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Heretical new music for solo guitar conceived as impossible etudes and exercises on a variety of finger busting guitar techniques and performed by Marc Ribot.

Ribot, Marc
Exercises In Futility

Ribot, Marc: Exercises In Futility (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"Heretical new music for solo guitar composed and performed by the radical maverick Marc Ribot, who has worked with everyone from Elvis Costello, Maryanne Faithful and Tom Waits to Bill Frisell and Sun Ra. Conceived as impossible etudes and exercises on a variety of finger busting guitar techniques, this astonishing suite will forever change your concept of what the guitar is capable (or not capable) of. Also included are a variety of compositions for solo guitar, making this the definitive collection of Ribot's expressive and virtuosic solo music. Twisted, mangled and tortured, this instrumental tour-de-force is musical sacrilege at its best."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397804628

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8046
Squidco Product Code: 9444

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray

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Track Listing:

1. Etude #1 five gestures

2. Etude #2 morton 1

3. Etude #3 elvis

4. Etude #4 bombasto

5. Etude #5 lame

6. Etude #6 cowboy

7. Etude #7 ballad

8. Etude #8 groove?

9. Etude #9 morton 2

10. Etude #10 min

11. Etude #11 ascending

12. Etude #12 mirror

13. Etude #13 wank

14. Etude #14 event on 10th avenue

15. The Joy of Repetition