David Lanz has really turned me into a new age music listener and admirer with his graceful and soaring piano pieces. I've never heard piano before that sounds like a living and breathing habitat, and since I've been playing it myself from the age of six I had an even greater appreciation for his art. As a composer he is a genius but he's just as brilliant as a performer. I can hear dark night sky and trees swaying in the wind, a bobbing brook running through a cool fir forest, a big cold orb of … more
"Nightfall" was David Lanz's second album. Purely solo piano, this album contains some of Lanz's classics. The album contains six tracks that range from four to ten minutes in length, giving the record a relaxed, leisurely feeling. The pieces include "Leaves on the Seine," "Courage of the Wind," Water From the Moon," and "Faces of the Forest." "Nightfall" is still available in its original form, and also as a remastered set with "Heartsounds," Lanz's debut recording on Narada.