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Kolberg, Kare : Attitudes Kolberg, Kare :
Attitudes

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Kare Kolberg was a pioneer of electroacoustic music in Norway, having written the first Norwegian work for computers in 1973; this CD presents works from 1969-2003 written for the Polish Radio Experimentral Studio, blending and expanding on concepts of concrete music.

Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz: play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore a Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz:
play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore al terzo suono"

(Bolt -- Poland )

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In 1754 violinist and theorist Giuseppe Tartini laid out a mathematical proof of a third tone's pitch as either the sum or difference of the other two articulated pitches, as investigated by Karolina Ossowska (violin), Mikolaj Palosz (cello) and Ralf Meinz (recording).

Lenar / Masecki / Zralek: Fortepian Chopina Lenar / Masecki / Zralek:
Fortepian Chopina

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A diverse set of radio compositions by three Warsaw artists from different fields of art -- Martin Masecki, Wojtek Zra ka-Kossakowski and Martin Lenarczyk -- who reconstruct and commemorate the memory of Poland's most famous composer, Frederic Chopin.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Live In Berlin Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Live In Berlin

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Spectral composers Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram present 4 works recorded live in Berlin from 2009-14, with participants including Yoni Silver, Tim Hodgkinson, Stephan O'Malley, orchestration including stretchable steel and computer, crystals, prepared piano, &c.

Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo: Reciprocal Uncles Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo:
Reciprocal Uncles

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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The Italian duo of pianist Gianni Lenoci and soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo using extended and unusual techniques through eight improvisations mixing melody, timbre and tone.

Beta Collide: Psst... Beta Collide:
Psst...

(Innova -- USA )

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Flutist Molly Barth with trumpeter Brian McWhorter, pianist David Riley, percussionist Phillip Patti take on Ligeti, Rzewski, Vitiello, and remix Radiohead.

Cote / Ceccarelli: Vulgarites Cote / Ceccarelli:
Vulgarites

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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.

Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq: Out of Nowhere Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq:
Out of Nowhere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An engaging encounter between bassist Leandre and pianist Sirjacq, delicate yet intense interaction from two sophisticated & listening players from different generations.

Riley, Terry & Scodanibbio, Stefano: Lazy Afternoon Among the Crocodiles Riley, Terry & Scodanibbio, Stefano:
Lazy Afternoon Among the Crocodiles

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Brant, Henry : The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 4: Meteor Farm, A Spatial Concert of Ceremonies <i Brant, Henry :
The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 4: Meteor Farm, A Spatial Concert of Ceremonies [Used Item]

(Innova -- USA )

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Ashley, Robert: Crash [2 CDs] Ashley, Robert:
Crash [2 CDs]

(Lovely Music -- USA )

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The autobiographical account of an older man from age 1 to 84 in Robert Ashley's 2014 work for six voices, performed in six 15-minute acts of quickly spoken articulations reflecting on three characters, while the other singers perform as a vocal orchestra.

Corner, Philip: OM Entering. and Once Enterd [VINYL] Corner, Philip:
OM Entering. and Once Enterd [VINYL]

(Kye -- USA )

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Fluxus composer Philip Corner in an album presenting four previously unreleased recordings with the Barton Workshop taken from live performances in the Netherlands, and South Korea, between 2000-2007.

Allen, Susan plays Cage, John / Gloria Coates / Alexander Tcherepnin /James Tenney: Postcard from He Allen, Susan plays Cage, John / Gloria Coates / Alexander Tcherepnin /James Tenney:
Postcard from Heaven [Used Item]

(New World Records -- USA )

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Works for harp composed from 1948 to 2014, from composers John Cage, James Tenney, Alexander Tcherepnin, and Gloria Coates, using techniques from traditional to e-bow, in scores and conceptual settings, presenting a wealth of unique approaches to this ancient instrument.

Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...): Cartridge Music Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...):
Cartridge Music

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Cartridge Music was composed in 1960 and is one of Cage's earliest attempts to produce live electronic music, here realized at a live performance at the Audiograft Festival in Oxford in February 2012.

Pisaro, Kathryn Gleasman: Beuger.Cage Pisaro, Kathryn Gleasman:
Beuger.Cage

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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One composition each from Antoine Beuger and John Cage performed on the oboe by Kathryn Gleasman Pisaro; Beuger's work presents tones in regular intervals offset by silence; Cage's piece uses pitch and tone color with microtonal inflections, mutes and harmonic fingerings.

Partch, Harry: A Portrait [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Partch, Harry:
A Portrait [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(New World Records -- USA )

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A portrait of instrument builder and microtonal composer Harry Partch presented through representative work, in a beautiful limited 180g vinyl LP with a 12 page booklet of rare photos and essays, plus an MP3 download; essential listening from an extraordinary composer.

Cage, John: One9 Cage, John:
One9

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Edwin Alexander Buchholz performs this beautiful work by John Cage on accordion, originally written for the Japanese sho, where sounds are single tones and chords, up to six part harmonies, or as Cage wrote, "sounds brushed into existence as in oriental calligraphy".

Cage. Schlothauer: For Seven Players Cage. Schlothauer:
For Seven Players

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Burkhard Schlothauer presents two works by John Cage written for septet, using indeterminacy in a score where each instrumental part is given twenty time brackets, allowing overlapping sounds which will be shaped depending on choices from each performer.

Frey, Jurg: String Quartets Frey, Jurg:
String Quartets

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Jurg Frey's 1988 work "String Quartet" realized by Nadia Francavilla, Clemens Merkel, Stephanie Bozzini and Isabelle Bozzini, exploring ideas of audibility: the moment when sound waves move in space and the air touches the body.

Wolff, Christian: Exercise 15 Wolff, Christian:
Exercise 15

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Carl Ludwig Hubsch (tuba); Ole Schmidt (bass clarinet); Chris Weinheimer (bass flute); Robert Schleisiek (piano); and Tom Lorenz (vibraphone) interpret Christian Wolff's composition based on "Union Maid", a song from the 1920's, transforming the work through temporal expansion.

Cage, John: Early Music Cage, John:
Early Music

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Early compositions from John Cage performed on accordion by Edwin Alexander Buchholz and violin by Joanna Becker, presenting "Dream" (1948); "In a Landscape" (1948); "Six Melodies" (1950); and "Souvenir" (1983).

Cage, John: Empty Words Cage, John:
Empty Words

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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John Cage's "Empty Words" (1974) is drawn from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau, written in four parts: Part I omits sentences, Part II omits phrases, and Part III omits words. Part IV, which omits syllables, leaves us nothing but a virtual lullaby of letters and sounds.

Johnson, Tom: Counting Keys Johnson, Tom:
Counting Keys

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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John McAlpine performs composer Tom Johnson's beautiful piano cycle "Counting Keys", using mathematical progressions to create the structure of its 5 movements; plus 8 parts from his "Organ and Silence for Piano"; and two other compositions using mathematical processes.

Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen : The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen :
The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Pianist Samuel Vriezen performs Tom Johnson's work presenting what Johnson describes as a natural phenomenon within a musical scale: progressions in 1 to 5 voices of all possible combinations of notes with each voice being limited to 3 steps, a perfect 4th or a perfect 5th.

Keller, Beat / Reza Khota Play Christian Wolff  : 11 Microexercises Keller, Beat / Reza Khota Play Christian Wolff :
11 Microexercises

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Christian Wolff initiated his "Microexercises" series when the Miniaturist Ensemble asked for a piece with no more than 100 notes in it; he went on to create 21 more pieces, 13 of which are performed here by the South African duo of Beat Keller & Reza Khota on electric guitar.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".

Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred: 2 Gentlemen in Verona Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred:
2 Gentlemen in Verona

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Avram, Ana-Maria / Iancu  Dumitrescu: Ilan Volkov conducts and plays Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumit Avram, Ana-Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu:
Ilan Volkov conducts and plays Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumitrescu

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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World premieres of new compositions by spectral composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram performed live with the Hyperion International Ensemble under the batton of Ilan Volkov at the 15th George Enescu Festival in 2015.

Brown, Earle: Chamber Music Brown, Earle:
Chamber Music

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Earle Brown conducts a chamber ensemble including John Tilbury on piano through a number of compositions, including versions of "October", "November", & "December", "Corroboree 1964 For Three Pianos", "Trio For Five Dances", and "Tracking Pierrot For Ensable".

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded live at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music in 2006, this is the 3rd and final volume of works by Morton Feldman performed by the Smith Quartet with John Tilbury on piano, recorded in high quality DVD audio and with extensive liner notes by Tilbury.

Cymerman, Jeremiah / Evan Parker / Nate Wooley: World of Objects Cymerman, Jeremiah / Evan Parker / Nate Wooley:
World of Objects

(5049 Records -- USA )

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The trio of Evan Parker on tenor & soprano sax, Jeremiah Cymerman on clarinet & electronics, and Nate Wooley on trumpet, performing live at The Stone, NYC in 2013 in a remarkable concert intensified by Cymerman's studio processing to emphasize aspects of the performance.

Oliveros, Pauline + Musiques Nouvelles: Four Meditations/Sound Geometries [VINYL] Oliveros, Pauline + Musiques Nouvelles:
Four Meditations/Sound Geometries [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Pauline Oliveros surrounded by Belgian ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, performing two long pieces for orchestra, using her Expanded Instrument System and 5.1 Surround Sound System in a mix of conducted and improvised music using metaphors and listening concepts.

PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno):
L'elan Createur

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

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Following their 2015 album "Songs for children who don't want to sleep", the quartet of Yan Pittard on guitar & oud, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass, Maki Nakano on vocals, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums present this soundtrack album, which translates to "the creative urge".

Weeks, James: Mural Weeks, James:
Mural

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A work for two quartets of voices about our relationship with the world, using four text sources from Rutherford Bowey & Westerberg, John Cage, Fernando Pessoa/Alberto Caeiro, and a critiques of "Vermeer's painting The Little Street"; a fascinating weaving of voice and song.

Cage, John : Branches Cage, John :
Branches

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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The Ensemble Daswirdas performs John Cage's "Branches" composition, which is based on a previous work, "Child of Tree", but here each performer plays an 8 minute variation of that work, which is performed on amplified pods, cacti, and other plant materials.

Merce, Sergio: Be Nothing Merce, Sergio:
Be Nothing

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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A beautifully ambient album of analogue synthesiser, microtonal saxophone and electronics by Argentinian saxophonist Sergio Merce, a single long track that pauses and resumes its rich tones and harmonies at a deliberate and measured pace, allowing each environment to ring.

Xenakis, Iannis: GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL REPRESS] Xenakis, Iannis:
GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL REPRESS]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Recollection GRM assembles Greek experimental composer Iannis Xenakis' works for Groupe de Recherches Musicales circa 1957-1962: "Concret PH" (1958); "Orient-Occident" (1960); "Diamorphoses" (1957-58); "Bohor" (1962).

Frey, Jurg : Beuger . Cage Frey, Jurg :
Beuger . Cage

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Clarinetist Jurg Frey performs two works, one composed by Antoine Beuger and one by John Cage, both related to time, or of becoming and of unceasing becoming, pieces using silence in powerful sound structures, contrasting empty moments with the complexity of individual sound.

Wolff, Christian: Angelica Music Wolff, Christian:
Angelica Music

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Taken from 2 concerts during the 2013 Angelica Festival in Santa Caterina, with the Apartment House Ensemble, percussionist Robyn Schulkowsky, and Wolff himself; compositions include several "Excercises", his "Duo for Violins", and a variation on a Morton Feldman work.

Cage . Pisaro . Frey . Beuger: Accordion Music Cage . Pisaro . Frey . Beuger:
Accordion Music

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Four works interpreted for accordion performed by Edwin Alexander Buchhol, including John Cage's "Cheap Imitation"; Michael Pisaro's "Here (2)"; Jurg Frey's "Sam Lazaro Bros." and Antoine Beuger's "die geschichte des sandkorns".

Keller, Beat / Tom Johnson / Joseph Kudirka: String Trios Keller, Beat / Tom Johnson / Joseph Kudirka:
String Trios

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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A superb program of string trios from minimalist composers Beat Keller, Tom Johnson, and Joseph Kudirka, from cinematic to spacious sound work, as realized by the trio of Julia Schwob on violin, David Schnee on viola, and Nicola Romano on cello.

Wilmington Sound Orchestra: Play Russolo Wilmington Sound Orchestra:
Play Russolo

(Bad At Raving Foundation -- USA )

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Two interpretations of Luigi Russolo's 1914 Futurist noise composition "Risveglio Di Uns Citta" ("The Awakening Of A City"), performed forwards and backwards, from a live performance at Squidco headquarters in Wilmington, NC.

Ashley, Robert: In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women [REISSUE] Ashley, Robert:
In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women [REISSUE]

(Cramps -- Germany )

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Robert Ashley's minimal masterpiece centers on John Barton Wolgamot's experimental poem "In Sarah, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women," consisting of one sentence repeated over and over, only changing names inserted into the sentence with each iteration.

Werder, Mannfred: 2003 [3 CDs] Werder, Mannfred:
2003 [3 CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Pushing the envelope on minimalism, Manfredd Werder's 3 scores for "2003" present just 6 tones, the instructions telling 3, 2 or 1 performers to play a pitch or sound for 3-7 seconds twice during the performance; realized by Erik Carlson, Stephanie Richards, and D. Edward Davis.

Ablinger, Peter: 33-127 Ablinger, Peter:
33-127

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Seth Josel performs Peter Ablinger's "33-127" for guitar and field recordings of transportation, graphic minimalism punctuated by bursts of activity - cacophony vs. tranquility.

Applebaum, Mark: Asylum Applebaum, Mark:
Asylum

(Innova -- USA )

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Brant, Henry : The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 4: Meteor Farm, A Spatial Concert of Ceremonies Brant, Henry :
The Henry Brant Collection, Volume 4: Meteor Farm, A Spatial Concert of Ceremonies

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $10.10    

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Brown, Earle: Tracer [DVD] Brown, Earle:
Tracer [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $22.95    

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Cage, John: A Cage Of Saxophones: The Works for Saxophone 2 Cage, John:
A Cage Of Saxophones: The Works for Saxophone 2

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Cage, John: The Works For Piano 6 Cage, John:
The Works For Piano 6

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $16.45    

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Czernowin, Chaya: Pnima...ins Innere [DVD] Czernowin, Chaya:
Pnima...ins Innere [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $18.21    

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Eotvos, Peter / Alois Zimmermann, Bernd / Smolka, Martin : Musica Viva 15 Eotvos, Peter / Alois Zimmermann, Bernd / Smolka, Martin :
Musica Viva 15

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

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Compositions by composer, conductor and teacher Peter Eötvös, Bernd Alois Zimmermann & Martin Smolka.

Harrison, Lou: In Retrospect Harrison, Lou:
In Retrospect

(New World Records -- USA )

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Levering, Arthur : Still Raining, Still Dreaming Levering, Arthur :
Still Raining, Still Dreaming

(New World Records -- USA )

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Arthur Levering in recordings of works from 2001-2002, compositions that stress clarity and lightness while working with dense elements of texture, tempo, & harmony.

Partch, Harry: Enclosure 4 - Delusion of the Fury Partch, Harry:
Enclosure 4 - Delusion of the Fury

(Innova -- USA )

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Siegel Ensemble, Aaron: Every Morning, A History Siegel Ensemble, Aaron:
Every Morning, A History

(Peacock -- USA )

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Brooklyn-based Braxton alumni Siegel explores transition-less composition in a work for solo piano and one for ensemble including Matt Bauder and Jessica Pavone.

Soudnick, Nick: Faust 3: Akhemusic Vol. 5 Soudnick, Nick:
Faust 3: Akhemusic Vol. 5

(Ultra -- Russia )

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Tenney, James: Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy - The Barton Workshop Tenney, James:
Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy - The Barton Workshop

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Composer Tenney with early works for flute and clarinet and early drone compositions, exploring issues of unpredictable results and indeterminancy.

Various Artists: From the Kitchen Archives: New Music New York 1979 Various Artists:
From the Kitchen Archives: New Music New York 1979

(Orange Mountain Music -- USA )

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Various Artists: Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966 (US and Canadian orders) Various Artists:
Music from the ONCE Festival 1961-1966 (US and Canadian orders)

(New World Records -- USA )

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