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Unusual Vocal Forms


 
Zorn, John: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

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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: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

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

Zorn, John: Ipsissimus Zorn, John:
Ipsissimus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn's 5th installment in the Moonchild series, nine duos, trios and quartets swirling with melodic and rhythmic invention performed by Zorn, Marc Ribot, Mike Patton, Joey Barron, & Trevor Dunn.

Zorn, John: Locus Solus Zorn, John:
Locus Solus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: Shir Hashirim Zorn, John:
Shir Hashirim

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn draws on traditions from plainchant, mediaeval ars nova, Renaissance madrigals, 20th century vocal techniques and minimalism in an album for a cappella voice as performed by The Sapphites vocal quintet.

Zorn, John: The Big Gundown Zorn, John:
The Big Gundown

(Tzadik -- USA )

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zu & Eugene Robinson: The Left Hand Path  [VINYL] Zu & Eugene Robinson:
The Left Hand Path [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Zu reveals their dark side with Jacopo Battaglia & Thomas Luca Mai performing on electronics and Massimo focused on guitars, plus guest Luca Tilli on cello; the recordings were sent to Oxbow's Eugene S Robison, resulting in this mysterious and disturbing release.

Zu & Eugene S. Robinson: The Left Hand Path Zu & Eugene S. Robinson:
The Left Hand Path

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Zu reveals their dark side with Jacopo Battaglia & Thomas Luca Mai performing on electronics and Massimo focused on guitars, plus guest Luca Tilli on cello; the recordings were sent to Oxbow's Eugene S Robison, resulting in this mysterious and disturbing release.

Zu: Goodnight Civilization [VINYL 12-inch] Zu:
Goodnight Civilization [VINYL 12-inch]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A one-sided EP from the power trio Zu (Massimo Pupillo (bass), Gabe Serbian (drums), Luca Tommaso Mai (saxophone) with guest Barney Greenway of Napalm Death on vocals, the first new release form the band since 2009.

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.

Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: After Seijaku [2 CDs] Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku:
After Seijaku [2 CDs]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (electronics, guitar, voice), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass, electronics) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (electronics), recording 2 years after the "Last Live" album, in an epic voyage of meditative and intricate electronics performed live in Tokyo.

Roginski, Raphael : Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music Roginski, Raphael :
Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Solo guitar from Raphael Roginski, interpreting works from jazz giant John Coltrane, 8 compositions reworked in stunningly beautiful ways, with two works accompanied by text from Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, as sung by Natalia Przybysz.

Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell : Flowing Stream Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell :
Flowing Stream

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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After performing live at New York's Vision Festival in 2012, the trio of Thomas Buckner (voice), Joelle Leandre (bass) and Nicole Mitchell (flute) recorded this studio album of free improvisations in a free-flowing exchange of ideas and adroit improvisation.

Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros: Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation) Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros:
Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation)

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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The 5th installment in saxophonist/composer Darius Jones' expansive "Man'ish" Boy epic, a well-balanced album of jazz and voice performed with Matt Mitchell (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Ches Smith (drums), Emillie Lesbros (voice, piano) and Pascal Niggenkemper (bass).

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.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Norway's The Core quintet, great modern jazz in an updated look at 60's styles in the mode of Herbie Hancock, Dextor Gordon or Miles, the evolution of "the cool" in five superb compositions.

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.

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

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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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.

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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Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn: Eviyan Live Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn:
Eviyan Live

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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EVIYAN is Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn - 3 unique composer/performers merging into a singular sound, an intimate, acoustic blend of world roots, post-minimalism, jazz, rock, and cabaret.

Blonk, Jaap / Makagami Koichi  / Paul Dutton / Phil Minton / David Moss: Five Men Singing Blonk, Jaap / Makagami Koichi / Paul Dutton / Phil Minton / David Moss:
Five Men Singing

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor: Le Journaliste Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor:
Le Journaliste

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Part of a series of 100 portraits in sound iniated by Anne James Chaton, a journey into the texts and columns of newspapaper and radio broadcasts of a single journalist.

Chaton, Anne-James  / Andy Moor: Transfer Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor:
Transfer

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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A collection of guitar, electronic and voice pieces from Anne-James Chaton and Andy Moor, originally released as a series of four seven inch singles here combined into a single CD with 3 bonus tracks.

Denio, Amy: Chickenhawks Ought Not (2004) Denio, Amy:
Chickenhawks Ought Not (2004)

(Spoot -- USA )

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Amy Denio focuses on her voice in this 2002 recording of live voice and electronics, beautiful and spacious, rhythmic and humorous tracks recorded on the eve of the Iraq Invasion.

Denio, Amy: Never Too Old To Pop a Hole (1988) Denio, Amy:
Never Too Old To Pop a Hole (1988)

(Spoot -- USA )

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Amy Denio originally released this solo album on cassette in 1988, a fun, informed and eccentric release performing on a wide range of instruments & voice; digitally remastered.

Fujii, Satoko / Tatsuya Yoshida: Toh-Kichi Fujii, Satoko / Tatsuya Yoshida:
Toh-Kichi

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kyriakides, Yannis: Resorts & Ruins Kyriakides, Yannis:
Resorts & Ruins

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Three recent sound works by Yannis Kyriakides using source material highlighting specific vocal traditions - Turkish pop music, Cypriot epic song, and Baroque opera - making extensive use of other forms of speech and vocal acts.

Kyriakides, Yannis: Wordless Kyriakides, Yannis:
Wordless

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek: The Thing Like Us Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek:
The Thing Like Us

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Electronic music theater orchestrated by Yannis Kyriakides in collaboration with the Dutch musical theater group, VeenFabriek, that's centralized around the concepts of Spinoza's texts.

Other Dimensions in Music featuring Fay Victor: Kaiso Stories Other Dimensions in Music featuring Fay Victor:
Kaiso Stories

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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Other Dimension with Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, William Parker, & Charles Downs, plus vocalist Fay Victor for an album influenced by Kaiso, a music of African and Spanish colonial influences.

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.

Phillips / Jauniaux / Goldstein: Birds Abide Phillips / Jauniaux / Goldstein:
Birds Abide

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Delicately powerful and unusual improvisation from the trio of bassist Barre Phillips, violinist Malcolm Goldstein, and free vocalist Catherine Januiaux, performing at the Victo Festival in 2010.

Piiptsjilling (Kleefstra / Kleefstra / Mariska Baars / Zuydervelt): Molkedrippen Piiptsjilling (Kleefstra / Kleefstra / Mariska Baars / Zuydervelt):
Molkedrippen

(Spekk -- Japan )

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Piiptsjilling is the improvising quartet of Jan Kleefstra (poetry, vocals), Romke Kleefstra (guitars), Mariska Baars (guitar and vocals) and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek, electronics), creating melancholic dreamscapes from abstract minimalism to dense drones.

Sachiko: Kunado Sachiko:
Kunado

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Japanese vocalist and instrumentalist Sachiko (not Sachiko M) in an atmospheric mix of "Taj Mahal Travellers, wispy oscillations and lysergic vocals".

Static Tics, The: My Favorite Tics Static Tics, The:
My Favorite Tics

(Z6 Records -- Netherlands )

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Drawn from material recorded over years, The Static Tics (Lukas Simonis, Henk Bakker and guests) present their radio & studio projects, bizarre recordings of instrumental, vocal, electroacoustic, concrete constructions, and other audio mayhem.

Subliminator, The: Rake Subliminator, The:
Rake

(Scared Records -- USA )

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The sophomore release by The Subliminator (Serson Brannen), "Rake" features 11 new tracks of sonic sublimination, spoken word techno-psychedelia with a threatening edge.

Tagaq, Tanya : Anuraaqtuq - Le Vent (The Wind) Tagaq, Tanya :
Anuraaqtuq - Le Vent (The Wind)

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq in a bizarre and amazing performance at the Victoriaville Festival in 2010 with Drip Audio director Jesse Zubot on violin and Barnyard boss Jean Martin on drums, computer, trumpophone.

Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith: A Place Meant For Birds Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith:
A Place Meant For Birds

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A live recording at the Outpost from a tour in 2013, the first time the Desert Sweets trio of Biggi Vinkelo on sax & flute, Mark Weaver on tuba and didgeridoo, and Damon Smith on double bass, reuniting after their 2001 recording for a beautiful album of intimate improvisation.

Shyu, Jen & Jade Tongue: Sounds and Cries of the World Shyu, Jen & Jade Tongue:
Sounds and Cries of the World

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Experimental jazz vocalist and pianist Jen Shyu with her Jade Tongue band of Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet, Mat Maneri on viola, Thomas Morgan on bass, and Dan Weiss on drums in an intimate album that incorporates world traditions, instruments and languages.

Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera: play Alvin Lucier Chambers Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera:
play Alvin Lucier Chambers

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Rinus van Alebeek and Michal Libera made frequent excursions into Calabrian towns to follow Alvin Lucier's suggestions to make large and small resonant environments sound, presented through field recordings and readings of text adaptations of Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities".

Tyto Alba: Michal Libera w/ Martin Kuchen and Ralf Meinz: 13 Portraits Of Melancholics, Birds And Th Tyto Alba: Michal Libera w/ Martin Kuchen and Ralf Meinz:
13 Portraits Of Melancholics, Birds And Their Co-Hearing

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Sound essay, horspiel, reading, electroacoustic music, plunderphonics, sound portraits, collection of songs: a sonic exposition of melancholia from Tyto Alba, (Michal Libera and Ralf Meinz) accompanied by samples from classical music, birds, and saxophone playing by Martin Kuchen.

Ubu, Pere : Carnival Of Souls [LP Gold Vinyl Ltd Ed] Ubu, Pere :
Carnival Of Souls [LP Gold Vinyl Ltd Ed]

(Fire Records -- USA )

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David Thomas continues the Pere Ubu project with band members playing a mix of rock elements and synths, electronics and computers, adding alienation and oddity to this soundtrack to Herk Harvey's 1962 low-budget shocker "Carnival of Souls".

Lacy, Steve Quintet: Last Tour  (2004) Lacy, Steve Quintet:
Last Tour (2004)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The Steve Lacy Quintet's final tour with vocalist Irene Aebi, trombonist George Lewis, bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel and drummer John Betsch, performing live in Boston for an impressive set punctuated with words from Burroughs, Waldman, Kaufman, Creeley & Schelling.

Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid: Voice & Percussion Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid:
Voice & Percussion

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Ever-inventive drummer/percussionist Raymond Strid and performance collaborator, Norwegian-Swedish free improvising vocalist Andreas Backer, for a set of unusual, absurd and detailed improvisations, as the two complement each other in unexpected ways.

Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher: Radio Tweet Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher:
Radio Tweet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The long-standing duo of trumpeter Birgit Uhler, also on radio, speaker & objects, and free improvising vocalist Ute Wasserman, in an album of 8 unbelievable improvisations of a unique and sometimes bizarre character, holding one's attention from its outlandish nature--superb!

Cartier, Pierre: Les fleurs du tapis Cartier, Pierre:
Les fleurs du tapis

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Melodic music recorded live in a Quebec church in 1989 with Jean-Denis Levasseur and Jean Derome on saxophones, Pierre Cartier on bass, and Pierre Tanguay on percussion.

Les Granules: Au Royaume du Silencieux Les Granules:
Au Royaume du Silencieux

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The duo of Jean Derome and Rene Lussier on their third album of composition and improvisation that was recorded live with no overdubs.

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 )

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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.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures

(&Records -- Canada )

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

ONJT +: Lonely Woman ONJT +:
Lonely Woman

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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One of two releases from Otomo Yoshihide's ONJT with Mizutani Hiroaki, Mizutani Hiroaki, Yoshigaki Yasuhiro + Sachiko M and Jim O'Rourke, paying homage to Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman".

Pastor, Stefano: Freedom Pastor, Stefano:
Freedom

(Slam -- Great Britain )

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An unusual quartet of violin, 2 reeds and double bass assembled by Stefano Pastor specifically to record some of his compositions and other improvised pieces making up the Freedom suite.

Quatuor Bozzini: Martin Arnold: Aberrare Quatuor Bozzini:
Martin Arnold: Aberrare

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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The Bozzini string quartet working with the melodic and unique universe of Toronto-based composer and performer Martin Arnold, who's roots are in the music of avant and improvisational work.

Higuchi, Keiko: Between Dream And Haze Higuchi, Keiko:
Between Dream And Haze

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Free jazz vocal improvisation from Keiki Higuchi in a quartet with drummer Tatsuya Nakatani, bassist Luis Inage, and guitarist Masami Kawaguchi, creating an hallucinatory sound of unusual techniques and hazy vocal implications, revealing layers with each listen.

Denyer, Frank: Whispers <i>[Used Item]</i> Denyer, Frank:
Whispers [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Five idiosyncratic compositions by English composer Frank Denyer with performers including The Barton Workshop, Elisabeth Smalt, Juliet Fraser, Kiku Day and Frank Denyer himself, using shakuhachi, voice, muted strings, percussion and an axe striking a block of wood.



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