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Kasyansky, Grundik: Light and Roundchair <i>[Used Item]</i> Kasyansky, Grundik:
Light and Roundchair [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95    

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Kelley, Greg / Olivia Block: Resolution Kelley, Greg / Olivia Block:
Resolution

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Electronic artist (and on this release, pianist) Olivia Block and radical trumpeter Greg Kelley meet for five works that range from breathy meditations to active "slapstick" routines of bewilderingly interesting sound.

Kelley, Greg: Trumpet Kelley, Greg:
Trumpet

(Meniscus -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Kimmel / More / Wick: Tilting Kimmel / More / Wick:
Tilting

(Peira -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Three musicians known for their unconventional explorations of their instrument create textural sound worlds using breath, friction, vibration, force; a strange but rewarding dialog.

Korber, Tomas: Effacement Korber, Tomas:
Effacement

(Cut -- Switzerland )

Price: $14.95    

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Krebs / Unami: motubachii Krebs / Unami:
motubachii

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Berlin based Annette Krebs and Tokyo sound artist Taku Unami bring together a variety of improvisation, compositional and unlikely sources for 5 part puzzle box of understated sound.

Kuchen / Rowe / Wright Kuchen / Rowe / Wright:

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The dual alto saxophones of Martin Kuchen and Seymour Wright meet guitarist Keith Rowe for an impressive journey of free improvisation with Rowe taking the lead.

Kwang, Goh Lee : Good Vibrations Kwang, Goh Lee :
Good Vibrations

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Aberrant experiments with a stereo DJ mixer from Herbal International label leader Goh Lee Kwang, 5 tracks of unexpected sounds, micro-drills, crackles, purrs, hums, buzzes, quirks and bleeps from the mixer itself, performed live with no overdubs or pre-programming.

Kwang, Goh Lee: New Ear [2 CDs] Kwang, Goh Lee:
New Ear [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Two extended works from Herbal International label leader Goh Lee Kwang: the two part "Vurnmmkied" the first of static sonic environments that slowly morph, while the second varies with a mix of subtle and harsh sound; "3753" contrasts with gentler, slower territory.

La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet: Inscape. Lille-Flandres La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet:
Inscape. Lille-Flandres

(Monotype -- Poland )

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A concept album for their Inscape project: onsite installations with strategically placed microphones mixed in real time to create complex and intriguing sound sculptures.

Lash / Farmer / Hughes: Droplets Lash / Farmer / Hughes:
Droplets

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A 20-minute improvisation plus realisations of scores by the Wandelweiser composers Eva-Maria Houben & Taylan Susam, including an extraordinary outdoor performance of Houben's Nachtstuck for solo bass.

Lexer, Sebastian & Seymour Wright: blasen Lexer, Sebastian & Seymour Wright:
blasen

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two powerful electro-acoustic improvisations by two of the most exciting voices from the current London improv scene.

Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter: Jus Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter:
Jus

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A quiet quartet session intended for loud volume with Jacob Lindsay (reeds), Ava Mendoza (electric guitar), Damon Smith (7-string ergo-bass & lloopp), and Weasel Walter (percussion & bagpipe chanter), unusual tapestries of sound plus a recipe!

Looper  (Martin Kuchen / Nikos Veliotis / Ingar Zach): Dying Sun Looper (Martin Kuchen / Nikos Veliotis / Ingar Zach):
Dying Sun

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Looper (Nikos Veliotis, Martin Kuchen and Ingar Zach) in Another Timbre's Silence and After series, layered and slowly moving sound work of great depth and subtlety.

Lopez, Francisco: Live in Auckland Lopez, Francisco:
Live in Auckland

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Sections of complex deep sound work juxtaposed with stillness in this 43 minute epic of sophisticated industrial environments full of suspense and engaging darkness.

Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets and guitar.

Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out [VINYL] Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out [VINYL]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets and guitar.

Malfatti, Radu / Klaus Filip: imaoto Malfatti, Radu / Klaus Filip:
imaoto

(erstwhile -- USA )

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The improvising duo of trombonist Radu Malfatti and electronics/sinewave artist Klaus Filip in two extended and beautiful works that investigate the edges of ultraminimalism.

Malfatti, Radu / Taku Unami Malfatti, Radu / Taku Unami:

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Performed as part of the AMPLIFY 2011 festival at The Stone in NYC, the duo of trombonist Radu Malfatti and electronic/visual artist Taku Unami presented this long, minimal and dramatic soundwork in a pitch-black room lit only by Unami's visuals.

Merce, Sergio: Microtonal Saxophone Merce, Sergio:
Microtonal Saxophone

(Potlatch -- France )

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Using an alto saxophone where the original mechanisms have been replaced with water, gas & compressed air taps, saxophonist Sergio Merce can microtonally move the tuning of any note and create multiphonics, allowing him to play several sonic layers while using circular breathing.

Milton, Matt / Leo Dumont: scrub Milton, Matt / Leo Dumont:
scrub

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A half-hour concert of understated and engaging performance of astonishing detail and subtlety from violinist Milton and percussionist Dumont.

Moslang, Norbert: capture Moslang, Norbert:
capture

(Cut -- Switzerland )

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Moslang, Norbert: header_change Moslang, Norbert:
header_change

(Cut -- Switzerland )

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Norbert Möslang´s latest installment in his long-running work in the transmutation of light into sound.

Murayama / Rives: Axiom For The Duration Murayama / Rives:
Axiom For The Duration

(Potlatch -- France )

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Percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Saxophonist Stephane Rives focus on creating drone music while exploring the many subtle variations of texture sounds.

Murayama, Seijiro: Broken Iteration  [2 CDs] Murayama, Seijiro:
Broken Iteration [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A 2-CD release from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama, performing solo on "objects" which combines clearly percussive objects and other electroacoustic items of obscure origin, creating active, rich and curious sonic environments that envelop the listener.

Nakamura, Toshimaru  / English (Foster, Joe / Jones, Bonnie): One Day Nakamura, Toshimaru / English (Foster, Joe / Jones, Bonnie):
One Day

(erstwhile -- USA )

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EA-improv minimalist Toshimaru Nakamura with English (Joe Foster/Bonnie Jones) in a recording made in Tokyo while the three were touring South Korea and Japan in 2007.

Nakamura, Toshimaru : maruto Nakamura, Toshimaru :
maruto

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Using his no-input mixing board Toshimaru Nakamura, perhaps the ultimate Onkyo artist, spent two years creating this work, which is also the second release in the Erstsolo series.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher: Dusted Machinery Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher:
Dusted Machinery

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Collaborating since 2002, saxophonist John Butcher and no-input mixing board artist Toshimaru Nakamura made these recordings during David Sylvian's "When we return you won't recognise us" project.

Narthex (Baron / Blairon): Formnction Narthex (Baron / Blairon):
Formnction

(Potlatch -- France )

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Saxophonist Marc Baron & bassist Loic Blairon recorded 6 improvisations and then recomposed and organized them into these two 30 minute works, one acoustic and one digital.

Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones: Green Just As I Could See Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones:
Green Just As I Could See

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Four extended electroacoustic works from Berlin's inside pianist and mixing board artist Andrea Neumann and Baltimore's Bonnie Jones on electronics, minimal and edgy pieces of unusual and absorbing character.

NG4 Quartet (Keith Rowe / Anthony Taillard / Emmanuel Leduc / Julien Ottavi): A Quartet For Guitars NG4 Quartet (Keith Rowe / Anthony Taillard / Emmanuel Leduc / Julien Ottavi):
A Quartet For Guitars

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Keith Rowe, Anthony Taillard, Emmanuel Leduc and Julien Ottavi perform on electric guitars and electronics, following a score of 9 sections worked out between them for over a year before recording these six improvisations.

Oliver, Cody: Microclimate Oliver, Cody:
Microclimate

(House Leek Audio -- Canada )

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Perlowin, Shane / Jacob Wick : Objet A [CASSETTE] Perlowin, Shane / Jacob Wick :
Objet A [CASSETTE]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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A freely improvised collaboration between Ahleuchatistas guitarist Shane Perlowin and trumpeter Jacob Wick, both using a contemplative approach of unusual and extended techniques while allowing space and tension to develop their deceptively rich dialog.

Pisaro, Michael : Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar) Pisaro, Michael :
Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

(Potlatch -- France )

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A collection of materials for solo guitarist, written by Michael Pisaro and here performed by Christian Alvear, presenting the performer with up to 12 fragments which can be played in any order and which allow for various transformations, cuts, extensions and silences.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 2 Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 2

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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The second part of composer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro performing on field recordings, radio, guitar, sine tones, with Greg Stuart performing on a diverse set of percussive instruments.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 3 Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 3

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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The third part of composer and performer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro providing sine tones, performing with Greg Stuart on 16 suspended cymbals plus grains/surfaces.

Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda: Crosshatches [2 CDs] Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda:
Crosshatches [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Composer Michael Pisaro teams up with Toshiya Tsunoda for an 85 minute work in 8 sections developed over 14 months, a profound saga of subtle lowercase interactions using electronics and field recordings.

Pisaro, Michael: 3 compositions  played by Philip Thomas & others: Fields Have Ears Pisaro, Michael: 3 compositions played by Philip Thomas & others:
Fields Have Ears

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Three compositions by Michael Pisaro for piano, piano & tape, and for 4 or more players (here with 14) as performed by pianist Philip Thomas, and with Sarah Hughs and members of the Edges Ensemble.

PUNCK (Zanni / Adrianno): A Constant Migration (Between Reality and Fiction) PUNCK (Zanni / Adrianno):
A Constant Migration (Between Reality and Fiction)

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Rodrigues / Chaparreiro / Oliveira: Paris Rodrigues / Chaparreiro / Oliveira:
Paris

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An excellent dialog using strong dynamics and space from electroacoustic improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Anotonio Chaparreiro (electric guitar) and Jose Oliveira (percussion).

Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth: All About Mimi Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth:
All About Mimi

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The intense lowercase trio of Creative Source label leader Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, percussionist Christian Wolfarth on cymbals, and Ricardo Guerreiro on interactive computer performing the 6 part "All About Mimi" in the studio.

Rodrigues / Matthews / Saade / Rodrigues: Oranges Rodrigues / Matthews / Saade / Rodrigues:
Oranges

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Rodrigues / Sielaff / Rawlings / Sundstrom / Burns / Mota: Seattle Rodrigues / Sielaff / Rawlings / Sundstrom / Burns / Mota:
Seattle

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two tracks from two groupings, anchored by Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Jonathan Sielaff on bass clarinet, paired first with Vic Rawlings on cello & electronics and Leif Sundstrom on electronics; then with Gust Burns on piano and Manuel Mota on electric guitar.

Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos: Three Rushes Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos:
Three Rushes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Creative Sources label leaders Carlos Santos on computer and Enresto Rodrigues on harp are joined by saxophonist Katsura Yamauchi, using unorthodox techniques to create a beautifully floating album of modern ea-improvisation.

Romen / Fagaschinski / Schneider: Here Comes The Sun Romen / Fagaschinski / Schneider:
Here Comes The Sun

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The trio of clarinetist Kai Fagachinski (Magic I.D., International Nothing) with frequent collaborators Barbara Romen (hammered dulcimer) and guitarist Gunter Schneider, for a beautiful and enigmatic album of gauzy tones and plucks.

Rose, Simon & Pascal Nichols: Sombrero Galaxy Rose, Simon & Pascal Nichols:
Sombrero Galaxy

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Simon Rose, a member of Badland with Steve Noble and Simon Fell, in a duo with drummer Pascal Nichols, label leader of Krayon Recordings, for an understated set of extended improvisations.

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.

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.

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.



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