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Instruments with Preparations


 
Riedl, Josef Anton : Klangregionen 1951-2007 Riedl, Josef Anton :
Klangregionen 1951-2007

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $27.95    

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Two CD set of electronic and concrete compositions from German composer Riedl, with recordings from Siemens-Studio for elektronische Musik and Studio for konkrete Musik.

Rieman / Dalaba / Dempster: Lung Tree Rieman / Dalaba / Dempster:
Lung Tree

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95    

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Risser / Duboc / Perraud: En Corps [REPRESS] Risser / Duboc / Perraud:
En Corps [REPRESS]

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

Price: $15.95    

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Frequent collaborators bassist Benjamin Duboc and drummer Edward Perraud, known from The Fish, Nuts, Abdelhai Bennani Trio, &c, join with prepared and unprepared pianist Eve Risser for two extended, intense and excursive improvisations.

Risser, Eve / White Desert Orchestra: Les Deux Versants Se Regardent Risser, Eve / White Desert Orchestra:
Les Deux Versants Se Regardent

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Pianist and composer Eve Risser wrote this work after a mystical experience in Bryce Canyon, Utah, adding a choir to her 10-piece orchestra, balancing big band and chamber orchestra through instrumentation and approach, creating a complex and fulfilling journey in sound.

Robertson, Herb - NY Downtown Allstars: Elaboration Robertson, Herb - NY Downtown Allstars:
Elaboration

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Robinson, Eugene S. & Philippe Petit: The Crying of Lot 69 Robinson, Eugene S. & Philippe Petit:
The Crying of Lot 69

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

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An electronic sound and narrative work from Philippe Petit and Oxbow founder/frontman Eugene S. Robinson, equal parts Pynchon and the dog eating dog laws of the senseless jungle.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...: suspensao [2 CDs] Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...:
suspensao [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $26.95    

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A large group under the direction of violinist Ernesto Rodrigues (also on harp, metronome & objects) in 4 extended improvisations of great suspense and tension through sound and silence.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Pinta, Nina & Maria Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Pinta, Nina & Maria

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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3 live recordings from 3 ensembles - GGRIL, Ensemble SuperMusique and ECM+ - exploring relationsips between early music and contemporary creative music; with Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Bernard Falaise, &c. &c.

Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze: The Ten Thousand Things Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze:
The Ten Thousand Things

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $12.71    

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Free improvising saxophonist Simon Rose, on baritone and alto sax, meets composer/arranger Stefan Schultze on prepared piano for 11 exploratory works based around Schultze's "modules"--bits and pieces attached inside the piano--creating unusual platforms for free improvisation.

Rummel, Simon Ensemble: Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All) Rummel, Simon Ensemble:
Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All)

(Umlaut Records -- Germany )

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Cologne pianist and composer Simon Russell wrote these compositions, melding jazz, classical, electronic, even tango music into lyrical and joyfully quirky works, performed by his ensemble with Goerg Wissel, Matthias Muche, Udo Moll, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.

Sa, Joana: Elogio Da Desordem (In Praise of Disorder) Sa, Joana:
Elogio Da Desordem (In Praise of Disorder)

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Composer, pianist and multi-instrumentals Joana Sa gives voice to texts by Goncalo M. Tavares as read by Rosinda Costa, where the text organizes the thoughts that filter the multiple, disorderly, eccentric, voluble mind described in Tavares' work.

Sandell, Sten / Stahl, Mattias: Grann Musik (Neighbour Music) Sandell, Sten / Stahl, Mattias:
Grann Musik (Neighbour Music)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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The piano and vibraphone duo of Sten Sandell and Mattias Stahl in improvisations that borrow from both Sun Ra and contemporary classical such as Cage, Cowell, Xenakis, &c.

Scotch Of St James, The: Live at Amplify 2004 Scotch Of St James, The:
Live at Amplify 2004

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Tim Barnes on snare drum and amplification and Mark Wastell on amplified textures, tuned metal, making small, mostly unidentifiable sounds with a Cage-style open flair.

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.

Taxonomy: Fega / Lella / Martusciello: 10 Taxonomical Movements Taxonomy: Fega / Lella / Martusciello:
10 Taxonomical Movements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Fascinating compositions combining improvisation and organized sound from Martusciello, Lella, & Fega, using acoustic and electronic instruments to frightening effect.

Tetreault , Martin / Yoshihide, Otomo: 21 situations Tetreault , Martin / Yoshihide, Otomo:
21 situations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The meeting of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide, two turntable master manipulators, in a studio recording from Montreal, in a collection of 21 improvisations that explore different themes.

Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs : Gaps, Absences Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs :
Gaps, Absences

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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Multi-instrumentalist Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer presents a cycle of pieces combining complexity and precision with unfamiliar timbres, using pianos, harmonium, bass, violin, percussion, zither, citara bassa, harmonica, melodica, alt-calrinet, sampler, & field recordings.

Tilbury, John / Eddie Prevost: Discrete Moments Tilbury, John / Eddie Prevost:
Discrete Moments

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $19.95    

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Tin Hat: The Rain Is A Handsome Animal: 17 Songs From E.E. Cummings Tin Hat:
The Rain Is A Handsome Animal: 17 Songs From E.E. Cummings

(New Amsterdam Records -- USA )

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Tin Hat (Carla Kihlstedt, Ben Goldberg, Rob Reich, Mark Orton) plays 17 songs based from the poetry of E.E Cummings, introspective and melodic pieces that range from joyful to sinister, moving through a variety of musical styles.

Trilla, Vasco : The Rainbow Serpent Trilla, Vasco :
The Rainbow Serpent

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Barcelona drummer and percussionist Vasco Trilla, know for his work with Planeta Imaginario, Filthy Habits Ensemble, Cows On Trees, &c. in a solo album that takes the listener through a myriad of tones and emotions along a varied and tonally hybrid journey of prepared drums, assorted percussion

van Veenendaal, Albert / Kneer, Meinrad / Sun, Yonga: Predictable Point of Impact van Veenendaal, Albert / Kneer, Meinrad / Sun, Yonga:
Predictable Point of Impact

(Evil Rabbit -- The Netherlands )

Price: $22.95    

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This Amsterdam based trio with releases on TriTone and Evil Rabbit use a non-hierarchical aproach drawing on a vast vocabulary of improvisational techniques.

Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck): Simple Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck):
Simple

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Saxophonist and flutist Anna Webber composed this album in isolation from her active Brooklyn life, balancing introspective material with complex rhythms and dissonant melodic sections performed by the outstanding work of John Hollenbeck (drums) and Matt Mitchell (piano).

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".

XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault): La Formule Xyz XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault):
La Formule Xyz

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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XYZ is the trio of Pierre-Yves Martel (feedback & static), Martin Tetreault (turntable), & Philippe Lauzier (reeds) improvising with post-industrial sound orchestration using electronic and acoustic sources.

Zorn, John: Filmworks V - Tears Of Ecstacy Zorn, John:
Filmworks V - Tears Of Ecstacy

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: James Moore Plays The Book Of Heads Ñ Cd And Dvd Of A Film By Stephen Taylor Zorn, John:
James Moore Plays The Book Of Heads Ñ Cd And Dvd Of A Film By Stephen Taylor

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $23.95    

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Zorn's "The Book of Heads" is performed by guitarist James Moore, heard on CD and seen in a DVD by Stephen Taylor, using prepared guitar to interpret Zorn's hermetic language of meticulously notated sounds inspired by contemporary classical extended techniques.

Der Verboten (Loriot / Chessex / Piromalli / Wolfarth): Der Verboten Der Verboten (Loriot / Chessex / Piromalli / Wolfarth):
Der Verboten

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Originally called Treffpunkt, or "meeting point", the partnership of violist Frantz Loriot and pianist Cedric Piromalli has evolved as they added collaborators to their idiosyncratic approach to improv, here with guests Antoine Chessex on tenor sax and Christian Wolfarth on percussion and cymbals for an extended, upbeat and wonderfully creative performance.

Frith, Fred / Hans Koch: You Are Here Frith, Fred / Hans Koch:
You Are Here

(Intakt -- Austria )

Price: $18.95    

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Two commanding players from the UK & European improv scene who have consistently pushed the envelope in free improvisation--electric & prepared guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist/bass clarinetist Hans Koch--present an album of assertive interactions, merging alien environments with amazing technical playing and inexplicable approaches to sound - superb!

Binder, Claudia: Piano Solo II Binder, Claudia:
Piano Solo II

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Pianist Claudia Binder presents 3 concepts for solo piano - the introspective "Room for a Sound" and it's dramatic inverse, "Sound for a Room"; "Polyphony" in 3 parts using piano preparation, one part playful, one part serious, one part peculiar; and an inexplicable "It Takes Two to Tango"--in performances revealing a curious mind and tremendous skill.

Mirror Unit, The : Wind Makes Weather Mirror Unit, The :
Wind Makes Weather

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Sharing common ground in improvisational language and extended techniques but approaching these materials in diverse and disparate ways, alto saxophonists Tim O'Dwyer and Georg Wissel, both using preparations on their sax and distinguished in separate stereo channels, present a singular concert of reed interactions live at the Peter Kowald Ort in Wuppertal, Germany

Corso (Emilio Gordoa / Nicola L. Hein): Unwanted Pregnancy Corso (Emilio Gordoa / Nicola L. Hein):
Unwanted Pregnancy

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Perales, Fernando / Abdul Moimeme / Ernesto Rodrigues : Siete Colores Perales, Fernando / Abdul Moimeme / Ernesto Rodrigues :
Siete Colores

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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"Siete Colores presents a trio of Rodrigues' viola and the dual electric guitars of Moimeme and Argentinean Fernando Perales (perhaps best known for the group Reynols with Anla Courtis). As "23 44'00"S 65 29'00" O" opens what's immediat...

NARTcore (Meggyes / Kovats): Aeluton NARTcore (Meggyes / Kovats):
Aeluton

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid): Monsters For Breakfast Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid):
Monsters For Breakfast

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Strange monsters indeed, two creative improvising vocalists--Mascha Corman from Germany and Thea Soti from Serbia--join with Czech prepared saxophonist Salim Javaid, each using their instrument both as a voice and an unusual sound source, presenting 16 short works that explore harmonic and unexpected outcomes from their unique conversations.

Tolimieri, Quentin : Prepared Piano Tolimieri, Quentin :
Prepared Piano

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Block, Olivia : Olivia Block Block, Olivia :
Olivia Block

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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"This suite was created over a span of several years. I developed techniques inside piano through rehearsals and performances, sketched the basic ideas out - the motives, physical materials etc, leaving a lot of room for improvisation b...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carlos Santos: Piano Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carlos Santos:
Piano

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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