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Avant-Garde
 
Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Laboratory Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Laboratory

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

Price: $17.95

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Babel, Isaac : The Sin Of Jesus Babel, Isaac :
The Sin Of Jesus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Transcription of Soviet writer Isaac Babel's The Sin of Jesus into music by applying a rule system where words determine melody, letters determine rhythm & harmony, &c.

BAKU: Symphony of Sirens BAKU:
Symphony of Sirens

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $35.00

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2 CDs & 72 pg book in a comprehensive presentation of the experiments and innovations in the exploration of sound by the historical Russian Avantgardes, 1908-42.

Beuger / Jurg Frey: Dedalus Beuger / Jurg Frey:
Dedalus

(Potlatch -- France )

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The Dedalus Ensemble performs Wandelweiser member's compositions with the composers, presenting two works by Antoine Beuger and one by Jurg Frey in the Ancienne Brasserie Bouchoule, an exhibition room run by Les Instants Chavires.

Boulez, Pierre & John Cage: Structures & Music For Piano Boulez, Pierre & John Cage:
Structures & Music For Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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John Cage and Pierre Boulez met in 1949, forging a long and valuable musical friendship, as seen through the parallels in these works by both composers, performed by Pi-Hsien-Chen & Ian Pace.

Boulez, Pierre: Notations & Piano Sonatas Boulez, Pierre:
Notations & Piano Sonatas

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Brant, Henry : The Henry Brant Collection, Vol. 7: Ives / Concord Brant, Henry :
The Henry Brant Collection, Vol. 7: Ives / Concord

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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American Composer Brant spent 36 years re-imagining Charles Ives' "Concord Sonata" into an orchestral work using Brant's own compositional techniques to great effect.

Broken Record Chamber: Free Improv For Robots Broken Record Chamber:
Free Improv For Robots

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Inspired by the work of Otomo Yoshihide, Martin Tetreault, and Ruins, Broken Record Chamber create and deconstruct music using and abusing turtables, guitars, electronics and drum machines.

Brown, Earle: Synergy Brown, Earle:
Synergy

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Remastered edition of Earle Brown's conducting debut with the Ensemble Avantgarde in Leipzig, presenting his proportional and graphic score "Event: Synergy II", along with 2 other works of distinctive structure.

Byrne, David: The Forest <i>[Used Item]</i> Byrne, David:
The Forest [Used Item]

(Luaka Bop -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

  Cage, John (Ulrich Krieger):
A Cage Of Saxophones Vols. 3 & 4 - Indeterminancy [2 CDs]

(Mode -- USA )

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Ulrich Krieger completes his "A Cage of Saxophones" survey of John Cage's works composed for saxophones and winds, focusing on Cage's works of indeterminancy.

Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti: Changes Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti:
Changes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs both the playful and quirky sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti juxtaposed to John Cage's I Ching developed compositions, "Music of Changes", which complement each other in unexpected and sublime ways.

Cage, John: Imaginary Landscapes Cage, John:
Imaginary Landscapes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Cage, John: Ryoanji Cage, John:
Ryoanji

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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21 years after visiting the sparse rock and sand garden Ryoan-ji (Peacful Dragon) in Kyoto he wrote this piece, here in a remastered and redesigned 2nd edition.

Cage, John: Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948) Cage, John:
Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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John Cage composed these 20 sonatas and "interludes" from 1946-1948, unique and inventive compositions for conventional and prepared piano, which noted Cage interpreter James Tenney recorded in 2002.

Cage, John: The Number Pieces 6 performed by Essential Music Cage, John:
The Number Pieces 6 performed by Essential Music

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Volume 44 in Mode's John Cage Edition has the New York based ensemble Essential Music performing Cage's numbered pieces "Five", "Seven" and "Thirteen", named for the number of musicians participating.

Cage, John: The Works For Piano 7 [DVD] Cage, John:
The Works For Piano 7 [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

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DVD-audio disc of Cage's piano works "Chess Pieces" and "Sonatas and Interludes" peformed by Margaret Leng Tan, with 3 documentary videos, and Vittorio Rieti's "Chess Serenade".

Cage, John: Works for Percussion, Vol. 6 (1975-1991) Cage, John:
Works for Percussion, Vol. 6 (1975-1991)

(Hungaroton Classic -- Hungary )

Price: $12.32

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7 works for percussion from composer John Cage, conceptual and composed pieces from 1975-1985 primarily written in New York City, and recorded at Hungarton from 2009-2010.

Cage, John: Works for Percussion, Volume 1 (1935-1941) Cage, John:
Works for Percussion, Volume 1 (1935-1941)

(Mode -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Mode's first volume dedicated entirely to John Cage's percussion works, including the complete set of "Imaginary Landscapes" 1-5, plus "Credo In Us".

Cardew, Cornelius: Material Cardew, Cornelius:
Material

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Cardew, Cornelius: The Great Learning [4 CDs] Cardew, Cornelius:
The Great Learning [4 CDs]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $29.95

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A nearly 5-hour long recording of Cornelius Cardew's work based on one of the 4 classic books of Confucian religion, and the first work to be referred to as minimalist, performed at Wigry in Sejny, 2010.

Christou, Jani: Enantiodromie / Praxis / Epicycle / Anaparastasis III / Mysterion / Anaparastasis I Christou, Jani:
Enantiodromie / Praxis / Epicycle / Anaparastasis III / Mysterion / Anaparastasis I / Praxis For 12

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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7 works by Greek composer Jani Christou performed by the Oakland Symphony Orchestra, Rundfunkorchester Hanover, NDR, Ensemble "musik unserer zeit", and Christou himself.

Compassionate Dictatorship: Cash Cows Compassionate Dictatorship:
Cash Cows

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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Guitarist Jez Franks and saxophonist Tori Freestone co-lead this quartet in a sophisticated take on melodic yet complex, hard driving jazz, intelligent playing for a modern age.

Corner, Philip: More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal works (Volume 1) Corner, Philip:
More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal works (Volume 1)

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $12.30

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Volume 1 of this retrospective series of composer and Fluxus founding member Philip Corner in his years with the Judson Dance Theater, unusual and powerful compositional work.

Corner, Philip: More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal Works (Volume 2) Corner, Philip:
More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal Works (Volume 2)

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $12.31

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Volume 2 in Alga Marghen's retrospective 2 volume series of composer and Fluxus founding member Philip Corner during his years with the Judson Dance Theater.

Corner, Philip: Rocks Can Fall At Any Time [VINYL] Corner, Philip:
Rocks Can Fall At Any Time [VINYL]

(more mars team -- Greece )

Price: $29.95

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4 unpublished works spanning 30 years recorded between 1972 and 1999 from avant outsider composer Philip Corner, distinctive works showing the depth of interest and integration of compositional and improvisational techniques in works that integrate global elements.

Corner, Philip: Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) Corner, Philip:
Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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Fluxus musician Philip Corner uses French Baroque composer Francois Couperin's "Les Barricades Misterieuses" as the starting point for his piano improvisations, here presenting two unique perspectives on the piece, the 1st from 1992 and the 2nd from 2004.

Crumb, George: Vox Balaenae Crumb, George:
Vox Balaenae

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Paris-London (III), Spectrum XXI Festival Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Paris-London (III), Spectrum XXI Festival

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

Price: $17.06

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Three works from Romanian composer Iancu Dumitrescu, and two from Ana-Maria Avram, recorded at the 6th edition of the Spectrum XXI Festival held in London, Paris, Berlin and Bucharest in 2011, presenting works gravitating around the "Spectral Music" nucleus.

Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich: Women Composers Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich:
Women Composers

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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The Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich perform the works of modern women composers: Katharina Rosenberger; Ada Gentile; Carmen Maria Carneci; Liza Lim; and Noriko Hisada.

Evangelisti, Franco: [2 CDs] Evangelisti, Franco:
[2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $36.95

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A double CD release of works from Italian composer Franco Evangelisti, who was specifically interested in scientific theories behind sound; recordings include work with David Tudor and Eberhard Blum.

Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas: Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas:
Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $28.95

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"Two Pianos" is one of Morton Feldman's most experimental and radical works, performed here by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas; plus lesser known works including 'Piece for Four Pianos', 'Between Categories', 'False Relationships and the Extended Ending' and 'Two Pieces for Three Pianos'.

Feldman, Morton: Clarinet & String Quartet Feldman, Morton:
Clarinet & String Quartet

(Hat [now] ART -- Sweden )

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2 works for clarinet and string quartet, active compositions with a unique perspective in sound & texture; 2 versions of the 2 part 1961 work, and the larger 1983 composition.

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus Feldman, Morton:
For Bunita Marcus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Feldman's 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, from a 1990 digital recording remastered for this new edition.

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus Feldman, Morton:
For Bunita Marcus

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Pianist Louis Goldstein plays Morton Feldman's soft, slow, and beautiful 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, Bunita Marcus.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95

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The 2nd volume of "Music for Piano and Strings" by Morton Feldman is performed by The Smith Quartet with John Tilbury, presenting "Patterns In a Chromatic Field", and "Piano, violin, Viola, Cello", on DVD audio to allow for the length of these large works.

Feldman, Morton: Piano Three Hands, Intermission 5, Vertical Thoughts 2, Extensions 3, Four Instrume Feldman, Morton:
Piano Three Hands, Intermission 5, Vertical Thoughts 2, Extensions 3, Four Instruments, Intermission 5, Piano Piece 1956 A + B, Intersection 3, Instruments 1

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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A collection of Feldman compositions primarily for piano as recorded by his earliest interpreters: Cornelius Cardew, John Tilbury, David Tutor, Cantilene Chamber Players, and Feldman himself.

Feldman, Morton: String Quartet (1979) Feldman, Morton:
String Quartet (1979)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ives Ensemble playing one of Morton Feldman's later and shorter works, the 1979 "String Quartet," in a digital DDD recording from 2005.

Feldman, Morton: Trio Feldman, Morton:
Trio

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $21.95

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CD of Feldman's Trio, a 105-minute work in one continuous movement, slowly and beautifully folding and unfolding peformed by Aki Takahashi, Rohan de Saram and Marc Sabat.

Ferrari, Luc: Visage 2 / Apres presque rien / Madame de Shanghai Ferrari, Luc:
Visage 2 / Apres presque rien / Madame de Shanghai

(Mode -- USA )

Price: $10.17

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Ferrari's 2nd disc for Mode presents 3 works, including one commissioned by Art Zoyd using taped environmental sounds; a work of serialism; and a work using field recordings from the Asian commercial center of Paris.

Ferrari, Luc: Volume 1: Chansons Pour Le Corps / Et Si Tout Enti&egrave;re Maintenant... Ferrari, Luc:
Volume 1: Chansons Pour Le Corps / Et Si Tout Entière Maintenant...

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Four4  (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell): John Cage Four4 (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell):
John Cage

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Four percussionists perform John Cages's 1991 numbered work "Four4" in four movements using flexible time brackets in a sensitive and authoritative rendering of this fascinating work.

Frith, Fred: Back to Life Frith, Fred:
Back to Life

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Classical chamber music from Fred Frith featuring virtuoso cellist Joan Jeanrenaud (Kronos), percussionist William Winant, pianist Stephen Drury, &c.

Frith, Fred: The Happy End Problem (Music for Dance Volume 5) Frith, Fred:
The Happy End Problem (Music for Dance Volume 5)

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Gayvoronsky, Vyacheslav Trio: Christmas Concert  <i>[Used Item]</i> Gayvoronsky, Vyacheslav Trio:
Christmas Concert [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.95

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"The cleverness of improvisation plays an integral part of this Russian trio's compositions that merely reference jazz standards. The artists reconfigure and loosely interpret while injecting their personal insights. The program consist...

Gibson, Jon: Criss X Cross <i>[Used Item]</i> Gibson, Jon:
Criss X Cross [Used Item]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Heyn, Volker: Sirenes Heyn, Volker:
Sirenes

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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Works from Volker Heyn, an outsider artist interested in acoustic process, tone gestures, friction, discontinuous movements, &c., with recordings by Pellegrini-Quartett, Ausfuhrende: Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, &c.

Hodgkinson, Tim: Sketch of Now Hodgkinson, Tim:
Sketch of Now

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Iddon, Martin: pneuma Iddon, Martin:
pneuma

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $14.95

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Composer Martin Iddon in a work of new conceptual modes of music making, with a ritualistic approach building strange sounds and stange actions in dense layers and intense timbres that demand a unique physicality from the player.

Inventionen 2000 - Berliner Festival Neuer Musik: 2CD (Parallele 12-13) [BOOK + 2 CDs] Inventionen 2000 - Berliner Festival Neuer Musik:
2CD (Parallele 12-13) [BOOK + 2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $39.95

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Edition Rz's "Parallele" series in a spiral bound catalog and 2 CDs from the 2000 Berliner Festival Neuer Musik with compositions by Francois Donato, Tom Johnson, Christina Kubisch, Alvin Lucier, &c.

Ito, Teiji : Music for Maya: The Film Music of Teiji Ito [2 CDs] Ito, Teiji :
Music for Maya: The Film Music of Teiji Ito [2 CDs]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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2 CD collection of early film music written in the 50's and 60's by Japanese composer Teiji Ito, including three large works for filmmaker Maya Deren.

Ives, Charles / Wyschnegradsky, Ivan: Quarter-Tone Pieces Ives, Charles / Wyschnegradsky, Ivan:
Quarter-Tone Pieces

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer: Lost Daylight Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer:
Lost Daylight

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Pianist John Tilbury is captured with remarkable clarity by Sebastian Lexer as he performs works by composers Terry Jennings and John Cage (with Lexer on electronics); superb performances!

Jones, Darius: The Oversoul Manual Jones, Darius:
The Oversoul Manual

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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The fourth installment in Darius Jones' on-going "Man'ish Boy" epic, an a cappella presentation from his vocal quartet, The Elizabeth-Caroline Unit using Jones' fictional, mythological sacred language used in the alien birthing ritual of a new being.

Kang, Eyvind: The Yelm Sessions Kang, Eyvind:
The Yelm Sessions

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A studio project from the elusive violinist Eyvind Kang, featuring many of his musical associates as well as several orchestral ensembles from around the world.

Kriwet, Ferdinand : Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL  2 LP Picture Discs] Kriwet, Ferdinand :
Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $51.95

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A beautiful 2 picture disc LP and booklet of radio plays (Horspiele) from sound artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet, presenting 6 works including Hortext (radiotext) I, and Rotoradios I & II.

Kriwet, Ferdinand: Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET] Kriwet, Ferdinand:
Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $74.95

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Six radio texts by multimedia artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet in a beautifully designed 3 LP picture discs luxury box with a 20 page 12"x12" book of text and images.

L' Hexacorde: Ensemble De Guitare L' Hexacorde:
Ensemble De Guitare

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $9.50

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La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet: Inscape. Lille-Flandres La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet:
Inscape. Lille-Flandres

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $15.95

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A concept album for their Inscape project: onsite installations with strategically placed microphones mixed in real time to create complex and intriguing sound sculptures.

 


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