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L' Ensemble Volta: Les Nuages de Magellan

L' Ensemble Volta

Les Nuages de Magellan

(Recommended Records)
UK

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ReR's 3rd collection featuring the ondes Martenot, an early electronic musical instrument invented in 1928 by cellist Maurice Martenot; this volume, performed by the 4 piece L''Ensemble Volta + Antoine Alerinie is dedicated to Spectralist composer Tristan Murail.

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Rosenboom, David: Naked Curvature

Rosenboom, David

Naked Curvature

(Tzadik)
USA

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CalArts Chamber Ensemble performs this large work from composer David Ronsemboom, a whispered chamber opera/concerto grosso for six instrumentalists, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software.

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Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps

Quartetski Does Stravinsky

Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Canada

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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

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Reinhold Friedl: Golden Quinces, Earthed For Spatialised Neo-Bechstein

Reinhold Friedl

Golden Quinces, Earthed For Spatialised Neo-Bechstein

(Bocian)
Poland

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Reinhold Friedl performs on one of the last remaining of 150 Neo-Bechstein amplified Grand Pianos, using unusual recording techniques to find unexpected sonic aspects to the instrument, producing a dark ambient and industrial work of great intensity.

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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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Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg: Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg

Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

(Another Timbre)
UK

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A new composition by clarinetist and composer Magnus Granberg, the leader of the highly acclaimed ensemble Skogen, this time with a new, smaller group that includes percussionist Erik Carlsson, performing his beautiful, melancholic music.

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Redolfi, Michel: Pacific Tubular Waves/Immersion [VINYL]

Redolfi, Michel

Pacific Tubular Waves/Immersion [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM)
Austria

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Electroacoustic landscape composer Michel Redolfi in a work for Synclavier digital synthesizer recorded between 1979 & 1980, attempting to musically translate his research on underwater sound in the Pacific, from the movement of rolling waves to its depths.

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Ferreyra, Beatriz: GRM Works [VINYL]

Ferreyra, Beatriz

GRM Works [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM)
UK

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Electronic composer Beatriz Ferreyra was a pioneer alongside Pierre Schaeffer, developing the famous Music Theory of the Sounding Object in the 50s, and continued to compose with Bernard Baschet and his Structures Sonores, holding residencies at Dartmouth College.

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Denyer, Frank : Whispers

Denyer, Frank

Whispers

(Another Timbre)
UK

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Five idiosyncratic compositions by English composer Frank Denyer with performers including The Barton Workshop, Elisabeth Smalt, Juliet Fraser, Kiku Day and Frank Denyer himself, using shakuhachi, voice, muted strings, percussion and an axe striking a block of wood.

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Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ vol. 2-St. Paul's Chapel

Zorn, John

The Hermetic Organ vol. 2-St. Paul's Chapel

(Tzadik)
USA

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The second volume documenting John Zorn's astonishing solo organ improvisations recorded in 2013 on the Aeloian Skinner organ at St. Paul's Chapel in New York City.

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Zorn, John: Myth And Mythopoeia

Zorn, John

Myth And Mythopoeia

(Tzadik)
USA

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Five compositional works for strings and voice from John Zorn, performed by the Arditti Quartet, Talea Ensemble, cellist Jeff Zeigler, and Zorn regulars Chris Otto, Jay Campbell & Stephen Gosling.

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Zorn, John: Hen To Pan

Zorn, John

Hen To Pan

(Tzadik)
USA

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A chamber ensemble led by cellist Jay Campbell presents 3 realizations of Zorn's composition for 2 celli "Ouroboros" (2 with percussionist Tyshawn Sorey) along with his canonic puzzle "Occam's Razor" and the ten metaphysical ambiguities comprising the piano trio "The Aristos" .

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Zorn, John: Fragmentations, Prayers And Interjections

Zorn, John

Fragmentations, Prayers And Interjections

(Tzadik)
USA

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Four of John Zorn's compositions for large ensembles performed by Arcana, a special hand-picked orchestra of New York virtuosos under the baton of Maestro David Fulmer

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Zeitkratzer Performs Lou Reed: Metal Machine Music: First Full Instrumental Version

Zeitkratzer Performs Lou Reed

Metal Machine Music: First Full Instrumental Version

(Zeitkratzer)
Austria

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Zeitkratzer directed by Reinhold Friedl reinterpret Lou Reed's controversial album "Metal Machine Music", transcribing the sounds to create an acoustic music score for their ensemble to play live.

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Zeitkratzer Performs Lou Reed: Metal Machine Music [VINYL 2 LPs]

Zeitkratzer Performs Lou Reed

Metal Machine Music [VINYL 2 LPs]

(KARLRECORDS)
Germany

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Zeitkratzer directed by Reinhold Friedl reinterpret Lou Reed's controversial album "Metal Machine Music", transcribing the sounds to create an acoustic music score for their ensemble to play live.

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Zeitkratzer / Whitehouse: Whitehouse: Performed Live by Zeitkratzer [VINYL]

Zeitkratzer / Whitehouse

Whitehouse: Performed Live by Zeitkratzer [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS)
Germany

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Whitehouse (William Bennett) joins Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer for a work recorded live at the festival Musique Action in Nancy, France, with mutated voice spoken through brass instruments intones over deep and unusual acoustic orchestration and shapeshifting sound.

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Zeitkratzer / Whitehouse: Whitehouse: Performed Live by Zeitkratzer

Zeitkratzer / Whitehouse

Whitehouse: Performed Live by Zeitkratzer

(Zeitkratzer)
Germany

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Whitehouse (William Bennett) joins Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer for a work recorded live at the festival Musique Action in Nancy, France, with mutated voice spoken through brass instruments intones over deep and unusual acoustic orchestration and shapeshifting sound.

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Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino: Zeitkratzer + Keiji Haino

Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino

Zeitkratzer + Keiji Haino

(Zeitkratzer)
Germany

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Keiji Haino collaborates with Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer for their 2nd release, with Haino concentrating solely on his voice without electronic manipulation, in a live recording at Jahrehunderthalle in Bochum, Germany for a frightful mix of ferocious chamber music.

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Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino: Live At Jahrhunderthalle Bochum [VINYL]

Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino

Live At Jahrhunderthalle Bochum [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS)
Germany

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Keiji Haino collaborates with Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer for their 2nd release, with Haino concentrating solely on his voice without electronic manipulation, in a live recording at Jahrehunderthalle in Bochum, Germany for a frightful mix of ferocious chamber music.

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Xasax: Ars Subtilior

Xasax

Ars Subtilior

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Four contemporary compositions separated by three transmissions from the past from the Xasax saxophone quartet of Jean-Michel Goury, Marcus Weiss, Pierre-Stephane Meuge and Serge Bertocchi.

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Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel: Four Generations

Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel

Four Generations

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Pianist and composer Daniel N. Seel plays four pieces from four generations of different composers including Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman, Walter Zimmerman, and his own work.

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Wolff, Christian: Pianist: Pieces [3 CDs]

Wolff, Christian

Pianist: Pieces [3 CDs]

(Sub Rosa)
Belgium

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Philip Thomas plays the piano works of Christian Wolff, 3 CDs with 150 tracks of large works blending experimental concerns with classical tendencies that reference modern & traditional composers transformed with Wolff's unique compositional voice.

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Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces

Wolff, Christian

Early Piano Pieces

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Early works from avant-garde composer Christian Wolff, including pieces for prepared piano influenced by John Cage's ideas for the same instrument.

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Volkov, Ilan conducts Ana-Maria Avram / Iancu Dumitrescu: Hyperion International Ensemble

Volkov, Ilan conducts Ana-Maria Avram / Iancu Dumitrescu

Hyperion International Ensemble

(Edition Modern)
Romania

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Ilan Volkov directs the Bucharest based chamber group Hyperion Ensemble merging the history of Romanian music with moder avant-garde music, here performing the music of Ana-Maria Avram & Iancu Dumitrescu with guest guitarist Stephan O'Malley.

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Various Artists: Traces Three [VINYL]

Various Artists

Traces Three [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM)
Austria

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Works from the late 1970s by 4 French Groupe De Recherches Musicales composers--Charles Clapaud, Janez Maticic, Servio Tulio Marin, and Eugeniusz Rudnik--short pieces using electroacoustic, electronic, concrete and other modern approaches in fascinating and unusual compositions.

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Various Artists: Traces One [VINYL]

Various Artists

Traces One [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM)
Austria

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The first in Recollection GRM's collection of early electronic compositions from the archives of the Groupe De Recherches Musicales (GRM), with works from Beatriz Ferreyra, Philippe Carson Turmac, Edgardo Canton, Francis Regnier, and Mireille Chamass-Kyrou.

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Various Artists: Rumori Alla Rotonda

Various Artists

Rumori Alla Rotonda

(Alga Marghen)
Italy

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Live recording at the Rotonda del Pellegrini, Milan, January 21st, 1959 featuring John Cage, Morton Feldman, Juan Hidalgo, Leopoldo La Rosa, and Walter Marchetti.

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Tudor, David + John Cage, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Pauline Oliveros: Music from the Tudorfest: San Francisc

Tudor, David + John Cage, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Pauline Oliveros

Music from the Tudorfest: San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1964 [3 CDs]

(New World Records)
USA

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In 1964 Pauline Oliveros organized a festival at the San Francisco Tape Music Center celebrating the work of pianist David Tudor, including compositions by Oliveros, George Brecht, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Alvin Lucier, and John Cage, documented here on this 3 CD set.

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Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs : Gaps, Absences

Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs

Gaps, Absences

(Recommended Records)
UK

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Multi-instrumentalist Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer presents a cycle of pieces combining complexity and precision with unfamiliar timbres, using pianos, harmonium, bass, violin, percussion, zither, citara bassa, harmonica, melodica, alt-calrinet, sampler, & field recordings.

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Tenney, James / Matthias Kaul: The Solo Works For Percussion

Tenney, James / Matthias Kaul

The Solo Works For Percussion

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Five works from composer James Tenney for solo percussion, performed by Matthias Kaul, plus one work for tape and percussion and one work for percussion and tape-delay-system with Rudiger Orth ("Deus Ex Machina").

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Stockhausen, Karlheinz : Mantra (performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick and Newton Armstrong)

Stockhausen, Karlheinz

Mantra (performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick and Newton Armstrong)

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Stockhausen's late 60s composition "Mantra" was a return to his intricately systematised approach to musical construction, expanding the possibilities and potentialities of the serial principle to allow for more melodic and embraceable compositions.

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Stockhausen, Karlheinz: Momente

Stockhausen, Karlheinz

Momente

(Wergo)
Germany

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Stockhausen's 1967 LP was part of Wergo's Studio Reihe Neuer Musik series; "Momente" (Moments) for soprano, 4 choral groups and 13 instrumentalists, is an indeterminate piece with no fixed beginning or end, designed to be flexible to the needs of any given performance.

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Stockhausen, Karlheinz: Amour / Der Kleine Harlekin / Wochenkreis

Stockhausen, Karlheinz

Amour / Der Kleine Harlekin / Wochenkreis

(Wergo)
Austria

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Stockhausen's Amour is a series of five pieces for clarinet based on short poems written as gifts for women whom the composer was deeply connected to, here performed by reedist Michele Marelli and synthesizer player Antonio Perez Abellan.

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Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen): Klavierstucke/Sonaten

Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen)

Klavierstucke/Sonaten

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Alternating between Stockhausen and Beethoven, pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs solo works including "Klavierstuck", "Sonata A-Dur Op. 101" and "Sonata C-moll Op. 111", contrasting and comparing the innovations of both composers.

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Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht: ...Im Klang...

Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht

...Im Klang...

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler presents three solo pieces, one for accordion (Teodoro Anzellotti) one for piano (Marianne Schroeder) and the third for organ (Huub Ten Hacken).

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Starling, Matt: Terry Riley's Dorian Reeds (For Brass)

Starling, Matt

Terry Riley's Dorian Reeds (For Brass)

(Self Released)
USA

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Matt Starling, founder of the Salt Lake Electric Ensemble, returns with a lesser known but equally impressive Terry Riley composition, "Dorian Reeds" for solo performer, microphone and two tape recorders, performed by Starling on flugelhorn and layered in the studio.

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Schwitters, Kurt: Ursonate Und Andere Konsequente Dichtung

Schwitters, Kurt

Ursonate Und Andere Konsequente Dichtung

(Wergo)
Germany

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Harald Muenz, Georg Sachse, and Sigrid Sachse interpret Kurt Schwitters "Sonata in Primal Sounds", linking language and musical forms of the sonata, first performed by Schwitters in 1925 in Germany, and representing one of the most historically influential works of sound poetry.

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Rudhyar, Dane: Works For Piano

Rudhyar, Dane

Works For Piano

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Pianist Steffen Schleiermacher plays six spiritual pieces by composer Dane Rudhyar that are not meant to be analyzed and thought about, but to be felt and experienced.

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Roberts, Adam: Leaf Metal

Roberts, Adam

Leaf Metal

(Tzadik)
USA

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Award winning composer Adam Roberts in his first Tzadik release that includes music for chamber orchestra and electronics, a string quartet, a piece for large wind ensemble and solo works for violin and cello.

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Rijnvos, Richard: Block Beuys

Rijnvos, Richard

Block Beuys

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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A series of compositions by Richard Rijnvos that were inspired by an installation in the Hessisches Landesmuseum consisting of an arrangment of about 270 objects known as the 'Block Beuys'.

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Pisaro, Michael : Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

Pisaro, Michael

Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

(Potlatch)
France

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A collection of materials for solo guitarist, written by Michael Pisaro and here performed by Christian Alvear, presenting the performer with up to 12 fragments which can be played in any order and which allow for various transformations, cuts, extensions and silences.

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Pisaro, Michael: Continuum Unbound [3 CD Box Set]

Pisaro, Michael

Continuum Unbound [3 CD Box Set]

(Gravity Wave)
USA

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Three large works in a solid box with a 12 page color booklet of notes and images from composer Pisaro, working with Greg Stuart, Joe Panzner, Patrick Farmer and Toshiya Tsunoda, examining fragile discontinuities in the apparently continuous sound world.

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Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

Pisaro, Michael

Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave)
USA

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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

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Picker, Tobias: Invisible Lilacs

Picker, Tobias

Invisible Lilacs

(Tzadik)
USA

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NYC composer Tobias Picker presents four powerful and original pieces of chamber music spanning four decades of creative activity (1976-2011), chamber masterworks by one of America's major compositional voices.

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Partch, Harry: Plectra and Percussion Dances

Partch, Harry

Plectra and Percussion Dances

(Bridge Records)
USA

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The first complete performance of Harry Partch's major cycle in three parts, "Plectra and Percussion Dances", adding 3 missing movements from the original 1953 recordings, with a 7 minute spoken introduction from Partch himself.

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Partch, Harry: Bitter Music (Music of Harry Partch Vol. 1) [3 CDs]

Partch, Harry

Bitter Music (Music of Harry Partch Vol. 1) [3 CDs]

(Bridge Records)
USA

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An amazing musical portrait of American microtonal composer and innovative instrument inventor Harry Partch, "Bitter Music" is a musical diary about eight months spent in transient shelters and camps, hobo jungles, basement rooms, and on the open road.

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Palestine, Charlemagne: Four Manifestations On Six Elements (Golden 5)

Palestine, Charlemagne

Four Manifestations On Six Elements (Golden 5)

(Alga Marghen)
Italy

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One of Charlemagne Palestine's most well-known works, finally included in the Alga Marghen Golden Research series of CD editions presenting the composer's relevant historical recordings.

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Palestine, Charlemagne: CharleBelllzzz at Saint Thomas (Golden 666)

Palestine, Charlemagne

CharleBelllzzz at Saint Thomas (Golden 666)

(Alga Marghen)
Italy

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Previously unreleased recordings of Charlemagne Palestine's "Bells Studies", some of his earliest works, captured while attending The High School of Music and Art in New York in the 60s, of the 26-bell carillon at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church.

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Palestine, Charlemagne: Bells Studies [VINYL]

Palestine, Charlemagne

Bells Studies [VINYL]

(Alga Marghen)
Italy

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From 1963 to 1970 avant composer/performer Charlemagne Palestine played the 26-bell carillon at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church while attending The High School of Music and Art in New York; this LP collects recordings of his performances from those early days.

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Nono, Luigi: Seguente [2 CDs]

Nono, Luigi

Seguente [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz)
Germany

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Reissuing composer Luigi Nono's 1990 Edition Rz LP with the addition of 3 works, presenting 6 remarkable symphonic works combining live electronics and voice, intended to expand the technical possibilities of sound and the perceptive faculties of the listener.

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Musicworks: #121 Spring 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD]

Musicworks

#121 Spring 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks)
Canada

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On the cover, Jean Derome. Inside: Walter Smetak; Barbara Hannigan; Ian Tung; Cris Derksen; Alex Zhang Hungtai; plus reviews of recordings and events, a label profile, essays, &c. &c.

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Microtub: Star System [VINYL]

Microtub

Star System [VINYL]

(Sofa)
Norway

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A 3-dimensional graphic scores performed using microtonal tubas from the trio of Robin Hayward, Martin Taxt, and Kristoffer Lo, using the Hayward Tuning Vine that visualises the harmonic space implicit within the microtonal tuba.

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Makrokosmos Quartet: Magic Worlds Of Sound

Makrokosmos Quartet

Magic Worlds Of Sound

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Makrokosmos Quartet playing the Crumb piece from which their name derives, along with works by Stefano Gervasoni and Georg Friedrich Haas.

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Lucier, Alvin: Still and Moving Lines: Decibel Perform Compositions by Alvin Lucier

Lucier, Alvin

Still and Moving Lines: Decibel Perform Compositions by Alvin Lucier

(Pogus)
USA

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Australian new music ensemble Decibel performing four works combining acoustic and electronic orchestration by composer Alvin Lucier, three of which are previously unrecorded: "Ever Present" (2002); "Carbon Copies" (1989); "Hands" (1994); "Shelter" (1967).

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Lim, Liza: The Heart's Ear

Lim, Liza

The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Although she has probably become known as one of Australia's best-known composers, Liza Lim's compositions undermine centuries-old Eurocentrism and are largely inspired by Asian culture.

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Lim, Liza: Orchestral Works

Lim, Liza

Orchestral Works

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Composer Liza Lim presents 3 lesser known works: "The Compass" for orchestra with solo parts for flute and didgeridoo; "Pearl, Ochre, Hair String" featuring a cello solo using a guiro bow; and "The Guest" written for recorder soloist Jeremias Schwarzer.

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Leng Tan, Margaret: She Herself Alone [CD]

Leng Tan, Margaret

She Herself Alone [CD]

(Mode Records)
USA

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Pianist Margaret Leng Tan in her 2nd work for toy pianos, using six different toy pianos in performance with grand piano, toy zithers, music boxes, glockenspiels and percussion, with Ms. Tan as a veritable one-person toy orchestra.

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Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze: The Harmonics Of Real Strings

Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze

The Harmonics Of Real Strings

(Another Timbre)
UK

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Four realisations of composer John Lely's simple but brilliant composition 'The Harmonics of Real Strings', a very slow glissando along the full length of one bowed string, performed by Anton Lukoszevieze; one realization for each string of the cello.

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Kriwet, Ferdinand : Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL  2 LP Picture Discs]

Kriwet, Ferdinand

Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

(Edition Rz)
Germany

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A beautiful 2 picture disc LP and booklet of radio plays (Horspiele) from sound artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet, presenting 6 works including Hortext (radiotext) I, and Rotoradios I & II.

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Kaul, Matthias: Solo Percussion

Kaul, Matthias

Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Matthias Kaul performing percussion works recorded on using cymbalon, hurdy-gurdy, bicycle, telephone, voice, &c., with Stefan Romeyan providing and reciting his poetry on "Roma".

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Kasemets, Udo: Pythagoras Tree

Kasemets, Udo

Pythagoras Tree

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Pianist Stephen Clarke plays seven works for solo piano by Estonian-born, Canadian-naturalized composer Udo Kasemets that focus on specific designs of micro-detail.

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Iddon, Martin: pneuma

Iddon, Martin

pneuma

(Another Timbre)
UK

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Composer Martin Iddon in a work of new conceptual modes of music making, with a ritualistic approach building strange sounds and stange actions in dense layers and intense timbres that demand a unique physicality from the player.

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Hennies, Nick: Work

Hennies, Nick

Work

(Quakebasket)
USA

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A solo album from Louisville, KY percussionist and composer Nick Hennies, including "Settle" for vibraphone (3 players) and "Expenditures" for vibraphone & ensemble; extended and immersive works of a hypnotic and psychoacoustic nature.

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Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman

Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

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Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Concerto A Tre

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman

Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Ensemble Recherche plays chamber music pieces by Polish composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati that are dynamically explosive and allow for the free communicating of the musicians.

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Ha-Yang, Kim: Threadsuns

Ha-Yang, Kim

Threadsuns

(Tzadik)
USA

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Cellist and composer Ha-Yang Kim draws influences from a range of western classical music, American experimentalism, rock, noise, improvised music, music from Bali, Korea and South Indian classical music, here in her 2nd Tzadik CD with JACK quartet peforming this 3 part work.

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Gregorio, Guillermo: Faktura

Gregorio, Guillermo

Faktura

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Guillermo Gregorio produces a series of compositions that reinterprets the structural concepts of Constructivism, Concretism, and Madi, focusing on the physicality of sound.

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Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez: Quest

Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez

Quest

(Shhpuma)
Portugal

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Classical pianist Joana Gama and live electronic processing artist Luis Fernandes bridge compositional and experimental forms in this lyrical work, where Fernandes transforms, dissects, loops and otherwise mutates the Gama's playing in unexpected and elegant ways.

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Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

Fox, Chistopher

Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Four large and distinctive works by composer Christopher Fox performed by pianist Philip Thomas, who also writes the liner notes about the works, revealing and explaining the compositional elements, piano preparations, and physical requirements placed on the performer.

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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'.

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Evans, Joe: Septimal

Evans, Joe

Septimal

(Spectropol Records)
USA

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Composer Joe Evans presents fourteen tracks that explore the sonic and expressive potential of the autoharp in a work exploring the septimal, or 7th aspect of intervals and harmonics.

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Edwards, Michael: For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)

Edwards, Michael

For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)

(Aural Terrains)
UK

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UK Composer Michael Edwards wrote these quiet compositions using his "slippery chicken" software, originally written as a challenge to pianist Rei Nakamura, in contrast to his technical skills, instead requiring pensive accuracy over a steady line of quiet chords.

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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.

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Duch, Michael Francis: Tomba Emmanuelle [VINYL]

Duch, Michael Francis

Tomba Emmanuelle [VINYL]

(Sofa)
Norway

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Michael F. Duch's solo album for the double bass is named for the tomb in Emanuel Vigeland Museum, Oslo where this piece commissioned by nyMusikk Bergen was recorded, exploring different registers, timbres and acoustic effects in relation to the space it is being performed in.

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Derome, Jean: Chamber Music 1992-2012

Derome, Jean

Chamber Music 1992-2012

(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Canada

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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.

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Crane, Laurence / Apartment House: Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]

Crane, Laurence / Apartment House

Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre)
UK

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A double CD of UK's experimental music ensemble Apartment House performing 14 chamber pieces composed by and under the supervision of Laurence Crane, beautiful and informed minimal work from a unique voice in modern composition.

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Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe)

Counterpoise

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

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Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

Costa, Simao

ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma)
Portugal

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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

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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.

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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.

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Corner, Philip: Piano Activities [VINYL]

Corner, Philip

Piano Activities [VINYL]

(Alga Marghen)
Italy

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The legendary 1962 premiere of Philip Corner's iconic Fluxus piece performed by George Maciunas, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell, Emmett Williams, Ben Patterson, Dick Higgins, and Alison Knowles from the International Festival Of The Newest Music.

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Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble: Madrigale

Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble

Madrigale

(Hat [now] ART)
Switzerland

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Composer Aldo Clement's "Madrigale" performed by the Ives Ensemble in 1996-97.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Barnson, Matthew: Sibyl Tones

Barnson, Matthew

Sibyl Tones

(Tzadik)
USA

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Utah-born but composing in New York, Matthew Barnson's work is expressive and dramatic, touching on European and American traditions, here with pieces composed for string quartet performed by London's Arditti Quartet and New York's JACK quartet.

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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.

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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".

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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.

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