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Avant-Garde
 
Ablinger, Peter: 33-127 Ablinger, Peter:
33-127

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $11.45

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Seth Josel performs Peter Ablinger's "33-127" for guitar and field recordings of transportation, graphic minimalism punctuated by bursts of activity - cacophony vs. tranquility.

Applebaum, Mark: Asylum Applebaum, Mark:
Asylum

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Babel, Isaac : The Sin Of Jesus Babel, Isaac :
The Sin Of Jesus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Transcription of Soviet writer Isaac Babel's The Sin of Jesus into music by applying a rule system where words determine melody, letters determine rhythm & harmony, &c.

BAKU: Symphony of Sirens BAKU:
Symphony of Sirens

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $35.00

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2 CDs & 72 pg book in a comprehensive presentation of the experiments and innovations in the exploration of sound by the historical Russian Avantgardes, 1908-42.

Beuger / Jurg Frey: Dedalus Beuger / Jurg Frey:
Dedalus

(Potlatch -- France )

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The Dedalus Ensemble performs Wandelweiser member's compositions with the composers, presenting two works by Antoine Beuger and one by Jurg Frey in the Ancienne Brasserie Bouchoule, an exhibition room run by Les Instants Chavires.

Boulez, Pierre & John Cage: Structures & Music For Piano Boulez, Pierre & John Cage:
Structures & Music For Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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John Cage and Pierre Boulez met in 1949, forging a long and valuable musical friendship, as seen through the parallels in these works by both composers, performed by Pi-Hsien-Chen & Ian Pace.

Boulez, Pierre: Notations & Piano Sonatas Boulez, Pierre:
Notations & Piano Sonatas

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Brant, Henry : The Henry Brant Collection, Vol. 7: Ives / Concord Brant, Henry :
The Henry Brant Collection, Vol. 7: Ives / Concord

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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American Composer Brant spent 36 years re-imagining Charles Ives' "Concord Sonata" into an orchestral work using Brant's own compositional techniques to great effect.

Brown, Earle: Synergy Brown, Earle:
Synergy

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Remastered edition of Earle Brown's conducting debut with the Ensemble Avantgarde in Leipzig, presenting his proportional and graphic score "Event: Synergy II", along with 2 other works of distinctive structure.

Brown, Earle: Tracer [DVD] Brown, Earle:
Tracer [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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Byrne, David: The Forest <i>[Used Item]</i> Byrne, David:
The Forest [Used Item]

(Luaka Bop -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

  Cage, John (Ulrich Krieger):
A Cage Of Saxophones Vols. 3 & 4 - Indeterminancy [2 CDs]

(Mode -- USA )

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Ulrich Krieger completes his "A Cage of Saxophones" survey of John Cage's works composed for saxophones and winds, focusing on Cage's works of indeterminancy.

Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti: Changes Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti:
Changes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs both the playful and quirky sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti juxtaposed to John Cage's I Ching developed compositions, "Music of Changes", which complement each other in unexpected and sublime ways.

Cage, John: A Cage Of Saxophones: The Works for Saxophone 2 Cage, John:
A Cage Of Saxophones: The Works for Saxophone 2

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Cage, John: Cage Performs Cage: Empty Words With Music For Piano / One7 Cage, John:
Cage Performs Cage: Empty Words With Music For Piano / One7

(Mode Records -- USA )

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1991 recordings of frequent collaborators John Cage on voice with pianist Yvar Mikhasoff performing "Empty Words", and Cage alone performing his time bracket piece "One7".

Cage, John: How To Get Started [CD] Cage, John:
How To Get Started [CD]

(Microcinema -- USA )

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An audio CD of John Cage's 1989 performance at Skywalker Ranch in Nicasio, CA, where he discusses the difficulty of initiating the creative process, and the usefulness of improvisation.

Cage, John: Imaginary Landscapes Cage, John:
Imaginary Landscapes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Cage, John: Ryoanji Cage, John:
Ryoanji

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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21 years after visiting the sparse rock and sand garden Ryoan-ji (Peacful Dragon) in Kyoto he wrote this piece, here in a remastered and redesigned 2nd edition.

Cage, John: Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948) Cage, John:
Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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John Cage composed these 20 sonatas and "interludes" from 1946-1948, unique and inventive compositions for conventional and prepared piano, which noted Cage interpreter James Tenney recorded in 2002.

Cage, John: The Number Pieces 6 performed by Essential Music Cage, John:
The Number Pieces 6 performed by Essential Music

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Volume 44 in Mode's John Cage Edition has the New York based ensemble Essential Music performing Cage's numbered pieces "Five", "Seven" and "Thirteen", named for the number of musicians participating.

Cage, John: The Works For Piano 6 Cage, John:
The Works For Piano 6

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $16.45

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Cage, John: The Works For Piano 7 [DVD] Cage, John:
The Works For Piano 7 [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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DVD-audio disc of Cage's piano works "Chess Pieces" and "Sonatas and Interludes" peformed by Margaret Leng Tan, with 3 documentary videos, and Vittorio Rieti's "Chess Serenade".

Cage, John: Works for Percussion, Vol. 6 (1975-1991) Cage, John:
Works for Percussion, Vol. 6 (1975-1991)

(Hungaroton Classic -- Hungary )

Price: $16.20

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7 works for percussion from composer John Cage, conceptual and composed pieces from 1975-1985 primarily written in New York City, and recorded at Hungarton from 2009-2010.

Cage, John: Works for Percussion, Volume 1 (1935-1941) Cage, John:
Works for Percussion, Volume 1 (1935-1941)

(Mode -- USA )

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Mode's first volume dedicated entirely to John Cage's percussion works, including the complete set of "Imaginary Landscapes" 1-5, plus "Credo In Us".

Cardew, Cornelius: Material Cardew, Cornelius:
Material

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Cardew, Cornelius: Nova Musicha No. 6: Four Principles on Ireland and Other Pieces (1974)  [VINYL] Cardew, Cornelius:
Nova Musicha No. 6: Four Principles on Ireland and Other Pieces (1974) [VINYL]

(MiruMir (Cramps) -- Italy )

Price: $25.95

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180 gram reissue of Irish composer Cornelius Cardew's 1974 album, a series of compositions based on the revolutionary songs of different countries (i.e. the Irish Rebellion of 1798, the Islamic Rebellion of 1937, the uprisings in West Berlin in the early seventies).

Cardew, Cornelius: The Great Learning [4 CDs] Cardew, Cornelius:
The Great Learning [4 CDs]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $29.95

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A nearly 5-hour long recording of Cornelius Cardew's work based on one of the 4 classic books of Confucian religion, and the first work to be referred to as minimalist, performed at Wigry in Sejny, 2010.

Christou, Jani: Enantiodromie / Praxis / Epicycle / Anaparastasis III / Mysterion / Anaparastasis I Christou, Jani:
Enantiodromie / Praxis / Epicycle / Anaparastasis III / Mysterion / Anaparastasis I / Praxis For 12

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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7 works by Greek composer Jani Christou performed by the Oakland Symphony Orchestra, Rundfunkorchester Hanover, NDR, Ensemble "musik unserer zeit", and Christou himself.

Compassionate Dictatorship: Cash Cows Compassionate Dictatorship:
Cash Cows

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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Guitarist Jez Franks and saxophonist Tori Freestone co-lead this quartet in a sophisticated take on melodic yet complex, hard driving jazz, intelligent playing for a modern age.

Corner, Philip: More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal works (Volume 1) Corner, Philip:
More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal works (Volume 1)

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $19.95

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Volume 1 of this retrospective series of composer and Fluxus founding member Philip Corner in his years with the Judson Dance Theater, unusual and powerful compositional work.

Corner, Philip: More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal Works (Volume 2) Corner, Philip:
More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal Works (Volume 2)

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $19.95

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Volume 2 in Alga Marghen's retrospective 2 volume series of composer and Fluxus founding member Philip Corner during his years with the Judson Dance Theater.

Corner, Philip: Satie Slowly [2 CDs] Corner, Philip:
Satie Slowly [2 CDs]

(Unseen Worlds -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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Composer Philip Corner takes on Satie's piano works with an emphasis on pacing, allowing the pieces to develop their beautiful lyricism; 17 pieces over two CDs, including "Gymonpedies", "Ogives", "Fanfares of the Rose+Cross", &c.

Corner, Philip: Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) Corner, Philip:
Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Fluxus musician Philip Corner uses French Baroque composer Francois Couperin's "Les Barricades Misterieuses" as the starting point for his piano improvisations, here presenting two unique perspectives on the piece, the 1st from 1992 and the 2nd from 2004.

Crumb, George: Vox Balaenae Crumb, George:
Vox Balaenae

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Czernowin, Chaya: Pnima...ins Innere [DVD] Czernowin, Chaya:
Pnima...ins Innere [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $20.30

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De Alvear, Maria: Asking De Alvear, Maria:
Asking

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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A large-scale work for solo piano from composer de Alvear, a meditation and reflection on all of the meanings of the word "Asking".

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Paris-London (III), Spectrum XXI Festival Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Paris-London (III), Spectrum XXI Festival

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

Price: $18.95

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Three works from Romanian composer Iancu Dumitrescu, and two from Ana-Maria Avram, recorded at the 6th edition of the Spectrum XXI Festival held in London, Paris, Berlin and Bucharest in 2011, presenting works gravitating around the "Spectral Music" nucleus.

Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich: Women Composers Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich:
Women Composers

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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The Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich perform the works of modern women composers: Katharina Rosenberger; Ada Gentile; Carmen Maria Carneci; Liza Lim; and Noriko Hisada.

Eotvos, Peter / Alois Zimmermann, Bernd / Smolka, Martin : Musica Viva 15 Eotvos, Peter / Alois Zimmermann, Bernd / Smolka, Martin :
Musica Viva 15

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

Price: $18.95

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Compositions by composer, conductor and teacher Peter Eötvös, Bernd Alois Zimmermann & Martin Smolka.

Evangelisti, Franco: [2 CDs] Evangelisti, Franco:
[2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $36.95

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A double CD release of works from Italian composer Franco Evangelisti, who was specifically interested in scientific theories behind sound; recordings include work with David Tudor and Eberhard Blum.

Feldman, Morton: Clarinet & String Quartet Feldman, Morton:
Clarinet & String Quartet

(Hat [now] ART -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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2 works for clarinet and string quartet, active compositions with a unique perspective in sound & texture; 2 versions of the 2 part 1961 work, and the larger 1983 composition.

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus Feldman, Morton:
For Bunita Marcus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Feldman's 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, from a 1990 digital recording remastered for this new edition.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95

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The 2nd volume of "Music for Piano and Strings" by Morton Feldman is performed by The Smith Quartet with John Tilbury, presenting "Patterns In a Chromatic Field", and "Piano, violin, Viola, Cello", on DVD audio to allow for the length of these large works.

Feldman, Morton: Piano And String Quartet Feldman, Morton:
Piano And String Quartet

(Bridge Records -- USA )

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Composed two years before his death, Feldman's "Piano and String Quartet" is a wonderfully impressionistic piece that moves slowly, rendered beautifully by Vicki Ray and the Eclipse Quartet.

Feldman, Morton: Piano Three Hands, Intermission 5, Vertical Thoughts 2, Extensions 3, Four Instrume Feldman, Morton:
Piano Three Hands, Intermission 5, Vertical Thoughts 2, Extensions 3, Four Instruments, Intermission 5, Piano Piece 1956 A + B, Intersection 3, Instruments 1

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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A collection of Feldman compositions primarily for piano as recorded by his earliest interpreters: Cornelius Cardew, John Tilbury, David Tutor, Cantilene Chamber Players, and Feldman himself.

Feldman, Morton: Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello Feldman, Morton:
Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello

(Bridge Records -- USA )

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Minimalist composer Morton Feldman's final and beautifully unfolding composition from 1987, "Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello", performed by Aleck Karis (piano), Curtis Macomber (voilin), Danielle Farina (viola) and Christopher Finckel (cello).

Feldman, Morton: String Quartet (1979) Feldman, Morton:
String Quartet (1979)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ives Ensemble playing one of Morton Feldman's later and shorter works, the 1979 "String Quartet," in a digital DDD recording from 2005.

Feldman, Morton: The Viola In My Life Feldman, Morton:
The Viola In My Life

(New World Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Feldman, Morton: Trio Feldman, Morton:
Trio

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $21.95

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CD of Feldman's Trio, a 105-minute work in one continuous movement, slowly and beautifully folding and unfolding peformed by Aki Takahashi, Rohan de Saram and Marc Sabat.

Ferrari, Luc: Visage 2 / Apres presque rien / Madame de Shanghai Ferrari, Luc:
Visage 2 / Apres presque rien / Madame de Shanghai

(Mode -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Ferrari's 2nd disc for Mode presents 3 works, including one commissioned by Art Zoyd using taped environmental sounds; a work of serialism; and a work using field recordings from the Asian commercial center of Paris.

Ferrari, Luc: Volume 1: Chansons Pour Le Corps / Et Si Tout Enti&egrave;re Maintenant... Ferrari, Luc:
Volume 1: Chansons Pour Le Corps / Et Si Tout Entière Maintenant...

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Frith, Fred: Back to Life Frith, Fred:
Back to Life

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Classical chamber music from Fred Frith featuring virtuoso cellist Joan Jeanrenaud (Kronos), percussionist William Winant, pianist Stephen Drury, &c.

Frith, Fred: The Happy End Problem (Music for Dance Volume 5) Frith, Fred:
The Happy End Problem (Music for Dance Volume 5)

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Gayvoronsky, Vyacheslav Trio: Christmas Concert  <i>[Used Item]</i> Gayvoronsky, Vyacheslav Trio:
Christmas Concert [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $8.95

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Gibson, Jon: Criss X Cross <i>[Used Item]</i> Gibson, Jon:
Criss X Cross [Used Item]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Goldstein, Malcolm : A Sounding of Sources Goldstein, Malcolm :
A Sounding of Sources

(New World Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Hailed as having "reinvented violin playing" and a NY peer to Tenney and Corner, this CD presents 4 compositions from composer/improvser Goldstein from the 80s & 90s.

Harrison, Lou: In Retrospect Harrison, Lou:
In Retrospect

(New World Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Heyn, Volker: Sirenes Heyn, Volker:
Sirenes

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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Works from Volker Heyn, an outsider artist interested in acoustic process, tone gestures, friction, discontinuous movements, &c., with recordings by Pellegrini-Quartett, Ausfuhrende: Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, &c.

Hodgkinson, Tim: Sketch of Now Hodgkinson, Tim:
Sketch of Now

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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