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Franzson, David Brynjar / Ensemble Adapter

A Guide For The Dead Through The Underworld [Used Item]

Franzson, David Brynjar / Ensemble Adapter: A Guide For The Dead Through The Underworld <i>[Used Ite (Carrier Records)

A 12 part listening guide to composer David Brynjar Franzson's immediate environment in unusual use of conventional instrumentation as performed by the 5 piece Ensemble Adapter.

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UPC: 700261339450

Label: Carrier Records
Catalog ID: 012
Squidco Product Code: 20105

Format: CD
Condition: VG
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Deutschlandradio Kultur, studio Gartnerstrasse, Berlin on July 9th-11th, 2011.

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Kristjana Helgadottir-piccolo, bass flute

Ingolfur Vilhjalmsson-bass clarinet

Gunnhildur Einarsdottir-harp

Marc Tritschler-piano, harmonium

Matthias Engler-percussion

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track listing:

1. Interlude I 1:00

2. The Failure Of Surface - Failure I 4:41

3. Interlude II 2:21

4. The Principals Of Order 8:55

5. Monday Morning 4:57

6. The Failure Of Surface - Failures I & II 4:38

7. The Elimination Of Metaphysics (B) 3:17

8. Interlude III 0:54

9. The Rules Of Irrelevance 8:05

10. Interlude IV 0:59

11. The Failure Of Surface - Failure II 4:52

12. The Closeness Of Materials 4:08
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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Davíð Brynjar Franzson's "a Guide for the Dead through the Underworld", is a 12 part listening guide to the composer's immediate environment. The various noises that the instruments can produce are treated as representatives of sounds taken from his surroundings--from the ticking sound of a red toy duck, through the squealing brakes of large trucks as they grind to a halt on Amsterdam Avenue, to the low rumble of the boiler in the basement of his apartment. Through this process, Franzson not only creates something new, but creates a space wherein the new can take place. In this case a freak of nature: the Monster--a monster defined as the combination of objects (living or inanimate), each separately belonging to a natural category, but combined forming the "unnatural". By placing the disembodied sounds of the instruments within the context of his immediate environment, Franzson constructs unseen musical monsters, monsters that live right on the edge of our perception, briefly popping in to existence only to disappear again."-Carrier Records

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