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Various Artists: Surrealism Reviewed Various Artists:
Surrealism Reviewed

(LTM -- Great Britain )

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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).

Starling, Matt: Terry Riley's Dorian Reeds (For Brass) Starling, Matt:
Terry Riley's Dorian Reeds (For Brass)

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Matt Starling, founder of the Salt Lake Electric Ensemble, returns with a lesser known but equally impressive Terry Riley composition, "Dorian Reeds" for solo performer, microphone and two tape recorders, performed by Starling on flugelhorn and layered in the studio.

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..

Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg: Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg:
Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A new composition by clarinetist and composer Magnus Granberg, the leader of the highly acclaimed ensemble Skogen, this time with a new, smaller group that includes percussionist Erik Carlsson, performing his beautiful, melancholic music.

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.

Rosenboom, David: Naked Curvature Rosenboom, David:
Naked Curvature

(Tzadik -- USA )

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CalArts Chamber Ensemble performs this large work from composer David Ronsemboom, a whispered chamber opera/concerto grosso for six instrumentalists, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software.

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'.

Redolfi, Michel: Pacific Tubular Waves/Immersion [VINYL] Redolfi, Michel:
Pacific Tubular Waves/Immersion [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Electroacoustic landscape composer Michel Redolfi in a work for Synclavier digital synthesizer recorded between 1979 & 1980, attempting to musically translate his research on underwater sound in the Pacific, from the movement of rolling waves to its depths.

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds Pisaro, Michael:
Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

Pisaro, Michael : Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar) Pisaro, Michael :
Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

(Potlatch -- France )

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A collection of materials for solo guitarist, written by Michael Pisaro and here performed by Christian Alvear, presenting the performer with up to 12 fragments which can be played in any order and which allow for various transformations, cuts, extensions and silences.

Musicworks: #121 Spring 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#121 Spring 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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On the cover, Jean Derome. Inside: Walter Smetak; Barbara Hannigan; Ian Tung; Cris Derksen; Alex Zhang Hungtai; plus reviews of recordings and events, a label profile, essays, &c. &c.

Masecki, Marcin : Variations Masecki, Marcin :
Variations

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Composer & pianist Marcin Masecki wrote this work, inspired by Frederic Rzewski and presenting variations on the Chilean song "El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido" (The town united will never be defeated) and invited pianist Piotr Nowicki to perform it for this recording.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Iddon, Martin: pneuma Iddon, Martin:
pneuma

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Composer Martin Iddon in a work of new conceptual modes of music making, with a ritualistic approach building strange sounds and stange actions in dense layers and intense timbres that demand a unique physicality from the player.

Hennies, Nick: Work Hennies, Nick:
Work

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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A solo album from Louisville, KY percussionist and composer Nick Hennies, including "Settle" for vibraphone (3 players) and "Expenditures" for vibraphone & ensemble; extended and immersive works of a hypnotic and psychoacoustic nature.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

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.

Gregorio, Guillermo: Faktura Gregorio, Guillermo:
Faktura

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Brown, Earle: Chamber Music Brown, Earle:
Chamber Music

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Earle Brown conducts a chamber ensemble including John Tilbury on piano through a number of compositions, including versions of "October", "November", & "December", "Corroboree 1964 For Three Pianos", "Trio For Five Dances", and "Tracking Pierrot For Ensable".

Lucier, Alvin: Still and Moving Lines: Decibel Perform Compositions by Alvin Lucier Lucier, Alvin:
Still and Moving Lines: Decibel Perform Compositions by Alvin Lucier

(Pogus -- USA )

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Australian new music ensemble Decibel performing four works combining acoustic and electronic orchestration by composer Alvin Lucier, three of which are previously unrecorded: "Ever Present" (2002); "Carbon Copies" (1989); "Hands" (1994); "Shelter" (1967).

Microtub: Star System [VINYL] Microtub:
Star System [VINYL]

(Sofa -- Norway )

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A 3-dimensional graphic scores performed using microtonal tubas from the trio of Robin Hayward, Martin Taxt, and Kristoffer Lo, using the Hayward Tuning Vine that visualises the harmonic space implicit within the microtonal tuba.

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.

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.

Ashley, Robert: In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women [REISSUE] <i>[Used I Ashley, Robert:
In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women [REISSUE] [Used Item]

(Cramps -- Germany )

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Robert Ashley's minimal masterpiece centers on John Barton Wolgamot's experimental poem "In Sarah, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women," consisting of one sentence repeated over and over, only changing names inserted into the sentence with each iteration.

 


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

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