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Unusual Vocal Forms
 
Murmer: Framework 1-4 [2 CDs] Murmer:
Framework 1-4 [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- USA )

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Patrick McGinley (Murmer) in a series of bold experiments with untreated field recordings, exploring notions of musicality within the structures of found sound, written partially as a reaction against the idea of documentary or objective presentation of found sound.

Mycale: Gomory: The Book Of Angels Volume 25 Mycale:
Gomory: The Book Of Angels Volume 25

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 25th Book of Angels, performing Zorn's lyrical Masada compositions, is the 2nd B.O.A. release from the a cappella vocal quartet Mycale, using a variety of texts in Portuguese, Berber, Hebrew, French and Spanish to fashion lush harmonies and strong rhythmic drive.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Present Presence Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Present Presence

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani presents thirteen pieces that take the listener on an expedition in the modern use of percussion, beautifully paced with rich sound, unexpected harmonic properties, fascinating punctuation, a mesmerizing journey.

Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick: Not Quite Songs Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick:
Not Quite Songs

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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ZGA leader Nick Sudnick meets with extreme vocalist Sainkho Namchylak for 15 parts of "Play", unusual and frightening work of rhythm, sound and vocalization of intense calibre.

Namchylak, Sainkho with Wolfgang Puschnig and Paul Urbanek: Terra Namchylak, Sainkho with Wolfgang Puschnig and Paul Urbanek:
Terra

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Improvising vocalist Sainkho in a live performance at the Vilnius Jazz Festival with Wolfgang Puschnig on reeds and Paul Urbanek on piano, remarkable jazz vocalisations from this noted throat singer.

Namchylak, Sainkho: NOMAD Namchylak, Sainkho:
NOMAD

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Newton, Lauren  : Soundsongs <i>[Used Item]</i> Newton, Lauren :
Soundsongs [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"After 30 years of singing in formations from duo to big band, Lauren Newton confronts the absence of form with only her voice making each declaration. This is her 11th CD for Leo Records, and this solo recording, is more than simply an...

Newton, Lauren : Trio L.T.D. + Bertl Muetter  <i>[Used Item]</i> Newton, Lauren :
Trio L.T.D. + Bertl Muetter [Used Item]

(Leo -- Germany )

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"TRIO L.T.D. music augmented by the voice and trombone of Bertl Muetter is built on the mutual understanding of improvisation. However, the listeners are also involved in their endless process of musical development. Recorded live durin...

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...

Newton, Lauren: Filigree Newton, Lauren:
Filigree

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Nicols, Maggie / Caroline Kraabel / Charlotte Hug: Transitions Nicols, Maggie / Caroline Kraabel / Charlotte Hug:
Transitions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The excellent trio of Maggie Nicols (voice), Caroline Kraabel (saxophone, voice) and Charlotte Hug (viola) record a set of improvisation just a month after performing at the Freedom of the City Festival.

NOW Orchestra, The (with guests George Lewis, Vinny Golia): Wowow NOW Orchestra, The (with guests George Lewis, Vinny Golia):
Wowow

(Spool -- Canada )

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Drawing from some of the finest of the West Coast and Vancouver scenes, The Now Orchestra present 3 long works in multiple section, with performers including Peggy Lee, Vinny Golia, George Lewis, Dylan van der Schyff, &c. &c.

Nyberg, Lina: Palaver Nyberg, Lina:
Palaver

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".

O'Hara, Alexis : Ellipsis O'Hara, Alexis :
Ellipsis

(&Records -- Canada )

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Montreal interdisciplinary artist Alexis O'Hara releases her 1st music album with Montreal luminaries Bernard Falaise, Michel F. Cote, Alexandre St-Onge - intelligent and sophisticated vocal music.

OOIOO: Gamel OOIOO:
Gamel

(Thrill Jockey -- USA )

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Founding Boredoms member Yoshimi P-We continues her OOIOO project in an album forging a new ancient traditional music by combining ritualistic gamelan elements, captivating vocal music, rock forms and electronics in unexpected and enthralling way.

Ostertag, Bob: Verbatim Ostertag, Bob:
Verbatim

(Red Note -- The Netherlands )

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Ovary Lodge (Tippett / Miller / Tippett / Perry): Ovary Lodge Ovary Lodge (Tippett / Miller / Tippett / Perry):
Ovary Lodge

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Papal Bull: Argot Of Incomprehension Papal Bull:
Argot Of Incomprehension

(Discombobulate / Sing ing Knives -- Great Britain )

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A bizarre album of vocalizations, dictaphone recordings, and other phlegmatic and spittled output from the UK duo of Jon Marshall and Joe Murray, who appropriately name this strange album with the word "Incomprehension", a word which the 14 tracks of this CD live up to.

Parkins / Bruttin / Tara / Obertova: quick-drop Parkins / Bruttin / Tara / Obertova:
quick-drop

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The trio of Andrea Parkins, Dragos Tara and Laurent Bruttin live in Switzerland, 2006, with Wanda Obertova on voice for two pieces.

Parkins, Zeena: Double Dupe Down Parkins, Zeena:
Double Dupe Down

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A compilation of Downtown NY harpist, keyboardist and composer Zeena Parkins' work for film, featuring many of the NY mainstays: Shelley Hirsch, Christian Marclay, Ikue Mori, Okkyung Lee, James Pugliese, David Watson, &c. &c.

Paul, Ashley: D.O.L. Paul, Ashley:
D.O.L.

(R.E.L. Records -- USA )

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Saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist Ashley Paul's debut sounds like a minimalist psycho-acoustic experiment of sustained horns, subtle shifts of tone color, swelling with sustaining bowed bells and percussion, and subliminal vocals; a mysterious and beautiful release.

Phantom Orchard Orchestra: Through The Looking Glass Phantom Orchard Orchestra:
Through The Looking Glass

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Expanding their duo into a sextet with the addition of strings (Sara Parkins, Maggie Parkins), piano (Sylvie Courvoisier) and voice (Maja Ratkje), Ikue Mori and Zeena Parkins have created a compelling and varied soundscape inspired by fairy stories the world over.

Pisaro, Michael: The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit) Pisaro, Michael:
The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit)

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro's compositions for translations of Oswald Egger's "Diskrete Stetigkeit, Poesie und Mathematik", performed with Pisaro, Egger, Julia Holter, Taku Sugimoto, Graham Lambkin (who also provides audio), &c.

Plasmic: Live At Chilli Jazz Festival 2013  <i>[Used Item]</i> Plasmic:
Live At Chilli Jazz Festival 2013 [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"This European outfit started as a trio in 2003, and extended its reach by integrating avant-vocalist Agnes Heginger into its rather pliant mode of operations amid some asymmetrical shenanigans, devious interactions and shifty dialogues...

Positive Knowledge (Oluyemi / Thomas / Biso / Thomas): Edgefest Edition Positive Knowledge (Oluyemi / Thomas / Biso / Thomas):
Edgefest Edition

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Reedist Oluyemi Thomas, bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Kenn Thomas with improvising vocalist and poet Ijeoma Thomas at the 2009 Edgefest in Ann Arbor, recording these fascinating and unusual tracks.

Potage Du Jour: Go South! <i>[Used Item]</i> Potage Du Jour:
Go South! [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"The Swiss improvising trio Potage du Jour was born 14 years ago (their first CD on Leo Records was released in 2005). Franziska Baumann (voice), Christoph Baumann (piano) and Jurg Solothurnmann (saxophones) have coined their distrincti...

Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap: Post-Human Identities Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap:
Post-Human Identities

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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Ratkje, Maja S. K. : In Dialogue with Eugeniusz Rudnik Ratkje, Maja S. K. :
In Dialogue with Eugeniusz Rudnik

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Two compositions from Eugeniusz Rudnik, and a large work from vocalist Maja S. K. Ratkje performed live at The Polish Radio Experimental Studio using Rudnik's samples, her voice, and her own concrete elements in a virtual "dialog" with the composer.

Ratkje, Maja S.K. / Jon Wesseltoft / Camille Norment / Per Gisle Galaen: Celadon Ratkje, Maja S.K. / Jon Wesseltoft / Camille Norment / Per Gisle Galaen:
Celadon

(Important Records -- USA )

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An exquisite and meditative work from this quartet, performing on voice, bells, accordion, organ, harmonium, glass harmonica and zither, recorded in the distinctive acoustics of the mausoleum of Norwegian sculptor and painter Emanuel Vigeland (1875-1948) in Oslo.

Ratkje, Maja R.S.: River Mouth Echoes Ratkje, Maja R.S.:
River Mouth Echoes

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Unorthodox vocalist and electroacoustic composer Maja Ratkje, half of FE-Mail, in a collection of compositions from chamber music to works for electronics and voice.

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

(Monotype -- Poland )

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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.

Rose, Jon: //shoppinglive@victo Rose, Jon:
//shoppinglive@victo

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Rosenberger, Katharina: Texturen (2007 - 2011) Rosenberger, Katharina:
Texturen (2007 - 2011)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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"Texturen" for seven musicians and eight other works from composer Katharina Rosenberger, blending acoustics, electronics and voice in inventive ways, as performed by the NY Wet Ink Ensemble.

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.

Rothenberg / Jauniaux / Phillips: While You Were Out Rothenberg / Jauniaux / Phillips:
While You Were Out

(Kadima -- Italy )

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A fantastic trio of multi-reed and shakuhachi player Ned Rothenberg, avant vocalist Catherine Jauniaux, and bassist Barre Phillips recorded live in France, 2008.

Ruins: Hyderomastgronongem Ruins:
Hyderomastgronongem

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Ruins: Mandala 2000 Ruins:
Mandala 2000

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Ruins: Symphonic Ruins Ruins:
Symphonic Ruins

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike Sakata, Akira:
The Tale of the Heike

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Clarinetist, percussionist and vocalist Akira Sakata performs a disturbing rendering of "The Tale of the Heike", an epic account of the 12th century struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan.

Schiller, Christoph / Millefleurs: Millefleurs Schiller, Christoph / Millefleurs:
Millefleurs

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The millefleurs vocal ensemble brings 12 vocalists together in varying groups for minimal and unique vocalisation over a taxonomy of floral genres and species.

Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris: Sureau Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris:
Sureau

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Free and unusual improvisation with the strange vocal stylings of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, bassist Demey, and percussion and bicycle pump player Vanderstraeten.

Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris: Sureau <i>[Used Item]</i> Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris:
Sureau [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Free and unusual improvisation with the strange vocal stylings of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, bassist Demey, and percussion and bicycle pump player Vanderstraeten.

Seijaku: Mail From FUSHITSUSHA Seijaku:
Mail From FUSHITSUSHA

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Guitarist/vocalist Haino Keiji, bassist Nasuno Mitsuru and drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu play the 21-st century blues, dark, distorted and dynamic rock for your shattered future.

Seijaku: You Should Prepare To Survive Through Even Anything Happens Seijaku:
You Should Prepare To Survive Through Even Anything Happens

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Haino Keiji's Seijaku with bassist Nasuno Mitsuru and drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu here showing their devotion to the 20th-century blues spirit in a unique and twisted style.

Sharrock, Linda: No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women) Sharrock, Linda:
No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women)

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Two extended and frenetic works of improvisation with free vocals from Linda Sharock, in a sextet including Itaru Oki on trumpet, Mario Rechter on reeds & voilin, Eric Zinman on piano, Makoto Sato on drums and Yoram Rosilio on bass; demanding, complex and cathartic jazz!

Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith: untitled (1959) Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith:
untitled (1959)

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Kadima collective saxophonist Ariel Shibolet and 4 California Bay Area players in impressive and intense improvisation that make for an unusual and open-minded discourse.

Shiurba, John: Triplicate Shiurba, John:
Triplicate

(Spool -- Canada )

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Composer John Shiurba with an impressive West Coast octet including vocalists Lara Bruckmann & Morgan Guberman, trumpeter Tom Djll, drummer Gino Robair, and bassist Matthew Sperry, &c. conducting them through five twisted compositions.

Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust): Why Waste Time Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust):
Why Waste Time

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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An all-improvised transnational collaboration recorded in the studio and live at Les Instants Chavires in France, between Mike Ladd (vocals/synthi), Carol Robinson (clarinets/voice), Dave Randall (guitar) and Dirk Rothbrust (drum/percussion).

Slugfield (Nilssen-Love / Marhaug / Ratkje): Slime Zone Slugfield (Nilssen-Love / Marhaug / Ratkje):
Slime Zone

(PNL -- Norway )

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The trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, electronic and turntable artist Lasse Marhaug and vocalist/electronic artist Maja Ratkje met at Cafe Mono during the Oslo Jazz Festival to perform these excellent and disturbing recordings.

Snell, Jerry: Life in the Suicide Riots Snell, Jerry:
Life in the Suicide Riots

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalist and guitarist Jerry Snell in his first album of twelve songs that are based on a text he wrote about social and political conflicts around the world.

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..

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza <i>[Used Item]</i> Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"The album is a studio version of a chamber opera prepared by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa. The...

Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox Sorites Paradox:
Sorites Paradox

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.

Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume): Backchats Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume):
Backchats

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Formed in 2008 Speak Easy brings free vocal improvisers Ute Wassermann and Phil Minton together with drummer Martin Blume and synth player Thomas Lehn for 5 tracks recorded in concert.

Spunk: Adventura Botanica Spunk:
Adventura Botanica

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Norwegian quartet SPUNK joins forces with modern dance exponent Odd Johan Fritzoe to create a sound and movement work celebrating Darwin's trip to Madagascar where he developed the theories of evolution, heard here in a studio rendering.

Steiner, Tim: Big Ears Fitzgerald's Manifesto <i>[Used Item]</i> Steiner, Tim:
Big Ears Fitzgerald's Manifesto [Used Item]

(Sonic Arts Network -- Great Britain )

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"Two pairs of ears flapping in the wind, meticulously organised chaos, accidents, childish antics, sharply swinging moods and a totally unpredictable playlist were the key features of the Big Ears radio show, broadcast by the Sonic Arts...

Swirm: (Henkel / Grollman / Amat) Swirm:
(Henkel / Grollman / Amat)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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The New York duo Swirm of Brad Henkel (trumpet) and David Grollman (percussion) in a unique blend of virtuosic free improvisation, subtle sound exploration, and performance art, here adding free vocalist Laurie Amat for 6 compositions named by color.

Tabuenca, Luis: Volaverunt Tabuenca, Luis:
Volaverunt

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Combining composition & improvisation, percussionist Luis Tabuenca based each of these 9 pieces on a print from Goya's critical series "Los Caprichos", orchestrating with saxophone, cello, clarinets, piano, & voice, allowing freedom around determined structure.

Tazartes, Ghedalia: Diasporas Tazartes, Ghedalia:
Diasporas

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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A remastered CD edition of outsider artist and brilliant studio composer Ghealia Tazartes' 1979 debut album, expanded to include the first CD release of "Ferme ta gueule, Zarathustra," a composition largely based on materials pre-dating "Diasporas".



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