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Compositional Forms

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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.

Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash: Next To Nothing Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash:
Next To Nothing

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four text scores composed by Ryoko Akama and performed by himself on VCS3 synthesizer with Bruno Duplant on percussion & tone generator and Dominic Lash on double bass, clarinet & laptop; four beautifully evolving and carefully paced works.

Ambarchi, Oren & Thomas Brinkmann: The Mortimer Trap Ambarchi, Oren & Thomas Brinkmann:
The Mortimer Trap

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The Mortimer Trap is an epic, 77-minute "variation" of Morton Feldman's "For Bunita Marcus", constructed by German experimentalist and techno icon Thomas Brinkmann and Australian sound artist Oren Ambarchi.

Ambarchi, Oren: Quixotism Ambarchi, Oren:
Quixotism

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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With collaborators from Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA, "Quixotism" presents guitarist Ambarchi's 5 part work, built on a foundation of pulsing double-time electronic percussion, with abstracted sonic additions punctuating and building a dream-like aural environment.

Ambarchi, Oren: Quixotism [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren:
Quixotism [VINYL]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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With collaborators from Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA, "Quixotism" presents guitarist Ambarchi's 5-part work, built on a foundation of pulsing double-time electronic percussion, with abstracted sonic additions punctuating and building a dream-like aural environment.

Ambarchi, Oren: Sleepwalker's Conviction [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren:
Sleepwalker's Conviction [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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A 2014 performance by Ambarchi with a 20-piece ensemble conducted by Ilan Volkov and members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & Speak Percussion, of a 40-minute work of hushed, almost static space of extended tones, percussive shimmer, & creaking strings.

Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech Ammann, Dieter:
The Freedom of Speech

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Andel, Laura: Somnambulist Andel, Laura:
Somnambulist

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Anzellotti, Teodoro : Push Pull Anzellotti, Teodoro :
Push Pull

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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New works for the accordion composed by Vinko Globokar, Toshio Hosokawa, Youghi Pagh-Paan, Rolf Riehm, and Salavatore Sciarrino and performed by Teodoro Anzellotti.

Applebaum, Mark: Asylum Applebaum, Mark:
Asylum

(Innova -- USA )

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Arias, Ricardo: Musica Global Arias, Ricardo:
Musica Global

(Nurnichtnur -- Germany )

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Art Zoyd: Experiences De Vol Art Zoyd:
Experiences De Vol

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Ashley, Robert: String Quartet.../How Can I Tell The Difference Ashley, Robert:
String Quartet.../How Can I Tell The Difference

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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Robert Ashley's 1972-73 composition for strings uses live sounds and an "electronic orchestra" of 42 sound modules which enter a network of delays and speakers to create a labyrinth of sound.

Ashley, Robert: The Wolfman Ashley, Robert:
The Wolfman

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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A collection of pieces that introduce the listener to the most extreme experimental side of the late American composer Robert Ashley, with a 12-page booklet including liner notes written by the composer and the complete score of "The Wolfman".

Avram, Ana Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu: Live in Spark (MN) Avram, Ana Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu:
Live in Spark (MN)

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Cellist and percussionist of Hyperion with regular guests Gustavo Aguilar and Tim Hodgkinson, and local musicians Nina Eidsheim and Phil Curtis.

Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: In Tokyo Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
In Tokyo

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: iO Quartet Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
iO Quartet

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Four performances of Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram's iO String Quartet playing their compositions for string quartet & tape live in London, Brussels and Paris.

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

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Live in London (I) Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Live in London (I)

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Electro-acoustic composers Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumitrescu with large groups including the Hyperion Ensemble, plus Tim Hodginkson on clarinet, performing in Conway Hall, London in 2008.

Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Spectral Collection XXI Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Spectral Collection XXI

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Musikalisches Opfer Bach, Johann Sebastian:
Musikalisches Opfer

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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1949 recording of Bach's "Musical Offering", with conductor Hermann Scherchen leading soloists of the Berlin Radio Symphony in an arrangement written by Swiss organist Roger Vuataz.

Bailey, Derek: Pieces for Guitar Bailey, Derek:
Pieces for Guitar

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Banabila, Michel / Oene Van Geel: Music For Viola And Electronics II Banabila, Michel / Oene Van Geel:
Music For Viola And Electronics II

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

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In the second volume of their collaboration, Banabila and Van Geel explore further into their neo-classical mix of viola improvisations, ambient textures, minimal compositions, and modular experiments.

Banabila, Michel: Float Banabila, Michel:
Float

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

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A compilation of tracks from the melodic side of string and electronic artist Michel Banabila, with two exclusive tracks, and collecting previous work with artists like Anton Goudsmit, Eric Vloeimans, Michel van Schie, Salar Asid, Anne Bakker, Mete Erker, Mehmet Polat, Yasar Saka, &c.

Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata Barlow, Clarence:
Musica Derivata

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

Barrett, Richard: Negatives Barrett, Richard:
Negatives

(NMC Records -- UK )

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Richard Barrett's work encompasses composition and improvisation, from chamber music to live electronics, here with Friedrich Gauwerky, Brett Kelly, and Elision.

Bayle, Francois: L'Experience Acoustique [VINYL 3 LPs] Bayle, Francois:
L'Experience Acoustique [VINYL 3 LPs]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Electronic/Concrete composer and inventor of Acousmatic Music Francois Bayle in a 3 LP edition of his 1971 work "L'Experience Acoustique", a systematic exploration investigating the true nature of the listening process itself.

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, Luciano & Edison Denissow: Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow:
Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Remastered ed. of the '93 release of Berio's "Folk Songs" and "Chamber Music", and Edison Denissow's "La Vie en rouge" performed by the Ensemble for New Music Zurich.

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.

Beuger, Antoine (Chabala / Owen): un lieu pour etre deux Beuger, Antoine (Chabala / Owen):
un lieu pour etre deux

(Copy For Your Records -- USA )

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Guitarist Barry Chabala joins Ben Owen on synth tones and field recordings to realize Wandelweiser Group founder Antoine Beuger's subtle composition "un lieu pour etre deux".

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Bisio, Michael / Eyvind Kang: MBEK(TM) Bisio, Michael / Eyvind Kang:
MBEK(TM)

(Meniscus -- USA )

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Bloland, Per: Chamber Industrial Bloland, Per:
Chamber Industrial

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer Per Bloland blends custom built electronics with instrumental textures to create unique soundscapes, presenting 5 works performed by Ecce Ensemble Chamber Industrial in a release of vigorous electroacoustic and instrumental compositions.

Bosetti, Alessandro: Royals Bosetti, Alessandro:
Royals

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Another fascinating exploration of language and its relationship to music from composer Bosetti, translating the intonation and rhythm of language into music and melding it back onto the same.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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 )

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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 )

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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 )

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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: Unison Rituals Brady, Tim:
Unison Rituals

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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.

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.

Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington): Concept of Freedom Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington):
Concept of Freedom

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra: Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007 Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra:
Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007

(Spool -- Canada )

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AIMToronto (Association of Improvising Musicians Toronto) organized this concert for 18 AIMToronto members playing the music of American improv guru Anthony Braxton,

Braxton, Anthony: Phonomanie VIII Braxton, Anthony:
Phonomanie VIII

(Leo -- UK )

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Breschand, Helene & Sylvain Kassap: Double-Peine Breschand, Helene & Sylvain Kassap:
Double-Peine

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Harp machinist Breschand and clarinetist Kassap meet with their respective instruments, voices, machines and toys to create a convoluted and extraordinary sound world.

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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Bruckmann, Kyle: Wrack: Intents & Purposes Bruckmann, Kyle:
Wrack: Intents & Purposes

(482 Music -- USA )

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Bruckmann's Chicago based released bridges the gap between modern classical music and Chicago's experimental jazz scene in a hybrid form of chamber jazz.

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, 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 )

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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: 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.

 


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