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Compositional Forms

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Collier, Graham: Hoarded Dreams Collier, Graham:
Hoarded Dreams

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Cooper, Lindsay : Rarities Volumes 1 & 2 Cooper, Lindsay :
Rarities Volumes 1 & 2

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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An absolutely essential extension to the late Lindsay Cooper's discography, 2 CDs collecting rare works from projects and groups including recordings with Alfred Harth, Phil Minton, Robert Wyatt, David Thomas, Connie Bauer, Fred Frith, Chris Cutler, &c. &c.

Corner, Philip: More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal works (Volume 1) Corner, Philip:
More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal works (Volume 1)

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $12.30

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Volume 1 of this retrospective series of composer and Fluxus founding member Philip Corner in his years with the Judson Dance Theater, unusual and powerful compositional work.

Corner, Philip: More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal Works (Volume 2) Corner, Philip:
More from the Judson Years, Instrumental-vocal Works (Volume 2)

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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Volume 2 in Alga Marghen's retrospective 2 volume series of composer and Fluxus founding member Philip Corner during his years with the Judson Dance Theater.

Corner, Philip: Rocks Can Fall At Any Time [VINYL] Corner, Philip:
Rocks Can Fall At Any Time [VINYL]

(more mars team -- Greece )

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4 unpublished works spanning 30 years recorded between 1972 and 1999 from avant outsider composer Philip Corner, distinctive works showing the depth of interest and integration of compositional and improvisational techniques in works that integrate global elements.

Corner, Philip: Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) Corner, Philip:
Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Fluxus musician Philip Corner uses French Baroque composer Francois Couperin's "Les Barricades Misterieuses" as the starting point for his piano improvisations, here presenting two unique perspectives on the piece, the 1st from 1992 and the 2nd from 2004.

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT Costa, Simao:
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):
Counterpoise

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman: To Fly To Steal Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman:
To Fly To Steal

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and violinist Mark Feldman in a quartet with Gerry Hemingway and Thomas Morgan, brilliant and graceful music blurring the lines between composition and improvisation.

Crane, Laurence / Apartment House: Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs] Crane, Laurence / Apartment House:
Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD of UK's experimental music ensemble Apartment House performing 14 chamber pieces composed by and under the supervision of Laurence Crane, beautiful and informed minimal work from a unique voice in modern composition.

Crumb, George: Vox Balaenae Crumb, George:
Vox Balaenae

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Curran, Alvin: Shofar Rags Curran, Alvin:
Shofar Rags

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Shofar, a ram horn, is the unifying sound in these experimental compositions performed by Alvin Curran, who also uses electronics, in a NY quartet with Arnold Dreyblatt (accordion), William Winant (large tam tam), Michael Riessler (clarinet).

Curran, Alvin: TotoAngelica Curran, Alvin:
TotoAngelica

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53: P53 - Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53:
P53 -

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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d'Angiolini, Giuliano: Simmetrie Di Ritorno d'Angiolini, Giuliano:
Simmetrie Di Ritorno

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Six compositions for chamber ensembles from composer Giuliano d'Angiolini, performed by Ensemble 2e2m, Quatuor Parisii, Franck Ollu, Pierre Roullier, Monique Bouvet, &c.

Dahl, Anders & Skogen: Rows Dahl, Anders & Skogen:
Rows

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sweden's Skogen returns with a beautiful work for chamber ensemble with Magnus Granberg, Angharad Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ko Ishikawa, Anna Lindal, Henrik Olsson, Petter wastberg and Erik Carlsson, interpreting a piece by Anders Dahl using a 12 tone system.

Delta Saxophone Quartet: Uneasy Dreams [DVD] Delta Saxophone Quartet:
Uneasy Dreams [DVD]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The Delta Saxophone Quartet presents works by some of UK & Ireland's most original composers: Michael Finnissy, Mike Searby, Stephen Goss, Gerald Barry, and Tim Ewers.

Demierre, Jacques: One Is Land Demierre, Jacques:
One Is Land

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A powerfully dense work, and a quiet and quirky piece for piano from pianist Demmier, whose song titles are quotations from the poem "One Island" by Robert Lax.

Denyer, Frank : Whispers Denyer, Frank :
Whispers

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Five idiosyncratic compositions by English composer Frank Denyer with performers including The Barton Workshop, Elisabeth Smalt, Juliet Fraser, Kiku Day and Frank Denyer himself, using shakuhachi, voice, muted strings, percussion and an axe striking a block of wood.

Derome, Jean: Chamber Music 1992-2012 Derome, Jean:
Chamber Music 1992-2012

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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25 chamber works composed by Montreal composer, multi-instrumentalist and improviser Jean Derome, presenting pieces from the wealth of projects he's involved in, including Dangereux Zhoms, Ensemble de flutes Alize, duos with Lori Freedmam, Quasar, quatuor de saxophones, &c.

Derome, Jean: La Bete / The Beast Within Derome, Jean:
La Bete / The Beast Within

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A commissioned piece for Jean Derome by Montreal's O Vertigo dance troupe and their production "The Beast Within" that explores animalistic qualities in a dynamic mix of improvisation and composition.

di Scipio, Agostino : Horbare Okosysteme: Live elektronic compositions 1993-2005 di Scipio, Agostino :
Horbare Okosysteme: Live elektronic compositions 1993-2005

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Live electronic compositions from 1993-2005 by composer Agostino Di Scipio, using acoustic instruments and digital sound processing to create unusual and previously unheard sound worlds.

Duchesne, Andre: Le royaume ou l'asile Duchesne, Andre:
Le royaume ou l'asile

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer and guitarist Andre Duchesne creates a soundtrack for the film Le Royaume ou l'Asile, by Jean and Serge Gagne, that brings the listener into a world of illusions.

Dumitrescu, Avram, Cutler, Hodgkinson, Hyperion Ensemble: Musique Action Dumitrescu, Avram, Cutler, Hodgkinson, Hyperion Ensemble:
Musique Action

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Avram, Ana-Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu: Spectrum XXI Avram, Ana-Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu:
Spectrum XXI

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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New compositions performed by The Hyperion Ensemble, featuring Chris Cutler, Tim Hodgkinson, &c. from Spectrum 2006 and 2007, recorded in Paris, Geneva and Brussels.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Paris-London (III), Spectrum XXI Festival Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Paris-London (III), Spectrum XXI Festival

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Three works from Romanian composer Iancu Dumitrescu, and two from Ana-Maria Avram, recorded at the 6th edition of the Spectrum XXI Festival held in London, Paris, Berlin and Bucharest in 2011, presenting works gravitating around the "Spectral Music" nucleus.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Electronic Music Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Electronic Music

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Three works for computer from Iancu Dumitrescu and one from Ana-Maria Avram, each a radical works of spectral music in tribute to ILan Volkov, Andy Wilson, Ben Watson and Stephen O'Malley.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Live in Israel Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Live in Israel

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Romanian electroacoustic composer Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram's performed these 5 works in January, 2011 with their Contemporary Music Ensemble Israel conducted by both composers, with special guest Stephen O'Malley on guitar.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Live in Israel - CD (II) Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Live in Israel - CD (II)

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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The 2nd CD of Romanian electroacoustic composer Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram's performance with the Contemporary Music Ensemble Israel conducted by both composers, with special guest Stephen O'Malley on guitar.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Live in LSO St Luke's London Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Live in LSO St Luke's London

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Two works each from composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram from a 2009 concert at Jerwood Hall as part of the LSO St Luke's London Festival Spectrum XXI, presenting 4 works, two using computer accompaniment, in ensembles including soloist Rane Moore and Tim Hodgkinson.

Dunn, Trevor: Four Films Dunn, Trevor:
Four Films

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Bassist and composer Trevor Dunn with found soundtracks to films by Peter Bolte, Cameron Vale and Holly S. Neuberg, with players Chris Speed, Kenny Wollesen, Rob Burger, &c.

Eckardt, Jason: Subject Eckardt, Jason:
Subject

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer Jason Eckardt presents "Subject", a work that confronts "enhanced interrogation" techniques using sound and light, plus other works including a 6 part piece about glossolalia ("Tongues"), performed by JACK, ICE, and the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Edwards, Michael: For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer) Edwards, Michael:
For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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UK Composer Michael Edwards wrote these quiet compositions using his "slippery chicken" software, originally written as a challenge to pianist Rei Nakamura, in contrast to his technical skills, instead requiring pensive accuracy over a steady line of quiet chords.

Electropleinair Sound Diary: The Wind Rises Electropleinair Sound Diary:
The Wind Rises

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Eno, Roger / Harmonia Ensemble: In A Room <i>[Used Item]</i> Eno, Roger / Harmonia Ensemble:
In A Room [Used Item]

(Materiali Sonori -- Italy )

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Composed by Roger Eno. CD includes tracks for solo piano. All pieces are executed with the usual class of a trio -Orio Odori, Damiano Puliti and Alessandra Garosi- who are proving to be the most fresh and original interpreters of new pos...

Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich: Women Composers Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich:
Women Composers

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich perform the works of modern women composers: Katharina Rosenberger; Ada Gentile; Carmen Maria Carneci; Liza Lim; and Noriko Hisada.

Fabbro, Guido Del : Agregats Fabbro, Guido Del :
Agregats

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Violinist Del Fabbro (Fanfare Pourpour, Rouge Ciel) present 13 pieces for up to ten players with Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay in a melting pot of avant-rock & compositional forms.

Falaise, Bernard : Clic Falaise, Bernard :
Clic

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarist Falaise (Klaxon Gueule, Les Projectionnistes) in pieces that reference Aksak Maboul, Braxton, Beefheart, Donatoni, Les Granules, Nancarrow, Stravinsky, & Wyatt.

Falaise, Bernard / Tetrault, Martin: des gestes defaits Falaise, Bernard / Tetrault, Martin:
des gestes defaits

(&Records -- Canada )

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Feldman, Mark & Courvoisier, Sylvie: Masada Book Ii - The Book Of Angels Volume 3 Feldman, Mark & Courvoisier, Sylvie:
Masada Book Ii - The Book Of Angels Volume 3

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas: Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas:
Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Two Pianos" is one of Morton Feldman's most experimental and radical works, performed here by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas; plus lesser known works including 'Piece for Four Pianos', 'Between Categories', 'False Relationships and the Extended Ending' and 'Two Pieces for Three Pianos'.

Feldman, Morton: Clarinet & String Quartet Feldman, Morton:
Clarinet & String Quartet

(Hat [now] ART -- Sweden )

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2 works for clarinet and string quartet, active compositions with a unique perspective in sound & texture; 2 versions of the 2 part 1961 work, and the larger 1983 composition.

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus Feldman, Morton:
For Bunita Marcus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Feldman's 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, from a 1990 digital recording remastered for this new edition.

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus Feldman, Morton:
For Bunita Marcus

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Pianist Louis Goldstein plays Morton Feldman's soft, slow, and beautiful 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, Bunita Marcus.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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The 2nd volume of "Music for Piano and Strings" by Morton Feldman is performed by The Smith Quartet with John Tilbury, presenting "Patterns In a Chromatic Field", and "Piano, violin, Viola, Cello", on DVD audio to allow for the length of these large works.

Feldman, Morton: Piano Three Hands, Intermission 5, Vertical Thoughts 2, Extensions 3, Four Instrume Feldman, Morton:
Piano Three Hands, Intermission 5, Vertical Thoughts 2, Extensions 3, Four Instruments, Intermission 5, Piano Piece 1956 A + B, Intersection 3, Instruments 1

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A collection of Feldman compositions primarily for piano as recorded by his earliest interpreters: Cornelius Cardew, John Tilbury, David Tutor, Cantilene Chamber Players, and Feldman himself.

Feldman, Morton: String Quartet (1979) Feldman, Morton:
String Quartet (1979)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ives Ensemble playing one of Morton Feldman's later and shorter works, the 1979 "String Quartet," in a digital DDD recording from 2005.

Feldman, Morton: Trio Feldman, Morton:
Trio

(Mode Records -- USA )

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CD of Feldman's Trio, a 105-minute work in one continuous movement, slowly and beautifully folding and unfolding peformed by Aki Takahashi, Rohan de Saram and Marc Sabat.

Ferrari, Luc + Brunhild: Programme Commun [2 CDs] Ferrari, Luc + Brunhild:
Programme Commun [2 CDs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Two volumes of work from French electroacoustic composer Luc Ferrari and his wife and closest collaborator, Brunhild Ferrari, 3 substantial pieces from Luc Ferrari, and the first release of 3 solo works from Brunhild Ferrari.

Ferrari, Luc: Ephemere I & II Ferrari, Luc:
Ephemere I & II

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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Unpublished work by the late electronic composer Ferrari, two pieces for tape and various instruments that incorporate improvisation; mysterious and sonically beautiful compositions.

Ferrari, Luc: Visage 2 / Apres presque rien / Madame de Shanghai Ferrari, Luc:
Visage 2 / Apres presque rien / Madame de Shanghai

(Mode -- USA )

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Ferrari's 2nd disc for Mode presents 3 works, including one commissioned by Art Zoyd using taped environmental sounds; a work of serialism; and a work using field recordings from the Asian commercial center of Paris.

Ferrari, Luc: Volume 1: Chansons Pour Le Corps / Et Si Tout Enti&egrave;re Maintenant... Ferrari, Luc:
Volume 1: Chansons Pour Le Corps / Et Si Tout Entière Maintenant...

(Mode Records -- USA )

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Fields, Scott & Stephan Rath: What We Talk Fields, Scott & Stephan Rath:
What We Talk

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

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The duo of Scott Fields on guitar and Stephan Rath on the theorbo (a long necked stringed instrument) crosses new music with early music, performing works written for the 2007 Cologne Music Triennial.

Fields, Scott: drawings Fields, Scott:
drawings

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A series of brief guitar improvisations based on the visual art of Thomas Hornung, who creates chalk artwork that usually takes less than 1 minute to create.

Four4  (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell): John Cage Four4 (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell):
John Cage

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four percussionists perform John Cages's 1991 numbered work "Four4" in four movements using flexible time brackets in a sensitive and authoritative rendering of this fascinating work.

Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano Fox, Chistopher:
Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Four large and distinctive works by composer Christopher Fox performed by pianist Philip Thomas, who also writes the liner notes about the works, revealing and explaining the compositional elements, piano preparations, and physical requirements placed on the performer.

Franzson, David Brynjar / Ensemble Adapter: A Guide For The Dead Through The Underworld <i>[Used Ite Franzson, David Brynjar / Ensemble Adapter:
A Guide For The Dead Through The Underworld [Used Item]

(Carrier Records -- USA )

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A 12 part listening guide to composer David Brynjar Franzson's immediate environment in unusual use of conventional instrumentation as performed by the 5 piece Ensemble Adapter.

Freedman, Lori: Bridge Freedman, Lori:
Bridge

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Bass clarinetist Freedman, with help from pianist Brigitte Poulin, interprets the works of modern composers including Giacinto Scelsi, Georges Aperghis, Monique Jean, &c.

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.



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Frey, Jurg: Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas

Feldman, Morton: String Quartet (1979)

Cage, John: Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948)

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

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

Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington): Concept of Freedom

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO]

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Makrokosmos Quartet: Magic Worlds Of Sound

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus

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

Boulez, Pierre: Notations & Piano Sonatas

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