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The idiosyncratic master of the guitar, this album is pure Fred Frith, playing solo acoustic guitar over a range of styles including classical, blues, folk, gypsy and free improvisation.

Frith, Fred
To Sail, To Sail

Frith, Fred: To Sail, To Sail (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"One of the most profound solo statements to date from a musical master who has been crossing musical borders for over three decades! Concentrating exclusively on the acoustic guitar, Fred Frith stretches himself and the instrument like never before, performing with the eloquence and grace of a master in peak form. With a prodigious technique and elegant sense of maturity he draws upon a lifetime of study and experience to bring together influences as diverse as classical, blues, folk, gypsy and free improvisation, creating a fascinating new world of sound and feeling. Beautiful and absolutely essential."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397762522

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7625
Squidco Product Code: 10069

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

Fred Frith-Taylor 810 Model Steel-string Acoustic Guitar

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Track Listing:

1. Because Your Mama Wants You Home 2:39 2. Weather Gauge 4:23

3. Reconstructed 4:07

4. Life On Venus 4:29

5. Mondays 2:05

6. Life-Enhancing Interior 4:00

7. First Light 4:45

8. Scratch Orchestra 4:16

9. The Wrong Door 5:05

10. Circuit Breakers And Fuses 5:05

11. The Slightest Shiver 2:32

12. Sheep's Head, 1963 5:40

13. Life By Another Name 3:38

14. Dog Watch 6:16

15. Hopscotch Horizon 3:19

16. King Dawn 3:04