Three compositional works from Zorn: 1999's violin concerto "Contes de Faes"; and two intense pieces of "Crowleana", a bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and a work for 3 cellists.
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Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8076
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Packaging: Jewel Tray
Track 1 recorded August 10th, 2009 by Tim Martyn at Tanglewood, MA. Track 2 recorded June 28th, 2010 by Joel Gordon at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston. Track 3 was recorded on March 11th, 2010 by Marc Urselli at EastSide Sound, NYC.
Karin Andreasen-first violin
F. Ladr—n de Guevara-first violin
Rui Du-Second violin
Alexandra Early-first violin
Amy Galluzzo-second violin
Julia Hunter-first violin
Kathryn Kilian-second violin
Te-Chiang Liu-first violin
Joseph Maile-first violin
Laura Scalzo-second violin
Tema Watstein-second violin
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1. Contes De Fées 13:18
2. (Fay Çe Que Vouldras) 22:53
3. 777 (Nothing Is True, Everything Is Permitted) 6:11
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NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Piano & Keyboards
Boston Area Improvisers
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"Composed in 1999 at the turning of the millennium, "Contes de Fées" is one of Zorn's classical masterworks. A powerful violin concerto with a virtuosic and lyrical solo part and dramatic, colorful orchestral accompaniment, it receives its best performance to date by the Tanglewood Orchestra under the baton of Ryan McAdams and features the remarkable soloist Stephanie Nussbaum. Also included are two intense pieces of "Crowleana", the bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and the whirlwind numerological miniature for three celli dedicated to the legendary new music virtuoso Fred Sherry 777, which maestro Charles Wuorinen considers one of Zorn's most remarkable works."-Tzadik
• Show Bio for Charles Tyler
"Charles Lacy Tyler (July 20, 1941 - June 27, 1992) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist. He also played alto saxophone and clarinet.
Tyler was born in Cadiz, Kentucky, and spent his childhood years in Indianapolis. He played piano as a child and clarinet at 7, before switching to alto in his early teens, and finally baritone saxophone. During the summers, he visited Chicago, New York City and Cleveland, Ohio, where he met the young tenor saxophonist Albert Ayler at age 14. After sering in the army from 1957-1959, Tyler relocated to Cleveland in 1960 and began playing with Ayler, conmuting between New York and Cleveland. During that period played with Ornette Coleman and Sunny Murray.
In 1965 Tyler recorded Bells and Spirits Rejoice with Alyer's group. He recorded his first album as leader the following year for ESP-Disk. He returned to Indianapolis to study with David Baker at Indiana University between 1967 and 1968, recording a second album for ESP, Eastern Man Alone. In 1968, he transferred to the University of California, Berkeley to study and teach. In Los Angeles, he worked with Arthur Blythe, Bobby Bradford, and David Murray.
He moved back to New York in 1974, leading his own groups with Blythe, trumpeter Earl Cross, drummer Steve Reid and others, recording the album Voyage from Jericho on Tyler's own Akba label. In 1975, Tyler enrolled at Columbia University and made an extensive tour of Scandinavia, releasing his second Akba album Live in Europe. In 1976, he performed the piece "Saga of the Outlaws" at Sam Rivers's Studio Rivbea, released two years later on Nessa Records. During that period he played as a sideman or co-leader with Steve Reid, Cecil Taylor and Billy Bang.
In 1982, during a European tour with Sun Ra's Orchestra, he relocated to Denmark, and in 1985 he moved to France, recording with other expatriates like Khan Jamal in Copenhagen and Steve Lacy in Paris.
Tyler died in Toulon, France of heart failure in June 1992."-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Tyler_(musician))
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