Ivan Ilić: The Transcendentalist

Released May 27, 2014

THE TRANSCENDENTALIST is Serbian American pianist, Ivan Ilić’s first album for Heresy Records. Featuring works by Alexander Scriabin, John Cage, Morton Feldman and the young American composer Scott Wollschleger, the pieces on the album demonstrate the influence Scriabin’s music had on American avant-garde piano music. The album also reveals the connections between these composers and Transcendentalism, America’s first important philosophical movement.