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Three new compositions: a cello concerto for cellist Fred Sherry and three instrumental trios; a piece for violin with David Fulmer and drummer Kenny Wollesen; and Zorn's ritualistic one-act opera inspired by the late drawings of Antonin Artaud.

Zorn, John
Music and Its Double

Zorn, John: Music and Its Double (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"Three powerful dramatic works from Zorn's remarkable concert music catalog! Zorn's unique cello concerto is a colorful virtuoso showpiece for cellist Fred Sherry and three instrumental trios. Ceremonial Magic is a dynamic piece for solo violin presented here in a special duo realization featuring composer/performer David Fulmer and longtime Zorn associate Kenny Wollesen on drums. Closing the program is Zorn's ritualistic one-act opera inspired by the late drawings of Antonin Artaud La Machine de l'être. It is performed here by the incredible soprano Anu Komsi who originated the role at its stage pre- miere at the New York City Opera in 2011."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397809227

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8092
Squidco Product Code: 17052

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Track 1 was recorded in December 2011 at Miller Theatre in NYC, NY by Silas Brown. Tracks 2-5 were recorded in May 2012 at EastSide Sound in NYC, NY by Marc Urselli. Tracks 6-8 were recorded in September 2011 at Lahti Symphony Hall in Finland by Matthias Spitzbarth.


John Zorn-composer

Fred Sherry-solo cello

Jennifer Choi-violin

David Fulmer-viola, violin

Mike Nicolas-cello

Tara Helen O'Connor-flute

Josh Rubin-clarinet

June Han-harp

William Winant-percussion

Al Lipowski-percussion

Joe Pereira-percussion

Brad Lubman-conductor

Kenny Wollesen-drums

Anu Komsi-soprano saxophone

Lahti Symphony Orchestra

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Track Listing:

1. A Rebours 11:12

2. Ceremonial Magic I 5:37

3. Ceremonial Magic II 4:07

4. Ceremonial Magic III 5:52

5. Ceremonial Magic IV 4:03

6. La Machine De L'Être: Tetème 4:10

7. La Machine De L'Être: Le Révélé 3:26

8. La Machine De L'Être: Entremêlés 4:04

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