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Compositional Forms

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Makrokosmos Quartet: Magic Worlds Of Sound Makrokosmos Quartet:
Magic Worlds Of Sound

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Makrokosmos Quartet playing the Crumb piece from which their name derives, along with works by Stefano Gervasoni and Georg Friedrich Haas.

Makrokosmos Quartet: Round Midnight Makrokosmos Quartet:
Round Midnight

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Makrokosmos Quartet is comprised of two pianists and two percussionists, and although the work is dedicated to Thelonious Monk, the musicians stay true to themselves and play the compositions in their own style.

Malfatti, Radu / Keith Rowe: "Phi" [3 CDs] Malfatti, Radu / Keith Rowe:
"Phi" [3 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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First meeting of experimental musicians Keith Rowe & Radu Malfatti in a 3 disc set: one disc of compositions by Jurg Frey and Cornelius Cardew; one disc of their own compositions; and one disc of improvisation.

Marchetti, Lionel / Jean-Baptiste Favory: 1988 (3Xboxset $9.00) [CASSETTE] Marchetti, Lionel / Jean-Baptiste Favory:
1988 (3Xboxset $9.00) [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions -- USA )

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3 cassette set from French composers Lionel Marchetti & Jean-Baptiste Favory; one dedicated to Favory's early work; one a composition from Marchetti performed with Favory and reed/synth player Pierre Jacob; one a multitrack duo improvisation from Paris, 2011.

Masecki, Marcin : Variations Masecki, Marcin :
Variations

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Composer & pianist Marcin Masecki wrote this work, inspired by Frederic Rzewski and presenting variations on the Chilean song "El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido" (The town united will never be defeated) and invited pianist Piotr Nowicki to perform it for this recording.

Masecki, Marcin : Variations <i>[Used Item]</i> Masecki, Marcin :
Variations [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Marcin Masecki, an outstanding Polish cross-genre pianist, composed the new work inspired by famous composition of Frederic Rzewski a...

McGuire, John: Works For Instruments [2 CDs] McGuire, John:
Works For Instruments [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Instrumental compositions by "post-minimalist" John McGuire who took classes with Karlheinz Stockhausen and Gottfried Michael Koenig, among others.

McLean, Barton: Soundworlds McLean, Barton:
Soundworlds

(Innova -- USA )

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Mentored by Henry Cowell and Iannis Xenakis, Barton McLean's music respects no boundaries between acoustic and electronics, creating a fascinating and diverse set of compositions.

Miguel, Sei: Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo Miguel, Sei:
Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A four part suite bridging compositional and improvisational music from Portugese pocket trumpeter Sei Miguel in a quintet including Rafael Toral on modulated electronics.

Mitchell, Nicole & an_Arche NewMusic Ensemble: Arc Of O For Improvisers, Chamber Orchestra & Electro Mitchell, Nicole & an_Arche NewMusic Ensemble:
Arc Of O For Improvisers, Chamber Orchestra & Electronics

(RogueArt -- France )

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An ambitious work from flautist, composer and conductor Nicole Mitchell writing for a large ensemble of improvisers, electronics, and chamber orchestra, a complex and layered work that reveals more with each listen.

Mitchell, Roscoe: Numbers Mitchell, Roscoe:
Numbers

(RogueArt -- France )

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A beautiful set of compositions from saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell, presenting works recorded in the 2000s with performers including Thomas Buckner, Stephen Rush, Nils Bultman, William Winant, &c.

MusicWorks: #100 Spring 2008 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#100 Spring 2008 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Features about Diane Labrosse, Cage & Duchamp, and Jem Finer. CD includes work by Diane Labrosse, Jem Finer, Jordan Nobles, Mitchell Akiyama and Tasman Richardson.

MusicWorks: #101 Spring 2008 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#101 Spring 2008 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Musicwork's 2008 Summer issue with articles on Maggie Nicols, Kyle Gann, Louis Dufort, AnnSoutham, Chris Bryan, and a 9-track CD of those artists.

MusicWorks: #105 Winter 2009 MusicWorks:
#105 Winter 2009

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The great Canadian magazine of improv and compositional music, with articles on Joelle Leandre, Tom Ze, James Rolf, Nicole Lizee, plus a 15 track CD including those artists.

MusicWorks: #106 Spring 2010 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#106 Spring 2010 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The great Canadian magazine of improv and compositional music, with articles on Yannis Kyriakides, Charles Stankievech, Anna Friz, loK8Tr, plus a 12 track CD including those artists.

MusicWorks: #107 Summer 2010 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#107 Summer 2010 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Canada's premiere new music magazine's Summer 2010 issue with articles on Marilyn Lerner, Richard Marsella, Richard Windeyer, Psychotropic Sonics, plus a 12-track CD.

MusicWorks: #110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Summer 2011 issue of Canada's premiere music magazine and CD, with articles and tracks from Gregory Oh, Grimes, Doldrums, The Vegetable Orchestra, Terri Hron, Miguel Azguime, Rachel Wadham, &c.

MusicWorks: #118 Spring 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#118 Spring 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Spring 2014 issue of Canada's best new music magazine, with articles on Margaret Noble, Nate Wooley, Victor Gama, plus articles, reviews, and a 13 track CD with tracks including Noble, Wooley, Gama, &c.

Musicworks: #119 Summer 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#119 Summer 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The summer 2014 issue of Canada's premiere new music magazine and accompanying CD, with articles on Isaiah Ceccarelli, Petra Glynt, Erin Sexton, Caduc, Chiyoko Szlavnics, Louis Andriessen, Gil Delindro, plus reviews, listings, &c. &c.

Musicworks: #120 Fall 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#120 Fall 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Fall 2014 issue with a 12 track various artist CD from Canada's premiere new music magazine. On the cover: Kris Davis; articles on Wolf Edwards; Video Game Music; Ross Bolleter; plus Coppice; Lido Pimienta; The Muted Noise; live and recorded reviews; &c. &c.

Musicworks: #121 Spring 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#121 Spring 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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On the cover, Jean Derome. Inside: Walter Smetak; Barbara Hannigan; Ian Tung; Cris Derksen; Alex Zhang Hungtai; plus reviews of recordings and events, a label profile, essays, &c. &c.

N.O.R.M.A + Cutler, Chris: L'Arpa e L'Asino (The Harp and the Donkey) N.O.R.M.A + Cutler, Chris:
L'Arpa e L'Asino (The Harp and the Donkey)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Nemeth, Anett: A Pauper's Guide to John Cage Nemeth, Anett:
A Pauper's Guide to John Cage

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Using clarinet, household objects, field recordings & domestic electronics, Anett Nemeth applies Cage's concepts of indeterminancy and chance as frameworks for two extended compositions.

Nono, Luigi: A Carlo Scarpa; A Pierre Dell'Azzurro Silenzio, Inquietum; Guai ai Gelidi Mostri [VINYL Nono, Luigi:
A Carlo Scarpa; A Pierre Dell'Azzurro Silenzio, Inquietum; Guai ai Gelidi Mostri [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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3 works by composer Luigi Nono: "A Carlo Scarpa" for orchestra; "A Pierre..." for bass flute, bass clarinet and live elektronics; and "Guai ai Gelidi Mostri" for ensemble, voices and live elektronics.

Nono, Luigi: Seguente [2 CDs] Nono, Luigi:
Seguente [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Reissuing composer Luigi Nono's 1990 Edition Rz LP with the addition of 3 works, presenting 6 remarkable symphonic works combining live electronics and voice, intended to expand the technical possibilities of sound and the perceptive faculties of the listener.

ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra: ONJO ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra:
ONJO

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Orchestra Of The National Center For Korean Traditional Performing Arts, The: Yomillak: The Selectio Orchestra Of The National Center For Korean Traditional Performing Arts, The:
Yomillak: The Selection Of Korean Classical Music

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Orchestra of the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts performs selection of Korean Classical Music, including "Yomillak", first performed in 1447, along with 3 other historic works.

Partch, Harry: 17 Lyrics of Li Po Partch, Harry:
17 Lyrics of Li Po

(Tzadik -- USA )

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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, Michael : Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar) Pisaro, Michael :
Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

(Potlatch -- France )

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A collection of materials for solo guitarist, written by Michael Pisaro and here performed by Christian Alvear, presenting the performer with up to 12 fragments which can be played in any order and which allow for various transformations, cuts, extensions and silences.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 3 Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 3

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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The third part of composer and performer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro providing sine tones, performing with Greg Stuart on 16 suspended cymbals plus grains/surfaces.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: July Mountain: three versions Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
July Mountain: three versions

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Three versions of Pisano's composition based on Wallace Steen's poem: a reissue of the original version; an alternate version with different field recordings; and one with the percussion parts alone for the listener to add their own fields recordings.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: ricefall (2) Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
ricefall (2)

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Ricefall (2), the 2nd is a 72-minute piece for 64 separate tracks of rice falling on objects, performed with percussionist Greg Stuart, a composition of unusual dynamics and pacing.

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds Pisaro, Michael:
Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

Pisaro, Michael: fields have ears (6) Pisaro, Michael:
fields have ears (6)

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Pisaro's "fields have ears" started as a simple work for solo classical guitar and sine tones, but has developed into this extended work augmented with turntables, radios, records, field recordings, and earlier Pisaro pieces.

Pisaro, Michael: The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit) Pisaro, Michael:
The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit)

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro's compositions for translations of Oswald Egger's "Diskrete Stetigkeit, Poesie und Mathematik", performed with Pisaro, Egger, Julia Holter, Taku Sugimoto, Graham Lambkin (who also provides audio), &c.

Pisaro, Michael: The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders Pisaro, Michael:
The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Pisaro's fascinating composition created with guitar, bass, percussion, radio, electronics, and field recordings, using long gaps of silence resolved through a dynamic set of rich audio sections.

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.

Quatuor Bozzini: Steve Reich: Different Trains Quatuor Bozzini:
Steve Reich: Different Trains

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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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.

Ratkje, Maja S. K. : In Dialogue with Eugeniusz Rudnik Ratkje, Maja S. K. :
In Dialogue with Eugeniusz Rudnik

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Two compositions from Eugeniusz Rudnik, and a large work from vocalist Maja S. K. Ratkje performed live at The Polish Radio Experimental Studio using Rudnik's samples, her voice, and her own concrete elements in a virtual "dialog" with the composer.

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.

Rea, Dennis: Views From Chicheng Precipice <i>[Used Item]</i> Rea, Dennis:
Views From Chicheng Precipice [Used Item]

(MoonJune -- USA )

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Guitarist Dennis Rea (Moraine) in a heartfelt homage to the music of East Asia, filled with moments of beauty and intrigue through original compositions and modern adaptations of traditional music.

Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis: Faint Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis:
Faint

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Electro-acoustic improvising trio exploring the extremes of free improvisation and contemporary composition.

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.

Ribot, Marc: Silent Movies Ribot, Marc:
Silent Movies

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist Ribot in a gorgeous and contemplative album of adaptations of music he has written for films, for classic silent movies, and that he scored for his personal amusement and imagination.

Rijnvos, Richard: Block Beuys Rijnvos, Richard:
Block Beuys

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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A series of compositions by Richard Rijnvos that were inspired by an installation in the Hessisches Landesmuseum consisting of an arrangment of about 270 objects known as the 'Block Beuys'.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer Danielle Palardy Roger presents a work for a 13-voice mixed choir, two speakers, two soloists, and two percussionists in a satirical elegy that is an account of a man's last agonizing moments.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: L'Oreille Enflee Roger, Danielle Palardy:
L'Oreille Enflee

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger's first major solo composition in 13 pieces which is performed by Claude Beaugrand, Jean Derome, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, Diane Labrosse, and Martin Ouellet.

Rose, Jon: Rosin [3 CDs + 1 Data Disk + Book] Rose, Jon:
Rosin [3 CDs + 1 Data Disk + Book]

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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A 3 CD box set with a booklet and bow hair marking violinist/conceptualist Jon Rose's 60th birthday, all previously unreleased works ranging from radio documentary and radio fiction to virtuoso performances using acoustic violin and his hyperstring interactive bow system.

Rose, Jon: The People's Music Rose, Jon:
The People's Music

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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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.

Rouge Ciel: Veuillez Proceder Rouge Ciel:
Veuillez Proceder

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

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Rudhyar, Dane: Works For Piano Rudhyar, Dane:
Works For Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Steffen Schleiermacher plays six spiritual pieces by composer Dane Rudhyar that are not meant to be analyzed and thought about, but to be felt and experienced.

Satie, Erik: Piano Works (Aldo Ciccolini) <i>[Used Item]</i> Satie, Erik:
Piano Works (Aldo Ciccolini) [Used Item]

(EMI -- France )

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1986 recording of Erik Satie's piano works from pianist Aldo Ciccolini, including "Trois Gymnopedies", "Six Gnossiennes", and "Trois Morceaux en forme de poire" with Gabriel Tacchino.

Scherchen, Hermann: Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL] Scherchen, Hermann:
Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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An historical recording of Hermann Scherchen directing the RTSI Orchestra in a rehearsal of Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 1964, one of the works Scherchen is most associated with.

Schonberg, Arnold: Works For Piano Schonberg, Arnold:
Works For Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pi-hsien Chen performs Arnold Schonbgergs, a small part of his oeuvre, yet significant in that they reflect the evolution and development of this great composer's compositional powers.

Schubert, Matthias: 9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble Schubert, Matthias:
9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Matthias Schubert conducts nine dynamic and spectacular compositions dedicated to John Cage, Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Duke Ellington, &c. and performers including Scott Fields, Frank Gratkowski, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.

Siegel, Aaron: Science is Only a Sometimes Friend Siegel, Aaron:
Science is Only a Sometimes Friend

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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A work for eight glockenspiels and organ, a beautiful percussive work in the vein of Reich and Glass that creates hallucinatory illusions in sound as the piece progresses, testing "the science of attention and the counterpoint of daydreams".



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