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Activity Center / Minton, Phil: Activity Center & Phil Minton Activity Center / Minton, Phil:
Activity Center & Phil Minton

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $14.95

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Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Algora, Esteban  / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar: ...de las piedras Algora, Esteban / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar:
...de las piedras

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $16.95

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Ingar Zach in a trio with Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora and Italian flutist Alessandra Rombola in 6 varied pieces recorded in a stone church.

Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet: vers l'ile paresseuse Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet:
vers l'ile paresseuse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Incredible understated improvisation from the trio of cellist Martine Altenburger, pianist Frederic Blondy,and saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet, exceptional journeys from three accomplished players.

Atolon + Chip Shop Music: Public Private Atolon + Chip Shop Music:
Public Private

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $14.95

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ChipShop music with Erik Carlsson (percussion), Martin Kuchen (sax & radio), David Lacey (percussion & electronics) and Paul Vogel (computer & clarinet) meet Atolon (Ruth Barberan, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, and Ferran Fages).

AVVA (Nakamura, Toshimaru / Roisz, Billy): Gdansk Queen [DVD] AVVA (Nakamura, Toshimaru / Roisz, Billy):
Gdansk Queen [DVD]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman: Live + Gallery Denver Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman:
Live + Gallery Denver

(AARC -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Minimal percussionist Tim Barnes (Quakebasket) met with sound artists Jeph Jerman in a gallery in Denver, Colorado in the summer of 2005, recording this 45 minute improvisation.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.

Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 1 Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 1

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $11.00

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Three improvisers, Pascal Battus (rotating surfaces, found objects), Bertrand Gauguet (saxophones) and Eric La Casa (microphones) recorded while playing at a working building site in Paris and also in studio.

Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal: The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal:
The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $14.95

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A beautiful and delicate long-form composition by Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger, exquisitely interpreted by the Berlin ensemble Konzert Minimal, which includes among others Lucio Capece, Johnny Chang, Catherine Lamb, Michael Thieke and Koen Nutters.

Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro: this place / is love Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro:
this place / is love

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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An extended work from Antoine Beuger and Michael Pisaro, defined by six stanzas written by Beuger, Anna Swir, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugger and Edmond Jabes, a subtle cycle realized in tone and voice.

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Beuger, Antoine: Cantor Quartets [2 CDs] Beuger, Antoine:
Cantor Quartets [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $21.00

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A double CD presenting 4 pages from Antoine Beuger 2003 composition which ingeniously adapts the musical form of the round to Wandelweiser music in a beautiful recording in a church in Oxfordshire, UK from June 2012.

Bleak House: Dark Poetry Bleak House:
Dark Poetry

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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The Norwegian free-improvising trio of prepared pianist Dag-Filip Roaldsnes, alto saxophonist Kim-Erik Pedersen, and percussionist Tore Sandbakken in 14 darkly graceful and succinct works.

Boubaker, Heddy: Lack of Conversation Boubaker, Heddy:
Lack of Conversation

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...): Cartridge Music Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...):
Cartridge Music

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $11.00

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Cartridge Music was composed in 1960 and is one of Cage's earliest attempts to produce live electronic music, here realized at a live performance at the Audiograft Festival in Oxford in February 2012.

Capece / Patterson: empty matter Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13: Scuba Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13:
Scuba

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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A large improvised work from the quartet of Angelica Castello (amplified subcontrabass, paetzold recorder and electronic devices, Billy Roisz (electronics), Burkhard Stangl (electric guitar) and Dieb13 (turntables & klopfer) performing live at Alte Schmiede Wien, Austria in 2013.

Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura: Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out) Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura:
Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out)

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $10.00

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Six musicians from around the world (Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura) created this 50-minute track over the course of a year by collaborating and file-sharing online.

Charbin / Van Isacker: kryscraft Charbin / Van Isacker:
kryscraft

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Tense and subtle improvisation from the Belgian duo of pianist Marjolaine Charbin playing inside and out of the piano and alto saxophonist Frans van Isacker using microtonal and extended approaches with the sax.

Chulki, Hong  / Ryu Hankil: Objets Infernaux Chulki, Hong / Ryu Hankil:
Objets Infernaux

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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A collaboration between two Seoul, South Korean sound artists--Hong Chulki and Ryu Hankil--both performing on no-input mixer & objects for an album of electronic, glitch and sputtering sound with an extreme dynamic range and twisted purpose.

Cogburn / Jones / Rainey: Arena Ladridos Cogburn / Jones / Rainey:
Arena Ladridos

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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A live performance of saxophonist Bhob Rainey, electronics artist Bonnie Jones and percussionist Chris Cogburn performing live at AAMP in Austin, TX, and at Crolwey Theatre, Marfa, TX.

Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright: control and its opposites Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright:
control and its opposites

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $10.95

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A durational piece featuring saxophonist Seymour Wright, electronic artist Grundik Kasyansky (Grundik + Slava) & trumpeter Jamie Coleman, members of Eddie Prevost's improv workshop.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Oltreorme Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Oltreorme

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $11.00

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Italian composer Osvaldo Coluccino performed these minimal works using acoustic objects only: no musical instruments, no power tools, nor appliances, nor other electric machines, and no post electronic processing.

Dahl, Anders & Skogen: Rows Dahl, Anders & Skogen:
Rows

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $14.95

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Sweden's Skogen returns with a beautiful work for chamber ensemble with Magnus Granberg, Angharad Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ko Ishikawa, Anna Lindal, Henrik Olsson, Petter wastberg and Erik Carlsson, interpreting a piece by Anders Dahl using a 12 tone system.

Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $16.95

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Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.

Davies / Mukarji / Lazaridou-Chatzigoga: Outwash Davies / Mukarji / Lazaridou-Chatzigoga:
Outwash

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $14.95

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Improvisers Angharad Davies (violin), Tisha Mukarji (piano), and Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga (zither) create three recordings inside a London church that range from graceful to tense interplay.

Davies / Patterson / Toop : Wunderkammern Davies / Patterson / Toop :
Wunderkammern

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Six delicate, complex and suubtle studio compositions from the trio of Rhodri Davies on harp & electronics, David Toops on guitar and percussive devices, and Lee Patterson on amplified devices.

Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner: A.D. Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner:
A.D.

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Incredible, understated improvisation from two masters of the form - Axel Dorner on trumpet and Angharad Davies on violin - in three commanding tracks of atmospheric momentum.

Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages): Pluie Fine Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages):
Pluie Fine

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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The collaboration between the electroacoustic duo of Cremaster (Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro) and violinist Angharad Davies, mixing contemporary electronics with long-form minimalist drone music.

Davis  / Milton / Saade: dun Davis / Milton / Saade:
dun

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $16.95

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Understated and exquisite improvisation using trumpet, violin, bass clarinet, flute and field recordings from three forward-thinking performers.

Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell:
Confront Collectors Series

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.60

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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.

Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell: Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002 Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell:
Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.00

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The minimalist electroacoustic improvising duo of Matt Davis on electronics and effects and Mark Wastell on amplified textures performing live in Derby and Liverpool in 2002.

Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler: Truancy Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler:
Truancy

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $17.95

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Two extended and unusual improvisations between Australian saxophonist Jim Denley and Dutch pianist Cor Fuhler, developed over 7 weeks and recorded in the studio in 2013, using imaginative preparations and inventions to create fascinating new sounds and structures.

Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler: Truancy [VINYL] Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler:
Truancy [VINYL]

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $22.95

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Two extended and unusual improvisations between Australian saxophonist Jim Denley and Dutch pianist Cor Fuhler, developed over 7 weeks and recorded in the studio in 2013, using imaginative preparations and inventions to create fascinating new sounds and structures.

Dorner, Axel / Hayward, Robin: Axel Dorner & Robin Hayward Dorner, Axel / Hayward, Robin:
Axel Dorner & Robin Hayward

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $14.95

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Dogmatics, The (Abrahams / Fagachinski): The Sacrifice For The Music Became Our Lifestyle [VINYL] Dogmatics, The (Abrahams / Fagachinski):
The Sacrifice For The Music Became Our Lifestyle [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $17.95

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The duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and clarinetist Kai Fagaschinksi (The Magic I.D.) in an improvised album of open works that take unusual twists and turns in sonic subtleties.

Dorgon vs. Greg Kelley: Three Occasions Dorgon vs. Greg Kelley:
Three Occasions

(Jumbo -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann: The Berlin Series No. 3 Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann:
The Berlin Series No. 3

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $11.00

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A split CD presenting contrasting aspects of 'Berlin reductionism': "Roananax 1999" - from the quartet of Axel Dorner, Robin Hayward, Annette Krebs and Andrea Neumann; and "Obliq 2014" from the current Berlin group of Pierre Borel, Hannes Lingens and Derek Shirley.

Dorner / Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Momeme: Fabula Dorner / Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Momeme:
Fabula

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A live recording from Portugal's Cine-Theatre Curvo-Semedo of the minimal ea-improv quartet of trumpeter Axel Dorner, violist Ernesto Rodrigues, prepared electric guitarist Abdul Moimeme, and Ricardo Guerreiro on computer.

Dorner, Axel / Nakamura, Toshimaru : Vorhernach Dorner, Axel / Nakamura, Toshimaru :
Vorhernach

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $15.16

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Dryer / Heule / Lindsay: Idea Of West Dryer / Heule / Lindsay:
Idea Of West

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Quiet and static acoustic musical territories explored through the pragmatic application of compositional and improvisational structures from these West coast improvisers.

Duplant / Chambel / Drouin: Field By Memory Inhabited 1 & 2 Duplant / Chambel / Drouin:
Field By Memory Inhabited 1 & 2

(rhizome.s -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95

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A graphic score by percussionist, phono and electroacoustic artist Bruno Duplant interpreted two times with a trio including Pedro Chambel on microphone & objects and Jamie Drouin on suitcase modular and radio.

Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh: Veiled Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh:
Veiled

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A slowly-unfolding and wonderful work of unusual acoustic and electronic sound from the Argentinian trio of Alexander Elgier (piano), Victor Grinenco (violin, hardingfele, objects & electronics), and Samuel Sahlieh (synth, electric bass & tapes).

Eubanks, Bryan & Stephane Rives: fq Eubanks, Bryan & Stephane Rives:
fq

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $12.76

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French soprano saxophonist Stephane Rives and US Sound artist Bryan Eubanks on oscillators and feedback synth recorded this extended improvisation after performing live together in Berlin in 2014, using twisting acoustic and electronic tones punctuated by dramatic confrontations.

Filip, Klaus / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval: Remoto Filip, Klaus / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval:
Remoto

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $15.95

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The minimalist duo of Klaus Fili performing on sinus-waves and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval on bassoon, performed deconstructively and amplified with miniature microphones, in two extended recordings of introspective and austere dialog.

Flunger, Elisabeth / Tomas Tello: Labor Flunger, Elisabeth / Tomas Tello:
Labor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Electricity and metal trash object meet in a banging and sparking session of minimal improvisation from percussionist Elisabeth Flunger and electronic artist Tomas Tello.

Forge / Julian / Papapostolou: meshes Forge / Julian / Papapostolou:
meshes

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $12.95

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Two improvisations-one live, one without audience-by an Anglo-French trio of new voices from trombonist Forge, electronics artists Julian and cellist Papapostolou.

Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde: pie 'n' mash Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde:
pie 'n' mash

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $10.00

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Virtuosic French-based trombonist Mathias Forge and Brussels-based electroacoustic composer-turned improviser Olivier Toulemonde recording live in Sheffield, 2010.

Forsyth, Chris / Wooley, Nate: The Duchess of Oysterville Forsyth, Chris / Wooley, Nate:
The Duchess of Oysterville

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.28

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Four4  (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell): John Cage Four4 (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell):
John Cage

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Four percussionists perform John Cages's 1991 numbered work "Four4" in four movements using flexible time brackets in a sensitive and authoritative rendering of this fascinating work.

Frey, Jurg / Radu Malfatti: II Frey, Jurg / Radu Malfatti:
II

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Two works, one each from trombonist Radu Malfatti and clarinetist Jurg Frey, also credited with "instruments", field recordings and couterpoints; electroacoustic reductionist work of beautiful character that unfolds slowly and rewards attentive listeners in morphing sound.

Garcia, Miguel / Tomas Gris / Lee Noyes: Asto Ilunno Garcia, Miguel / Tomas Gris / Lee Noyes:
Asto Ilunno

(Idealstate Recordings -- Sweden )

Price: $12.95

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The trio of Miguel A. Garcia (electronics), Tomas Gris (objects) and Lee Noyes (piano) in a single extended and understated improvisation mixing acoustic and electronic sources, building and subsiding in its interesting journey.

Gauguet / Hautzinger / Lehn: Close Up Gauguet / Hautzinger / Lehn:
Close Up

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $15.95

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Intense and minimal electroacoustic improv from an incredible trio of saxophonist Gauguet, trumpeter Hautzinger, and analog synth player Lehn.

Great Waitress: Lucid Great Waitress:
Lucid

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $17.95

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Berlin pianist Magda Mayas with the Australian duo of accordionist Monika Brooks and clarinetist Laura Altman in understated improvisations that reveal unexpected sonic properties while pushing the boundaries of each player's instruments.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Nakamura, Toshimaru: Map Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Nakamura, Toshimaru:
Map

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $17.95

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4 live duets between saxophonist and organist Jean-Luc Guionnet and lowercase master Toshimara Nakamura on the no-input mixing board, in striking and compatible contrasts.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama: Window Dressing Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama:
Window Dressing

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Four recordings of subtle improvisation for saxophone & percussion, recorded for Radio Nationale Slovene in Ljubljana, and in the library of Jean-Paul Manganaro, Paris.

Halliwell, Graham / Lee Patterson: Terrain Halliwell, Graham / Lee Patterson:
Terrain

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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A work of layered saxophone, amplified objects and field recordings from the duo of electronic artist Lee Patterson and electronics & saxophone player Halliwell.

Halliwell, Graham: Recorded Delivery Halliwell, Graham:
Recorded Delivery

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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Saxophonist Halliwell appears here in three duo performances with Rhodri Davies playing E-bowed harp; Steve Roden with extracts from his "resonantlighttones"; and Mark Wastell on tam-tam.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller: Giles U. Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller:
Giles U.

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $12.00

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The unlikely combination of tuba and spinet from Carl Ludwig Hubsch and Christoph Schiller (Millefleurs) taking each instrument beyond their traditional sound through extended technique and style.

 


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