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Switzerland's 10-piece contemporary classical Ensemble Montaigne adapt 7 compositions from Anthony Braxton, blurring the lines between improvisation and composition in captivating ways.

Ensemble Montaigne
Anthony Braxton

Ensemble Montaigne: Anthony Braxton (Leo)
Label: Leo    
Released in: Great Britain    

"Ensemble Montaigne is a ten piece Lucern-based band of extraordinary musicians who navigate with breathtaking precision through Braxton's complex notation as well as improvising with drive and verve. Braxton's compositions (n. 174 + 96 + 136 + 94 +98 + 193 + language music) were rehearsed and performed under the leadership of Swiss trombonist and composer Roland Dahinden who for three years was an assistant to Anthony Braxton at Wesleyan University."-Leo

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Product Information:

UPC: 5024792068425

Label: Leo
Catalog ID: LEO 684
Squidco Product Code: 18192

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded by Andrew Phillips, April-June, 2013 at Schaerholzbau, Altburon, Switzerland.


Roland Dahinden-conductor

Claudia Kienzler-violin

David Sonton Caflisch-violin

Markus Wieser-violin

Celine-Giulia Voser-violoncello

Kaspar Wirz-double bass

Julianna Wetzel-flutes, piccolo

Peter Vogeli-oboe, english horn

Nicola Katz-clarinet, bass clarinet

Maurus Conte-bassoon

Martin Huber-french horn

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Track Listing:

1. composition no 174 + 96 + 136 + 94+ 98 + 193 + language music 50:14