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Courvoisier, Sylvie - Mark Feldman Duo: Live At Theatre Vidy-Lausanne (Intakt)

The long-standing duo of violinist Mark Feldman and pianist Sylvie Courvoisier in 7 compositions dedicated to the memory of Cuban baseball legend Rene Gonzalez, performing live at the Theatre Vidy-Lausanne.
 

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UPC: 7640120192105

Label: Intakt
Catalog ID: INT210
Squidco Product Code: 17793

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded live by Walter Quintus at Theatre Vidy-Lausanne on November 27th-30th, 2012.


Personnel:

Sylvie Courvoisier-piano

Mark Feldman-violin

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track listing:


1. Five Senses of Keen 12:22

2. For Alice 8:23

3. Orpheus and Eurydice 15:22

4. Pindar 2:13

5. Melpomene 3:03

6. Simonides 4:49

7. Calliope 4:36




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Improvised Music
Jazz
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Duo Recordings
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descriptions, reviews, &c.

"Since their move to Brooklyn, New York, in 1998, Sylvie Courvoisier has been at home in both worlds, Europe and America. In both her playing and her composition she shows neoclassical influences mixed with European improvised music and the experimental nonconformism of the New York downtown scene. Mark Feldman is an equally versatile musician, a composer and improviser with multiple perspectivesontheworld. Sylvie Courvoisier plays with Mark Feldman in the quintet Lonelyville and in the quartet which includes the bassist Thomas Morgan and the drummer Gerry Hemingway. The duo remains the nucleus of their many diverse activities, the condensed form and also the greatest test of courage - " the illumination of pure emotion", writes Bert Noglik in the liner notes. "I had the impression this was a music of desire, music of the here and now, with a longing for what has passed and what will be." "-Intakt


Artist Biographies:

"Sylvie Courvoisier is a pianist, composer and improviser. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, Courvoisier moved to New York in 1998 and has lived in Brooklyn since that time.

Courvoisier has led several groups over the years and has recorded over 25 records as a leader or co-leader for different labels, notably ECM , Tzadik and Intakt Records and 30 cds as a sideperson. She has performed and recorded with John Zorn, Mark Feldman, Yusef Lateef, Ikue Mori, Tony Oxley, Tim Berne, Joey Baron, Joëlle Léandre, Herb Robertson, Butch Morris, Evan Parker, Mark Dresser, Ellery Eskelin, Lotte Anker, Fred Frith, Michel Godard, Tomazs Stanko among others. She has been commissioned to write music for concerts, radio, dance and theater. Since 1996, she has been touring widely with her own groups and as a side person in USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe.

Currently, Courvoisier is the leader of her TRIO with Kenny Wollesen and Drew Gress. She performs regularly Solo and since 1997, in Duo with violinist Mark Feldman. She co-leads the Sylvie Courvoisier/Mark Feldman Quartet with Scott Colley and Billy Mintz. Since 2000, she has been a member of Mephista, an improvising collective trio with Ikue Mori and Susie Ibarra. She is currently playing and touring in different projects of John Zorn including Cobra and Masada Marathon. She is also playing in Erik Friedlander's Trio, Herb Robertson's Quintet and Nate Wooley's Quartet. Since 2010, she has been working as a pianist and composer for flamenco dancer Israel Galvan's project "la Curva" with more than 150 performances around the world.

Awards include Switzerland's 1996 Prix des jeunes créateurs; Zonta Club's 2000 Prix de la Création; Switzerland's 2010 Grand Prix de la Fondation Vaudoise de la Culture; 2013's NYFA (NewYork Foundation For the Art) Music/Sound Fellowship."

-Sylvie Courvoisier Website (http://www.sylviecourvoisier.com/bio.htm)
4/25/2017

"Mark Feldman (born 1955 in Chicago) is an American jazz violinist. Feldman worked in Chicago from 1973-1980, in Nashville, Tennessee from 1980-1986, in New York City and Western Europe from 1986. He has performed with John Zorn, John Abercrombie, The Masada String Trio, Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, and Billy Hart.

He was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and played in many bar bands in Chicago. He played on over 200 recordings in Nashville as a studio musician, was a member of the Nashville Symphony, and was a member of the touring groups of country western entertainers Loretta Lynn and Ray Price.

In 2003 he was soloist with Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Guus Janssen's Violin Concerto and with the WDR Jazz Orchestra in Concerto for Violin and Jazz Orchestra by Bill Dobbins. At New York's Lincoln Center he performed in duo with pianists Paul Bley and Muhal Richard Abrams.

He has recorded with Michael Brecker, Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, and Chris Potter and has played on over 100 recordings in New York City as a soloist in contemporary music and modern jazz.

Feldman has released several albums, including Music for Violin Alone (Tzadik, 1995); Book of Tells (Enja, 2000); What Exit (ECM, 2006 with British pianist John Taylor; To Fly to Steal (Intakt, 2010) with bassist Thomas Morgan and drummer Gerry Hemingway; and Oblivia (Tzadik, 2010) with his wife, Swiss pianist Sylvie Courvoisier. In September 2012, he and violinist Jean-Luc Ponty produced the debut album of Scott Tixier. Feldman wrote the liner notes."

-Mark Feldman Website (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Feldman)
4/25/2017

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We Will Do The Worrying
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Salt Task
(Relative Pitch)
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Music Unlimited Festival 2009
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Haborym: The Book Of Angels Volume 16
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(Relative Pitch)
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(Latham / Impressus Records)
Cosottini, Miro / Miano, Tonino
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(IRCdiscs / Impressus)
Hassler, Hans
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Kerouac: Dance Around In Your Bones
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Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman
To Fly To Steal
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Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio
Abaton [DVD]
(La Huite)
Robertson, Herb NY Downtown Allstars
Real Aberration
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