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Compositional Forms

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Zorn, John: Filmworks Xxi: Belle De Nature/ Rijksmuseum Zorn, John:
Filmworks Xxi: Belle De Nature/ Rijksmuseum

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Two very different film scores for two very different movies: one, a French S/M erotica; and two, a documentary about the renovation of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Zorn, John: Godard; Spillane; Blues Noel Zorn, John:
Godard; Spillane; Blues Noel

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Mark Feldman (Vln); Marc Ribot (Gtr); Anthony Coleman (Key); Mark Dresser (Bs): Zorn: Kristallnacht Mark Feldman (Vln); Marc Ribot (Gtr); Anthony Coleman (Key); Mark Dresser (Bs):
Zorn: Kristallnacht

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Zorn, John: Lemma Zorn, John:
Lemma

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Three young virtuoso violinists perform two new major works by John Zorn - "Passagen" and "Ceremonial Magic" (reworked from his Rimbaud release) and a set of 12 miniatures for two violins, "Apophthegms".

Zorn, John: Love, Madness & Mysticism Zorn, John:
Love, Madness & Mysticism

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: Mount Analogue Zorn, John:
Mount Analogue

(Tzadik -- USA )

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An extended work drawing on the life and work of spiritual figure Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff in a work with Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirit quartet and vibraphonist Kenny Wollesen.

Zorn, John: On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits Zorn, John:
On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits

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3 pieces of magic and religious mysticism: a string trio-satanic counterpoint for the Witches' Sabbath written for the ICE Ensemble; a work for Shakespeare's "The Tempest"; and Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble performing Zorn's mini piano concerto.

Zorn, John: Rituals Zorn, John:
Rituals

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Zorn, John: Shir Hashirim Zorn, John:
Shir Hashirim

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John Zorn draws on traditions from plainchant, mediaeval ars nova, Renaissance madrigals, 20th century vocal techniques and minimalism in an album for a cappella voice as performed by The Sapphites vocal quintet.

Zorn, John: The Alchemist Zorn, John:
The Alchemist

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn's sixth quartet is inspired by the hermetic Angelic actions of John Dee and is replete with the procedures of distillation, calcination, crystallization, sublimation, purification, rotation as well numerology, prayers, canons, contrapuntal complexity, &c.

Marc Ribot (Solo Guitar): Zorn: Book Of Heads Marc Ribot (Solo Guitar):
Zorn: Book Of Heads

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Zorn, John: The Bribe Zorn, John:
The Bribe

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Zorn, John: Masada - The Circle Maker Zorn, John:
Masada - The Circle Maker

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Zorn, John: The Gift Zorn, John:
The Gift

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Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel

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The second volume documenting John Zorn's astonishing solo organ improvisations recorded in 2013 on the Aeloian Skinner organ at St. Paul's Chapel in New York City.

Zorn, John: The Mysteries Zorn, John:
The Mysteries

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The second volume from the trio of Bill Frisell (guitar), Carol Emanuel (harp) and Kenny Wollesen (vibraphone, bells) playing Zorn's mystical compositions that leave room for improvisation.

John Zorn: Zorn: The Satyros Play / Cerebrus John Zorn:
Zorn: The Satyros Play / Cerebrus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Two new large works beautifully packaged with a thick booklet: "Visions of Dionysus" with Cyro Baptist and Kenny Wollesen; and "Cerebus" with Peter Evans, David Taylor and Marcus Rojas.

Zorn, John Quartet: String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4 Zorn, John Quartet:
String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4

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Zorn, John: What Thou Wilt Zorn, John:
What Thou Wilt

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Three compositional works from Zorn: 1999's violin concerto "Contes de Faes"; and two intense pieces of "Crowleana", a bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and a work for 3 cellists.

Zwaanenburg, Jos: 20 Odd Years: Music For Flute(s) & Live Electronics Zwaanenburg, Jos:
20 Odd Years: Music For Flute(s) & Live Electronics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Dutch flautist and electronic artist Jos Zwaanenburg in a release that updates and reinvents the technology for works written by British composers for Zwaanenburg over the last 20 years.

Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach: Gluck Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach:
Gluck

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The international percussion quintet of Burkhard Beins, Enrico Malatesta, Michael Vorfeld, Christian Wolfarth and Ingar Zach, using compositional and improvisational methods to create new forms of contemporary percussion music with a unique group aesthetic.

Frey, Jurg : Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs] Frey, Jurg :
Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The Ensemble Grizzana (Ryoko Akama, Mira Benjamin, Richard Craig, Emma Richards, Philip Thomas and Seth Woods) performs a series of delicate and beautiful chamber pieces by Swiss composer and clarinetist Jurg Frey, who also performs on clarinet.

Granberg, Magnus : How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky? Granberg, Magnus :
How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky?

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Swedish composer Magnus Granberg (Skogen) places baroque instruments alongside prepared piano, objects and electronics in an exquisite 60-minute piece performed with an excellent set of performers including Cyril Bondi, d'incise, Eric Ruffing, Christoph Schiller, &c.

Saunders, James : Assigned #15 Saunders, James :
Assigned #15

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Leading contemporary music ensemble Apartment House perform a new piece developing out of James Saunders's long-term modular project '#unassigned'; the new piece, "assigned #15" creates a mesmeric, dense, jungle-like soundworld across its 45 minutes duration.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli: William's Mix Extended Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli:
William's Mix Extended

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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Werner Dafeldecker and Valerio Tricoli re-interpret John Cage's 1953 compositions for 8 simultaneously played tapes, here examining the relationship between early tape music and current digital production, allowing for a larger work using approximately 2000 different sounds.

Paul, Leah: Trenza Paul, Leah:
Trenza

(Skirl -- USA )

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Braxton, Anthony and Taylor Ho Bynum: Duets (Wesleyan) 2002 Braxton, Anthony and Taylor Ho Bynum:
Duets (Wesleyan) 2002

(Innova -- USA )

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Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Norway's The Core quintet, great modern jazz in an updated look at 60's styles in the mode of Herbie Hancock, Dextor Gordon or Miles, the evolution of "the cool" in five superb compositions.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A large work from Brooklyn's jazz-oriented Little Women with saxophonists Travis Laplante & Darius Jones, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary, a sophisticated building work collectively composed and refined over two years.

Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble:
Even the Sounds Shine

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad: Big Four Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad:
Big Four

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Necks, The: Silent Night Necks, The:
Silent Night

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

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Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Cyborgic [VINYL] Ratkje, Maja S.K.:
Cyborgic [VINYL]

(The Last Record Company -- Norway )

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A live recording from electronic/vocal artists Ratkje playing theremin, toys and life fx processing, in a limited gatefold pressing of 500 copies with a 16 page art booklet.

Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Zorn, John: The Dreamers-The Gentle Side Zorn, John:
The Dreamers-The Gentle Side

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Collecting and remastering the most lyrical and beautiful tracks from John Zorn's three Dreamers releases, presented in a picture disc pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

Ashley, Robert : Tap Dancing in the Sand Ashley, Robert :
Tap Dancing in the Sand

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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A selection of works by the great musical pioneer Robert Ashley performed by the Dutch Ensemble MAE directed by Yannis Kyriakides, including pieces written for the Ensemble MAE.

Buddin, David: Canticles Buddin, David:
Canticles

(Ugexplode -- USA )

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An electronic music realization of the instrumental parts for a six movement chamber work featuring soprano voice from composer Buddin, a vigorous, dissonant, rhythmically complex work in the vein of Stockhausen, Ruggles, Babbitt, &c.

Burr, Anthony: solo clarinet Burr, Anthony:
solo clarinet

(Skirl -- USA )

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A diverse and intriguing set of solo clarinet pieces from New Yorker Anthony Burr, performing works by Giacinto Scelsi, Helmut Lachenmann, Erik Ulman, John Rodgers and Thomas Meadowcraft.

Chadbourne, Eugene: BACH: Sonata and Partita #1 for Violin adapted for 5-string Banjo Chadbourne, Eugene:
BACH: Sonata and Partita #1 for Violin adapted for 5-string Banjo

(Volatile Records -- Canada )

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Evans, Joe: Septimal Evans, Joe:
Septimal

(Spectropol Records -- USA )

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Composer Joe Evans presents fourteen tracks that explore the sonic and expressive potential of the autoharp in a work exploring the septimal, or 7th aspect of intervals and harmonics.

Halvorson, Mary & Pavone, Jessica: Thin Air Halvorson, Mary & Pavone, Jessica:
Thin Air

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

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Beautiful string work and lovely and unusual vocals from the duo of Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone, music of "stark clarity and introspection."

Kyriakides, Yannis: The Buffer Zone Kyriakides, Yannis:
The Buffer Zone

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek: The Thing Like Us Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek:
The Thing Like Us

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Electronic music theater orchestrated by Yannis Kyriakides in collaboration with the Dutch musical theater group, VeenFabriek, that's centralized around the concepts of Spinoza's texts.

Lucier, Alvin / MAZE: (Amsterdam) Memory Space Lucier, Alvin / MAZE:
(Amsterdam) Memory Space

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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Composer Lucier's score instructs the players to go to an outside environment and record by any means the sound situations of those environments, then in performance re-create, solely by means of your voices, instruments and memory, those outside sound situations.

Now Orchestra & Crispell, Marilyn: Pola Now Orchestra & Crispell, Marilyn:
Pola

(Victo -- Canada )

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Paul, Leah: Bike Lane Paul, Leah:
Bike Lane

(Skirl -- USA )

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Bike Lane brings together New York City artists Katherine Young on bassoon, Chris Speed on clarinet, and Jessica Pavone on viola to perform flutist Leah Paul's sophisticated compositions merging chamber and pop music.

Pisaro / Chabala: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs COLOR EDITION] Pisaro / Chabala:
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs COLOR EDITION]

(Winds Measure Recordings -- USA )

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Limited color edition of guitarist Barry Chabala's interpretation of composer Pisaro's piece, instructing the performer on structure and pitch but allowing the precise timing and sound to the player; plus a reworking of Chabala's recording taking advantage of cassette hiss and sine tones.

Pisaro / Chabala: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs] Pisaro / Chabala:
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs]

(Winds Measure Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist Barry Chabala's interpretation of composer Pisaro's piece, instructing the performer on structure and pitch but allowing the precise timing and sound to the player; plus a reworking of Chabala's recording taking advantage of cassette hiss and sine tones.

Pisaro / Chabala: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [CASSETTE] Pisaro / Chabala:
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist Barry Chabala's interpretation of composer Pisaro's piece, instructing the performer on structure and pitch but allowing the precise timing and sound to the player; plus a reworking of Chabala's recording taking advantage of cassette hiss and sine tones.

Sharp, Elliott, Orchestra Carbon: Abstract Repressionism: 1990-99 Sharp, Elliott, Orchestra Carbon:
Abstract Repressionism: 1990-99

(Victo -- Canada )

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Kolberg, Kare : Attitudes Kolberg, Kare :
Attitudes

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Kare Kolberg was a pioneer of electroacoustic music in Norway, having written the first Norwegian work for computers in 1973; this CD presents works from 1969-2003 written for the Polish Radio Experimentral Studio, blending and expanding on concepts of concrete music.

Komuna// Warszawa: plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III Komuna// Warszawa:
plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A fascinating rendering of Ferrari's Tautology--everyday activities enacted in gesture, noises, words, &c.--used as a framework for a chamber work where the performers recorded their parts independently, which were then overlapped and played alongside Ferrari's tapes and narration.



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