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Compositional Forms

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Friedl, Reinhold: Golden Quinces, Earthed For Spatialised Neo-Bechstein Friedl, Reinhold:
Golden Quinces, Earthed For Spatialised Neo-Bechstein

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Reinhold Friedl performs on one of the last remaining of 150 Neo-Bechstein amplified Grand Pianos, using unusual recording techniques to find unexpected sonic aspects to the instrument, producing a dark ambient and industrial work of great intensity.

Frith, Fred & Glennie, Evelyn: The Sugar Factory Frith, Fred & Glennie, Evelyn:
The Sugar Factory

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Amazing guitar and percussion duo on this first encounter between Frith and Glennie, recorded for the filming of Thomas Riedelsheimer's documentary Touch the Soundabout Scottis.

Frith, Fred: Accidental Frith, Fred:
Accidental

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Frith, Fred: Allies Frith, Fred:
Allies

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Frith, Fred: Back To Life Frith, Fred:
Back To Life

(Tzadik -- USA )

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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: Eye To Ear Frith, Fred:
Eye To Ear

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Frith, Fred: Freedom In Fragments Frith, Fred:
Freedom In Fragments

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Frith, Fred: Impur Frith, Fred:
Impur

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Frith, Fred: Nowhere, Sideshow, Thin Air Frith, Fred:
Nowhere, Sideshow, Thin Air

(ReR/ Fred Records -- Great Britain )

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Three distinct commissions for dance performed by Frith & Carla Kihlstedt; Frith & Carla with Fred Guiliano & Gail Brand; and with Frith, Hande Erdem & Threresa Wong.

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 )

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Frith, Fred: The Previous Evening Frith, Fred:
The Previous Evening

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Frith, Fred: To Sail, To Sail Frith, Fred:
To Sail, To Sail

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The idiosyncratic master of the guitar, this album is pure Fred Frith, playing solo acoustic guitar over a range of styles including classical, blues, folk, gypsy and free improvisation.

Gaber, Harley: Indra's Net Gaber, Harley:
Indra's Net

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A hybrid acoustic tape piece of solo violin on four track tape, and a work for four violins, composed in 1974 by Harley Gaber, delicate pieces that he considered complements to his large work "The Winds Rise in the North".

Gaber, Harley: The Winds Rise In The North Gaber, Harley:
The Winds Rise In The North

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Composer Harley Gaber wrote this piece for strings as an emotional examination of the questions posed by Taoist philosopher Chuang Tzu, here performed by a quintet including violinist Malcolm Goldstein.

Gal, Bernhard : Same Difference <i>[Used Item]</i> Gal, Bernhard :
Same Difference [Used Item]

(Gromoga -- Austria )

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"Same Difference", Bernhard Gal's eighth full length audio publication, features for the first time a selection of Gal's compositions for traditional Chinese instruments, in conjunction with other thematically related works. The CD was ...

Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez: Quest Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez:
Quest

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Classical pianist Joana Gama and live electronic processing artist Luis Fernandes bridge compositional and experimental forms in this lyrical work, where Fernandes transforms, dissects, loops and otherwise mutates the Gama's playing in unexpected and elegant ways.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra: SCHWEBEN Ay - but can ye ? Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra:
SCHWEBEN Ay - but can ye ?

(Maya -- Ireland )

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The Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra commissioned bassist and composer Barry Guy to create this mostly graphic work that unifies composed and improvised passages focusing on small units within the larger structure.

Glover, Richard: Logical Harmonies Glover, Richard:
Logical Harmonies

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Seven recent works from UK composer Richard Glover, whose process music is based on the exposition of simple harmonic patterns which transform in deceptive ways, gradually altering the nature of the overall sonority.

Goebbels, Heiner: The Italian Concerto Goebbels, Heiner:
The Italian Concerto

(I Dischi di Angelica -- Italy )

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A rare release from a pioneer of contemporary cross-platform composition, with Chris Cutler, The Icarus Ensemble, Sira and Boubacar Djebate, Johannes Bauer, Tiziano Popoli, &c. &c.

Goss, Stephen: Northern Lights Goss, Stephen:
Northern Lights

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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An album of beautiful and impressionist musical landscapes: 3 large works in several movements drawing on mythology, visual imagery, and a work for Charles Jencks Garden of Cosmic Speculation.

Gregorio, Guillermo: Degrees Of Iconicity Gregorio, Guillermo:
Degrees Of Iconicity

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Gregorio, Guillermo: Faktura Gregorio, Guillermo:
Faktura

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Guillermo Gregorio produces a series of compositions that reinterprets the structural concepts of Constructivism, Concretism, and Madi, focusing on the physicality of sound.

Guilbeault, Normand: Riel, Plaidoyer Musical / Musical Plea [2 CDs] Guilbeault, Normand:
Riel, Plaidoyer Musical / Musical Plea [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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2 CDs of Canadian history put together by Normand Guilbeault that covers original compositions, native chants, gigues, reels, songs of the period, military marches and improvisation.

GVSU New Music Ensemble + Various Artists: In C Remixed GVSU New Music Ensemble + Various Artists:
In C Remixed

(Innova -- USA )

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The GVSU New Music Ensemble take on Terry Riley's in C, interlocking phrases, repeated any number of times, plus remixes of the GVSU's recording from 11 modern artists.

Harrison, Joel: The Wheel Harrison, Joel:
The Wheel

(Innova -- USA )

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Joel Harrison's 5 movement suite for double quartet and guitar blends compositional and improvisational worlds in gripping music, with a band including Lindsey Horner, David Binney, Ralph Allessi, &c.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Concerto A Tre Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ensemble Recherche plays chamber music pieces by Polish composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati that are dynamically explosive and allow for the free communicating of the musicians.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

Hauser, Fritz: Pieces For Percussion Hauser, Fritz:
Pieces For Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ensemble XII performs pieces by percussionist Fritz Hauser that were composed with an attention to detail that is heard in the timbre, texture, density and dynamics of his arrangements.

Hennies, Nick: Work Hennies, Nick:
Work

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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A solo album from Louisville, KY percussionist and composer Nick Hennies, including "Settle" for vibraphone (3 players) and "Expenditures" for vibraphone & ensemble; extended and immersive works of a hypnotic and psychoacoustic nature.

Heyn, Volker: Sirenes Heyn, Volker:
Sirenes

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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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.

Hisada, Noriko : Prognostication Hisada, Noriko :
Prognostication

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Hodder-Williams / Caldwell: Mariner's Way Hodder-Williams / Caldwell:
Mariner's Way

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A combination of improvisations and duets using gamelan, singing bowl, flute, alto flute, bass flute, soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, exploring the mythical journey of the mariner.

Hodgkinson, Tim: Pragma: New Works Hodgkinson, Tim:
Pragma: New Works

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Iddon, Martin: pneuma Iddon, Martin:
pneuma

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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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 )

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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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ives, Charles: A Songbook Ives, Charles:
A Songbook

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Sebastian Gottschick's adaptations of Ives' songs and short instrumental pieces pay homage to the composer and develop his work further, as conducted by Gottschick with the ensemble fur neue musik zurich.

Janel & Anthony: Where Is Home [VINYL] Janel & Anthony:
Where Is Home [VINYL]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Guitars and cello inform a mix of improvised, composed and experimental music from the DC-based duo of Anthony Pirog and Janel Leppin, technically expressive and uplifting melodic music that refuses to be easily characterized.

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

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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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, A.F.: Rearward Through Forgottenness Jones, A.F.:
Rearward Through Forgottenness

(Laminal Recordings -- USA )

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A compendium of compositions and improvisations from 2009-13 by undersea acoustician and audio engineer A.F. Jones, who uses stringed instruments and analog devices, hand-crafted and found, in works that emphasize structural components such as timbre, tone, or attack over form.

Julius, Rolf: (Halb) Schwarz Julius, Rolf:
(Halb) Schwarz

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Six dense, mysterious and abstract electronic compositions created over a decade by German sound sculpture artist and composer Rolf Julius.

Kahn, Jason: Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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Jason Kahn developed these graphic scores, commissioned by the 2012 now NOW Festival in Australia, to push these specific players into situations outside of their comfort zone, as heard in this double LP which includes copies of the score plus notes and interviews.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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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.

Kang, Eyvind: Theater Of Mineral Nades Kang, Eyvind:
Theater Of Mineral Nades

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Kasemets, Udo: Pythagoras Tree Kasemets, Udo:
Pythagoras Tree

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Stephen Clarke plays seven works for solo piano by Estonian-born, Canadian-naturalized composer Udo Kasemets that focus on specific designs of micro-detail.

Kaul, Matthias: Solo Percussion Kaul, Matthias:
Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Matthias Kaul performing percussion works recorded on using cymbalon, hurdy-gurdy, bicycle, telephone, voice, &c., with Stefan Romeyan providing and reciting his poetry on "Roma".

Kiraly, Erno: Phoenix: the music of Erno Kiraly Kiraly, Erno:
Phoenix: the music of Erno Kiraly

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Kodjabashia, Nikola: Explosion of a Memory Kodjabashia, Nikola:
Explosion of a Memory

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Composer Kodjbashia's homage to James Joyce, Heiner Muller & Valere Novarina performed by the Macedonian Symphony Orchestra with Kiril Dzajkovski, Chris Cutler, Patric Driver & Valere Novarina.

Kodjabashia, Nikola: The Most Of Now Kodjabashia, Nikola:
The Most Of Now

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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An exquisite and subtle new composition by Macedonian composer Nikola Kodjbashaia realised by an ensemble of exemplary instrumentalists in a unique musical landscape.

Koenig, Gottfried Michael : Gottfried Michael Koenig Koenig, Gottfried Michael :
Gottfried Michael Koenig

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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2CD set with electronic and software-generated compositions by pioneer G.M. Koenig.

Kosk, Patrick: Mondweib Kosk, Patrick:
Mondweib

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Recordings from the Elektronic Studio at the TU Berlin, the Studio of the Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges, and at Patrick Kosk's own studio.

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 )

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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.

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

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

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L'Ensemble Volta: Les Nuages de Magellan L'Ensemble Volta:
Les Nuages de Magellan

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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ReR's 3rd collection featuring the ondes Martenot, an early electronic musical instrument invented in 1928 by cellist Maurice Martenot; this volume, performed by the 4 piece L'Ensemble Volta + Antoine Alerinie is dedicated to Spectralist composer Tristan Murail.

Lang, Klaus: einfalt.stille Lang, Klaus:
einfalt.stille

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Austrian composer in a work for flute, viola, percussion, and voice aboout the inner state and flow we perceive when listening and concentrating on a piece of music.

Lang, Klaus: Trauermusiken Lang, Klaus:
Trauermusiken

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Two compositions by the young Austrian composer/organist Klaus Lang, who currently lives in Berlin, Germany.

Lash / Farmer / Hughes: Droplets Lash / Farmer / Hughes:
Droplets

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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A 20-minute improvisation plus realisations of scores by the Wandelweiser composers Eva-Maria Houben & Taylan Susam, including an extraordinary outdoor performance of Houben's Nachtstuck for solo bass.

Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze: The Harmonics Of Real Strings Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze:
The Harmonics Of Real Strings

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Four realisations of composer John Lely's simple but brilliant composition 'The Harmonics of Real Strings', a very slow glissando along the full length of one bowed string, performed by Anton Lukoszevieze; one realization for each string of the cello.



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