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Hat Hut Masters Sale

Squidco Hat [NOW] Art $10 Sale

Switzerland's Hat Hut label has two main label lines - hatOLOGY for improvised music, including free jazz, free improvisation, and ea-improv; and Hat [Now] Art presenting compositional music from masterful composers like Morton Feldman, John Cage, Stockhausen, &c., and modern composers like Liza Lim, Makrokosmos Quartet, Katharina Rosenberger, Christian Wolff, &c.

This weekend we're putting 58 Hat [Now] Art titles on sale for just $10 - an $8 savings on each! The albums offered represent some of the most interesting and creative titles on the label, providing a great collection of composers whose influence are felt across many other genres of music, from improvised music to rock to electronic/experimental forms. Take a good look at this list of albums, but don't look too long because some stock is limited!

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Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech Ammann, Dieter:
The Freedom of Speech

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Anzellotti, Teodoro : Push Pull Anzellotti, Teodoro :
Push Pull

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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New works for the accordion composed by Vinko Globokar, Toshio Hosokawa, Youghi Pagh-Paan, Rolf Riehm, and Salavatore Sciarrino and performed by Teodoro Anzellotti.

Babel, Isaac : The Sin Of Jesus Babel, Isaac :
The Sin Of Jesus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Transcription of Soviet writer Isaac Babel's The Sin of Jesus into music by applying a rule system where words determine melody, letters determine rhythm & harmony, &c.

Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata Barlow, Clarence:
Musica Derivata

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow: Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow:
Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Remastered ed. of the '93 release of Berio's "Folk Songs" and "Chamber Music", and Edison Denissow's "La Vie en rouge" performed by the Ensemble for New Music Zurich.

Boulez, Pierre: Notations & Piano Sonatas Boulez, Pierre:
Notations & Piano Sonatas

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Brown, Earle: Synergy Brown, Earle:
Synergy

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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 & Domencio Scarlatti: Changes Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti:
Changes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs both the playful and quirky sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti juxtaposed to John Cage's I Ching developed compositions, "Music of Changes", which complement each other in unexpected and sublime ways.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Cage, John: Ryoanji Cage, John:
Ryoanji

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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21 years after visiting the sparse rock and sand garden Ryoan-ji (Peacful Dragon) in Kyoto he wrote this piece, here in a remastered and redesigned 2nd edition.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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John Cage composed these 20 sonatas and "interludes" from 1946-1948, unique and inventive compositions for conventional and prepared piano, which noted Cage interpreter James Tenney recorded in 2002.

Cardew, Cornelius: Material Cardew, Cornelius:
Material

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble: Madrigale Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble:
Madrigale

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Aldo Clement's "Madrigale" performed by the Ives Ensemble in 1996-97.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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

(Hat [now] ART -- Sweden )

Price: $17.95


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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 )

Price: $17.95


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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: 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: 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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

Gregorio, Guillermo: Degrees Of Iconicity Gregorio, Guillermo:
Degrees Of Iconicity

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Gregorio, Guillermo: Faktura Gregorio, Guillermo:
Faktura

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Guillermo Gregorio produces a series of compositions that reinterprets the structural concepts of Constructivism, Concretism, and Madi, focusing on the physicality of sound.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Concerto A Tre Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ensemble Recherche plays chamber music pieces by Polish composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati that are dynamically explosive and allow for the free communicating of the musicians.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

Hauser, Fritz: Pieces For Percussion Hauser, Fritz:
Pieces For Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Ensemble XII performs pieces by percussionist Fritz Hauser that were composed with an attention to detail that is heard in the timbre, texture, density and dynamics of his arrangements.

Hisada, Noriko : Prognostication Hisada, Noriko :
Prognostication

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Ives, Charles: A Songbook Ives, Charles:
A Songbook

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Sebastian Gottschick's adaptations of Ives' songs and short instrumental pieces pay homage to the composer and develop his work further, as conducted by Gottschick with the ensemble fur neue musik zurich.

Kasemets, Udo: Pythagoras Tree Kasemets, Udo:
Pythagoras Tree

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Pianist Stephen Clarke plays seven works for solo piano by Estonian-born, Canadian-naturalized composer Udo Kasemets that focus on specific designs of micro-detail.

Kaul, Matthias: Solo Percussion Kaul, Matthias:
Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Matthias Kaul performing percussion works recorded on using cymbalon, hurdy-gurdy, bicycle, telephone, voice, &c., with Stefan Romeyan providing and reciting his poetry on "Roma".

Lim, Liza: Orchestral Works Lim, Liza:
Orchestral Works

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Liza Lim presents 3 lesser known works: "The Compass" for orchestra with solo parts for flute and didgeridoo; "Pearl, Ochre, Hair String" featuring a cello solo using a guiro bow; and "The Guest" written for recorder soloist Jeremias Schwarzer.

Lim, Liza: The Heart's Ear Lim, Liza:
The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Although she has probably become known as one of Australia's best-known composers, Liza Lim's compositions undermine centuries-old Eurocentrism and are largely inspired by Asian culture.

Louri / Mossolov / Protopopov / Roslavetz: Soviet Avant-Garde I Louri / Mossolov / Protopopov / Roslavetz:
Soviet Avant-Garde I

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Makrokosmos Quartet: Magic Worlds Of Sound Makrokosmos Quartet:
Magic Worlds Of Sound

(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 Makrokosmos Quartet:
Round Midnight

(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.

Polwechsel: Polwechsel Polwechsel:
Polwechsel

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

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'.

Rosenberger, Katharina : SHIFT Rosenberger, Katharina :
SHIFT

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

Rosenberger, Katharina: Texturen (2007 - 2011) Rosenberger, Katharina:
Texturen (2007 - 2011)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

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.

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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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 )

Price: $17.95


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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 )

Price: $17.95


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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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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 )

Price: $17.95


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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

Tenney, James: Music for Violin and Piano Tenney, James:
Music for Violin and Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Transatlantic Swing: Works For Piano Transatlantic Swing:
Works For Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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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.

Various Artists (Zorn / Johansson / Johnson / de Vroe / Schleirmacher): Enfants Terribles Various Artists (Zorn / Johansson / Johnson / de Vroe / Schleirmacher):
Enfants Terribles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces Wolff, Christian:
Early Piano Pieces

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Early works from avant-garde composer Christian Wolff, including pieces for prepared piano influenced by John Cage's ideas for the same instrument.

Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel: Four Generations Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel:
Four Generations

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Pianist and composer Daniel N. Seel plays four pieces from four generations of different composers including Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman, Walter Zimmerman, and his own work.

Wolpe, Stefan: Enactments Wolpe, Stefan:
Enactments

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Xasax: Ars Subtilior Xasax:
Ars Subtilior

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95


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Four contemporary compositions separated by three transmissions from the past from the Xasax saxophone quartet of Jean-Michel Goury, Marcus Weiss, Pierre-Stephane Meuge and Serge Bertocchi.


While quantities last, in stock items only. Discount applied at checkout time. Hat Hut sale items are not eligible for Squidco Reward Points. Sale ends Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 23:59 EST (GMT-4)