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Derome, Jean:

Chamber Music 1992-2012

(Ambiances Magnetiques)

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.

Price: $15.95
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Product Code: 20284
Catalog Code: am_219
Country: Canada

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Nono, Luigi:

Seguente [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz)

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.

Price: $32.95
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Product Code: 19976
Catalog Code: ed. RZ 1031-32
Country: Germany

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Kriwet, Ferdinand :

Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

(Edition Rz)

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.

Price: $51.95
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Product Code: 19042
Catalog Code: ed. Rz 9008-9
Country: Germany

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Wolff, Christian:

Early Piano Pieces

(Hat [now] ART)

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

Price: $19.95
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Product Code: 10363
Catalog Code: 141
Country: Switzerland

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Zeitkratzer / Whitehouse:

Whitehouse: Performed Live by Zeitkratzer [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS)

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.

Price: $19.95
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Product Code: 19936
Catalog Code: KR 019LP
Country: Germany

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Corner, Philip:

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

(Roaratorio)

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.

Price: $23.95
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Product Code: 20013
Catalog Code: ROAR 036LP
Country: USA

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Cardew, Cornelius:

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

(MiruMir (Cramps))

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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Product Code: 20184
Catalog Code: MIR 100203LP
Country: Italy

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Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs :

Gaps, Absences

(Recommended Records)

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.

Price: $14.95
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Product Code: 19829
Catalog Code: ReRST3
Country: UK

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Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze:

The Harmonics Of Real Strings

(Another Timbre)

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.

Price: $15.95
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Product Code: 20020
Catalog Code: at80
Country: UK

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Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas:

Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre)

"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'.

Price: $28.95
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Product Code: 20021
Catalog Code: at81x2
Country: UK

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

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

(New World Records)

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.

Price: $44.95
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Product Code: 20012
Catalog Code: NW 80762CD
Country: USA

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Zeitkratzer / Whitehouse:

Whitehouse: Performed Live by Zeitkratzer

(Zeitkratzer)

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.

Price: $15.95
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Product Code: 19545
Catalog Code: ZKR 017CD
Country: Germany

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Stockhausen, Karlheinz :

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

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 19765
Catalog Code: 190
Country: Switzerland

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Lim, Liza:

Orchestral Works

(Hat [now] ART)

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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Product Code: 19764
Catalog Code: 185
Country: Switzerland

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Zeitkratzer Performs Lou Reed:

Metal Machine Music [VINYL 2 LPs]

(KARLRECORDS)

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.

Price: $25.95
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Product Code: 19677
Catalog Code: KR 016LP
Country: Germany

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Various Artists:

Traces Three [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM)

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.

Price: $21.95
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Product Code: 19078
Catalog Code: REGRM 012LP
Country: Austria

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Partch, Harry:

Plectra and Percussion Dances

(Bridge Records)

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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Product Code: 19680
Catalog Code: BRIDGE 9432CD
Country: USA

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Lim, Liza:

The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 18493
Catalog Code: 148
Country: Switzerland

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Kaul, Matthias:

Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART)

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".

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 19205
Catalog Code: 130
Country: Switzerland

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Kasemets, Udo:

Pythagoras Tree

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 18482
Catalog Code: 113
Country: Switzerland

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Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:

Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 18483
Catalog Code: 114
Country: Switzerland

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Ha-Yang, Kim:

Threadsuns

(Tzadik)

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.

Price: $13.95
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Product Code: 18928
Catalog Code: TZ-CD-9008
Country: USA

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Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):

Counterpoise

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 18487
Catalog Code: 136
Country: Switzerland

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Barlow, Clarence:

Musica Derivata

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 18485
Catalog Code: 126
Country: Switzerland

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Schwitters, Kurt:

Ursonate Und Andere Konsequente Dichtung

(Wergo)

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.

Price: $24.95
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Product Code: 19969
Catalog Code: WER 6316CD
Country: Germany

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Pisaro, Michael:

Continuum Unbound [3 CD Box Set]

(Gravity Wave)

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.

Price: $52.95
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Product Code: 19942
Catalog Code: GW 011-013
Country: USA

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Banabila, Michel / Oene Van Geel:

Music For Viola And Electronics

(Tapu Record)

An electro-acoustic narrative for viola and electronics from the collaboration of Michel Banabila (electronics) and Oene van Geel (viola and violin), blending modular electronics with acoustic instrumentation for five lush, texturally complex and excursive works.

Price: $9.95
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Product Code: 19963
Catalog Code: 003TR
Country: Netherlands

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Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen):

Klavierstucke/Sonaten

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 19728
Catalog Code: 193
Country: Switzerland

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Fox, Chistopher:

Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

(Hat [now] ART)

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.

Price: $17.95
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Product Code: 19727
Catalog Code: 192
Country: Switzerland

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Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino:

Zeitkratzer + Keiji Haino

(Zeitkratzer)

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.

Price: $16.95
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Product Code: 19546
Catalog Code: ZKR 018CD
Country: Germany

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

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

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Iddon, Martin: pneuma

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

Barnson, Matthew: Sibyl Tones

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

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

Hennies, Nick: Work

Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

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

Zorn, John: Myth And Mythopoeia

Corner, Philip: Satie Slowly [2 CDs]

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Lim, Liza: Orchestral Works

Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles

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

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