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Ablinger, Peter: 33-127 Ablinger, Peter:
33-127

(Mode Records -- USA )

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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 )

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Ashley, Robert : Tap Dancing in the Sand Ashley, Robert :
Tap Dancing in the Sand

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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A selection of works by the great musical pioneer Robert Ashley performed by the Dutch Ensemble MAE directed by Yannis Kyriakides, including pieces written for the Ensemble MAE.

Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Laboratory Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Laboratory

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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BAKU: Symphony of Sirens BAKU:
Symphony of Sirens

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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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.

Behrman, David: Wave Train Behrman, David:
Wave Train

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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2015 remaster of Behrman's 2002 album issuing works from 1959-68, including a piece with Gordon Mumma; sounds for a film by Robert Watts; a collaborative work with Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma & Robert Ashley; and a work with David Tudor and Christoph Caskel.

Berio / Boulez: Dialogue, Chemins, Recit... Berio / Boulez:
Dialogue, Chemins, Recit...

(AEON -- France )

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Saxophonist Vincent David and The Ensemble Quaerendo Invenietis gives unusual performance of the works Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, and Anton Webern.

Beta Collide: Psst... Beta Collide:
Psst...

(Innova -- USA )

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Flutist Molly Barth with trumpeter Brian McWhorter, pianist David Riley, percussionist Phillip Patti take on Ligeti, Rzewski, Vitiello, and remix Radiohead.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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 )

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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.

Brant, Henry : The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 4: Meteor Farm, A Spatial Concert of Ceremonies Brant, Henry :
The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 4: Meteor Farm, A Spatial Concert of Ceremonies

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $8.60

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Broken Record Chamber: Free Improv For Robots Broken Record Chamber:
Free Improv For Robots

(Spool -- Canada )

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Inspired by the work of Otomo Yoshihide, Martin Tetreault, and Ruins, Broken Record Chamber create and deconstruct music using and abusing turtables, guitars, electronics and drum machines.

Brown, Earle: Synergy Brown, Earle:
Synergy

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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 )

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

(Luaka Bop -- USA )

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

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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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 / Otte: Orient/Occident Cage / Otte:
Orient/Occident

(Wergo -- Germany )

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This live recording in honor of Hans Otte's 80th birthday pays homage to 'the beautiful piano sound' of 20th centry music by alternately presenting works by John Cage and Ottes.

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

(Mode Records -- USA )

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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 )

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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: Sonatas and Interludes Cage, John:
Sonatas and Interludes

(Wergo -- Germany )

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Antonis Anissegos performs John Cage's most famous work for prepared piano, "Sonatas and Interludes", using screws, bolts, rubber, felt or plastic elements between the piano strings, here in an authentic and accurate rendering of these rewarding compositions.

Cage, John: Sonatas and Interludes  <i>[Used Item]</i> Cage, John:
Sonatas and Interludes [Used Item]

(Wergo -- Germany )

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Antonis Anissegos performs John Cage's most famous work for prepared piano, "Sonatas and Interludes", using screws, bolts, rubber, felt or plastic elements between the piano strings, here in an authentic and accurate rendering of these rewarding compositions.

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 Percussion 1 [DVD AUDIO & DVD] Cage, John:
The Works for Percussion 1 [DVD AUDIO & DVD]

(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", DVD contains audio several bonus tracks.

Cage, John: The Works for Percussion 2 Cage, John:
The Works for Percussion 2

(Mode -- USA )

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Early works from John Cage written from 1935-1941, including his three "Construction" works for percussion, used in unusual ways for the time; plus the works "Trio" and "Quartet" and "Living Room Music" for percusion & speech quartet.

Cage, John: The Works For Piano 5 Cage, John:
The Works For Piano 5

(Mode Records -- USA )

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

(Mode Records -- USA )

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

(Mode Records -- USA )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 -- UK )

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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 )

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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 )

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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: Rocks Can Fall At Any Time [VINYL] Corner, Philip:
Rocks Can Fall At Any Time [VINYL]

(more mars team -- Greece )

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4 unpublished works spanning 30 years recorded between 1972 and 1999 from avant outsider composer Philip Corner, distinctive works showing the depth of interest and integration of compositional and improvisational techniques in works that integrate global elements.

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

(Unseen Worlds -- USA )

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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 )

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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 )

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Curran, Alvin: Live In Roma Book Curran, Alvin:
Live In Roma Book

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )

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The history of MEV founder and sound artist Alvin Curran's musical voyage from interviews, scholarly articles, Curran's own travel log, and archival photos - essential and insightful writing.

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

(Mode Records -- USA )

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

(Mode Records -- USA )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas: Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas:
Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Two Pianos" is one of Morton Feldman's most experimental and radical works, performed here by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas; plus lesser known works including 'Piece for Four Pianos', 'Between Categories', 'False Relationships and the Extended Ending' and 'Two Pieces for Three Pianos'.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Sweden )

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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

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Pianist Louis Goldstein plays Morton Feldman's soft, slow, and beautiful 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, Bunita Marcus.

Feldman, Morton: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO] Feldman, Morton:
Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- UK )

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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 )

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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).



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