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Wiss / Unternahrer: sopstock (Creative Sources)

Swiss voice artist Isa Wiss with Marc Unternahrer on tuba in a surreal set of alphabetized improvisations in a Minton-esque mode with Unternahrer taking the tuba into untold territory.
 

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Isa Wiss-voice

Marc Unternahrer-tuba



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UPC: 5609063401691

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs169
Squidco Product Code: 12904

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded by Lukas Wicker and Didier Maag, December 2008 at luckymusic, Luzern, Switzerland (www.luckymusic.ch). Mixed and mastered by Lukas Wicker, Didier Maag, Isa Wiss, Marc Unternahrer.

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Swiss voice artist Isa Wiss with Marc Unternahrer on tuba in a surreal set of alphabetized improvisations. Wiss works in a Minton-esque mode with Shelley Hirsch overtones, while Unternahrer takes the tuba in untold places using extended techniques that evoke unusual textures and tones from the instrument. A very strange album to say the least, of interest to those following the evolution of extreme vocal and instrumental techniques.


Artist Biographies

"Marc Unternährer, born in 1975, studied music with a major in tuba in Lucerne. Since then he has been very versatile as a freelance musician. He has maintained an intensive exchange with Chicago musicians since his stay in the Lucerne studio in Chicago in 2002. Other important collaborations for him were and are with Albin Brun, Ruedi Häusermann, Erika Stucky, Barry Guy, Markus Lauterburg, Simon Hari (aka King Pepe), Matto Kämpf, Gerry Hemingway, Silke Eberhard, Manuel Troller, Hans-Peter Pfammatter, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Josh Berman, Keefe Jackson, Frank Rosaly, Hans Hassler, Julian Sartorius, Ensemble Phoenix, Miriam Rumpfenegger, Sebastian Strinning, ox&öl and many others; Quite a few of them are documented on recordings. He currently plays in the following bands: Le Rex, Trampeltier of Love, Looty Trio, Bubbles and Bangs, Blue Shroud Band, Frode Gjerstad Tuba Trio and the NAH Quartet. The Mullbau, a space for improvised music that he helped initiate, received a Lucerne work grant and the "Young Ears Prize" for the children's concert series. This was followed in 2014 by the Lucerne work contribution and a stay in the central Swiss studio in Berlin. He has been the program manager of the Stans Music Days since 2015. Marc Unternährer is a lecturer at the HSLU Music and a lecturer at the Bern University of the Arts. Together with Urban Mäder and Thomas Meyer he wrote "Mediating Free Improvisation - A Compendium", published by Wolke Verlag in 2019. In 2020 he received the Art and Culture Prize of the City of Lucerne."

-Marc Unternahrer Website (Translated by Google) (http://www.munter.li/bio.html)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Bolbos 4:38

2. Bingst 2:00

3. Cyn 5:53

4. Drisp 0:47

5. Flonk 3:15

6. Fingster 1:08

7. Gringlion 1:51

8. Hendars 4:45

9. Krimp 6:20

10. Londing 0:55

11. Mauter 3:56

12. Ningell 0:46

13. Quolophost 2:24

14. Rarrung 1:44

15. Teel 2:01

16. Willkong 1:52

17. Xungst 0:44

18. Zundal 3:24

Related Categories of Interest:

Creative Sources

Improvised Music
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Unusual Vocal Forms
Free Improvisation
Trio Recordings

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