Matthias Schubert conducts nine dynamic and spectacular compositions dedicated to John Cage, Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Duke Ellington, &c. and performers including Scott Fields, Frank Gratkowski, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.
9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble
Label: Red Toucan
Released in: Canada
1 Conlon Zoubeck, dedicated to Conlon Nancarrow, is a miniature beginning from the middle of the piano keyboard and culminating at its most outer points. The soloist is Phillip Zoubeck.
2 Moose is dedicated to composer Helmut Lachenmann and trumpeter Axel Dorner. One hundred and ten sound effects stride through extreme sound panoramas, evoking allusions to a "Nature Morte". Soloist Udo Moll plays on a prepared trumpet.
3 Anthonykowski is dedicated to Anthony Braxton. A 4-layer orchestration is followed by a 4- layer improvisation. The soloist is Frank Gratkowski.
4 Duke Muche is dedicated to Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington. Matthias Muche takes the solo.
5 Frith Fields, a dedication to Fred Frith, is a non-interactive improvisation between fortissimo and pianissimo with an alternating time construction.
6 Boulevinsky is dedicated to Pierre Boulez and Igor Stravinsky. The soloist is Holger Werner.
7 Ende der Zeit is inspired by Olivier Messiaen's Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps, Louange à l'Eternité de Jésus. It has the same sequence of notes as Boulevinsky but is way slower. The Soloist here is Axel Lindner.
8 Akkordstudie is a study of the final chord of Ende der Zeit.
9 John Müller features soloist Angelika Sheridan on flute. It is a dedication to John Cage and flutist Hans Martin Müller."-Red Toucan
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Recorded December 20th, 2012, at Loft Wissmannstr. 30 50823 Koln, Germany, by Christian Heck.
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Carl Ludwig Hubsch-tuba
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1. Conlon Zoubeck 3:35
2. Moose 13:37
3. Anthonykowski 5:34
4. Duke Muche 5:08
5. Frith Fields 3:47
6. Boulevinsky 5:00
7. Ende der Zeit 7:55
8. Akkordstudie 8:40
9. John Muller 5:18