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Recordings by or featuring Reed & Wind Players


 
Parker, Evan: Saxophone Solos Parker, Evan:
Saxophone Solos

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Evan Parker's 1st solo saxophone recording from 1975 with additional FMP recordings from the same year, extreme and amazing improvisations aptly titled "Aerobatics".

Parker, Evan: Set Parker, Evan:
Set

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Previously unissued recordings from 2003 of Parker's work based on Lynn Margulis' serial endosymbiosis theory (SET), performed by Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Furt, Lawrence Casserley, &c.

Parker, Evan: Time Lapse Parker, Evan:
Time Lapse

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Parker, Evan: Whitstable Solo Parker, Evan:
Whitstable Solo

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Eight jaw-dropping, inspired soprano saxophone solos from Evan Parker recording in his studio of choice, the marvelously resonant St. Peter's church in Whitstable, UK.

Rasmussen, Mette / Chris Corsano Duo: All The Ghosts At Once Rasmussen, Mette / Chris Corsano Duo:
All The Ghosts At Once

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The enduring sax and drum duo format is invigorated with US drummer Chris Corsano and Danish saxophonist Mette Rasmussen, who push each other in free improvisation that uses insanely great technique while delivering a passionate and ecstatic dialog.

Roberts, Matana : Always Roberts, Matana :
Always

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two passionate studio improvisations from saxophonist Matana Roberts, who lovingly dedicates the album to "those bard(s) of summer...the ideas herein of which I gleaned/interrogated/investigated/celebrated with you..."; subtle, rich, and inspiring.

Rothenberg / Buck / Takeishi / Tronzo: The Fell Clutch Rothenberg / Buck / Takeishi / Tronzo:
The Fell Clutch

(Animul -- USA )

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Rothenberg / Volkov: Live in Dom - Duo Music for Nicolai Dmitriev Rothenberg / Volkov:
Live in Dom - Duo Music for Nicolai Dmitriev

(DOM Records -- Russia )

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Free improvisation from Ned Rothenberg on clarinet and shakuhachi and Moscow Composer's Orchestra bassist Vladimir Volkov, in a concert honoring Long Arms founder Nicolai Dmitriev.

Ned Rothenberg (Shakuchi): Rothenberg: Ryu Nashi/No School - New Music For Shakuchi Ned Rothenberg (Shakuchi):
Rothenberg: Ryu Nashi/No School - New Music For Shakuchi

(Tzadik -- USA )

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New York multi-reed and wind player Ned Rothenberg performing on the shakuhachi in orignal compositions performed with viola and spoken word in beautiful and nuanced performances.

Rothenberg, Ned: The Crux: Selected Solo Wind Works (1989-1992) Rothenberg, Ned:
The Crux: Selected Solo Wind Works (1989-1992)

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Sandell Trio, Sten / Butcher, John: Strokes Sandell Trio, Sten / Butcher, John:
Strokes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Scanner & David Rothenberg: You Can't Get There from Here Scanner & David Rothenberg:
You Can't Get There from Here

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Philosopher and reed player David Rothenberg joins Scanner (Robin Rimbaud) on laptop and electronics for a release of improvised studio and live recordings.

Schindler / Winter: Form & Material Schindler / Winter:
Form & Material

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The free improvising duo of pianist Manon-Liu Winter and saxophonist Udo Schindler performing at the SALON fur KLANG + KUNST in Kralling, Munich in 2012, an amazing dialog that balances subtle and explosive playing in inventive ways.

Shibolet, Ariel  : Metal Tube & Consciousness  <i>[Used Item]</i> Shibolet, Ariel :
Metal Tube & Consciousness [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"The legacy of improvised solo reed music began with iconoclasts such as Eric Dolphy, Joe McPhee, Steve Lacy, Anthony Braxton, Evan Parker, and Peter Brotzmann-and it is still being developed by a younger generation of players such as K...

Shiroishi, Patrick: White Sun Sutra Shiroishi, Patrick:
White Sun Sutra

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Upsilon Acrux/Corima/Nakata saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi in an emotional album of solo saxophone recorded as a tribute to his grandfather, alone and overdubbed, pushing the limits of his mind and body through haunting, beautiful, and intense compositions and playing.

Smith, Wadada Leo / Lewis, George / Zorn, John: Sonic Rivers Smith, Wadada Leo / Lewis, George / Zorn, John:
Sonic Rivers

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Tzadik's new Spectrum series begins with the collaboration of 3 legendary NY performers--Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet); George Lewis (trombone); John Zorn (alto sax)--in 8 technically superb and joyfully unique compositions and collective improvisations.

Sonore (Brotzmann / Vandermark / Gustafsson): Call Before You Dig Sonore (Brotzmann / Vandermark / Gustafsson):
Call Before You Dig

(Okka -- USA )

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The reed trio Sonore release their 3rd album, a double CD recorded at the Loft in concert and "in the studio", 22 pieces that run the gamut of expressive energy and melodic power.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Face to Face Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Face to Face

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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CD issue of Emanem's 1975 LP of the same name, presenting the duo of John Stevens on percussion, cornet & voice, and Trevor Watts on soprano sax, performing live at Little Theatre Club in London, 1973.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: For You To Share Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
For You To Share

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Concert and studio recordings of peace music organised by John Stevens for himself and Trevor Watts with numerous workshop musicians and audience people on saxophones, percussion and voices mostly contributing a flexible drone.

Stevens, John /  Evan Parker: Corner to Corner + The Longest Night Stevens, John / Evan Parker:
Corner to Corner + The Longest Night

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Tracey, Stan & Evan Parker: Crevulations Tracey, Stan & Evan Parker:
Crevulations

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Tracey, Stan / Evan Parker: Suspensions and Anticipations Tracey, Stan / Evan Parker:
Suspensions and Anticipations

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Tsahar, Assif & Tatsuya Nakatani: I Got It Bad Tsahar, Assif & Tatsuya Nakatani:
I Got It Bad

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The third collaboration from the duo of Israeli saxophonist Assif Tsahar and Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, an amazing journey in tone and rhythm from two kindred spirits through 20 short, inventive, and stunning improvisations.

Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson: Verses Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson:
Verses

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Surprisingly after long partnerships with Peter Brotzmann's Tentet and the saxophone trio Sonore, this is the first time that Ken Vandermark & Mats Gustafsson have recorded as a duo, here in 6 incredible improvisations balancing technique, power, and beauty.

Watts, Trevor: Veracity Watts, Trevor:
Veracity

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Pure Trevor Watts performing solo on the alto saxophone, showing his lyrical and technical skills in full force through 13 studio recordings, from succinct tracks of a minute in length to longer displays of powerful playing with great skill and ingenuity.

Weightless (Butcher / Edwards / Spera / Braida): A Brush with Dignity Weightless (Butcher / Edwards / Spera / Braida):
A Brush with Dignity

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Music inspired and fascinated by Italian cultural history, art, poetry, &c., from the collective quartet of John Butcher, John Edwards, Fabrizio Spera and Alberto Braida.

Williams, Darren: Reed Williams, Darren:
Reed

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Calgary's saxophonist Darren Williams, who has worked with Mats Gustafsson, Cody Oliver, Eugene Chadbourne, and Han Bennink, in a solo album of remarkable power using extended techniques in composed and improvised pieces that push Williams into astounding territory.

Wright, Jack / Ben Bennett : Tangle Wright, Jack / Ben Bennett :
Tangle

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Legendary free improvising saxophonist Jack Wright in a duo with new generation free improvising drummer Ben Bennett, both part of the touring band Wrest Trio, in an album of interactive interchanges informed by unusual technique and masterful playing.

Xasax: Ars Subtilior Xasax:
Ars Subtilior

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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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.

Zorn, John & Moore, Thurston: &Ograve;@&Oacute; Zorn, John & Moore, Thurston:
Ò@Ó

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Two iconic New York players - saxophonist John Zorn and guitarist Thurston Moore - meet for the first time, presenting seven exhilarating improvisations of great diversity, inventiveness, sonic power, and creative drive.

Zorn, John: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 9 - The Classic Guide To Strategy/Fencing/Hockey Zorn, John:
50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 9 - The Classic Guide To Strategy/Fencing/Hockey

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda: Duo Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda:
Duo

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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The long-running duo of US-based Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and French saxophonist Michel Doneda in an album merging superb technical skills and creative approaches in an almost telepathic dialog of surprising twists and turns.

Nakatani-Kobo Special: Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price. Nakatani-Kobo Special:
Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Buy both Kobo releases Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong and save $4.00 !

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger: Reverie Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger:
Reverie

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Celebrating Ivo Perelman's 25th anniversary as a recording artist in a duo with legendary vibist Karl Berger (here on piano) for a special recording brimming with lyricism and a unique mix of virtuosity, wild abandon and romance.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Callas [2 CDs] Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Callas [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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A collection of performances by tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp, each piece named for characters from arias sung by Greek opera vocalist Maria Callas, 16 lyrical free improvisations as Perelman evokes Callas' distinctive voice.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Brotzmann, Peter: Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs] Brotzmann, Peter:
Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs]

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Victoriaville celebrated European Free Jazz legend Peter Brotzmann's 70th birthday by presenting two concerts: one solo, and one with the amazing Trio Roma of Massimo Pupillo and Paal Nilssen-Love, both presented on this essential 2 CD release.

Burr, Anthony: solo clarinet Burr, Anthony:
solo clarinet

(Skirl -- USA )

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A diverse and intriguing set of solo clarinet pieces from New Yorker Anthony Burr, performing works by Giacinto Scelsi, Helmut Lachenmann, Erik Ulman, John Rodgers and Thomas Meadowcraft.

Butcher / Buck / Mayas / Stangl: Plume Butcher / Buck / Mayas / Stangl:
Plume

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Drummer/percussionist Tony Buck and saxophonist John Butcher are the common elements in these two trios, one with guitarist Burkhard Stangl, and one with pianist Magda Mayas, using imaginative and unusual approaches to improvisation.

Butcher, John: 13 Friendly Numbers Butcher, John:
13 Friendly Numbers

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Butcher, John : Invisible Ear Butcher, John :
Invisible Ear

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist John Butcher in a release of solo and multitrack recordings using close-miking, amplification, room resonance, and feedback saxes, creating unusual & fascinating experiments.

Cortet, The (Fuhler / Lehn / Davies / Butcher): HHHH Cortet, The (Fuhler / Lehn / Davies / Butcher):
HHHH

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Pianist Cor Fuhler brings together Thomas Lehn (synth), Rhodri Davies (harp) and John Butcher (sax) for an unconventional quartet of improvisers who explore sonic textures with electronic influences.

Jackson, Keefe / Hans-Peter Pfammatter Jackson, Keefe / Hans-Peter Pfammatter:

(Sonnenzimmer -- USA )

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Chicago saxophonist Keefe Jacksonand Swiss pianist Hans-Peter Pfammatter in a contemplative and expressive duo album demonstrating powerful technique and subtle restraint through nine improvisations.

Lacy, Steve Sextet: The Gleam Lacy, Steve Sextet:
The Gleam

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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Moor / Lehn / Butcher: Thermal Moor / Lehn / Butcher:
Thermal

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Parker, Evan / Sainkho Namtchylak: Mars Song Parker, Evan / Sainkho Namtchylak:
Mars Song

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Intense meeting of saxophone legend Parker and the remarkable Tuvan improvising vocalist Namtchylak performing live at Music Gallery in Toronto, 1996.

Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Vivaces Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee):
Vivaces

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Le Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee (GGRIL) of the St. Lawrence region is conducted by British saxophonist Evan Parker in this live concert held in Rimouski after a workshop hosted by Evan Parker.

Parker, Evan Trio & Peter Brotzmann Trio : The Bishop's Move Parker, Evan Trio & Peter Brotzmann Trio :
The Bishop's Move

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Wright / Falesch: I'd Rather Be A Sparrow Wright / Falesch:
I'd Rather Be A Sparrow

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Electronics artist Bob Falesch in a duo with saxophonist Jack Wright, both using idiosyncratic approaches to their instruments for unexpected and often startling results, a unique album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation.

Wright / Rainey / Ingalls / Djll: Signs Of Life Wright / Rainey / Ingalls / Djll:
Signs Of Life

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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An open improvisation between 3 reed player - Bob Rainey on soprano sax, Jack Wright on various saxes, and Matt Ingalls on clarinet, with Tom Djll on trumpet & "whatever", unconventional dialog from four innovative players.

Wright / Rainey / Lonberg-Holm / March: Double Double Wright / Rainey / Lonberg-Holm / March:
Double Double

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm and Bob Marsh) and two saxophones (Bhob Rainey and Jack Wright) in a spirited improvisation session where no player is either soloist nor counterpoint, but instead are equal members in a unique and unusual dialog.

Wright, Jack / John Nystrom: Audible Shadows Wright, Jack / John Nystrom:
Audible Shadows

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Concert recordings from live performances at Dickenson College in Carlisle, PA in 2009 and again in 2010 from saxophonist Jack Wright and drummer Johan Nystrom, both using extended and unusual techniques in a beautifully paced album of subtle and surprising free improvisation.

Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe: Supersession [REMASTERED, REPACKAGED, ADDITIO Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe:
Supersession [REMASTERED, REPACKAGED, ADDITIONAL TEXT]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded at a concert in London, September 1984, this supersession brings AMM stalwarts Keith Rowe and Eddie Prevost together with saxophonist Evan Parker and bassist Barry Guy for an amazingly diverse and cohesive long improvisation.

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

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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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.



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