The National's Bryce Dessner announces new classical album 'El Chan'

With his formative outfit The National expected to release their new album 'I Am Easy To Find' in May, the band's guitarist Bryce Dessner has now announced his plans for a new classical LP, arriving next month.

The new full-length 'El Chan' sees him collaborate alongside fellow musicians Katia and Marielle Labèque, and David Chalmin, will feature three new compositions called 'Concerto for Two Pianos', 'Haven' and 'El Chan', and is due to arrive on the 5 April via Deutsche Grammophon.

Watch the short trailer for the new release in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'El Chan' Tracklist:
Concerto for Two Pianos: First Movement
Concerto for Two Pianos: Second Movement
Concerto for Two Pianos: Third Movement
Haven
El Chan: El Charco del Ingenio
El Chan: Points of Light
El Chan: Four Winds
El Chan: Ballade d’Allende
El Chan: Coyote
El Chan: Pool of El Chan
El Chan: Mountain

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