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Compositional Forms

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Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Mir Gjerstad Trio, Frode:
Mir

(Circulasione -- Norway )

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The first meeting of saxophonist Frode Gjerstad, bassist Jon Rune Strom and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, performing live at Cafe Mir in Oslo, an amazingly energetic session of great dialog and drive.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(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).

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Steerage: Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It <i>[Used Item]</i> Steerage:
Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It [Used Item]

(Caduc -- Canada )

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An album of tones and tonal environments from Barry Chabala and A.F. Jones, using guitars and effects to create slowly moving tones punctuated with unusual utterances of unknown origin; rich and curiously non-specific sound that lives in the back- and foreground.

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes <i>[Used Item]</i> Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

Lubman, Brad: Insomniac <i>[Used Item]</i> Lubman, Brad:
Insomniac [Used Item]

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain): Hommage a Leduc, Borduas Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain):
Hommage a Leduc, Borduas et Riopelle [Used Item]

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Composer Simon Martin pays hommage to Quebec painters Ozias Leduc, Paul-Emile Borduas, and Jean-Paul Riopelle in contemplative works for each artist, performed by the ensembles Quatuor Bozzini, Quasar quatuor de saxophons, and Trio de guitares contemporain.

Michael C. Maguire: Maguire, Michael C.: Meta-Conspiracy <i>[Used Item]</i> Michael C. Maguire:
Maguire, Michael C.: Meta-Conspiracy [Used Item]

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Quasar (quatuor de saxophones): Du souffle <i>[Used Item]</i> Quasar (quatuor de saxophones):
Du souffle [Used Item]

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Montreal saxophone quartet Quasar (Jean-Marc Bouchard, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, & Andre Leroux) in their 3rd incredible album of contemporary saxophone compositions, presenting 14 rich and varied compositions, including commissioned and premier works.

MacLean, Steve: Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions MacLean, Steve:
Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Using a diverse set of instruments and percussive devices, from tennis balls to Jupiter 80 keyboards, electronics artist and performer Steve MacLean presents an exotic set of compositions using microtonal, poly-rhythmic and deeply engaging structures in unusual and captivating music.

Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1) Ensemble Hodos:
Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.

Pisaro, Michael / Reinier van Houdt: The Earth And The Sky [3 CDs] Pisaro, Michael / Reinier van Houdt:
The Earth And The Sky [3 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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erstwhile records releases their first CD on their ErstClass imprint, issuing and collecting historically important work, here with composer Michael Pisaro's piano works from 1994-2016, 11 compositions performed by Netherlands pianist Reinier van Houdt.

Cage, John / David Tudor / Christian Wolff: San Francisco Museum Of Art, January 16th, 1965 [VINYL 2 Cage, John / David Tudor / Christian Wolff:
San Francisco Museum Of Art, January 16th, 1965 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Modern Silence -- Malta )

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First vinyl release of this historic performance of minimalist music from 1965 recorded for KPFA Radio, bringing conceptual composers John Cage and David Tudor to perform two "Variations", a "Duet for Cymbal", and composer Christian Wolff's "For 1, 2 Or 3 People".

Wire, The: #393 November 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD] Wire, The:
#393 November 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )

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On the cover: English folk singer and underground music maven Shirley Collins; Ectoplasm Girls; Roy Montgomery; Fritz Welch; Tarek Atoui; plus: The Wire Tapper 42: 20 new tracks by Aluk Todolo, The Gaslamp Killer, Giorgio Moroser, Jah9, The Splitter Orchestra and more.

Dumitrescu, Iancu: Live In New York w/ Either/Or Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Live In New York w/ Either/Or

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Iancu Dumitrescu premieres six new works of Spectral compositions performed by the 13 piece Either/Or Ensemble under the direction of Richard Carrick, presented in Columbia University's Miller Theater in 2016, an amazing album of microcosmic and macrocosmic sound.

Porta Chiusa: Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I) Porta Chiusa:
Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A beguiling and atmospheric work of overtones, harmonics, tonal and microtonal progressions from a trio of clarinetists (Hans Koch, Michael Thieke, and Paed Conca) with Japanese vocalist Maki Hachiya, an immaculately paced and exotic work of sound.

Brady, Tim: Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune <i>[Used Item]</i> Brady, Tim:
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A chamber opera that tells the story of the life of the Canadian doctor and humanitarian Norman Bethune by interweaving extracts from Bethune's own letters with poetry of the 1930s.

Frith, Fred: Impur <i>[Used Item]</i> Frith, Fred:
Impur [Used Item]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa <i>[Used Item]</i> Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa [Used Item]

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $10.00    

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Gravitones: plus Sounding Brass <i>[Used Item]</i> Gravitones:
plus Sounding Brass [Used Item]

(for T -- The Netherlands )

Price: $8.00    

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Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love: Splatter <i>[Used Item]</i> Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love:
Splatter [Used Item]

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

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A mini-album of 4 tracks recorded live for the Smalltown 10th Year Anniversary in Oslo, 2004, an "explosion of energy created by breath & muscles."

Nitsch, Hermann: 25. Aktion (wiederaufgefuhrt) [VINYL] Nitsch, Hermann:
25. Aktion (wiederaufgefuhrt) [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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"Hermann Nitsch - Orgien Mysterien Theater - 25. Aktion. Re-performance of 25. Action, March 1982 in the gallery Pakesch, Vienna. The premiere was in New York, in 1968. Hermann Nitsch, an Austrian painter, performance-artist and compose...

Cage, John: Complete Song Books [VINYL 2 LPs] Cage, John:
Complete Song Books [VINYL 2 LPs]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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Volume 3 in Karl Record's Perihel series is dedicated to one of the most iconic composers of 20th century: John Cage, with 92 pieces of his "Song Books" in new interpretations by Reinhold Friedl, recorded at Rashad Becker's Clunk Studio, who also contributed live electronics.

Musicworks: #126 Fall 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#126 Fall 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Canada's premiere music magazine, with articles on The Sound Future of Virtual Reality; Roarke Menzies; Heidi Chan; Erin Gee; Eric Normand; Carmen Braden; Nick Dourado; plus a CD with recordings from Eric Normand, Carmen Braden, Erin Gee, Nick Dourado, Heidi Chan, and Plumes Ensemble.

Feldman, Morton: Three Voices (performed by Juliet Fraser) Feldman, Morton:
Three Voices (performed by Juliet Fraser)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Soprano Juliet Fraser performs Morton Feldman's late work for 3 voices, performed by 1 vocalist (originally Joan La Barbara) who performs with themself on tape, in a work that Feldman described as "lucious", "sexy", and "gorgeous", as heard in Fraser's beautiful rendering.

Tenney, James: Bass Works (performed by Dario Calderone) Tenney, James:
Bass Works (performed by Dario Calderone)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Fascinating works for doublebass from American composer James Tenney, 3 pieces for solo doublebass, and a large work for viola, cello, doublebass and tape delay system, performed by bassist Dario Calderone with William Lane on viola and Francesco Dillon on cello.

Zorn, John: Sacred Visions <i>[Used Item]</i> Zorn, John:
Sacred Visions [Used Item]

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Two Zorn compositions touching upon the mediaeval world: "The Holy Visions", a Mystery Play in 11 strophes for voice concerning mystic Hildegard von Bingen; "The Remedy of Fortune" is a string quartet inspired by the 12th century troubadour Guillaume de Machaut.

MacLean, Steve: Expressions on Piano <i>[Used Item]</i> MacLean, Steve:
Expressions on Piano [Used Item]

(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.

Maguire, MC: Nothing Left To Destroy <i>[Used Item]</i> Maguire, MC:
Nothing Left To Destroy [Used Item]

(Innova -- USA )

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Extreme composer MC Maguire in a complex and layered work that pokes fun at and pays hommage to a world of musical genres, styles and approaches by morphing them together into this perplexingly accessible work.

Wolff, Christian: Angelica Music <i>[Used Item]</i> Wolff, Christian:
Angelica Music [Used Item]

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Taken from 2 concerts during the 2013 Angelica Festival in Santa Caterina, with the Apartment House Ensemble, percussionist Robyn Schulkowsky, and Wolff himself; compositions include several "Excercises", his "Duo for Violins", and a variation on a Morton Feldman work.

Previte, Bobby: Mass [VINYL 2 LPs] Previte, Bobby:
Mass [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Rarenoise Records -- UK )

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"Bobby Previte's monumental work, Mass. Based on rearrangements of Guillaume Dufay's Missa Sancti Jacobi, with The Rose Ensemble conducted by Jordan Sramek, Stephen O'Malley, Don McGreevy, Mike Gamble and Jamie Saft on guitars, Marco Be...

Miguel, Sei: Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo <i>[Used Item]</i> Miguel, Sei:
Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo [Used Item]

(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.

Boon, Dante / Jurg Frey: clarinet (and piano) Boon, Dante / Jurg Frey:
clarinet (and piano)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Three beautiful delicate works for Jurg Frey's clarinet, composed by the Amsterdam-based Wandelweiser composer/pianist Dante Boon, who accompanies Jurg on two of the pieces. This is the first CD dedicated exclusively to the music of Da...

d'Angiolini, Giuliano : Cantilena d'Angiolini, Giuliano :
Cantilena

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Six chamber works by the Paris-based Italian composer Giuliano d'Angiolini. Following on from his acclaimed album 'Simmetrie di Ritorno' on Edition RZ, 'Cantilena' presents more examples of Giuliano's careful and particular use of inde...

d'incise / Cristian Alvear: Appalachian Anatolia (14th Century) d'incise / Cristian Alvear:
Appalachian Anatolia (14th Century)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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An extended composition for solo 'modified guitar', composed by the young Swiss composer d'incise, and played by the Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear, whose recording of Jurg Frey's complete guitar music was a highlight of the year. d'inci...

Cremaschi, George / Irene Kepl / Petr Vrba: Resonators Cremaschi, George / Irene Kepl / Petr Vrba:
Resonators

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Four pieces from a residency in the Czech Republic by the trio of George Cremaschi (double bass and electronics), Irene Kepl (violin and electronics) and Petr Vrba (trumpet, clarinet and electronics). "We're concerned with using the ac...

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann: Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL] Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann:
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann recorded this album live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira in Portugal, a power trio + 1 of uncompromising and burning improvisation, a less common but completely rewarding setting for Brotzmann.

Kahn, Jason and Asher: Planes Kahn, Jason and Asher:
Planes

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Sonic explorer Jason Kahn & Asher Thal-Nir in a 2008 concert at Boston's Axiom Gallery for a performance that creates inspired sound worlds by layering Kahn's planes of sound with Asher's environmental processing.

Block, Olivia : Dissolution [VINYL] Block, Olivia :
Dissolution [VINYL]

(Glistening Examples -- USA )

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"Glistening Examples present Olivia Block's Dissolution. Olivia Block on the record: "Dissolution is a reflection upon human 'webs of significance', and an investigation into the ways that electronic communications and recording technolo...

Kang, Eyvind / Jessika Kenney: Reverse Tree [VINYL] Kang, Eyvind / Jessika Kenney:
Reverse Tree [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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One large work each from Eyvind Kang (viola) and Jessika Kenney (voice), Kang presenting a chamber work inspired by a text by the Tang dynasty poet Hsueh T'ao with a large ensemble; Kenney using an ensemble of strings alongside Seattle's Gamelan Pacifica, performing on Javanese instruments.

Redolfi, Michel: Desert Tracks [VINYL] Redolfi, Michel:
Desert Tracks [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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A peer of Luc Ferrari, Bernard Parmegiani, Pierre Henry and Jean-Claude Risset, co-founder of the Groupe de Musique Experimentale de Marseille, electroacoustic composer Michel Redolfi developed these hypnotic works after visiting the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, Palm Canyon in 1987.

Feldman, Morton : For John Cage Feldman, Morton :
For John Cage

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Morton Feldman was a friend, flatmate and student of John Cage's innovative approaches to composition; he wrote this 3 part work for violin and piano in 1982 as a 70th birthday present for Cage, here performed by violinist Josje Fosie Ter Haar and pianist John Snijders.

Feldman, Morton : Patterns In A Chromatic Field [2 CDs] Feldman, Morton :
Patterns In A Chromatic Field [2 CDs]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Feldman's idiosyncratic large composition is also one of his more active, influenced by John Cage, and using a score that defines organizational procedures in chordal and chromatic patterns, as realized in this '93 recording by Rohan de Saram (cello) and Marianne Schroeder (piano).

Rosenberger, Katharina : SHIFT Rosenberger, Katharina :
SHIFT

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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First recordings of composer Katharnia Rosenberger's SHIFT and other dynamic and exciting works incorporating spatialization, by an electroacoustic orchestra including Rage Thrombones captured in 2016 at the University of California, in San Diego, California.

Lewis, George & Splitter Ochester: Creative Construction Set Lewis, George & Splitter Ochester:
Creative Construction Set

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95    

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"The Splitter Orchester is a Berlin-based collection of internationally respected Composer-Performers which draws inspiration from many genres and is most comfortable in the creative borderland between composed and improvised music. It ...

Wire, The: #394 December 2016 [MAGAZINE] Wire, The:
#394 December 2016 [MAGAZINE]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.95    

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December 2016 issue of the essential UK new music magazine with: Spirits Rejoice!; NON Invisible Jukebox with Dagmar Krause; Pamelia Stickney; Magnetoceptia; Kill Alters; Chris Cobilis; Bonaventure; Global Ear Taipei; Oliver Coates on Mike Nelson; and Epiphanies: Richard Pinhas.

P.O.P. [Psychology Of Perception]: Ikebana P.O.P. [Psychology Of Perception]:
Ikebana

(FMR -- UK )

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"Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is more than simply putting flowers in a container. It is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing where nature and humanity are brought together. It is stee...

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus: Distances Ouies Dites Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus:
Distances Ouies Dites

(Potlatch -- France )

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Composer Jean-Luc Guionnet wrote "Distances ouies Dites" ("Distances: Hearsay") for the 7-piece Dedalus Ensemble, who are positioned in separate rooms at Le Consortium, each having to use the features of the room and distance from each other to confer linked musical ideas.

 


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