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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

Price: $25.95
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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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