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Davies, Hugh

Performances 1969 - 1977

Davies, Hugh : Performances 1969 - 1977 (Another Timbre)

Limited edition archive CDR of 1960's instrument inventor the late Hugh Davies, solo and with Richard Orton, to accompany the Another Timbre release "For Hugh Davies".
 

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Label: Another Timbre
Catalog ID: at-r01
Squidco Product Code: 10204

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: UK
Packaging: Cardstock Sleeve

Personnel:

Hugh Davies-invented instruments, shozyg

Richard Orton-shozyg

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track listing:


1. music for 2 springs (1977) 8:04

2. music for 3 springs (1977) 13:17

3. solo at ronie scott's (1975?) 24:33

4. music for bowed diaphragms (1973) 10:18

5. salad (for egg- & vegetable slicers) 1977 14:06

6. shozyg I & II - duo with richard orton (1969) 8:52
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"Hugh Davies was one of the pioneers of 'free improvisation' in Europe from the mid-1960's. With extraordinary creativity he designed and built several 'invented instruments' incorporating objects from everyday life such as springs, hacksaw blades and egg-slicers. He humbly characterised this as 'D-I-Y music', but by amplifying the small sounds his instruments produced he developed a unique soundworld which was years ahead of his time.

These previously unpublished recordings are taken from the first decade of Hugh's work as an improviser. The first five tracks are solos, and the last is a duo for two shozygs with Richard Orton, a fellow pioneer and on-0time member of the ensemble Gentle Fire which Hugh set up in the late 1960's. 'Shozyg' was the name Hugh gave to one of his early instruments, which was housed inside the cover of a large encyclopaedia covering the letters SHO to ZYG.

This CDR is being released to accompany the CD For Hugh Davies (Another Timbre AT 11). On that disc these same recordings of Hugh were plyed back to a trio of current improvisers (Adam Bohman, Lee Patterson & Mark Wastell) who improvised around Hugh's music.

This CDR is dedicated to the memory of Hugh Davies woh died in January, 2005"-Another Timbre

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