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Pisaro / Chabala / Stuart: close constellations and a drum on the ground Pisaro / Chabala / Stuart:
close constellations and a drum on the ground

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro's composition consists of the alternation of sedimentary layers of low percussion samples in slow rotation, and clusters of slowly modulating high sine waves pierced by bowed crotales.

Pisaro: Chabala / Porter: asleep, street, pipes, tones Pisaro: Chabala / Porter:
asleep, street, pipes, tones

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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An investigation of the sounding properties of pipes and streets interspersed with a duo for bass clarinet and electric guitar in the form of ten three-minute episodes.

Quatuor Bozzini: Arbor Vitae Quatuor Bozzini:
Arbor Vitae

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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The sixth QB Collection, "Arbor Vitae", pays homage to the Canadian-American composer James Tenney with performances of the complete quartets and quintets.

Radulescu, Horatiu : 20 Jahre Inventionen Radulescu, Horatiu :
20 Jahre Inventionen

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Horatiu Radulescu's String Quartet No 4, opus 33 (1976-87) performed by the Arditti String Quartett at IRCAM/Centre Pompidou Paris in 1996.

Radulescu, Horatiu: Clepsydra / Astray [VINYL] Radulescu, Horatiu:
Clepsydra / Astray [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Romanian-French composer Horatiu Radulescu with 2 works from 1983: "Clepsydra" for 16 Sound Icons played on a sideway piano, and the 1984 work "Astray" for 6 saxophones and Sound Icons.

Ratsimandresy, Nadia & Matteo Ramon Arevalos: Messiaen Et Autour De Messiaen For Onde Martenot And P Ratsimandresy, Nadia & Matteo Ramon Arevalos:
Messiaen Et Autour De Messiaen For Onde Martenot And Piano

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Exploring the many voices of the extraordinary electronic instrument onde Martinot with works by Olivier Messiaen, N'Guyen Thien Dao, Jacques Charpentier & Tristan Murail.

Reudenbach, Michael: szenen, standbilder; werke 1991-2009 Reudenbach, Michael:
szenen, standbilder; werke 1991-2009

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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German composer Michael Reudenbach's works and studies from 1991-2009 are presented in a six-panel digipack with a 22-page booklet of images and photos, and notes in German and English.

Riedl, Josef Anton : Klangregionen 1951-2007 Riedl, Josef Anton :
Klangregionen 1951-2007

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Two CD set of electronic and concrete compositions from German composer Riedl, with recordings from Siemens-Studio for elektronische Musik and Studio for konkrete Musik.

Rosenberger, Katharina: Texturen (2007 - 2011) Rosenberger, Katharina:
Texturen (2007 - 2011)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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"Texturen" for seven musicians and eight other works from composer Katharina Rosenberger, blending acoustics, electronics and voice in inventive ways, as performed by the NY Wet Ink Ensemble.

Scelsi, Giacinto: Giacinto Scelsi Scelsi, Giacinto:
Giacinto Scelsi

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Six works by composer Giacinto Scelsi performed by groups including the Ensemble 2E2M, collected and remastered from the original recordings.

Schaeffer, Pierre: Le Triedre Fertile [VINYL] Schaeffer, Pierre:
Le Triedre Fertile [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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"Le Triedre Fertile" is composer Pierre Schaeffer's only purely electronic music work, developed from synthetic sounds where the synthesizer is monitored by sensitivity, allowing uncanny structures to emerge.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music For Piano And Strings Volume 1 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music For Piano And Strings Volume 1 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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The Smith Quartet with pianist John Tilbury perform two long works by Morton Feldman: "For John Cage" (1982) and "Piano and String Quartet" (1985) on DVD Audio.

Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen): Klavierstucke / Sonaten Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen):
Klavierstucke / Sonaten

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Alternating between Stockhausen and Beethoven, pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs solo works including "Klavierstuck", "Sonata A-Dur Op. 101" and "Sonata C-moll Op. 111", contrasting and comparing the innovations of both composers.

Stockhausen, Karlheinz : Mantra (performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick and Newton Armstrong) Stockhausen, Karlheinz :
Mantra (performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick and Newton Armstrong)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Stockhausen's late 60s composition "Mantra" was a return to his intricately systematised approach to musical construction, expanding the possibilities and potentialities of the serial principle to allow for more melodic and embraceable compositions.

Tenney, James (Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble): Pika-Don Tenney, James (Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble):
Pika-Don

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Tenney, James: Forms 1-4 - In Memoriam Edgar Varese, John Cage, Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman [2 CDs] Tenney, James:
Forms 1-4 - In Memoriam Edgar Varese, John Cage, Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman [2 CDs]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Tenney, James: Music for Violin and Piano Tenney, James:
Music for Violin and Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Tudor, David: Music for Piano Tudor, David:
Music for Piano

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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2-CD set with recordings by the legendary 20th century avantgarde pianist performing compositions by (and with) John Cage, plus Sylvano Bussotti, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff.

Ullmann, Jakob: A Catalouge of Sounds Ullmann, Jakob:
A Catalouge of Sounds

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Ullman's composition of subtle gradations in sound performed very softly forcing the ear to notice the smallest variations, as realized by the string trio Ensemble Oriol Berline.

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum [3 CDs] Ullmann, Jakob:
fremde zeit addendum [3 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A 3 CD box with new recordings of composer Jakob Ullmann's works, recorded between 2008-2011, including "disappearing musics for six players (more or less)", "komposition fur streichquartett 2", &c.

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum 4 Ullmann, Jakob:
fremde zeit addendum 4

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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An extract from Berlin composer Jakob Ullman's 2012 3-CD box set on Edition Rz, presenting "solo III for organ" (1992/1993), an hour long work of tone and tension performed by Hans-Peter Schulz at the Big Organ in Abteikirche Neresheim.

Ustvolskaya, Galina: Piano Sonatas 1-6 Ustvolskaya, Galina:
Piano Sonatas 1-6

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya's piano sonatas performed by Marianne Schroeder, innovative works that integrate dissonance, drone, overtone and harmonic density.

Various Artists (Zorn / Johansson / Johnson / de Vroe / Schleirmacher): Enfants Terribles Various Artists (Zorn / Johansson / Johnson / de Vroe / Schleirmacher):
Enfants Terribles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Various Artists: 20 Jahre Inventionen II Various Artists:
20 Jahre Inventionen II

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Volume 2 documenting the Berlin festival "Inventionen", a retrospective sampler with recordings of works by: Westerkamp, Sciarrino, Cage, Namtchylak, Jones, Scelsi, Fujita, Driscoll.

Various Artists: Lang, Klaus / Arditti String Quartet: 20 Jahre Inventionen III Various Artists: Lang, Klaus / Arditti String Quartet:
20 Jahre Inventionen III

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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The string quartet sei-jaku by German composer Klaus Lang, documented on this CD, was performed on June 30, 2002 in the Grober Sendesaal of the SFB Berlin by the Arditti String Quartet during the festival Inventionen 2002.

Various Artists: PRES Revisited. Jozef Patkowski In Memoriam Various Artists:
PRES Revisited. Jozef Patkowski In Memoriam

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Recordings of a concert at London's Cafe Oto dedicated to Jozef Patkowski's Polish Radio Experimental Studio (CD2), which are transformed in the studio by John Tilbury, Eddie Prevost, Phil Durrant, Maciej Sledziecki & Mikolaj Palosz (CD1).

Various Artists: Traces Three [VINYL] Various Artists:
Traces Three [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Works from the late 1970s by 4 French Groupe De Recherches Musicales composers--Charles Clapaud, Janez Maticic, Servio Tulio Marin, and Eugeniusz Rudnik--short pieces using electroacoustic, electronic, concrete and other modern approaches in fascinating and unusual compositions.

Various Artists: Wandelweiser und so weiter [6 CD Box] Various Artists:
Wandelweiser und so weiter [6 CD Box]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A gorgeous 6 CD box of Wandelweiser works, compositions integtrating silence and sound from composers including John Cage, Angharad Davies, Michael Pisaro, Dominic Lash, Sam Sfirri, Antoine Beuger, Phil Durrant, &c., &c.

Volkov, Ilan conducts Ana-Maria Avram / Iancu Dumitrescu: Hyperion International Ensemble Volkov, Ilan conducts Ana-Maria Avram / Iancu Dumitrescu:
Hyperion International Ensemble

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Ilan Volkov directs the Bucharest based chamber group Hyperion Ensemble merging the history of Romanian music with moder avant-garde music, here performing the music of Ana-Maria Avram & Iancu Dumitrescu with guest guitarist Stephan O'Malley.

Von Biel, Michael Von Biel, Michael:

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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German composer, cellist and fluxus artist Michael von Biel in 5 works, two performed by the Pellegrini-Quartett in 2003, a string quartet from '67, and two electronic works from '64 & '68.

Weber, Christian: 3 Suits and A Violin Weber, Christian:
3 Suits and A Violin

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Williams, Emmett: Poems 1950-2003 [VINYL] Williams, Emmett:
Poems 1950-2003 [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Fluxus originator & member of the "Darmstadt Circle" of concrete poetry, Emmett Williams in a beatiful picture disc of poems written from 1950-2003 and recorded from 2000-2003.

Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces Wolff, Christian:
Early Piano Pieces

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Early works from avant-garde composer Christian Wolff, including pieces for prepared piano influenced by John Cage's ideas for the same instrument.

Wolff, Christian: Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs] Wolff, Christian:
Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A portrait of Christian Wolff, documenting the composer's early activity through recordings made close to the time of their composition from artists including Cornelius Cardew, Frederic Rzewski, David Tudor, &c.

Wolpe, Stefan: Enactments Wolpe, Stefan:
Enactments

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Xenakis, Iannis: Iannis Xenakis Xenakis, Iannis:
Iannis Xenakis

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A collection of historical and essential works from Xenakis including Syrmos, Le Polytope de Montreal, Terretektorh, Nomos Gamma, ST/48-1,240162, Achorripsis, Persepolis, Polytope de Cluny.

Zeitkratzer: plays PRES Zeitkratzer:
plays PRES

(Bolt -- Poland )

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International contemporary music group Zeitkratzer directed by Reinhold Friedl performs reinterpreted instrumental version of six pieces representing different stages of Polish Radio Experimental Studio's history.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli: William's Mix Extended Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli:
William's Mix Extended

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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Werner Dafeldecker and Valerio Tricoli re-interpret John Cage's 1953 compositions for 8 simultaneously played tapes, here examining the relationship between early tape music and current digital production, allowing for a larger work using approximately 2000 different sounds.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Ashley, Robert : Tap Dancing in the Sand Ashley, Robert :
Tap Dancing in the Sand

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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A selection of works by the great musical pioneer Robert Ashley performed by the Dutch Ensemble MAE directed by Yannis Kyriakides, including pieces written for the Ensemble MAE.

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.

Cymerman, Jeremiah: Purification / Dissolution Cymerman, Jeremiah:
Purification / Dissolution

(5049 Records -- USA )

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Clarinetist Jeremiah Cymerman's solo work with clarinet, electronics and amplifier is a dark and aggressive work that mutates the potential of the single reed into a monstrous instrument of surprising properties.

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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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.



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