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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe)

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise (Hat [now] ART)
Label: Hat [now] ART    
Released in: Switzerland    

"It's interesting to note that the title chosen for this carefully plotted program of works, Counterpoise, refers to equivalent powers set in opposition creating a state of balance, and appears in the dictionary in between the words "counterpoint" and "counterpose." There is certainly a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material presented here, as well as in the personalities of the composers represented. Moreover, there is a palpable sense of poise (that is, equilibrium, assurance, and tact) in the music itself, which accounts for the equal degrees of spontaneity and inevitability-highlighting the counter-effect of creative tension-that result."-Art Lange

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Product Information:

UPC: 752156013624

Label: Hat [now] ART
Catalog ID: 136
Squidco Product Code: 18487

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2000
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Cardstock 3 page foldover
Recorded at WDR Koln, Funkhaus on July 28th-30th, 1998 and on December 22nd, 1998 by Wolfgang Muller.


John Carisi-composer

Eddie Sauter-composer

Christian Wolff-composer

Stefan Wolpe-composer

Frank Worner-voice

Marcus Weiss-saxophone, voice

Martin Neher-saxophone, clarinet, voice

Marco Blauuw-trumpet, voice

Christian Dierstein-percussion, voice

Tomoko Hemmi-piano

Yukiko Sugawara-piano

Tobias Hiller-conductor

Serge Bertocchi-saxophone

Jean-Michel Goury-saxophone

Pierre-Stephane Meuge-saxophone

Marcus Weiss-saxophone

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Track Listing:

1. Quartet For Trumpet, Saxophone, Percussion An Piano 13:19

2. Saophone Quartet No. 1 7:46

3. Counterpoise No. 1 For Trumpet, Baritone Saxophone, Persuccion And Piano 5:11

4. Saxophone Quartet No. 1 6:16

5. Exercise 26 & 27 8:44

6. Blues - 'Stimmen Aus Dem Massengrab' - Marsch 9:52

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