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Since 1998 the SIO have performed their witty and fun-loving style that tickles and dares its audience with subtle surprises, giving improvised music a new name.

Swiss Improvisers Orchestra

Swiss Improvisers Orchestra: Zwitzerland (Creative Sources)
Label: Creative Sources    
Released in: Portugal    

"The Swiss Improvisers Orchestra (SIO) was founded in the "Künstlerhaus Boswil" in the Fall of 1998. Their witty and fun-loving style tickles and dares its audience with a constant supply of subtle surprises, giving improvised music a new name.

Multimedial works such as "Prova d'Orchestra", Tingding" "Exercices de Style" "Das fremde Kind" "Conduccions Conspiratives" "Rohe Hand im Wortgestern" and "Revue Macabre," have seen the SIO co-producing with guest artists such as Daniel Mouthon, Doro Schürch, Christoph Baumann, Daniel Fueter, Joseph Maria Balanyà, and Mischa Käser.

Employing methods such as procedural steps, conductions, cuts, and free improvisation, the ensemble specializes in developing musical strategies for the large, orchestral sounding body, examples of which can be heard on their various recordings."-Creative Sources

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Product Information:

UPC: 5609063401578

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs157
Squidco Product Code: 11495

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2009
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded November 9-11, 2007 at Radio Zurich, Studio 2 by Martin Pearson.


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Carles Peris-saxophone, flute

Francis Petter-saxophone, bass clarinet

Valentin Vecellio-baqsset horn

Marco von Orelli-trumpet

Sabine von Werra-voice

Christoph Baumann-piano

Markus Fischer-double bass

Jacques Widmer-drums

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Track Listing:

1. Grooves And Cuts 13:23

2. Disturbed Tune 3:57

3. Sax Conduction And Free 12:35

4. Marsala And Impro 2:40

5. Tales 8:47

6. Powerloops And Ballad 4:42

7. March Impro 2:22