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Composer and guitarist Tim Brady in an ambitious project for a symphony in 5 movements for solo electric guitar, sampler, live electronics and a virtuoso chamber ensemble of 15 musicians.

Brady, Tim
Playing Guitar: Symphony #1

Brady, Tim: Playing Guitar: Symphony #1 (Ambiances Magnetiques)
Label: Ambiances Magnetiques    
Released in: Canada    

"Composer and guitarist Tim Brady releases his most ambitious project ever with his 3rd Ambiances Magnétiques recording, a 46-minute symphony in 5 movements for solo electric guitar, sampler, live electronics and a virtuoso chamber ensemble of 15 musicians. The work was commissioned in 1997 by Canada's highly acclaimed contemporary music orchestra, the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, and was premiered in Montreal in October 2002, followed by performances in New York and Marseille"-Ambiance Magnetiques

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Product Information:

UPC: 771028112524

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Catalog ID: AM 125
Squidco Product Code: 4201

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2002
Country: Canada
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Tracks 1 to 7 were recorded at Ocsar Peterson Concert Hall, Concordia University on June 2nd, 2003 by Morris Apelbaum. Track 8 was recorded at Studio Piccolo on March 10th, 2004 by Morris Apelbaum.


Tim Brady-guitar, sampler, electronics

Michel Bettez-bassoon

Sheila Hannigan-cello

Martin Carpentier-clarinet

Lorraine Vaillancourt-conductor
Yannick Chnevert-double bass

Guy Pelletier-flute

Jocelyn Veilleux-French horn

Julie Sirois-Leclerc-oboe, English horn

Julien GrŽgoire-percussion

Jacques Drouin-piano

Brigitte Poulin-piano

Patrice Richer-trombone

Lise Bouchard-trumpet

Brian Bacon-viola

Johanne Morin-violin

Alain Guigure-violin

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Track Listing:

1 Wood, Metal, Skin and Strings (drum solo) 6:45

2 Slide 9:12

3 A Really Big Guitar (sampler solo) 3:00

4 Playing Almost Nothing But Thirds 4:59

5 Triple Cadenza (reverse guitars) 5:22

6 Chromatics, Harmonics, Recidivist Thirds and Pulsing Fifths (guitar solo) 5:57

7 A Half Dozen Ostinatos 10:45

8 24 Frames: Resonance 12:14

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