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Reich, Maria: Interdependenzen (Relative Pitch)

Nine investigations on the violin and two on the viola from Berlin composer and improviser Maria I.J. Reich, developed during research into solo improvisation, yielding a unique set of timbres, textures and impetus between the musician and the body & bow of the instrument, influenced by the different locations recorded at and presented as captured; a truly fascinating exploration.
 

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UPC: 5904224872571

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPRSS028
Squidco Product Code: 34698

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2024
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded in Berlin, Germany and Wilsum, Germany, between December, 2022, and May, 2023.

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"Like the reflections of light on an uneven surface. A gesture of hands in space that catches a glimpse. Spider webs vibrating and tearing. Beauty of the dirty, the rough, the open. The frequency of a space, an object, a body, suddenly palpable. Mutual world relations, inconspicuous, imperceptible, that weave between all things."-Maria I.J. Reich


Artist Biographies

"Maria I.J. Reich is an improvising violinist, violist, vocalist, composer and author. She grew up in Berlin, Germany, and went to Paris, Lake Constance, Peru and back to Berlin for her studies. She was supported by German Academic Scholarship Foundation and LMN Berlin e.V.. She is a graduate from the Jazz-Institut of University of the Arts Berlin and Hanns Eisler HfM Berlin and Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen. She gives workshops on improvisation, writes music for film productions, for chamber music and her own bands. She has been performing as a musician also in multidiscplinary contexts in many places all over Europe, South and Middle America and Africa. Maria also writes poetry and creates lyrics for her own songs."

-Maria Reich Website (https://en.marytherichest.com/)
6/19/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Ent-tauschen 2:38

2. Spiegelungen 1:34

3. The Fabric 3:18

4. Die Vögel Fliegen Still Durch Uns Hindurch 2:25

5. World In(forms) Us 3:44

6. Loss 3:29

7. Love, Love, Evol, Evolve 5:49

8. When this is, that is 2:03

9. Mind, Glittering 3:05

10. Not Al-one 3:20

11. Bei Genauerer Betrachtung Zeigt Sich Immer Eine Interdependenz 3:59

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