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Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper: Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7 Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper:
Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7

(Splitrec -- Australia )

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The Australian duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (Necks) & Berlin harpist Clare Cooper in a series of 198 short improvisations performed on Yamaha DX7 and the 14th century Guzheng harp, presented with 198 illustrations in an unusual and obsessively rewarding project.

Abrahams, Chris and Magda Mayas: Gardener Abrahams, Chris and Magda Mayas:
Gardener

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Four hands on one piano" from the duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Magda Mayas, both improvising in Berlin at the Vivaldi Saal performance space using their piano, harpsichord, and harmonium.

Abrams, Muhal Richard: Vision Towards Essence Abrams, Muhal Richard:
Vision Towards Essence

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai:
Transition

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.

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

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Ariel: Origami Ariel:
Origami

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Piano prodigy Ariel, performing complex jazz compositions at the age of 9 (!) with infuences from Matthew Shipp, John Hicks, Kirk Lightsey, Uri Caine, Aaron Goldberg, &c.

Ariel: Origami <i>[Used Item]</i> Ariel:
Origami [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Piano prodigy Ariel, performing complex jazz compositions at the age of 9 (!) with infuences from Matthew Shipp, John Hicks, Kirk Lightsey, Uri Caine, Aaron Goldberg, &c.

Barretto, Jorge Lima : Zul Zelub Barretto, Jorge Lima :
Zul Zelub

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Legendary performer, writer and political situationist Lima Barreto (Telectu) in an electroacoustic work based around the piano and using short wave radio and CD players.

Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn: Horsky Park Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn:
Horsky Park

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two instruments - Bertoncini on violin; Lehn on analogue synth - with totally different histories come together and look for a connection across two great sets from 2006 & 2010.

Bley, Paul : 12 (+6) In A Row Bley, Paul :
12 (+6) In A Row

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Master improviser and pianist Paul Bley along, in duo and trio with reedist Hans Koch and flugelhornist Franz Koglmann.

Blondy, Frederic  & DJ Lenar: play Mauricio Kagel Ludwig van Blondy, Frederic & DJ Lenar:
play Mauricio Kagel Ludwig van

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Mauricio Kagel's 1970s avant cinema film "Ludwig Van" about Beethoven's music, is reinterpreted by pianist Frederic Blondy and turntablist DJ Lenar, improvising at Zacheta National Gallery of Art, in Warsaw, Poland, 2011, and assembled in studio.

Bolleter, Ross: Night Kitchen Bolleter, Ross:
Night Kitchen

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Bolleter has 5 "ruined" (abandoned & unpredictable) pianos set up in his kitchen so that he can play them simultaneously, as he does on these 14 night-time recordings.

Bolleter, Ross: Secret Sandhills and Satellites: Pieces for ruined pianos and pianos on the edge of Bolleter, Ross:
Secret Sandhills and Satellites: Pieces for ruined pianos and pianos on the edge of ruin

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Ross Bolleter improvises on pianos that have been "abandoned to all weathers and has become a decaying box of unpredictable dongs, clicks and dedoomps" around Australia between 2001 and 2005.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli: Pilgrims Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli:
Pilgrims

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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John Wolf Brennan, Marco Jencarelli, and Tony Majdalani in a musical trip reflecting a spiritual journey through sound and unusual instrumentation, with an extensive and insightful 17 page booklet to guide the listener.

Burn / Thomas / Fell: The Middle Distance Burn / Thomas / Fell:
The Middle Distance

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Unconvention improvisation fueled by the influence of contempary compositions from bassist Simon H. Fell, pianist Philip Thomas, and prepared pianist Chris Burn.

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

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Chan, Charity: Somewhere the Sea and Salt Chan, Charity:
Somewhere the Sea and Salt

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An aural map of extended pianist Charity Chan's techniques, in unusual non-invasive, object interactive and excursive approaches to the acoustic piano.

Cipani, Nicola: The Ill-Tempered Piano Cipani, Nicola:
The Ill-Tempered Piano

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Twenty-four engrossing improvisations by Nicola Cipani that were made on broken and untuned pianos, keyboards, and even a clavichord that the artist found, from recordings over a two-year period across New York City.

Cor Fuhler : Stengam Cor Fuhler :
Stengam

(Potlatch -- France )

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On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment

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 )

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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.

Crothers, Connie / David Arner: Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set] Crothers, Connie / David Arner:
Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A 4-CD box set of 9 "Spontaneous Sweets", elaborate, magnificent and melodic piano improvisations, recorded by Connie Crothers & David Arner performing in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, NY.

Dadge, Chris / Rachael Wadham: 100 Silk Buttons from the Room Upstairs Dadge, Chris / Rachael Wadham:
100 Silk Buttons from the Room Upstairs

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Chris Dadge & Rachael Wadham, who toured in 2007 in support of Peter Evans, play piano and percussion augmented with found objects, violin, percussion and junk.

Day, Terry: Interruptions Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Decoy (Hawkins / Edwards / Noble): Vol. 1: Spiri Decoy (Hawkins / Edwards / Noble):
Vol. 1: Spiri

(Bo Weavil Recordings -- Great Britain )

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This UK trio uses the distorted edges of the Hammond Organ to knock the socks off of conventional organ jazz in riveting and downright terrifying approaches to free improvisation.

Donarier's, Matthieu  / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium: The Visible Ones Donarier's, Matthieu / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium:
The Visible Ones

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The duo of French saxophonist Matthieu Donarier and Dutch pianist/prepared pianist Albert van Veenendaal (I Compani), beautifully paced and inventive dialog between two melodic players who embrace both improvisational and compositional styles.

Draksler, Kaja: The Lives of Many Others Draksler, Kaja:
The Lives of Many Others

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Influenced by Cecil Taylor, Kaja Draksler is a Slovene piano player living in Amsterdam, performing inside and out of the piano in a unique style that approaches performing as a vision of the piano as a miniature orchestra.

Dresser, Mark & Denman Maroney: Live in Concert Dresser, Mark & Denman Maroney:
Live in Concert

(Kadima -- Israel )

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The duo of Denman Maroney on prepared piano and Mark Dresser on contrabass at the 2008 Vision Festival in NYC, and at the Storefront Theater, Chicago in 2001.

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.

Eichmann, Dietrich / Arnal, Jeff: The Temperature Dropped Again Eichmann, Dietrich / Arnal, Jeff:
The Temperature Dropped Again

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Favriou, Fabrice: Phases Favriou, Fabrice:
Phases

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Six distinct "phases" of entrancing drones performed on an unprepared but slightly damaged harmonium by French improviser Monsieur Favriou, demonstrating the timbral range of the pedal-pumped reed organ.

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: 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.

Fieldwork: Your Life Flashes Fieldwork:
Your Life Flashes

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Fine, Milo: Ananke Fine, Milo:
Ananke

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Milo Fine in a two part release of his "Ananke" work in trio and solo settings, playing inside and outside the piano, and with electronics and voice.

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.

Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul: Something About Water Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul:
Something About Water

(Libra -- Japan )

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8 remarkable and collaborative duets from pianists Satoko Fujii and free jazz legend Paul Bley, and 3 lovely solo pieces of extended technique and color.

Fujii, Satoko: Gen Himmel Fujii, Satoko:
Gen Himmel

(Libra -- Japan )

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A hauntingly beautiful set of solo piano works from Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii, subtle work that belies her incredible techincal skill through beautifully paced and meditative music.

Fujii, Satoko: Indication Fujii, Satoko:
Indication

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianist Satoko Fujii in eight solo compositions and a traditional Japanese folk song, recorded in New York City, 1996 and remastered in 2004.

Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez: Quest Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez:
Quest

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Classical pianist Joana Gama and live electronic processing artist Luis Fernandes bridge compositional and experimental forms in this lyrical work, where Fernandes transforms, dissects, loops and otherwise mutates the Gama's playing in unexpected and elegant ways.

Gluck, Bob Trio: Returning Gluck, Bob Trio:
Returning

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Reprising the energetic trio on his first jazz recording "Sideways", pianist/composer Bob Gluck is joined by bassist Michael Bisio and drummer/percussionist Dean Sharp for 6 original Gluck compositions.

Godforgottens, The : Never Forgotten, Always Remembered Godforgottens, The :
Never Forgotten, Always Remembered

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Trumpeter Magnus Broo with pianist Sten Sandell's Trio of bassist Johan Berthling and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, here with Sandell on the Hammond organ.

Greene, Narada Burton: Live at Kerrytown House Greene, Narada Burton:
Live at Kerrytown House

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A solo recital from legendary free jazz pianist Narada Burton Greene performing at Kerrytown House, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2010, sophisticated playing reflecting decades of creative exploration.

Greene, Narada Burton: Live at Kerrytown House [2 VINYL LPs] Greene, Narada Burton:
Live at Kerrytown House [2 VINYL LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A solo recital from legendary free jazz pianist Narada Burton Greene performing at Kerrytown House, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2010, sophisticated playing reflecting decades of creative exploration.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs] Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Stepping away from the saxophone, composer/improviser Jean-Luc Guionnet presents two large compositions for the organ, each taking a single CD to explore the organ's border effects, resonances, natural saturations, all artefacts that sign the acoustic, analogic, digital, process.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: Das Donnernde Leben Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
Das Donnernde Leben

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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After four decades as a team, pianist Ulrich Gumpert and drummer Gunter Baby Sommer release this remarkable album of upbeat and oft-times thunderous duos.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

Haynes, Duncan / Matthew Mitchell : Biathanatos <i>[Used Item]</i> Haynes, Duncan / Matthew Mitchell :
Biathanatos [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Biathanatos introduced New Zealanders Matthew Mitchell and Duncan Haynes to Leo Records' audience of avant jazz-ophiles and free improv fans. But this duo is somewhat atypical of the revered English label. Haynes' highly melodious, sof...

Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney  : Fire Song Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney :
Fire Song

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $10.80    

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Hug, Charlotte & Frederic Blondy: Bouquet Hug, Charlotte & Frederic Blondy:
Bouquet

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Using extended techniques on viola and piano, Charlotte Hug and Frederic Blondy draw the listener into unusual and encompassing sound worlds that feel electronic, yet are created through acoustic improvisation.

Hume, Carolyn  : Solo Piano Works  <i>[Used Item]</i> Hume, Carolyn :
Solo Piano Works [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"For her fifth album since the turn of the millennium, all released on Leo, Carolyn Hume breaks the pattern of the previous four. Firstly, she is no longer paired with drummer Paul May, instead opting to play solo. Secondly, she only pl...

Impulsive Machinations (Thollem McDonas + Sara Lund): Conformity Contortion Impulsive Machinations (Thollem McDonas + Sara Lund):
Conformity Contortion

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $8.40    

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Based on pianist Thollem McDonas' Electric's Keyngdrum Overdrive, a series of duos with different drummers, here debuts the pairing of McDonas on distorted Fender Rhodes and drummer Sara Lund, for 7 grungy and intricate recordings of rhythmic riffs.

Krusche, Katja / Martin V. Krusche: I Am One - Stories From The Worlds In-Between <i>[Used Item]</i> Krusche, Katja / Martin V. Krusche:
I Am One - Stories From The Worlds In-Between [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Kwang, Goh Lee: Hands Kwang, Goh Lee:
Hands

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A fun and unusual electronic album from Malaysian sound artist Goh Lee Kwang's, whose instrument of choice is an old Roland Jupiter analogue synth, with toy keyboards, saxophones, bass and drums also thrown into the pot and merrily melted down by Max/MSP.

L'Ensemble Volta: Les Nuages de Magellan L'Ensemble Volta:
Les Nuages de Magellan

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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ReR's 3rd collection featuring the ondes Martenot, an early electronic musical instrument invented in 1928 by cellist Maurice Martenot; this volume, performed by the 4 piece L'Ensemble Volta + Antoine Alerinie is dedicated to Spectralist composer Tristan Murail.

Leandre, Joelle / Pascal Contet: 3 Leandre, Joelle / Pascal Contet:
3

(Ayler -- France )

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Since 1994 the duo of bassist Joelle Leandre and accordionist Pascal Contet have performed their "comprovised" chamber music together to critical acclaim, heard here in a live concert in Carre Bleu in Poitiers, 2012.

 


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