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Musique Actuelle (Quebec, Montreal, Victo, &c)
 
Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Bosetti / Doneda: Strom Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Bosetti / Doneda:
Strom

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $14.00

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Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean: I'm a Navvy Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean:
I'm a Navvy

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Toronto's amazing husband & wife team drummer Jean Martin and unusual vocalist Christine Duncan with guest guitarist Justin Haynes and Bernard Falaise, recommended!

Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel: Corse Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel:
Corse

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Electroacoustic improv from the quartet of trumpeter Philippe Battikha, laptop artist Matthew Wadell, drummer Sam Vipond and trombinist/saxophonist Etienne Lebel.

Bent Spoon Ensemble, The: none nothing, sometimes Bent Spoon Ensemble, The:
none nothing, sometimes

(Western Famine Recordings -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Berthiaume Antoine, Elliott Sharp: BASE Berthiaume Antoine, Elliott Sharp:
BASE

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Two guitarists from New York's Downtown and Montreal's Actuelle scenes in 11 guitar improvisations, experimental sounds constructed and deconstructed.

Berthiaume, Antoine / Brzytwa, MaryClare: Bebe Donkey Berthiaume, Antoine / Brzytwa, MaryClare:
Bebe Donkey

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Antoine Berthiaume (guitar, effects) and MaryClare Brzytwa (flute, laptop, electronics) in twelve pieces of intriguing improvisation.

Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn: Eviyan Live Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn:
Eviyan Live

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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EVIYAN is Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn - 3 unique composer/performers merging into a singular sound, an intimate, acoustic blend of world roots, post-minimalism, jazz, rock, and cabaret.

Blah Blah 666: It's Only Life! Blah Blah 666:
It's Only Life!

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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An eclectic assortment of old-fashioned entertainment, pre-harmonic bop, and Canada's new wave of avant garde mariachi from Jean Martin, Nick Fraser, Justin Haynes, &c..

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Bob: Unstable Friends Bob:
Unstable Friends

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Bourque / Mailloux / Tabassian: Bomata Bourque / Mailloux / Tabassian:
Bomata

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Subtle exploration of the jazz trio from this Montreal based group whose music is driven by Middle Eastern influences melodies and the exotic percussive work of Ziya Tabassian.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] Brady, Tim / Bradyworks:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Montreal creative guitarist Tim Brady and his Bradyworks (Lori Freedman, Karen Young, &c) performing 6 duos for electric guitar with other instruments, and 12 compositions for electric guitar (with and without effects pedals).

Brady, Tim : Topology: Scat Brady, Tim :
Topology: Scat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Tim Brady in an extraordinary collaboration mixing his rhythmic, jazz-influenced chamber music with Australia's dynamic and virtuosic Topology ensemble.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $26.95

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Putting together two releases from Montreal guitarist and composer Tim Brady's "24 Frames" project: "Trance" (CD + DVD) and "Scatter" (2 CDs), performed solo and with his Bradyworks ensemble.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Trance [CD & DVD] Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Trance [CD & DVD]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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CD & DVD of Tim Brady's first installment in a triptych documenting a series of 24 pieces for guitar, here presenting Frames 19-24 for electric guitar, electronics and video.

Brady, Tim: GO [Guitar Obsession] Brady, Tim:
GO [Guitar Obsession]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Twelve pieces for guitar performed by Tim Brady, including three updated versions of previous pieces, new compositions by Brady, and four pieces composed by other artists.

Brady, Tim: Playing Guitar: Symphony #1 Brady, Tim:
Playing Guitar: Symphony #1

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Composer and guitarist Tim Brady in an ambitious project for a symphony in 5 movements for solo electric guitar, sampler, live electronics and a virtuoso chamber ensemble of 15 musicians.

Brady, Tim: Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune Brady, Tim:
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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A chamber opera that tells the story of the life of the Canadian doctor and humanitarian Norman Bethune by interweaving extracts from Bethune's own letters with poetry of the 1930s.

Brady, Tim: Twenty Quarter Inch Jacks Brady, Tim:
Twenty Quarter Inch Jacks

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Making extensive use of sampling and computer electronics, composer and guitarist Tim Brady combines a major work for 20 guitars on his debut record for Ambiances Magnetiques.

Brady, Tim: Unison Rituals Brady, Tim:
Unison Rituals

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Five original chamber works for saxophone and ensemble by composer and saxophonist Tim Brady for his second release on Ambiances Magnetiques.

Bruire: L'ame de l'objet Bruire:
L'ame de l'objet

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Nine pieces recorded live over the course of three days by a quintet of artists and composers (Derome, Boisvert, Fradette, Tetreault).

Bruire: Muss Muss Hic! [CASSETTE] Bruire:
Muss Muss Hic! [CASSETTE]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Numbered edition of 250 cassette-only Bruire release

Bruire; Michel F Cote: Les Fleurs de Léo Bruire; Michel F Cote:
Les Fleurs de Léo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Thirteen new compositions by Michel F Cote that are tightly linked together by a poetic text, with Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Claude Lamothe, Robert Marcel Lepage, Rene Lussier, Ikue Mori, and Claude St-Jean.

Bull, Arthur / Heikalo, Daniel : Concentres et amalgames Bull, Arthur / Heikalo, Daniel :
Concentres et amalgames

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Arthur Bull (guitars) and Daniel Heikalo (guitars, percussion) in six guitar duets and five other tracks in which the guitars pair up with Heikalo's percussion.

Bull, Arthur / Heikalo, Daniel : Derapages a cordes Bull, Arthur / Heikalo, Daniel :
Derapages a cordes

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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The first release by the duo of guitarists Arthur Bull and Daniel Heikalo which is a series of free improvisations that are presented without any editing or post-processing.

Cartier, Pierre: Chansons de Douve [2 CDs] Cartier, Pierre:
Chansons de Douve [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A double CD set of fourteen songs based on the poetry of Yves Bonnefoy, composed by bassist Pierre Cartier and executed by two females voices, one man's, three brass instruments, two saxophones, one double-bass and two trap sets.

Cartier, Pierre: Chansons de la Belle Esperance Cartier, Pierre:
Chansons de la Belle Esperance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Inspired by jazz standards, bassist and composer Pierre Cartier combines the voice of Quebec's poets with new jazz to tackle the theme of love.

Cartier, Pierre: Dis, Blaise... chanson du Transsiberien [2 CDs] Cartier, Pierre:
Dis, Blaise... chanson du Transsiberien [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Pierre Cartier sings the epic and famous poem "Prose du Transsibérien" by the French poet Blaise Cendrars in this beautiful merging of music and poetry.

Cartier, Pierre: Les fleurs du tapis Cartier, Pierre:
Les fleurs du tapis

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Melodic music recorded live in a Quebec church in 1989 with Jean-Denis Levasseur and Jean Derome on saxophones, Pierre Cartier on bass, and Pierre Tanguay on percussion.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Breviaire d'Epuisements Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Breviaire d'Epuisements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli's work for percussion, two voices, two bass clarinets and viola da gamba, woven from the delicate fabric of the tension between darkness and light.

Chenard, Sylvie / Alexandre Dubuc / Cathy Heyden / Remi Leclerc: Allochtone Chenard, Sylvie / Alexandre Dubuc / Cathy Heyden / Remi Leclerc:
Allochtone

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Montreal/Actuelle players Sylvie Chenard on guitar and voice, Alexander Dubuc on bass, Cathy Heyden on sax, and Miriodor's Remi Leclerc on drums, with all providing electronics, in an encompassing ea-improv journey that balances acoustics with sonic environments and wonderfully controlled chaos.

Cirotteau / Lacasse / Massicotte / Normand: Face a la derive Cirotteau / Lacasse / Massicotte / Normand:
Face a la derive

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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An audio and acousmatic documentary of the sounds along the St. Lawrence River, above and below water, and the voices of the people living around the shore.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Cote, Michel F. (w/ Derome / Guilbeault / Tetreault): Bruire: Chants Rupestres Cote, Michel F. (w/ Derome / Guilbeault / Tetreault):
Bruire: Chants Rupestres

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Jean Derome (sax, vocals), Normand Guilbeault (double bass), Michel F. Cote (drums, vocals) and Martin Tetreault (turntables) in a release that is ageless and archaic.

Cote, Michel F.: (juste) Claudette Cote, Michel F.:
(juste) Claudette

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Unusual electronic improv that moves from light to dark with great grooves and unusual turns, from the core of Klaxon Gueule with Jesse Levine on organ.

Cote, Michel F: Flat Fourgonnette (mescal Free style) Cote, Michel F:
Flat Fourgonnette (mescal Free style)

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Michel F Cote in a hybrid release of country and actuelle music that is unpredictable and funny with help from artists such as Bernard Falaise, Frank Martel, Billie Folliday, etc.

Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz: Domestic Stories Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz:
Domestic Stories

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand: Transition de Phase Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand:
Transition de Phase

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Intense and understated electro-acoustic improvisation from saxophonists Jim Denley and Philippe Lauzier, electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel, guitaris Kim Myhr and bassis Eric Normand.

Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, Trio: The Feeling of Jazz Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, Trio:
The Feeling of Jazz

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Eleven jazz standards performed by the trio of Jean Derome (sax, flute, voice, Normand Guilbeault (double bass) and Pierre Tanguay (percussion).

Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms, Jean : To Continue Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms, Jean :
To Continue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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4th Dangereux Zhoms 4th release, mixing scored music, improv, polyphony, polyrhythms, irregular meters, rich harmonies and polymodalism with humor and imagination.

Derome, Jean / Pierre Tanguay: Plinc! Plonc!Live aux Soirées de musique fra”che de Qué Derome, Jean / Pierre Tanguay:
Plinc! Plonc!Live aux Soirées de musique fra”che de Québec

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Jean Derome (saxophones, vocals, wind instruments) and Pierre Tanguay (drums, percussion, vocals) play a captivating set of improvised music on this excellent release.

Derome, Jean And The Dangereux Zhoms+7: Plates-Formes Et Traquenards Derome, Jean And The Dangereux Zhoms+7:
Plates-Formes Et Traquenards

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Jean Derome's extended Dangereux Zhomes opened the 25th Victo Festival in 2008, adding Joane Hetu, Lori Freedman, Bernard Falaise, &c. for an incredible and expressive orchestra.

Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu: Nous percons les oreilles Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu:
Nous percons les oreilles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Using saxophones and their voices, Jean Derome and Joane Hetu create songs of improvisation that invoke their primal human nature in creative and beautiful ways.

Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu; Nous percons les oreilles: La vie, c'est simple Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu; Nous percons les oreilles:
La vie, c'est simple

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Using saxophones and their voices, Jean Derome and Joane Hetu create songs of improvisation that invoke their primal human nature in creative and beautiful ways.

Derome, Jean and Le Quan Ninh: Flechettes Derome, Jean and Le Quan Ninh:
Flechettes

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Part of Rencontres de musiques spontanees 2009, Jean Derome on bird calls, flute & sax met percussionist Le Quan Ninh playing objects over bass drum for a long work of unusual improvisation.

Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms (Cartier, Derome, Dostaler, Lussier, Tanguay, Walsh): Navre Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms (Cartier, Derome, Dostaler, Lussier, Tanguay, Walsh):
Navre

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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The sequel to "Carnets de voyage", this release once again features compositions from Jean Derome, 8 new releases that were written on tour and are full of twists and turns.

Derome, Jean: 3 musiques pour UBU [2 CDs] Derome, Jean:
3 musiques pour UBU [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A fascinating mix of concepts and sophisticated compositions, as interesting sonically as the visual aspects of the show, as evidenced in the well presented booklet.

Derome, Jean: Chamber Music 1992-2012 Derome, Jean:
Chamber Music 1992-2012

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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25 chamber works composed by Montreal composer, multi-instrumentalist and improviser Jean Derome, presenting pieces from the wealth of projects he's involved in, including Dangereux Zhoms, Ensemble de flutes Alize, duos with Lori Freedmam, Quasar, quatuor de saxophones, &c.

Derome, Jean: Confitures de Gagaku Derome, Jean:
Confitures de Gagaku

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Live recordings and Derome's first release under his own name, inspired by Japanese magic squares and haikus, and performed in a group including Actuelle collective members Pierre Tanguay and Pierre Cartier.

Derome, Jean: La Bete / The Beast Within Derome, Jean:
La Bete / The Beast Within

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A commissioned piece for Jean Derome by Montreal's O Vertigo dance troupe and their production "The Beast Within" that explores animalistic qualities in a dynamic mix of improvisation and composition.

Derome, Jean: Le magasin de tissu[The Fabric Shop] Derome, Jean:
Le magasin de tissu[The Fabric Shop]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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In his release titled "The Fabric Shop", Jean Derome sews together 69 short improvised pieces into a solo album of random organization.

Derome, Jean: Paul Strand, Under the Dark Cloth original music for the film by John Walker Derome, Jean:
Paul Strand, Under the Dark Cloth original music for the film by John Walker

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A 1998 soundtrack by composer Jean Derome that was created for a film by John Walker that was conceived as a "suite in black and white" that gradually builds as it progresses.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Drumm, Kevin / Martin Tetreault: Particles and Smears Drumm, Kevin / Martin Tetreault:
Particles and Smears

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Duchesne, Andre: Cordes a Danser...Suite Saquenayenne Duchesne, Andre:
Cordes a Danser...Suite Saquenayenne

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A fantastic rock suite of eleven pieces performed by Andre Duchesne with fellow performers Patrick Hamilton, Christine Giguere, Stephane Allard, Melanie Belair, Jean Rene, and Pierre Tanguay.

Duchesne, Andre: Le royaume ou l'asile Duchesne, Andre:
Le royaume ou l'asile

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Composer and guitarist Andre Duchesne creates a soundtrack for the film Le Royaume ou l'Asile, by Jean and Serge Gagne, that brings the listener into a world of illusions.

Duchesne, Andre: Polaroide Duchesne, Andre:
Polaroide

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Andre Duchesne (composer, acoustic guitar) plays with Pierre Tanguay (drums) and Jean-Francois Denis (viola) on this fantastic release.

Duchesne, Andre: Reflexions Duchesne, Andre:
Reflexions

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A solo poetic album by Andre Duchesne on acoustic guitar playing 14 beautiful songs.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Canevas "+" Ensemble SuperMusique:
Canevas "+"

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A collection of 14 excerpts taken from five different concerts between 1998 and 2004 by Ensemble SuperMusique that include improvised and composed music as well as improvisation frameworks.

 


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