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Frith, Fred: Rivers and Tides (Winter & Winter)


 

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Label: Winter & Winter
Catalog ID: 910 092-2
Squidco Product Code: 2176

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2003
Country: Germany

Personnel:

Fred Frith-guitar, samples, violin, piano, berimbao

Karoline Hofler-double bass

Bernd Settelmeyer-percussion

Wolfgang Stryi-soprano saxophone, bass clarinet

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"The land art works by Andy Goldsworthy, a British artist living in Scotland, gave Thomas Riedelsheimer his inspiration for the film Rivers and Tides, winner of the Deutscher Kamerapreis for 2001 (documentary section). For over one year, he and his team followed Goldsworthy as he busied himself with rivers and tides in Canada, the United States, France and Scotland. Fred Frith, the English composer and improvisation artist who was charged by Riedelsheimer with composing the music for the film let himself be inspired by the extraordinary nature sculptures and tried to transpose as much as possible of the "character" of these works into his music. He worked with tones, sounds of nature - especially water - and of course with time, bringing the music into direct dialogue with the images. For Winter & Winter, Fred Frith has arranged selected parts (I-VIII) from the original film music for a CD."-Winter & Winter

Artist Biographies:

"Though the point of reference for many remains the iconic band Henry Cow, which he co-founded in 1968 and which broke up more than 30 years ago, Fred Frith has never really stood still for an instant.

In bands such as Art Bears, Massacre, Skeleton Crew, Keep the Dog, Tense Serenity, the Fred Frith Guitar Quartet, Eye to Ear, and most recently Cosa Brava, he has always held true to his roots in rock and folk music, while exploring influences that range from the literary works of Eduardo Galeano to the art installations of Cornelia Parker.

The release of the seminal Guitar Solos in 1974 enabled him to simultaneously carve out a place for himself in the international improvised music scene, not only as an acclaimed solo performer but in the company of artists as diverse as Han Bennink, Chris Cutler, Jean-Pierre Drouet, Evelyn Glennie, Ikue Mori, Louis Sclavis, Stevie Wishart, Wu Fei, Camel Zekri, John Zorn, and scores of others.

He has also developed a personal compositional language in works written for Arditti Quartet, Asko Ensemble, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Ensemble Modern, Concerto Köln, and ROVA Sax Quartet, for example. Fred has been active as a composer for dance since the early 1980s, working with choreographers Bebe Miller, François Verret, and especially long-time collaborator and friend Amanda Miller, with whom he has created a compelling body of work over the last twenty years.

His film soundtracks (for award-winning films like Thomas Riedelsheimer's Rivers and Tides and Touch the Sound, Peter Mettler's Gambling, Gods, and LSD, and Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow's Thirst, to name a few) won him a lifetime achievement award from Prague's "Music on Film, Film on Music" Festival (MOFFOM) in 2007. The following year he received Italy's Demetrio Stratos Prize (previously given to Diamanda Galas and Meredith Monk) for his life's work in experimental music, and in 2010 was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Huddersfield in his home county of Yorkshire.

Fred currently teaches in the Music Department at Mills College in Oakland, California (renowned for over fifty years as the epicenter of the American experimental tradition), and in the Musik Akademie in Basel, Switzerland."

-Fred Frith Website (http://www.fredfrith.com/biography.html)
4/19/2017

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(Recommended Records)
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(Recommended Records)
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(Recommended Records)
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(Recommended Records)
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(Recommended Records)
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(Recommended Records)
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(Clean Feed)
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