A suite inspired by revolutionary French writer Arthur Rimbaud, including a chamber work, an electronic composition, a fully notated virtuosic piano piece accompanied by a free jazz rhythm section, and an outrageous file card piece.
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"An eclectic suite inspired by revolutionary French writer Arthur Rimbaud! Featuring a remarkable classical chamber work whose tempo is constantly in flux (Bateau Ivre), a powerful electronic composition (A Season in Hell), a fully notated virtuosic piano piece accompanied by an improvised free jazz rhythm section (Illuminations) and an outrageous file card piece with Zorn on sax, piano, guitar and foley effects and renegade actor/director Mathieu Amalric reading texts from Rimbaud's intense and hilarious L'Album Zutique (Conneries). One of his most personal creations, this is a CD only Zorn could conjure up!"-"-Tzadik
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Shipping Weight: 4.00 units
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Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8301
Squidco Product Code: 16791
Packaging: Digipack with booklet
Recorded on March 8th, 2012 by Marc Urselli at EastSide Sound, NYC.
Ikue Mori-Laptop, Electronics
John Zorn-Samples, Electronics, Alto Sax, Piano, Organ, Guitar, Drums, Foley Effects
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1. Bateau Ivre 11:01
2. A Season In Hell 12:22
3. Illuminations 11:39
4. Conneries 12:20