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Compositional Forms

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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.

Leng Tan, Margaret: She Herself Alone [DVD] Leng Tan, Margaret:
She Herself Alone [DVD]

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Margaret Leng Tan performing works by Cage, Crumb, Griswold, &c. on toy pianos, toy instruments, piano, percussion, music boxes, and voice, raising miniature instruments to "serious music" status.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: La machine à explorer le tempo Lepage, Robert Marcel:
La machine à explorer le tempo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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"The Tempo Machine" is a work written by Robert Marcel Lepage for the ensemble La Nef which explores three music-time paradoxes: passing time, running time, and slipping time.

Les 4 Guitaristes de L'Apocalypso-Bar: World Tour 1998 Les 4 Guitaristes de L'Apocalypso-Bar:
World Tour 1998

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Lim, Liza: Orchestral Works Lim, Liza:
Orchestral Works

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Liza Lim presents 3 lesser known works: "The Compass" for orchestra with solo parts for flute and didgeridoo; "Pearl, Ochre, Hair String" featuring a cello solo using a guiro bow; and "The Guest" written for recorder soloist Jeremias Schwarzer.

Lim, Liza: The Heart's Ear Lim, Liza:
The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Although she has probably become known as one of Australia's best-known composers, Liza Lim's compositions undermine centuries-old Eurocentrism and are largely inspired by Asian culture.

Louri / Mossolov / Protopopov / Roslavetz: Soviet Avant-Garde I Louri / Mossolov / Protopopov / Roslavetz:
Soviet Avant-Garde I

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Lunyov, Svyatoslav : Para Pacem - Para Bellum Lunyov, Svyatoslav :
Para Pacem - Para Bellum

(Quasi Pop -- Great Britain )

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MacLean, Steve: Expressions on Piano MacLean, Steve:
Expressions on Piano

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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12 compositions for mediated acoustic piano from Dr. Nerve bassist MacLean, beautifully composed and recorded works showing his taste for Crumb, Satie, Cage, Reich, Eno, &c.

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.

Martel's Quartetski, Pierre-Yves: Visions Fugitives op. 22: Quartetski Does Prokofiev Martel's Quartetski, Pierre-Yves:
Visions Fugitives op. 22: Quartetski Does Prokofiev

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Double bassist Pierre-Yves Martel adapts Prokofiev's Visions fugitives op.22, short pieces for solo piano, into vehicles for free-jazz exploration.

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.

Mezei Ensemble, Szilard: Bot Mezei Ensemble, Szilard:
Bot

(Gyorfree -- Yugoslavia )

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Hungarian violinist Szilárd's Ensemble, an extension of his trio, perform Szilárd's fascinating blend of jazz, classical, and traditional ethnic folk musics.

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.

Minimalists Orkest de Volharding, The : The Minimalists Minimalists Orkest de Volharding, The :
The Minimalists

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Amsterdam's Orkest de Volharding (Orchestra of Obstinancy) performing works by Steve Reich, Kyle Gann, David Lang, Louis Andriessen, Terry Riley and John Adams.

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.

Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth: Intergalactic Beings Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth:
Intergalactic Beings

(For Practically -- USA )

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Nicole Mitchell explores the work of African-American writer Octavia Butler in a science fiction concept of intergalactic integration, achieved through 9 detailed pieces that balance improvisation, composition and song in unique and sophisticated ways.

Monk, Meredith: Beginnings Monk, Meredith:
Beginnings

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collecting early works from this gifted vocalist and performer, studio and live recordings from 1966-1980 in NYC, Connecticut, Montreal, California, Berlin.

Mori, Ikue: Hex Kitchen Mori, Ikue:
Hex Kitchen

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Mori, Ikue: Labyrinth Mori, Ikue:
Labyrinth

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Mori, Ikue: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon Mori, Ikue:
One Hundred Aspects of the Moon

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Mumma, Gordon: Music for Solo Piano 1960-2001 Mumma, Gordon:
Music for Solo Piano 1960-2001

(New World Records -- USA )

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Gordon Mumma, known for his role in electronic music, also wrote a great deal of work for the piano, as demonstrated by Daan Vandewalle's performance these Mumma compositions.

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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Nancarrow, Conlon: Player Piano 5 - Nancarrow Studies 33-41c Volume 3 Nancarrow, Conlon:
Player Piano 5 - Nancarrow Studies 33-41c Volume 3

(MDG Scene -- Germany )

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3rd volume in Jürgen Hocker's excellent series presenting Conlon Nancarrow's impossible player piano compositions as played on Bosendorfer and Fischer Grand Pianos.

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

(Another Timbre -- Greece/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.

Neuhaus, Max: Four Realizations of Stockhausen's Zyklus Neuhaus, Max:
Four Realizations of Stockhausen's Zyklus

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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Four previously unreleased and unique realizations of Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Zyklus" for 21 percussion instruments, recorded 1963-1968 by New York School artist Max Neuhaus.

Niggli, Lucas / Peter Conradin Zumthor: Profos Niggli, Lucas / Peter Conradin Zumthor:
Profos

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Percussionists Niggli & Zumthor performing Felix Profos' compositions for drums, gongs and percussion, the tension of metallic sounds that avoid customary approaches for those instruments.

Nono, Luigi: 20 Jahre Inventionen V Nono, Luigi:
20 Jahre Inventionen V

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Three compositions by Luigi Nono, recorded at the Berlin festival "Inventionen", live electronics moving away from clear spatial and timbral assignations rendering the acoustic instruments barely recognizable.

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.

Oliveros, Pauline: Accordion & Voice Oliveros, Pauline:
Accordion & Voice

(Important Records -- USA )

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Oliveros, Pauline: The Wanderer Oliveros, Pauline:
The Wanderer

(Important Records -- USA )

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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.

Parmegiani, Bernard: De Natura Sonorum [VINYL 2 LPs] Parmegiani, Bernard:
De Natura Sonorum [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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A suite of 12 movements, divided into two series of six works usually organized in pairs - electronic sounds with instrumental and more rarely, concrete sounds - from composer Bernard Parmegiani, premiered in 1975 in Paris.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Partch, Harry: The Harry Partch Collection, Volume 2 Partch, Harry:
The Harry Partch Collection, Volume 2

(New World Records -- USA )

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Pavone, Jessica: Quotidian Pavone, Jessica:
Quotidian

(Peacock -- USA )

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Jessica Pavone's Quotidian is a suite for violin, viola, cello, bassoon, and piano composed in 4 movements, exploring the effect of the balance between light and dark.

Pernot, Louis: Livre de luth de Perrine Pernot, Louis:
Livre de luth de Perrine

(Ad Hoc Records -- 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 2 Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 2

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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The second part of composer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro performing on field recordings, radio, guitar, sine tones, with Greg Stuart performing on a diverse set of percussive instruments.

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.



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