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Compositional Forms

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Cage, John Meets Sun Ra: John Cage Meets Sun Ra - The Complete Film [7" + DVD] Cage, John Meets Sun Ra:
John Cage Meets Sun Ra - The Complete Film [7" + DVD]

(Modern Harmonic -- USA )

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"The never-before-seen in its entirety, visual documentation proving this avant-garde collaboration of mythic proportions did indeed occur. Recorded at Sideshows by the Seashore along the Coney Island boardwalk on June 8th, 1986 as docu...

Cardew, Cornelius: Treatise Cardew, Cornelius:
Treatise

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Oliveros, Pauline / Guy Klucevsek: Sounding / Way [VINYL] Oliveros, Pauline / Guy Klucevsek:
Sounding / Way [VINYL]

(Important Records -- USA )

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One of two reissues from the collaboration of Important Records and the Pauline Oliveros Trust, this album with accordionist Guy Klucevsek was originally self-released in 1986 on cassette, each side presenting a piece for two accordions, here with Guy Klucevsek's "Tremolo No. 6" on side A and Pauline's Oliveros' "The Tuning Meditation" on Side B.

Monash Art Ensemble (Grabowsky / Neal / Ford / Hannaford Williamson / Evans / Hope): Here Now Hear [ Monash Art Ensemble (Grabowsky / Neal / Ford / Hannaford Williamson / Evans / Hope):
Here Now Hear [2 CDs]

(FMR -- UK )

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"Here Now Hear" is comprised of nine innovative Australian works commissioned and recorded by the Monash Art Ensemble between 2017-2019f, featuring an eclectic mix of contemporary cross-genre music by significant Australian composers: Paul Grabowsky, Kate Neal, Andrew Ford, Robert Burke, Cat Hope, Marc Hannaford, Paul Williamson, Johannes Luebbers and Sandy Evans.

Boulez, Pierre & John Cage: Structures & Music For Piano <i>[Used Item]</i> Boulez, Pierre & John Cage:
Structures & Music For Piano [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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John Cage and Pierre Boulez met in 1949, forging a long and valuable musical friendship, as seen through the parallels in these works by both composers, performed by Pi-Hsien-Chen & Ian Pace.

Brown, Earle: Synergy <i>[Used Item]</i> Brown, Earle:
Synergy [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Remastered edition of Earle Brown's conducting debut with the Ensemble Avantgarde in Leipzig, presenting his proportional and graphic score "Event: Synergy II", along with 2 other works of distinctive structure.

Cage, John: Imaginary Landscapes Cage, John:
Imaginary Landscapes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Crumb, George: Vox Balaenae <i>[Used Item]</i> Crumb, George:
Vox Balaenae [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich: Women Composers <i>[Used Item]</i> Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich:
Women Composers [Used Item]

(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.

Feldman, Morton: Clarinet & String Quartet <i>[Used Item]</i> Feldman, Morton:
Clarinet & String Quartet [Used Item]

(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 Samuel Beckett <i>[Used Item]</i> Feldman, Morton:
For Samuel Beckett [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Feldman, Morton: String Quartet (1979) <i>[Used Item]</i> Feldman, Morton:
String Quartet (1979) [Used Item]

(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.

Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano <i>[Used Item]</i> Fox, Chistopher:
Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano [Used Item]

(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.

Hisada, Noriko : Prognostication <i>[Used Item]</i> Hisada, Noriko :
Prognostication [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ives, Charles / Ivan Wyschnegradsky: Quarter-Tone Pieces <i>[Used Item]</i> Ives, Charles / Ivan Wyschnegradsky:
Quarter-Tone Pieces [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Makrokosmos Quartet: Magic Worlds Of Sound <i>[Used Item]</i> Makrokosmos Quartet:
Magic Worlds Of Sound [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Makrokosmos Quartet playing the Crumb piece from which their name derives, along with works by Stefano Gervasoni and Georg Friedrich Haas.

Makrokosmos Quartet: Round Midnight <i>[Used Item]</i> Makrokosmos Quartet:
Round Midnight [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Makrokosmos Quartet is comprised of two pianists and two percussionists, and although the work is dedicated to Thelonious Monk, the musicians stay true to themselves and play the compositions in their own style.

Rosenberger, Katharina: Texturen (2007 - 2011) <i>[Used Item]</i> Rosenberger, Katharina:
Texturen (2007 - 2011) [Used Item]

(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.

Schonberg, Arnold: Works For Piano <i>[Used Item]</i> Schonberg, Arnold:
Works For Piano [Used Item]

(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.

Transatlantic Swing: Works For Piano <i>[Used Item]</i> Transatlantic Swing:
Works For Piano [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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American pianist John Snijders performing the music of European composers Christopher Fox, Ivo Van Emmerik, Richard Rijnvos, James Rolfe, and Luca Francesconi.

Vienna Art Orchestra: The Minimalism Of Erik Satie <i>[Used Item]</i> Vienna Art Orchestra:
The Minimalism Of Erik Satie [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The Vienna Art Orchestra takes on Satie in a modern improvisation setting for music that is anything but minimal, using the composer's concepts as a springboard for reflective yet exuberant music.

Westbrook / Rossini: Westbrook-Rossini <i>[Used Item]</i> Westbrook / Rossini:
Westbrook-Rossini [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Mike & Kate Westbrooks 1986 album of Gioacchino Rossini interpretations, with Lindsay Cooper on sopranino sax, huge works that impart improv and humor into magnificent compositions.

Wolpe, Stefan: Enactments <i>[Used Item]</i> Wolpe, Stefan:
Enactments [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Feldman, Morton (Philip Thomas): Piano [5 CD BOX SET] Feldman, Morton (Philip Thomas):
Piano [5 CD BOX SET]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Containing the majority of minimalist composer Morton Feldman's compositions for solo piano, 3 CDs of short works and 2 for the magnificent "For Bunita Marcus" and "Triadic Memories", performed by one of the foremost interpreters of Feldman's work, Philip Thomas, and presented in a sturdy 5-CD box set with a 52 page booklet of notes from the performer and artwork.

Bayle, Francois: Tremblements [VINYL] Bayle, Francois:
Tremblements [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Electroacoustic composer Francois Bayle, a member of Pierre Schaeffer's Groupe de Recherches Musicales, and who worked with Stockhausen and Messiaen, in two 2-part compositions from 1978 and 1979, acousmatic music of mysterious sound sources that are presented with impressive pacing, tension and drama, using a rich and diverse palette of sound.

Berger, Karl: In A Moment - Music For Piano And Strings Berger, Karl:
In A Moment - Music For Piano And Strings

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Pianist and vibraphonist Karl Berger is also a professor of composition, having won numerous awards and commissions for his work, here presenting the final part of a trilogy written for Tzadik, a beautiful 14-part suite for piano and string realized with Berger himself at the keys in a septet of well known NY performers including Ken Filiano, Tomas Ulrich, Jason Kao Hwang.

Corner, Philip: Gong/Ear: Dance-ing, 1 & 2 [VINYL] Corner, Philip:
Gong/Ear: Dance-ing, 1 & 2 [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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"Gong/Ear" is a decades-long series of improvisations with dancers from Fluxus conspirator Philip Corner, recorded in his NYC loft in 1989, using his favorite Paiste tam-tam to create a feedback loop of perceptions between gong and dance.

de Leon, Mario Diaz: Enter Houses Of de Leon, Mario Diaz:
Enter Houses Of

(Tzadik -- USA )

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NY composer Mario Diaz de Leon, who is influenced by Scelsi, Ligeti, Dumitrescu & Radulescu, focuses on acoustic & electronic hybrids that often fuse both elements into unified meta-instruments.

Johnson, Scott: Mind Out of Matter Johnson, Scott:
Mind Out of Matter

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Five years in the making, composer Scott Johnson transcribed the speech of philosopher Daniel C. Dennett (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) into this extended, 8-movement suite, using a rich, detailed set of musical landscapes blending musical genres that run in parity with the voice of Dennett, as Johnson emphasizes and highlight his insightful thinking.

Lewis, George: Assemblage Lewis, George:
Assemblage

(New World Records -- USA )

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Composer George Lewis leads an ensemble that bridges compositional and improvisation skills through four large works written between 2012 and 2014 using the concept of "assemblage," a pragmatic, material, non-teleological approach to composition on four differing themes, yielding fascinatingly complex yet diverse, thrilling and embraceable results.

Mezzacappa, Lisa: Glorious Ravage Mezzacappa, Lisa:
Glorious Ravage

(New World Records -- USA )

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San Francisco Bay Area composer, acoustic bassist, and bandleader, Lisa Mezzacappa used the 1872 writings of British world traveler Isabella Bird "I am doing what a woman can hardly ever do ..." as the basis for lyrics for her adventurous ten-part "panoramic song cycle for improvisers, with Fay Victor handling the vocals with a stellar ensemble of modern improvisers.

Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth: Intergalactic Beings [VINYL 2 LPs] Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth:
Intergalactic Beings [VINYL 2 LPs]

(For Practically -- USA )

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Nicole Mitchell explores the work of African-American writer Octavia Butler in a science fiction concept of intergalactic integration, achieved through 9 detailed pieces that balance improvisation, composition and song in unique and sophisticated ways.

Taylor, Hollis: Absolute Bird [2 CDs] Taylor, Hollis:
Absolute Bird [2 CDs]

(ReR Megacorp -- UK )

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An unusual and distinctive record from violinist and ornithologist Hollis Taylor, a book with 2 CDS presenting 41 tracks of recordings of the Australian pied butcherbird, each track pairing a bird, environmental sound, and a single instrumentalist, with an impressive list of performers who take unique approaches to the challenge of accompanying a bird.

Wolff, Christian: Berlin Exercises [VINYL] Wolff, Christian:
Berlin Exercises [VINYL]

(God Records -- Austria )

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A series of shorter works composed by Christian Wolff written to explore the process of practicing and working within specified limits, exercises for both the composer and the performers, recorded live in Berlin in 2000 by an ensemble directed by Peter Ablinger and including Wolff on piano & melodica, Robin Hayward on tuba, Anette Krebs on guitar, &c.

Zanesi, Christian: Grand Bruit/Stop ! l'horizon [VINYL] Zanesi, Christian:
Grand Bruit/Stop ! l'horizon [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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French composer Christian Zanesi, a student of Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel at the Paris Conservatory and an artistic director of the Ina GRM, in an album presenting works from 1983 ("Stop ! L'horizon") and 1991 ("Grand Bruit"), the latter built on field recordings of train travel, the former an hommage to the potential of the recording studio itself.

Zorn, John: Commedia Della Arte Zorn, John:
Commedia Della Arte

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Joh Zorn wrote this multifaceted suite celebrating the vibrant Italian dramatic form Commedia dell'arte that began in the 16th century, evoking the characters Harlequin, Colombina, Scaramouch, Pulcinella and Pierrot in five compositional miniatures for small chamber ensembles.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 5 _Philharmonie De Paris Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 5 _Philharmonie De Paris

(Tzadik -- USA )

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During a week in April 2017 John Zorn travelled to Paris, where he performed several concerts including "The Interpretation of Dreams", presented an evening with guests, and performed solo on the organ at the Grande salle Pierre Boulez, the full concert of which is presented on this CD, along with 30 minutes of recordings made before the evening's concert.

Zorn, John: The Interpretation Of Dreams Zorn, John:
The Interpretation Of Dreams

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A new set of works from Downtown New York composer John Zorn inspired by the surrealism of Luis Bunuel and the psychotropic dream world of William S. Burroughs, in three compositions performed by Jack Quartet, the rhythm section from the piano quintet Obscure Objects of Desire, plus vivbraphonist Sae Hashimoto, pianist Steve Gosling, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey.

Zorn, John: There Is No More Firmament Zorn, John:
There Is No More Firmament

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collecting John Zorn's recent compositions from 2013-2016, with the stellar assistance of performers that include Peter Evans (trumpet), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Christian McBride (bass), presenting 9 works connected by a twisted and complex story of a magical descent into madness.

Pavone, Jessica String Ensemble: Brick and Mortar Pavone, Jessica String Ensemble:
Brick and Mortar

(Birdwatcher Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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"This album celebrates the first release from Jessica Pavone's newest incarnation for string ensemble, which features two violins and two violas. Brick and Mortar, to released on Birdwatcher Records on October 8th, 2019, is her first bo...



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