Whenever Frank Steiner, Jr. presents a new release, you can be certain the enchantment lies on the horizon. Or, to be more specific, enchantment with an edge of jazzy elegance, multicultural essence, and plenty of examples of beautiful composition work” —Music Design in Review
Exotically shamanic, softly jazzy, rhythmically expressive — all given voice by this master of global musical genres. With some pieces solo piano, some lightly orchestrated, others gently tribal with accompanying world percussion, Steiner has created a work capturing the power of movement.
I Ching Symphony brings alive the imagery of the 5,000 year old oracle, the I Ching or Book of Changes. These eight sensitive and sometimes dynamic pieces, corresponding to the eight building blocks of the I Ching, have the effect of an enchanting and inspiring journey through nature, leaving the listener refreshed and, somehow, wiser.