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Compositional Forms

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Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash: Next To Nothing Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash:
Next To Nothing

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four text scores composed by Ryoko Akama and performed by himself on VCS3 synthesizer with Bruno Duplant on percussion & tone generator and Dominic Lash on double bass, clarinet & laptop; four beautifully evolving and carefully paced works.

Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech Ammann, Dieter:
The Freedom of Speech

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Andel, Laura: Somnambulist Andel, Laura:
Somnambulist

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Anzellotti, Teodoro : Push Pull Anzellotti, Teodoro :
Push Pull

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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New works for the accordion composed by Vinko Globokar, Toshio Hosokawa, Youghi Pagh-Paan, Rolf Riehm, and Salavatore Sciarrino and performed by Teodoro Anzellotti.

Arias, Ricardo: Musica Global Arias, Ricardo:
Musica Global

(Nurnichtnur -- Germany )

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Avram, Ana Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu: Live in Spark (MN) Avram, Ana Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu:
Live in Spark (MN)

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Cellist and percussionist of Hyperion with regular guests Gustavo Aguilar and Tim Hodgkinson, and local musicians Nina Eidsheim and Phil Curtis.

Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: In Tokyo Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
In Tokyo

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: iO Quartet Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
iO Quartet

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Four performances of Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram's iO String Quartet playing their compositions for string quartet & tape live in London, Brussels and Paris.

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

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Live in London (I) Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Live in London (I)

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Electro-acoustic composers Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumitrescu with large groups including the Hyperion Ensemble, plus Tim Hodginkson on clarinet, performing in Conway Hall, London in 2008.

Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Spectral Collection XXI Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Spectral Collection XXI

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Musikalisches Opfer Bach, Johann Sebastian:
Musikalisches Opfer

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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1949 recording of Bach's "Musical Offering", with conductor Hermann Scherchen leading soloists of the Berlin Radio Symphony in an arrangement written by Swiss organist Roger Vuataz.

Bailey, Derek: Pieces For Guitar 1966 - 67 Bailey, Derek:
Pieces For Guitar 1966 - 67

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Banabila, Michel / Oene Van Geel: Music For Viola And Electronics II Banabila, Michel / Oene Van Geel:
Music For Viola And Electronics II

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

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In the second volume of their collaboration, Banabila and Van Geel explore further into their neo-classical mix of viola improvisations, ambient textures, minimal compositions, and modular experiments.

Banabila, Michel: Float Banabila, Michel:
Float

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

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A compilation of tracks from the melodic side of string and electronic artist Michel Banabila, with two exclusive tracks, and collecting previous work with artists like Anton Goudsmit, Eric Vloeimans, Michel van Schie, Salar Asid, Anne Bakker, Mete Erker, Mehmet Polat, Yasar Saka, &c.

Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata Barlow, Clarence:
Musica Derivata

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow: Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow:
Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Remastered ed. of the '93 release of Berio's "Folk Songs" and "Chamber Music", and Edison Denissow's "La Vie en rouge" performed by the Ensemble for New Music Zurich.

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Bisio, Michael / Eyvind Kang: MBEK(TM) Bisio, Michael / Eyvind Kang:
MBEK(TM)

(Meniscus -- USA )

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Bloland, Per: Chamber Industrial Bloland, Per:
Chamber Industrial

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer Per Bloland blends custom built electronics with instrumental textures to create unique soundscapes, presenting 5 works performed by Ecce Ensemble Chamber Industrial in a release of vigorous electroacoustic and instrumental compositions.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Brady, Tim : Topology: Scat Brady, Tim :
Topology: Scat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Tim Brady in an extraordinary collaboration mixing his rhythmic, jazz-influenced chamber music with Australia's dynamic and virtuosic Topology ensemble.

Brady, Tim: GO [Guitar Obsession] Brady, Tim:
GO [Guitar Obsession]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Twelve pieces for guitar performed by Tim Brady, including three updated versions of previous pieces, new compositions by Brady, and four pieces composed by other artists.

Brady, Tim: Playing Guitar: Symphony #1 Brady, Tim:
Playing Guitar: Symphony #1

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer and guitarist Tim Brady in an ambitious project for a symphony in 5 movements for solo electric guitar, sampler, live electronics and a virtuoso chamber ensemble of 15 musicians.

Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington): Concept of Freedom Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington):
Concept of Freedom

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra: Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007 Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra:
Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007

(Spool -- Canada )

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AIMToronto (Association of Improvising Musicians Toronto) organized this concert for 18 AIMToronto members playing the music of American improv guru Anthony Braxton,

Braxton, Anthony: Phonomanie VIII Braxton, Anthony:
Phonomanie VIII

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Brown, Earle: Synergy Brown, Earle:
Synergy

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Bruckmann, Kyle: Wrack: Intents & Purposes Bruckmann, Kyle:
Wrack: Intents & Purposes

(482 Music -- USA )

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Bruckmann's Chicago based released bridges the gap between modern classical music and Chicago's experimental jazz scene in a hybrid form of chamber jazz.

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

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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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 & 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.

Cappelli, Marco Acoustic Trio: Les Nuages En France Cappelli, Marco Acoustic Trio:
Les Nuages En France

(Mode -- USA )

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One of Europe's best and brightest new music classical guitarists/composers joins forces with NY's avant jazz/improv players: bassist Ken Filiano and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi.

Cardew, Cornelius: Material Cardew, Cornelius:
Material

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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

(Bolt -- Poland )

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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.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Vision-Ease Too Chadbourne, Eugene :
Vision-Ease Too

(Chadula -- USA )

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3 compositional works from Eugene Chadbourne written in the 70's, the 1st from a performance in 1978 with John Zorn on reeds, plus the original English Channel and a solo guitar work.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Satie Chadbourne, Eugene:
Satie

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: The Intellectual and Emotional World of the Cockroach Chadbourne, Eugene:
The Intellectual and Emotional World of the Cockroach

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Total Tuesday Chadbourne, Eugene:
Total Tuesday

(Chadula -- USA )

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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.

Clara Maida: In Corpore Vili 2003-2008 Clara Maida:
In Corpore Vili 2003-2008

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Composer Clara Maida's compositions performed by Ensemble Resonanz, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain,Arditti String Quartet, &c.

Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble: Madrigale Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble:
Madrigale

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Aldo Clement's "Madrigale" performed by the Ives Ensemble in 1996-97.

Coleman, Anthony: The End Of Summer Coleman, Anthony:
The End Of Summer

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Chamber compositions from Downtown NY pianist and composer Anthony Coleman performing with his ensemble "Survivors Breakfast", a large group of orchestral and improvisational colors.

Cooper, Lindsay : Rarities Volumes 1 & 2 Cooper, Lindsay :
Rarities Volumes 1 & 2

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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An absolutely essential extension to the late Lindsay Cooper's discography, 2 CDs collecting rare works from projects and groups including recordings with Alfred Harth, Phil Minton, Robert Wyatt, David Thomas, Connie Bauer, Fred Frith, Chris Cutler, &c. &c.

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT Costa, Simao:
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):
Counterpoise

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman: To Fly To Steal Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman:
To Fly To Steal

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and violinist Mark Feldman in a quartet with Gerry Hemingway and Thomas Morgan, brilliant and graceful music blurring the lines between composition and improvisation.

Crane, Laurence / Apartment House: Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs] Crane, Laurence / Apartment House:
Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD of UK's experimental music ensemble Apartment House performing 14 chamber pieces composed by and under the supervision of Laurence Crane, beautiful and informed minimal work from a unique voice in modern composition.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Curran, Alvin: Shofar Rags Curran, Alvin:
Shofar Rags

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Shofar, a ram horn, is the unifying sound in these experimental compositions performed by Alvin Curran, who also uses electronics, in a NY quartet with Arnold Dreyblatt (accordion), William Winant (large tam tam), Michael Riessler (clarinet).

Curran, Alvin: TotoAngelica Curran, Alvin:
TotoAngelica

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53: P53 - Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53:
P53 -

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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d'Angiolini, Giuliano: Simmetrie Di Ritorno d'Angiolini, Giuliano:
Simmetrie Di Ritorno

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Six compositions for chamber ensembles from composer Giuliano d'Angiolini, performed by Ensemble 2e2m, Quatuor Parisii, Franck Ollu, Pierre Roullier, Monique Bouvet, &c.

Dahl, Anders & Skogen: Rows Dahl, Anders & Skogen:
Rows

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sweden's Skogen returns with a beautiful work for chamber ensemble with Magnus Granberg, Angharad Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ko Ishikawa, Anna Lindal, Henrik Olsson, Petter wastberg and Erik Carlsson, interpreting a piece by Anders Dahl using a 12 tone system.

Delta Saxophone Quartet: Uneasy Dreams [DVD] Delta Saxophone Quartet:
Uneasy Dreams [DVD]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The Delta Saxophone Quartet presents works by some of UK & Ireland's most original composers: Michael Finnissy, Mike Searby, Stephen Goss, Gerald Barry, and Tim Ewers.

 


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