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Stringed Instruments


 
Wolff, Christian: Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs] Wolff, Christian:
Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $28.95    

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A portrait of Christian Wolff, documenting the composer's early activity through recordings made close to the time of their composition from artists including Cornelius Cardew, Frederic Rzewski, David Tudor, &c.

Xu Fengxia: Black Lotos Xu Fengxia:
Black Lotos

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Xu Fengxia traditional Sanxian & Guzheng player and free vocalist in duo with drummer/percussionist Lucas Niggli for suspenseful cross-cultural improvisations.

Zingaro / Regef / DeJoode String Trio: Spectrum Zingaro / Regef / DeJoode String Trio:
Spectrum

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Portuguese violinist Carlos "Zingaro" in a string trio work committed to reinventing chamber music through improvisation that bridges contemporary classical music.

Masada String Trio; John Zorn (Saxophone): Haborym: The Book Of Angels Volume 16 Masada String Trio; John Zorn (Saxophone):
Haborym: The Book Of Angels Volume 16

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 16th release in John Zorn's series "The Book of Angels" reworking the Masada songbook, here with the Masada String Trio of Greg Cohen, Mark Feldman, and Erik Friedlander.

Zorn, John: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Revised version of this 2001 chamber work inspired by the remarkable worlds of Henry Darger, Lewis Carroll and Unica Zurn, remastered and resequenced with a new postlude.

Zorn, John: Film Works Viii Zorn, John:
Film Works Viii

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.45    

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Zorn, John: Lemma Zorn, John:
Lemma

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Three young virtuoso violinists perform two new major works by John Zorn - "Passagen" and "Ceremonial Magic" (reworked from his Rimbaud release) and a set of 12 miniatures for two violins, "Apophthegms".

Zorn, John: Love, Madness & Mysticism Zorn, John:
Love, Madness & Mysticism

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Zorn, John: On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits Zorn, John:
On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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3 pieces of magic and religious mysticism: a string trio-satanic counterpoint for the Witches' Sabbath written for the ICE Ensemble; a work for Shakespeare's "The Tempest"; and Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble performing Zorn's mini piano concerto.

Zorn, John: Masada - The Circle Maker Zorn, John:
Masada - The Circle Maker

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $19.45    

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Zorn, John: The Gift Zorn, John:
The Gift

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Zorn, John Quartet: String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4 Zorn, John Quartet:
String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Zorn, John: What Thou Wilt Zorn, John:
What Thou Wilt

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Three compositional works from Zorn: 1999's violin concerto "Contes de Faes"; and two intense pieces of "Crowleana", a bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and a work for 3 cellists.

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

(Samizdat -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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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 )

Price: $11.95    

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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.

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 )

Price: $12.95    

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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 )

Price: $10.95    

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Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney : Duologues Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney :
Duologues

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Great duo set from bassist Dresser and "hyperpiano" (read: heavily prepared) player Maroney.

Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker: Steel Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker:
Steel

(Tektite -- Norway )

Price: $12.00    

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Bassist Inegbrigt Haker Flaten's Tektite label in its 2nd release, coincidentally presenting the bassist's 2nd-ever solo acoustic album recorded live in concert in Bucharest/Romania, 2011.

Gottschalk, Gunda / Xu Fengxia: You Lan Gottschalk, Gunda / Xu Fengxia:
You Lan

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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A duo of contrasts and compatabilities from German violinst Gunda Gottschalk and guzheng virtuoso Xu Fengxia, exotic and beautifully textured improvisation live from Victoriaville, 2008.

Halvorson, Mary & Pavone, Jessica: Thin Air Halvorson, Mary & Pavone, Jessica:
Thin Air

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Beautiful string work and lovely and unusual vocals from the duo of Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone, music of "stark clarity and introspection."

Halvorson, Mary and Jessica Pavone: Departure of Reason Halvorson, Mary and Jessica Pavone:
Departure of Reason

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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NYC improvising string duo guitarist Mary Halvorson and violist Jessica Pavone in their 2nd Thirsty Ear release, an impressive mix of instrumentals and songs that blend styles and genres in exemplary downtown ny approaches.

Martel, Pierre-Yves: Continuum Martel, Pierre-Yves:
Continuum

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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A solo work from Pierre-Yves Martel performing two works for the viola da gamba, bringing this fretted renaissance-era ancestor to the violin into the 21st century through two slowly evolving and sonically fascinating pieces.

Pavone, Jessica / Halvorson, Mary: On and Off Pavone, Jessica / Halvorson, Mary:
On and Off

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Reverie Duo : Stagioni Reverie Duo :
Stagioni

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Reverie Duo is the acoustic duo of Valerio Daniele on acoustic guitar and Redi Hasa on cello, whose art is largely drawn from natural influences, here recorded in the atmospheric environment of a fifteenth century chapel.

Sawai, Kazue / Michel Doneda / Kazuo Imai / Le Quan Ninh / Tetsu Saitoh: Une chance pour l'ombre Sawai, Kazue / Michel Doneda / Kazuo Imai / Le Quan Ninh / Tetsu Saitoh:
Une chance pour l'ombre

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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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.

Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz: play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore a Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz:
play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore al terzo suono"

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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In 1754 violinist and theorist Giuseppe Tartini laid out a mathematical proof of a third tone's pitch as either the sum or difference of the other two articulated pitches, as investigated by Karolina Ossowska (violin), Mikolaj Palosz (cello) and Ralf Meinz (recording).

Lindberg,  John / Anil Eraslan: Juggling Kukla [VINYL] Lindberg, John / Anil Eraslan:
Juggling Kukla [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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The duo of cellist Anil Eraslan and contrabassist John Lindberg in a "rollicking adventure of sound explosions and subtle sensibilities, ragged expressionism and multi-faceted surprises and shockers. All from simple raw unfettered wood, strings, bow hairs, and flesh."

Frisch, Johannes / Ralf Wehowsky: Which Head You're Dancing In? <i>[Used Item]</i> Frisch, Johannes / Ralf Wehowsky:
Which Head You're Dancing In? [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $8.95    

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Deconstructed sounds from Ralf Wehowsky (RLW) on electronics & Johannes Frisch on double bass, citing Ornette Coleman's "Free Jazz" album as an (abstract?) influence, using noise, glitch, acoustics and jump-cut compositional styles that surprise but won't make you want to dance.

Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith: Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith:
Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Recorded in 2001 at Gallery 2310 in Oakland, California, young Bay Area double bassist Damon Smith met German free improvising master Peter Kowald for two sets of lively, explorative and technically superb improvisations: "Broken Mirrors" and "Reflections".

Levin, Daniel / Mat Maneri: Transcendent Function Levin, Daniel / Mat Maneri:
Transcendent Function

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Two string masters--Mat Maneri on viola and Daniel Levin on cello--recording at The Village in Copenhagen, Denmark in an album titled for psychologist and philosopher Carl Jung, reflecting the balance between intuitive spontaneity and pre-established conditions.

Hug, Charlotte: Neuland Hug, Charlotte:
Neuland

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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For her second solo album, Charlotte Hug concentrates on solo viola without any electronics in a series of pieces inspired by a then-recent visit to London, showing her strong musical personality and original extended techniques in a solo recital unlike any other.

Machinefabriek W/ Anne Bakker: Deining Machinefabriek W/ Anne Bakker:
Deining

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )

Price: $9.95    

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Deining, meaning "heave" or "commotion", is a long composition from the duo of Rutger Zuydervelt on sine tones and violinist Anne Bakker, who bows each string, sliding slowly from the lowest note to the highest and in reverse, creating an hallucination of shifting tones.

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim:
Entertainment = Control

(Immediata -- Australia )

Price: $15.95    

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Acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano from the duo of violinist Erkki Veltheim and pianist Anthony Pateras, exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures to generate unrelenting harmonic waves that create a singular psycho-harmonic texture.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

(Ayler -- France )

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Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.

Jack's Son: Everyone Has a Kid Inside Jack's Son:
Everyone Has a Kid Inside

(Abolipop Records -- Mexico )

Price: $9.95    

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Jack's son is an avant hip-hop/breaks project created at the end of 2003 by Diego Martinez, Mexican young producer who also works under the name Lumenlab.

Pascal: Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL] Pascal:
Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL]

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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An album of solo drumming from Pascal Nichols, who is part of the duo "Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides", here in a diverse set of approaches performed on drums, djembe, goblet bowls, cowbells, blocks, &c. &c... an album that's become an in-store favorite.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch: Villa Lobos Suite Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch:
Villa Lobos Suite

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Ivo Perelman pays tribute to Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos through free improvisation, enlisting two violists--Mat Maneri and Tanya Kalmanovitch-for a uniquely orchestrated set of recordings with Perelman emulating and complementing the strings in engaging ways.

Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder): figuren Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder):
figuren

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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An excellent quartet of 4 female improvisers creating mysterious landscapes, bizarre spaces and surprising topography using dual pianos, flute, melodica, trombone & alphorn.

Hush Arbors: Yankee Reality Hush Arbors:
Yankee Reality

(Ecstatic Peace -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Keith Wood's Hush Arbors with bassist Jason Ajemian, guitarist Leon Dufficy, and drummer Ryan Sawyer, in their 2nd Ecstatic Peace album of driving avant-folk songs and instrumental sections.

Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq: Out of Nowhere Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq:
Out of Nowhere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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An engaging encounter between bassist Leandre and pianist Sirjacq, delicate yet intense interaction from two sophisticated & listening players from different generations.

Pluta, Sam: Machine Language Pluta, Sam:
Machine Language

(Carrier Records -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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An album of electro-acoustic compositions written for and recorded by New York City music ensembles and performers: MIVOS Quartet; Wet Ink Ensemble; Timetable Percussion; Jessie Marino.

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Tabassian /  Martel / Tabassian: Masafat Tabassian / Martel / Tabassian:
Masafat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Geographic improvisations from this trio of string and percussion players, with each track named by location and distance between Montreal and Chelsea, Ontario.

Emde, Gabriele : Die Natur der Klange: Neue Musik fur Harfe Emde, Gabriele :
Die Natur der Klange: Neue Musik fur Harfe

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Harpist Gabriele Emde began performing contemporary music by exceptional 20th century artists in the early 80s; in this collection recorded from 1985 to 1987 she presents one of Cage's "Landscape" pieces, a major work by Hans Otte, and several short pieces by Lou Harrison.

Goss, Stephen: Northern Lights Goss, Stephen:
Northern Lights

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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An album of beautiful and impressionist musical landscapes: 3 large works in several movements drawing on mythology, visual imagery, and a work for Charles Jencks Garden of Cosmic Speculation.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information [CASSETTE] Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Background Information [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith, to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.

Frey, Jurg: String Quartets Frey, Jurg:
String Quartets

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Jurg Frey's 1988 work "String Quartet" realized by Nadia Francavilla, Clemens Merkel, Stephanie Bozzini and Isabelle Bozzini, exploring ideas of audibility: the moment when sound waves move in space and the air touches the body.

Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou:
Paso Doble

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $12.95    

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Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.

Frey, Jurg: String Quartet No. 3 / Unhorbare Zeit Frey, Jurg:
String Quartet No. 3 / Unhorbare Zeit

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Two works from composer Frey performed by Montreal's string ensemble Quatuor Bozzini: "String Quartet No. 3", a minimal work of colors, sensations, shadows, durations; and "Unhorbare Zeit" exploring durations without sound, or empty volumes, to achieve lucidity and transparency.

eRikm: Doubse Hysterie eRikm:
Doubse Hysterie

(Monotype -- Poland )

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A 6 part work based on immersive listening with a smartphone featuring a GPS and audio headphones made during a train trip across the Arc Jurassien, developed into 6 rich and detailed compositions, performed with violinist Julia Eckhardt and cellist Silvia Platzer.

Russell / Lonberg-Holm Duo: Home Russell / Lonberg-Holm Duo:
Home

(Peira -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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Two free improvisers - guitarist John Russell and cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm - meet for a deep exploration of their instrument's ability for tone and timbre in four challenging and rewarding recordings.

Nigredo: Lunas Negras [CASSETTE] Nigredo:
Lunas Negras [CASSETTE]

(Small Scale Music -- Canada )

Price: $9.95    

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Vocalist and guitarist Geraldine Celerier Eguiluz leads this Montreal string ensemble with voice and percussion through free improvisation that integrates musicians, language, friends, and accomplices in creating unique and explorative song environments.

Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt: Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL] Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt:
Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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Two string players who have developed distinctive improvisation styles--cellist Okkyung Lee and guitarist Bil Orcutt--meet for their first encounter at London's Cafe Oto, for an exultant and sophisticated duo showing intense skill and strong conversational powers.

Blumer, Fridolin: Camping; Cafe Bar Blumer, Fridolin:
Camping; Cafe Bar

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A solid solo outing from Zurich-based double bassist Friodlin, presenting his 4-part "Camping; Cafe Bar" work, blending the jazz idiom with discursive asides and unusual techniques, plus a lovely and appropriately titled work "But Beautiful".

Nastesjo, Johannes / Vasco Trilla: Ginkgo Nastesjo, Johannes / Vasco Trilla:
Ginkgo

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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The duo of Johannes Nastesjo on double bass and Vasco Trilla on drums and percussion, an album of extended techniques and unexpected devising, using quietly aggressive techniques balanced by concentrative improv to create unexpected eruptions and unusual sonic environments.

Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel: As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL] Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel:
As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL]

(Penumbra -- USA )

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A live recording by the long-running duo of Matt Turner on cello and Hal Rammel on amplified palettes at Acme Records & Music Emporium in Milwaukee in 2015 as part of the Audible Electricity series, presenting uniquely voiced and detailed improvisations.

Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira): Iridium String Quartet Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira):
Iridium String Quartet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Unusual approaches to string improvisation from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Maria da Rocha (violin), and Miguel Mira (double bass), using extended techniques in subtle yet detailed discourse yielding unexpected qualities to their instruments.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95    

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Recorded live at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music in 2006, this is the 3rd and final volume of works by Morton Feldman performed by the Smith Quartet with John Tilbury on piano, recorded in high quality DVD audio and with extensive liner notes by Tilbury.

Pavone, Jessica : Silent Spills Pavone, Jessica :
Silent Spills

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Using viola, effects, and on one track, voice, New York improviser and Anthony Braxton ensemble member Jessica Pavone presents a uniquely voiced solo album, approaching the instrument through simple means that become increasingly twisted and unforseen as they advance.

Modular String Trio (Okhrimchuk / Jedrzejewski / Kacperczyk): Ants Bees and Butterflies Modular String Trio (Okhrimchuk / Jedrzejewski / Kacperczyk):
Ants Bees and Butterflies

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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A most unusual trio: actually a quartet, this Polish/Ukraine group has three strings (violin, cello, contrabass) with modular synth and electronics reinforcing their sound, less EA than chamber jazz with fascinating orchestration and wonderful harmonic and melodic invention.

Butcher, John / Michael Duch: Fjordgata Butcher, John / Michael Duch:
Fjordgata

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A live recording at the Jazzfest Trondheim, Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst, in May 2015 from the freely improvising duo of John Butcher and contrabassist Michael Duch, a superb extended concert of incredible reed technique and concept anchored by Duch's flexible bass work.

Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer: Directions for Viola and Cello Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer:
Directions for Viola and Cello

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Part of a trio of releases including "Reasons for Viola and Cello" and "Viola Cello Room", this album finds violist Paolo Valladoid and cellist Gary Rouzer in a large tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia, their music mixed with joggers, birds, traffic, flowing water, insects, &c. &c.

Alonso, Edith: Collapse Alonso, Edith:
Collapse

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Madrid multi-instrumentalist and cross media artist Edith Alonso in an album of prepared solo electric bass improvisations, a four part work of muscular and shadowy sound, dark vibrations with crepitating edges making a sinister and cathartic dungeon of sound.

Costa, Carlos: Door of No Return Costa, Carlos:
Door of No Return

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Double-bassist Carlo Costa, originally from the Canary Islands and who has worked with Tim Berne, Tomas Fujiwara, Ingar Zach, Wade Matthews, &c. in a solo album of solid and unusual bass technique including plucking, bowing and scraping, in his 9-part series of "Doors".

Malfatti, Radu: Radu Malfatti Malfatti, Radu:
Radu Malfatti

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Austrian trombonist and composer presents two works: a solo piece for trombone comprised of a series of detached sonic events; and a work performed with the Wandelweiser String Quartet, using bowing and blowing techniques to create punctuations of unusual sound.

Merkel, Clemens : Maderna . Beuger . von Schweinitz . Stiegler Merkel, Clemens :
Maderna . Beuger . von Schweinitz . Stiegler

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Violinist Clemens Merkel interprets compositions by Wolfgang von Schweinitz's "Sonata for Violine Solo"; Antonie Beuger's "Unwritten Page"; Bruno Madema's "Piece Pour Ivry"; and Thomas Stiegler's cycle "Kammerkomplex" ("quasi una fantasia", "gran partita" and "sonata facile").

Keller, Beat / Tom Johnson / Joseph Kudirka: String Trios Keller, Beat / Tom Johnson / Joseph Kudirka:
String Trios

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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A superb program of string trios from minimalist composers Beat Keller, Tom Johnson, and Joseph Kudirka, from cinematic to spacious sound work, as realized by the trio of Julia Schwob on violin, David Schnee on viola, and Nicola Romano on cello.

Machinefabriek (w/ Anne Bakker / Edita Karkoschka): Crumble Machinefabriek (w/ Anne Bakker / Edita Karkoschka):
Crumble

(Self Released -- Netherlands )

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A beautifully dramatic album from the trio of electronic artist Rutger Zydervelt (Machinefabriek), violinist Anne Bakker, and vocalist Edita Karkoschka, a sculpted work full of dramatic turns, immersive drones, glitchy electronics and intimate gestures.

Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder: FluiDensity <i>[Used Item]</i> Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder:
FluiDensity [Used Item]

(Latham / Impressus Records -- USA )

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The duo of pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Brian Groder, both NY based, in a sophisticated jazz duo that borrows from melodic, avant and compositional jazz forms in a strong and compelling dialog.



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