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Sealed Knot, The: All Angels (Confront)


The 1st official recording of ea-improv trio The Sealed Knot (Burkhard Beins (percussion), Rhodri Davies (harp) and Mark Wastell (violincello)) is this live concert from All Angels Church, London in 2000, part of a series of collaborations between London and Berlin improvisers.
 

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Label: Confront
Catalog ID: ccs 21
Squidco Product Code: 18756

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: CDr in a tin case
Reissue of 2000 3'' CDr Confront release.

Recorded at St. Michael and All Angels Church, in West London, England on April 14th, 2000 by Tim Fletcher.


Personnel:

Burkhard Beins-percussion

Rhodri Davies-harp

Mark Wastell-violoncello

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track listing:


1. Untitled 21:17

2. Untitled 3:08




Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
lowercase, micro-improv, sound improv
London & UK Free Improvisation Scene
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Trio Recordings
Trio Recordings

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descriptions, reviews, &c.

"Originally released in a tiny edition of 50 copies in 2000, this recording officially marks the beginning of The Sealed Knot as a regular group. Interestingly, the liner notes that accompanied that release make mention, for the first time in print, of the terms 'the new silence' and 'Berlin reductionism' ......... although listening now, all these years later, the music sounds far from silent and/or little reduced.

"The music on this cd was recorded live at All Angels, West London and documents the exciting ongoing collaboration between young musicians working in London and Berlin. Although all three performers have travelled between the two capital cities since the early 1990's playing in various combinations, this is their first concerts as a trio.

Beins co-runs the 2.13 Berlin improvisation club, with guitarist Michael Renkel, in conjunction with it's sister organisations in London and Athens. All three clubs are named after a stopped clock at the original London venue. Critics have dubbed Wastell and Davies' music 'the new silence' and Beins' German counterpart 'new Berlin reductionism'. Categories aside, this is improvised music concerned with space, texture and time, emphasised by the gently ticking clock at the back of All Angels as sounds fade into silence."= from the original liner notes


Artist Biographies:

"Burkhard Beins, born 1964 in Lower Saxony, lives in Berlin since 1995. As a composer/performer working in the fields of experimental music and sound art he is known for his definitive use of percussion in combination with selected sound objects. Furthermore, he works with live-electronics/analog synthesizers and has conceived several sound installations.

Since the late 1980's he is performing at internationally renowned venues and festivals throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia as diverse as the LMC Festival (London), Int. Ferienkurse (Darmstadt), SKIF (St. Petersburg), Musiktage (Donaueschingen), Musique Action (Nancy), Choppa Festival (Singapore), Cave 12 (Geneva), The Now now (Sydney), ZKM (Karlsruhe), Kaleidophon (Ulrichsberg), Kid Ailack Music Hall (Tokyo), Gaudeamus Festival (Amsterdam), Liquid Architecture (Australia), Meteo (Mulhouse), Taktlos (CH), Berghain (Berlin), Konfrontationen (Nickelsdorf), Serralves (Porto), Wien Modern (Vienna), MoMA (New York), New Music Festival (Hanoi), Irtijal (Beirut), or Maerzmusik (Berlin).

Alongside his solo work he is a member of the ensembles Polwechsel, Activity Center, The Sealed Knot, Perlonex, Sawt Out, Trio Sowari, Tree, Junk Orbit, Fracture Mechanics, and Splitter Orchester and also works with composers/musicans such as Sven-Åke Johansson, Andrea Neumann, Keith Rowe, Axel Dörner, Tarek Atoui, John Tilbury, or Charlemagne Palestine.

Burkhard Beins gives workshops based on his graphic score system Adapt/Oppose, has published several articles on music theory, and is a co-editor of the book "Echtzeitmusik Berlin - Self-Defining a Scene" as well as the curator of a follow-up 3CD compilation featuring the Berlin Echtzeitmusik scene. Meanwhile he has released more than 50 CDs and LPs on labels like Zarek, Erstwhile, 2:13 Music, Hat Hut, Potlatch, Absinth, alt.vinyl, God Records, Mikroton, or Confront."

-Burkhard Beins Website (http://www.burkhardbeins.de/cv.html)
3/27/2017

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Sealed Knot, The
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Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins
Future Perfect
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Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach
Gluck
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Allbee, Liz / Burkhard Beins
Mensch Mensch Mensch [VINYL]
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Sealed Knot, The
Surface/Plane
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Polwechsel
Traces Of Wood
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Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell)
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Sealed Knot, The
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Erstwhile Live 001
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Consequences (of Time and Place)
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Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell)
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Lewis, George & Splitter Ochester
Creative Construction Set
(Mikroton Recordings)
Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins
Future Perfect
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Polwechsel
Traces Of Wood
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Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs
Phosphor 2
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Disco Prova
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