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Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Lodi Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Lodi

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Since 1995 the string trio of Rhodri Davies, Simon H. Fell & Mark Wastell have created sparse, introspective improvisation, performing here at the Contemporaneamente festival in Lodi, Italy.

Jones, JC: Hosting Myself Jones, JC:
Hosting Myself

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Solo bass from acoustic and electroacoustic artist JC Jones, a distillation of his language in free improvised music incorporating electronic sound and noise.

Jones, JC: Hosting Myself <i>[Used Item]</i> Jones, JC:
Hosting Myself [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Solo bass from acoustic and electroacoustic artist JC Jones, a distillation of his language in free improvised music incorporating electronic sound and noise.

Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith: Relations Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith:
Relations

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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The duo of Henry Kaiser and bassist Damon Smith perform 8 free improvisation with titles from the book "Company Week" by Peter Riley, a commentary on Derek Bailey's 1997 collective, Kaiser using a 1998 Monteleone Radio Flyer 7 string guitar at the request of Smith.

Khoury, Mike & Christopher Riggs: Abandon Rate Khoury, Mike & Christopher Riggs:
Abandon Rate

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Detroit creative improvisers Christopher Riggs on guitar and Mike Khoury on violin in six studio tracks demonstrating unique approaches to their respective instruments.

Khoury, Mike: Airwaves Khoury, Mike:
Airwaves

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Detroit area improviser Mike Khoury in live solo recordings from various radio broadcasts in Maine, Illinois, and DC, ribbons of lyrical, stream-of-consciousness violin playing.

Kolkowski, Aleks & Ute Wassermann: Squall Line Kolkowski, Aleks & Ute Wassermann:
Squall Line

(psi -- Great Britain )

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A quirky and fascinating duo of unusual instrumentation from Ute Wasserman's voice & whistles, and Aleks Kokowski on stroh instrumements (viola, violin), noseflute, bird calls, musical saw, &c..

Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet: Book II [2 CDs] Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet:
Book II [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The 2nd 2Bass Quartet from Israeli/NY saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer, with Reuben Radding and Sean Conly handling the bass, and Mike Pride on drums, featuring 9 tracks with just the minimum amount of per-conceived material so as not to distinguish the spontaneity.

Land of Marigold (Joshua Zubot & Ellwood Epps): Creosote Land of Marigold (Joshua Zubot & Ellwood Epps):
Creosote

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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The Montreal duo of trumpeter Ellwood Epps and Josh Zubot on violin and low octave violin for 9 upbeat, technically superb and intricate instant improvisations, what they refer to as "foot-tapping for ghosts, seeing the northern lights from underwater".

Lang, Klaus: Trauermusiken Lang, Klaus:
Trauermusiken

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Two compositions by the young Austrian composer/organist Klaus Lang, who currently lives in Berlin, Germany.

Larner, Brett: Itadakimasu - Improvised Duets 1994-2000 Larner, Brett:
Itadakimasu - Improvised Duets 1994-2000

(Spool -- Canada )

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Koto and gu zheng player Brett in duos with some of our favorite and most important improvisers: Anthony Braxton; Jim O'Rourke; Gino Robair; John Shiurba; Loren Connors; Gino Robair; &c.

Lauzier, Philippe  / Eric Normand: Not the Music / do Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand:
Not the Music / do

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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The Canadian duo of reedist Philippe Lauzier and bassist Eric Normand freely improvise in sound environments that are both introspective and precarious, using subtle and aberrant approaches to playing that evoke unusual aspects of their instruments in oddly refined dialog.

Leandre, Joelle  / Michael Duch: (Live at) Gramolna Leandre, Joelle / Michael Duch:
(Live at) Gramolna

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Two double bass players--Joelle Leandre and Michael Duch--performed as a duo live in at nyMusikk in Oslo, then recorded this album of freely improvised bass interactions the next day in the studio at Gramolna in Trondheim; dark and commanding explorations of deep strings.

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.

Leandre, Joelle & India Cooke: Journey Leandre, Joelle & India Cooke:
Journey

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Two strings take 6 journeys at the International Society for Improvised Music, as bassist Joelle Leandre met violinist India Cooke for their 2nd recorded duo after their 2005 Red Toucan release.

Leandre, Joelle & India Cooke: Journey [VINYL] Leandre, Joelle & India Cooke:
Journey [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Two strings take 6 journeys at the International Society for Improvised Music, as bassist Joelle Leandre met violinist India Cooke for their 2nd recorded duo after their 2005 Red Toucan release.

Leandre, Joelle: Live in Israel Leandre, Joelle:
Live in Israel

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Double CD of bassist Joelle Leandre perforing Solo in Israel, then in duos, trios and a sextet with JC Jones, Assif Tsahar, Albert Beger, Ariel Shibolet, &c.

LeBaron, Anne: 1,2,4,3 LeBaron, Anne:
1,2,4,3

(Innova -- USA )

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Experimental harpist Anne LeBaron in a double disc release of recordings that spans eight years, four generations of musicians, and hailing from seven countries.

Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze: The Harmonics Of Real Strings Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze:
The Harmonics Of Real Strings

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four realisations of composer John Lely's simple but brilliant composition 'The Harmonics of Real Strings', a very slow glissando along the full length of one bowed string, performed by Anton Lukoszevieze; one realization for each string of the cello.

Maneri Quartet, Joe: Tenderly Maneri Quartet, Joe:
Tenderly

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Maroney, Denman / Dominic Lash: All Strung Out Maroney, Denman / Dominic Lash:
All Strung Out

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Double bass and hyperpiano meet in a transatlantic collaboration between pianist Denman Maroney and bassist Dominc Lash, a combination of exhilarating technique and invention from two remarkable players.

Masada String Trio: Masada String Trio - 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume One Masada String Trio:
Masada String Trio - 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume One

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Mattos, Marcio: SOL[os] Mattos, Marcio:
SOL[os]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Surprisingly the first solo album from bassist Marcio Mattos, an important member of the London free improv and jazz scenes since the 70's, here presenting recordings from late 90s and 2000's, and a live recording at St. Mary's Old Church in Stoke Newington, 2010.

Mezei, Szilard: Ho Mezei, Szilard:
Ho

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Serbian string player and band leader Szilard Mezei in an impressive solo performance of three works - Heat; Snow; and Chrom - performed on viola and double bass.

Midorikawa, Keiki: Complete Grune Revolution Midorikawa, Keiki:
Complete Grune Revolution

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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A much-needed and expanded reissue of this 1970s Offbeat label LP of cellist Midorikawa in duos with Masahiko Togashi, Masayuki Takayanagi and Masahiko Sato.

Mitzlaff / Mira: cellos Mitzlaff / Mira:
cellos

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The unusual cello duo format is explored by Mitzlaff and Mira in these experimental contemporary improvisations using acoustics and techniques mimicking live electronics to create a uniquely informed music.

Neumann, Andrea and Beins, Burkhard: Lidingo Neumann, Andrea and Beins, Burkhard:
Lidingo

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Newton, Lauren / Joelle Leandre : Face It!  <i>[Used Item]</i> Newton, Lauren / Joelle Leandre :
Face It! [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Above all else, this album is serious fun-fun for the live audience at the recording, fun for the CD listener, and fun for the performers. At its best, improvisation flows out of the sheer pleasure of playing and experimenting together...

Niggenkemper, Pascal: Look With Thine Ears Niggenkemper, Pascal:
Look With Thine Ears

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Ever-active bassist Pascal Niggenkemper in his first solo album of riveting and intriguing double bass work, from aggressive to contemplative and immersive improvisations using work using bass preparations to transform the instrument and make us rethink its potential.

Pastor, Stefano & Ari Poutiainen: North South Dial <i>[Used Item]</i> Pastor, Stefano & Ari Poutiainen:
North South Dial [Used Item]

(Slam -- Great Britain )

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Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Pastor and Finnish violinist and educator Ari Poutiainen in a jazz duo of warm and intensely evocative nuances from several atmospheres.

Quatuor Bozzini: Steve Reich: Different Trains Quatuor Bozzini:
Steve Reich: Different Trains

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Radulescu, Horatiu : 20 Jahre Inventionen Radulescu, Horatiu :
20 Jahre Inventionen

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Horatiu Radulescu's String Quartet No 4, opus 33 (1976-87) performed by the Arditti String Quartett at IRCAM/Centre Pompidou Paris in 1996.

Raon, Eduardo: On the Drive For Impulsive Actions Raon, Eduardo:
On the Drive For Impulsive Actions

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese harpist Eduardo Raon uses harp, daxophone, electronics, voice & percussion to create dramatic music that applies his classical training to improvisational methods, using real-time electronic processing to create encompassing yet intricate and unusual sonic environments.

Rose, Jon: Brain Weather Rose, Jon:
Brain Weather

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Rose, Jon: The Fence Rose, Jon:
The Fence

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The Fence: about borders and fences all over the world, using long amplified strings and voices; Bagni di Dolabella: a violinists guide to the treatments and political intrigues of an ancient roman bath.

Rose, Jon: The People's Music Rose, Jon:
The People's Music

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Rubedo 'ro: Rubedo 'ro Rubedo 'ro:
Rubedo 'ro

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Six years of songs and compositions reflecting the life and travels of the Montreal quintet of Geraldine Eguiluz (voice, guitar, compositions), Marie-Lys Trudel (violin & viola); Julie Babaz (cello), Sheila Hannigan (cello) and Stephane Diamantakiou (bass).

Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio: Live at the Tel Aviv Museum Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio:
Live at the Tel Aviv Museum

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Soprano saxophonist Shibolet performing solo and with the Between the Strings trio (JC Jones, Daniel Hofman, Nori Jacoby) live at the Tel Aviv Museum in 2006.

Siegel, Sabrina: Grace/Precious <i>[Used Item]</i> Siegel, Sabrina:
Grace/Precious [Used Item]

(pax -- USA )

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"In the relationship of grace to the precarious / in the moment unknown, a space for an event of the body, the spirit / the precipitate of living urges .. Of forces in the timing of nature - in a body and out of the time/space of a sexu...

Stellari String Quartet: Gocce Stellari Stellari String Quartet:
Gocce Stellari

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Philipp Wachsmann, Charlotte Hug, Marcio Mattos & John Edwards performing live at the Uncool Festival in Switzerland, 2007, and in studio recordings from 2006.

Takase, Aki La Planete: Flying Soul Takase, Aki La Planete:
Flying Soul

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Aki Takase's Planet Quartet ensemble with clarinetist Louis Sclavis, Dominique Pifarely on violin and Vincent Courtois on cello, a beautiful blend of improvisation and composed work that plays with time, space and sound.

Tenney, James: Music for Violin and Piano Tenney, James:
Music for Violin and Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Testa, Carl: Iris Testa, Carl:
Iris

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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Connecticut bassist and Braxton alumni Carl Testa works with live sampling and granular synthesis performance systems to interact with his acoustic bass, creating these unusual and uniquely unfolding works for solo bass.

Tsahar, Sahar Project / Nakatani / The Kjla String Fourtet: Solitude Tsahar, Sahar Project / Nakatani / The Kjla String Fourtet:
Solitude

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist/composer Tsahar further investigates what 3rd stream music left behind, a gorgeous exploration of sound and movement with percussionist Nakatani and the KJLA String 4tet.

Ullmann, Jakob: A Catalouge of Sounds Ullmann, Jakob:
A Catalouge of Sounds

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Ullman's composition of subtle gradations in sound performed very softly forcing the ear to notice the smallest variations, as realized by the string trio Ensemble Oriol Berline.

Vees, Jack: The Restaurant Behind the Pier Vees, Jack:
The Restaurant Behind the Pier

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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  Watkins, Zachary James:
Suite for string quartet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Electronics artist Watkins wrote this piece for resonant spaces, interactive electronics, audience participation & string quartet, here in a special version tuning each string to an odd partial of 60Hz.

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

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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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.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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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 )

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Original edition of Zorn's "Chimeras" chamber work.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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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 )

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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: $9.56    

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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.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $15.95    

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Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $11.95    

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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.



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