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Compositional Forms

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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: Continuum Unbound [3 CD Box Set] Pisaro, Michael:
Continuum Unbound [3 CD Box Set]

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Three large works in a solid box with a 12 page color booklet of notes and images from composer Pisaro, working with Greg Stuart, Joe Panzner, Patrick Farmer and Toshiya Tsunoda, examining fragile discontinuities in the apparently continuous sound world.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Unorthodox vocalist and electroacoustic composer Maja 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 Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis:
Faint

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

Redolfi, Michel: Pacific Tubular Waves/Immersion [VINYL] Redolfi, Michel:
Pacific Tubular Waves/Immersion [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Electroacoustic landscape composer Michel Redolfi in a work for Synclavier digital synthesizer recorded between 1979 & 1980, attempting to musically translate his research on underwater sound in the Pacific, from the movement of rolling waves to its depths.

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 II Ribot, Marc:
Soundtracks II

(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'.

Risset, Jean-Claude: Music from Computer [VINYL] Risset, Jean-Claude:
Music from Computer [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Three major compositions from Jean-Claude Risset's unique and innovative work that illustrates the close link sustained between the music and the research from this pioneering figure in the development of computer and technology-based music.

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: //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.

Rothenberg, Ned: Quintet For Clarinet And Strings Rothenberg, Ned:
Quintet For Clarinet And Strings

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Ned Rothenberg's Quintet performed with the Mivos Quartet, Rothenberg unleashing his powerful skills as a composer and as a player using multiphonics, circular breathing, &c.

Rothenberg, Ned: Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi Rothenberg, Ned:
Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi

(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.

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.

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.

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.

Sharp, Elliott : String Quartets: 20022007 Sharp, Elliott :
String Quartets: 20022007

(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.

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".

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 -- Greece/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: Lake Biwa Smith, Wadada Leo:
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..

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza <i>[Used Item]</i> Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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

"The album is a studio version of a chamber opera prepared by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa. The...

Starling, Matt: Terry Riley's Dorian Reeds (For Brass) Starling, Matt:
Terry Riley's Dorian Reeds (For Brass)

(Self Released -- USA )

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Matt Starling, founder of the Salt Lake Electric Ensemble, returns with a lesser known but equally impressive Terry Riley composition, "Dorian Reeds" for solo performer, microphone and two tape recorders, performed by Starling on flugelhorn and layered in the studio.

Steiner, Tim: Big Ears Fitzgerald's Manifesto <i>[Used Item]</i> Steiner, Tim:
Big Ears Fitzgerald's Manifesto [Used Item]

(Sonic Arts Network -- Great Britain )

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"Two pairs of ears flapping in the wind, meticulously organised chaos, accidents, childish antics, sharply swinging moods and a totally unpredictable playlist were the key features of the Big Ears radio show, broadcast by the Sonic Arts...

Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht: ...Im Klang... Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht:
...Im Klang...

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler presents three solo pieces, one for accordion (Teodoro Anzellotti) one for piano (Marianne Schroeder) and the third for organ (Huub Ten Hacken).

Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen): Klavierstucke/Sonaten Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen):
Klavierstucke/Sonaten

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Alternating between Stockhausen and Beethoven, pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs solo works including "Klavierstuck", "Sonata A-Dur Op. 101" and "Sonata C-moll Op. 111", contrasting and comparing the innovations of both composers.

Stockhausen, Karlheinz : Mantra (performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick and Newton Armstrong) Stockhausen, Karlheinz :
Mantra (performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick and Newton Armstrong)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Stockhausen's late 60s composition "Mantra" was a return to his intricately systematised approach to musical construction, expanding the possibilities and potentialities of the serial principle to allow for more melodic and embraceable compositions.

Stookey, Nathaniel: Junkestra Stookey, Nathaniel:
Junkestra

(Innova -- USA )

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Composer Stookey used instruments created from objects scavenged at San Francisco's waste transfer facility to create this 4 part work, first peformed at SF's Recology facility.

Tenney, James (Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble): Pika-Don Tenney, James (Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble):
Pika-Don

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Tenney, James / Matthias Kaul: The Solo Works For Percussion Tenney, James / Matthias Kaul:
The Solo Works For Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Five works from composer James Tenney for solo percussion, performed by Matthias Kaul, plus one work for tape and percussion and one work for percussion and tape-delay-system with Rudiger Orth ("Deus Ex Machina").

Tenney, James: Forms 1-4 - In Memoriam Edgar Varese, John Cage, Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman [2 CDs] Tenney, James:
Forms 1-4 - In Memoriam Edgar Varese, John Cage, Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman [2 CDs]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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