we want, if you like, to revolutionize classical music. When we play classical music, we bring back the tradition of free improvisation that was taken for granted in Baroque times."
Bach and The Beatles go hand-in-hand on Janoska Ensemble's 'Revolution' / New Classical Tracks
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Janoska Ensemble end the Troy Chromatics 122nd season with a pleasant, playful blending of styles and plenty of musicianship / Albany Times Union
The Troy Chromatics ended its 122nd season with something on the lighter side of the classical music spectrum. The four-member Janoska Ensemble improvised on themes from the masters as well as American pop standards plus folk songs of their native Slovakia. It was a pleasant diversion with a playful blending of styles and plenty of impressive musicianship. But even with all those elements, things started...