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Musique Actuelle (Quebec, Montreal, Victo, &c)
 
Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $8.95    

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Steerage: Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It <i>[Used Item]</i> Steerage:
Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It [Used Item]

(Caduc -- Canada )

Price: $7.95    

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An album of tones and tonal environments from Barry Chabala and A.F. Jones, using guitars and effects to create slowly moving tones punctuated with unusual utterances of unknown origin; rich and curiously non-specific sound that lives in the back- and foreground.

Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain): Hommage a Leduc, Borduas Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain):
Hommage a Leduc, Borduas et Riopelle [Used Item]

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $5.95    

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Composer Simon Martin pays hommage to Quebec painters Ozias Leduc, Paul-Emile Borduas, and Jean-Paul Riopelle in contemplative works for each artist, performed by the ensembles Quatuor Bozzini, Quasar quatuor de saxophons, and Trio de guitares contemporain.

Quasar (quatuor de saxophones): Du souffle <i>[Used Item]</i> Quasar (quatuor de saxophones):
Du souffle [Used Item]

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $5.95    

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Montreal saxophone quartet Quasar (Jean-Marc Bouchard, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, & Andre Leroux) in their 3rd incredible album of contemporary saxophone compositions, presenting 14 rich and varied compositions, including commissioned and premier works.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla <i>[Used Item]</i> Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $7.00    

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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] <i>[Used Item]</i> Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] [Used Item]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $26.95    

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Putting together two releases from Montreal guitarist and composer Tim Brady's "24 Frames" project: "Trance" (CD + DVD) and "Scatter" (2 CDs), performed solo and with his Bradyworks ensemble.

Brady, Tim: Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune <i>[Used Item]</i> Brady, Tim:
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A chamber opera that tells the story of the life of the Canadian doctor and humanitarian Norman Bethune by interweaving extracts from Bethune's own letters with poetry of the 1930s.

Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault: Ocean pour la suite <i>[Used Item]</i> Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault:
Ocean pour la suite [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $6.00    

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A collection of duo recordings featuring guitarist Sylvie Chenard playing with Maryse Poulin (sax), Martin Tetreault (turntables), and Alexandre St-Onge (electronics).

Cote / Ceccarelli: Vulgarites <i>[Used Item]</i> Cote / Ceccarelli:
Vulgarites [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $6.00    

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A plethora of objects being struck and stroked from the meeting of drummers Cote (Bruire, Klaxon Gueule) and Ceccarelli, complex interactions of percussion, feedback and electronics.

Cote, Michel F: Flat Fourgonnette (mescal Free style) <i>[Used Item]</i> Cote, Michel F:
Flat Fourgonnette (mescal Free style) [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $6.00    

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Michel F Cote in a hybrid release of country and actuelle music that is unpredictable and funny with help from artists such as Bernard Falaise, Frank Martel, Billie Folliday, etc.

Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, Trio: The Feeling of Jazz <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, Trio:
The Feeling of Jazz [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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Eleven jazz standards performed by the trio of Jean Derome (sax, flute, voice, Normand Guilbeault (double bass) and Pierre Tanguay (percussion).

Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu; Nous percons les oreilles: La vie, c'est simple <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu; Nous percons les oreilles:
La vie, c'est simple [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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Using saxophones and their voices, Jean Derome and Joane Hetu create songs of improvisation that invoke their primal human nature in creative and beautiful ways.

Derome, Jean: Canot-camping:expedition 4 <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome, Jean:
Canot-camping:expedition 4 [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Excellent recording made while on a canoe and camping trip by 11 improvisers from the Montreal musique actuelle scene on their fourth expedition of the kind.

Derome, Jean: Confitures de Gagaku <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome, Jean:
Confitures de Gagaku [Used Item]

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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Live recordings and Derome's first release under his own name, inspired by Japanese magic squares and haikus, and performed in a group including Actuelle collective members Pierre Tanguay and Pierre Cartier.

Foodsoon: somelove <i>[Used Item]</i> Foodsoon:
somelove [Used Item]

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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Hetu, Joane  / Labrosse, Diane / Roger, Danielle Palardy : Les Poules: prairie orange <i>[Used Item] Hetu, Joane / Labrosse, Diane / Roger, Danielle Palardy :
Les Poules: prairie orange [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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Nine new works from the trio of Joane Hetu (sax, voice), Diane Labrosse (sampler, voice), and Danielle Palardy Roger (percussion, voice) with a moody and haunting atmosphere.

Hetu, Joane: La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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An amazing journey in sound and voice from saxophonist/vocalist Joane Hetu with five singers/narrators/musicians/noise-makers and layered field recordings, a remarkable and sophisticated work about sex, loss, death, art, & politics.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Hetu, Joane: Recits de Neige <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
Recits de Neige [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00    

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Pieces in 4 movements - Snow; Never Cold; Gusts; Landscapes - performed by Ensemble SuperMusique: Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Pierre Tanguay, Scott Thomson & Alexandre St-Onge.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur: The Joy Of Being Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur:
The Joy Of Being

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95    

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Live recordings from Alchemia Jazz Klub in Krakow, Poland in 2015 of the freely improvising trio of Francois Carrier on sax and Chinese oboe, Michel Lambert on drums, and Rafal Mazur on acoustic bass guitar, uniquely intertwining interchanges of joyful dialog.

HMZ (Hubsch / Martel / Zoubek): Drought HMZ (Hubsch / Martel / Zoubek):
Drought

(Tour de Bras -- France )

Price: $14.95    

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A live performance at the Loft in Cologne, Germany, 2015 from the recording and performing trio of Carl Ludwig Hubsch on tuba & objects, Pierre Yves Martel on viola da Gamba & harmonica, and Philip Zoubek on the prepared piano, restrained yet highly active playing.

Leandre, Joelle & Gianni Lenoci: Sur une balancoire <i>[Used Item]</i> Leandre, Joelle & Gianni Lenoci:
Sur une balancoire [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.95    

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Fourteen short, improvised pieces from the duo of Joelle Leandre (double bass, voice) and Gianni Lenoci (piano, objects) that follow an aesthetic somewhere between jazz and contemporary music.

Lenoci, Gianni: Sextant <i>[Used Item]</i> Lenoci, Gianni:
Sextant [Used Item]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $8.95    

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Les Poules: Hetu, Labrosse, Roger: Phenix <i>[Used Item]</i> Les Poules: Hetu, Labrosse, Roger:
Phenix [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $7.95    

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24 miniature works from the fantastic and intense improvising trio of Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse and Danielle Palardy Roger, inspired by the eternal revival of the legendary Phoenix.

Mankind: Ice Machine <i>[Used Item]</i> Mankind:
Ice Machine [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $7.95    

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Surreal sound experiments using poetry, noise and ambient music and an eclectic set of instruments to make bewildering and enjoyable compositions, recommended!

Xu Fengxia: Black Lotos Xu Fengxia:
Black Lotos

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Xu Fengxia traditional Sanxian & Guzheng player and free vocalist in duo with drummer/percussionist Lucas Niggli for suspenseful cross-cultural improvisations.

 


Best Sellers in This Category:

Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens: 6 Improvisations

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Red Sky

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur: The Joy Of Being

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les accords intuitifs

Marsh, Warne Quartet: Ne Plus Ultra

L' Hexacorde: Ensemble De Guitare

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps

In The Sea (Caloia / Zubot / Ceccarella / Honsinger): Henry Crabapple Disappear [CASSETTE with downl

Normand, Eric: Mattempa

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Danse a L'Anvers

GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Geste

Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn: Eviyan Live

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs]

Frith, Fred & Danielle Palardy Roger: Pas de deux nouveau

HMZ (Hubsch / Martel / Zoubek): Drought

Pinhas / Merzbow / Wolf Eyes: Victoriaville May 2011

Drumm, Kevin / Martin Tetreault: Particles and Smears

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

Evidence: Cartier, Derome, Monk, Tanguay: Musique de Thelonious Monk