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Rowe, Keith / Alfredo Costa Monteiro / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart: Contour Rowe, Keith / Alfredo Costa Monteiro / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart:
Contour

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Two recordings from spina!studio in St. Petersburg during the Teni Zvuka 2013 Festival, one a duo btween Keith Rowe and Alfredo Costa Monteiro, and the other filling out to a quartet with Ilia Belorukov and Kurt Liedwart; detailed interactions with impressive restraint.

Rowe, Keith / Gunter Mueller / Taku Sugimoto: The World Turned Upside Down Rowe, Keith / Gunter Mueller / Taku Sugimoto:
The World Turned Upside Down

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Rowe, Keith / Sachiko M: M-contact [2 CDs] Rowe, Keith / Sachiko M:
M-contact [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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The first meeting of guitarist/electronic artist Rowe with Sachiko M on sine wave and contact mic, recorded during the AMPLIFY 2008 festival in Tokyo.

Rowe, Keith / Toshimaru Nakamura: ErstLive 008 Rowe, Keith / Toshimaru Nakamura:
ErstLive 008

(erstwhile -- USA )

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The fourth set from Keith Rowe's duos at Erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2008 festival in Tokyo, a duo with long-time partner Toshimaru Nakamura, intense ea-improv from two masters.

Sachiko M: Salon de Sachiko Sachiko M:
Salon de Sachiko

(Hitorri -- Japan )

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IMJ offshoot label Hitorri presents Sachiko M's minial solo work of dual oscillator eruptions.

Saunders / Thomas /  Parkinson / Davies / Chase / Davies (Edges Ensemble): divisions that could be a Saunders / Thomas / Parkinson / Davies / Chase / Davies (Edges Ensemble):
divisions that could be autonomous but that comprise the whole

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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6 works from a series of minimal compositions loosely based on the art & writings of Sol LeWitt, performed by the Edges Ensemble: Philip Thomas, James Saunders, Tim Parkinson, Angharad Davies, Stephen Chase & Rhodri Davies.

Schiller, Christoph: Variations Schiller, Christoph:
Variations

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Christoph Schiller's first solo work for spinet, amplified objects and piano, using a simple but brilliant structure which combines improvised pieces in a unique chain-like pattern of repetition and development.

Scotch Of St James, The: Live at Amplify 2004 Scotch Of St James, The:
Live at Amplify 2004

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Tim Barnes on snare drum and amplification and Mark Wastell on amplified textures, tuned metal, making small, mostly unidentifiable sounds with a Cage-style open flair.

Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell): and we disappear Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell):
and we disappear

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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For a decade this trio has created some of the most interesting electroacoustic improvisation, captured in a 38 minute performance at the Ear We Are Festival in Biel, Switzerland, 2007.

Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell): Live At Cafe Oto Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell):
Live At Cafe Oto

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The Sealed Knot (Burkhard Beins, Rhodri Davies and Mark Wastell) recorded this beautifully rich and slowly unfolding ea-improv work at the Another Timbre Festival at Cafe Oto in London, 2009.

Sealed Knot, The: All Angels Sealed Knot, The:
All Angels

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The 1st official recording of ea-improv trio The Sealed Knot (Burkhard Beins (percussion), Rhodri Davies (harp) and Mark Wastell (violincello)) is this live concert from All Angels Church, London in 2000, part of a series of collaborations between London and Berlin improvisers.

Sealed Knot, The: Live at the Red Hedgehog Sealed Knot, The:
Live at the Red Hedgehog

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The trio of double bassist Mark Wastell, Rhodri Davies on harp and Burkhard Beins on percussion performing live at The Red Hedgehog in London, 2006.

Sealed Knot, The: Surface/Plane Sealed Knot, The:
Surface/Plane

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Listed as one of The Wire's Top 10 Improvised Music Records in 2003, this reissue of The Sealed Knots Meniscus release presents two live 2001 concerts in the UK from the subtlely sophisticated trio of UK & Berlin artists Mark Wastell, Burkhard Beins, and Rhodri Davies.

Sealed Knot, The: Unwanted Object Sealed Knot, The:
Unwanted Object

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The trio of Mark Wastell on double bass, Rhodri Davies on harp and Burkhard Beins on percussion performing at The Old School, Norfolk in 2004, tense and understated improvisation.

Stackenas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres: Wounds Of Light Stackenas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres:
Wounds Of Light

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Tense textures and shadowy interplay brought to 'light' from the quartet of father/son Rodrigues, guitarist David Stackenas, and saxophonist Nuno Torres; remarkably subtle sonic improvisation.

Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski: Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski:
Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Occupying a unique area between composition & folk music, classical & jazz/improv, tension & serenity, these duos also include recordings from Klaus Filip and dieb13.

Tierce #2: Caisson Tierce #2:
Caisson

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A 2nd outing for this electronics-based trio using field recordings, zithers, turntables, amplified knitting machine, &c.; a 60 minute improvisation recorded in concert in Hull in November 2010.

Ulher / Mallozzi / Zerang: Landscape: Recognizable Ulher / Mallozzi / Zerang:
Landscape: Recognizable

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Ulher / Metzger: blinzeln Ulher / Metzger:
blinzeln

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Minimal sound sources and extraneous trumpet sounds using unusual techniques in a duo of subtle yet captivating recordings from these frequent collaborators.

Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan:
Stereo Trumpet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.

Ulher, Birgit / Rodrigues, Ernesto / Santos, Carlos: Doppelganger Ulher, Birgit / Rodrigues, Ernesto / Santos, Carlos:
Doppelganger

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Delicate nuance and fascinating textures from the minimal improvisations of trumpeter Birgit Uhler, violist Ernesto Rodriguez and live sampling from Carlos Santos.

Unami, Taku / Takahiro Kawaguchi: Teatro Assente Unami, Taku / Takahiro Kawaguchi:
Teatro Assente

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A minimal theater in sound from Taku Unami and Takahiro Kawaguchi and starring Yoko Chosakabe and Kumio Kurachi, recording at the Ueno Okura Theater Older Building.

Vogel, Sabine : Aus dem Fotoalbum eines Pinguins Vogel, Sabine :
Aus dem Fotoalbum eines Pinguins

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet: The Berlin Series No. 4 Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet:
The Berlin Series No. 4

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A split CD from Berlin-based flautist and composer Sabine Vogel: a composition using recordings made at various exterior locations as part of her work with Landscape Quartet; and a recording of a live improvisation as part of the 2012 NOW now festival in Sydney.

Wick / Greenwald: 37:55 Wick / Greenwald:
37:55

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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New York improvising artists trumpeter Jacob Wick and percussionist Andrew Greenwald in 4 tracks of minimally dense and persuasively smeary compositions.

Wolff, Christian / Keith Rowe Wolff, Christian / Keith Rowe:

(erstwhile -- USA )

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New York School stalwart and John Cage collaborator Christian Wolff met AMM and EA-improvising guitarist Keith Rowe to perform this extended work at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 show in NYC's The Stone.

Wooley, Nate: Wrong Shape to be a Story Teller Wooley, Nate:
Wrong Shape to be a Story Teller

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Yoshida, Ami / Kurzmann, Christof: a s o Yoshida, Ami / Kurzmann, Christof:
a s o

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Yoshida, Ami / Toshimaru Nakamura: Soba to Bara Yoshida, Ami / Toshimaru Nakamura:
Soba to Bara

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Two of the original innovators of the Tokyo "onkyo" sound movement, understated ea-improvisations, in their first collaboration, constructed asynchronous recordings.

Yoshihide /  Ozeki / Gustafsson: with records Yoshihide / Ozeki / Gustafsson:
with records

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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It started with a Mats Gustafsson's LP, for which Ozeki Mitkito created a polyvinyl chloride cutout, which Otomo manipulated on his turntable, recording this limited hand-numbered CD.

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.

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.

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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Ercklentz / Neumann  : LAlienation Ercklentz / Neumann :
LAlienation

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Lowercase free improvisation from the duo of Sabine Ercklentz and Andrea Neumann performing on trumpet and a specially designed amplified piano frame, recording 5 detailed and mysteriously constructed works using space and structure in intriguing sound work.

Bettis, Chuck: Sonic Sigils [CD EP] Bettis, Chuck:
Sonic Sigils [CD EP]

(Scarcelight -- USA )

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An electronic work from NY experimenter Chuck Bettis in a 3" CD embedded in a full 5" disc, aural assaults and abstracted noise in complex patterns with unexpected twists and turns.

Butcher, John : Invisible Ear Butcher, John :
Invisible Ear

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist John Butcher in a release of solo and multitrack recordings using close-miking, amplification, room resonance, and feedback saxes, creating unusual & fascinating experiments.

Prevost, Helene: A La Plage Prevost, Helene:
A La Plage

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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A mix of sound art and improvisation from Quebec/Actuelle musician Helene Prevost, 10 minimal "Plages", or luminous surfaces, created with Eric Normand, Stephae Claude, and Mario Gauthier.

AMM: Spanish Fighters AMM:
Spanish Fighters

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded at the festival Neposlusno (Sound Disobedience) in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2012, the AMM duo of Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano perform an extend improvisation of tension and dynamic, delicately balancing sound in a rich dialog.

Chvad SB: Crickets Were the Compass Chvad SB:
Crickets Were the Compass

(Silber -- USA )

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Chvad SB of Things Outside The Skin, Tongue Muzzle, &c in album of ambient drone lament, composed of abstract passages, at times dissonant & at other times melodic, but always with interesting intention.

Frey, Peter / Daniel Studer: Zwirn Frey, Peter / Daniel Studer:
Zwirn

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Zwirn" means "twine" in German, an apt description of the interweaving sound that double bassists Daniel Studer and Peter Frey play together, in 7 freely improvised works of unusual technique and new musical structures.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.

Phillips, Simon James : Blage 3 Phillips, Simon James :
Blage 3

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A reduction of composer Simon James Phillips' 5 hour improvisation performed with Tony Buck (drums), Werner Dafeldecker (bass), BJ Nilsen (electronics), Liz Allbee (trumpet), Arthur Rother (guitar) & Simon James Phillips (piano) exploring time, perception and place.

Scherchen, Hermann: Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL] Scherchen, Hermann:
Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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An historical recording of Hermann Scherchen directing the RTSI Orchestra in a rehearsal of Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 1964, one of the works Scherchen is most associated with.

Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo: Dark Lady Of The Sonnets Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo:
Dark Lady Of The Sonnets

(Tum -- Finland )

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Drawing on American creative music, Mbira music of Zimbabwe, and traditional Chinese music, trumpeter Leo Smith's ensemble with drummer Pheeroan akLaff and pipa player Min Xiao-Fen perform 5 extraordinary compositions of lyrical vision.

Freedman, Lori: 3 Freedman, Lori:
3

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Clarinetist Lori Freedman brought together 3 distinct trios over the course of 3 consecutive nights with a total of 6 other Montreal musicians for live encounters of improvisation.

Greenlee, Shawn: Nysa Greenlee, Shawn:
Nysa

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim: Nor Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim:
Nor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The freely improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues, Axel Dorner, Nuno Torres and Alexander Frangenheim recorded this beautiful album of dark sound in Germany in 2014, 3 movements of understated dialog using unexpected techniques in a subtle dialog.

Wolff, Christian /  Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble: Stones Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble:
Stones

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Antoine Beuger, Burkhard Schlothauer, Chico Mello, Jurg Frey, Kunsu Shim, Michael Pisaro, and Thomas Stiegler participate in this realization of Christian Wolff's compositions to make sounds or draw sounds out of stones, alone or with other surfaces, acoustically or amplified.

Garcia, Margarida / Barry Weisblat: Loran Garcia, Margarida / Barry Weisblat:
Loran

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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2004 release of Lisbon double bassist Margarida Garcia on electric double bass, and electronic artist Barry Weisblat in a startling dialog of electronic burst and deep tones.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Um Em Um Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Um Em Um

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An unusual release from the accordion, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, placed microphones in a way to enhance the harmonics and all the particularities of every sound, layering slowly moving tones and their harmonic interaction, allowing unexpected details to emerge.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Vulgar Defender Scarcity Of Tanks:
Vulgar Defender

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

Smith, Wadada Leo: Procession Of The Great Ancestry Smith, Wadada Leo:
Procession Of The Great Ancestry

(NESSA -- USA )

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Finally remastered, this is one of Smith's most obscure and satisfying early recordings with Kahil El'Zabar, Louis Myers, Joe Fonda, John Powell, Mchaka Uba, & Bobby Naughton.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".



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