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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: #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 -- 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.

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: 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.

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 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.

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: 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.

Prokofiev, Sergei & Dmitri Shostakovich: Works For 2 Pianists Under Soviet Rule Prokofiev, Sergei & Dmitri Shostakovich:
Works For 2 Pianists Under Soviet Rule

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Two works for piano composed under Stalinist rule by Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Prokofiev, recorded in 2009 by pianists Ufuk & Bahar Dorduncu.

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: Martin Arnold: Aberrare Quatuor Bozzini:
Martin Arnold: Aberrare

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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The Bozzini string quartet working with the melodic and unique universe of Toronto-based composer and performer Martin Arnold, who's roots are in the music of avant and improvisational work.

Quatuor Bozzini: Sens(e) Absence Quatuor Bozzini:
Sens(e) Absence

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Premiered by the Bozzini Quartet at Berlin's Ballhaus Naunynstrasze, this haunting work was composed for temporal and architechtural space using unusual tuning systems producing natural harmonics.

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.

Ratkje, Maja R.S.: River Mouth Echoes Ratkje, Maja R.S.:
River Mouth Echoes

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Unorthodox vocalist and electroacoustic composer Maja Solveig Kjestrup Ratkje, half of FE-Mail, in a collection of compositions from chamber music to works for electronics and voice.

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 [2 CDs] Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis:
Faint [2 CDs]

(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: Exercises In Futility Ribot, Marc:
Exercises In Futility

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Heretical new music for solo guitar conceived as impossible etudes and exercises on a variety of finger busting guitar techniques and performed by Marc Ribot.

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.

Ribot, Marc: Soundtracks 2 Ribot, Marc:
Soundtracks 2

(Tzadik -- USA )

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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.

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: 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: //shoppinglive@victo Rose, Jon:
//shoppinglive@victo

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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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.

Rosenboom, David: Naked Curvature Rosenboom, David:
Naked Curvature

(Tzadik -- USA )

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CalArts Chamber Ensemble performs this large work from composer David Ronsemboom, a whispered chamber opera/concerto grosso for six instrumentalists, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software.

Ned Rothenberg (Shakuchi): Rothenberg: Ryu Nashi/No School - New Music For Shakuchi Ned Rothenberg (Shakuchi):
Rothenberg: Ryu Nashi/No School - New Music For Shakuchi

(Tzadik -- USA )

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New York multi-reed and wind player Ned Rothenberg performing on the shakuhachi in orignal compositions performed with viola and spoken word in beautiful and nuanced performances.

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.

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.

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.

Jennifer Choi: Gregor Huebner; Ron Lawrence; Mike Bloc: Sharp: String Quartets Volume 2 Jennifer Choi: Gregor Huebner; Ron Lawrence; Mike Bloc:
Sharp: String Quartets Volume 2

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer/performer/instrument builder Elliott Sharp's 2nd in a series of complete string quartets, inventive works blending computer science, fractals, improvisation and mathematics.

Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg: Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg:
Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A new composition by clarinetist and composer Magnus Granberg, the leader of the highly acclaimed ensemble Skogen, this time with a new, smaller group that includes percussionist Erik Carlsson, performing his beautiful, melancholic music.

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.

Smith, Wadada Leo: Creative Orchestra - Lake Biwa Smith, Wadada Leo:
Creative Orchestra - Lake Biwa

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..



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