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Isotope Ensemble: Lanthanum

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26196
Catalog Code: cs536
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Creative Sources collective Isotope Ensemble led by Ernesto Rodrigues performed with a large electroacoustic group continues their investigation of isotopes, focusing on Lanthanum, a soft metal used in flints, through subtly-developing interplay the band, moving as one body, reaching several highly controlled periods of passionate improvisation, contrasting with beautifully serene sections; impressive.


Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mar / Espvall / Faustino / Mira / &c.: Sul

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26194
Catalog Code: cs534
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recorded at the Galeria Monumental during the Small Format Materials II Festival, Sul is a large string-oriented ensemble led by Ernesto Rodrigues that includes percussionist Andrew Drury and double bassist Hernani Faustino, alongside Creative Sources core players, orchestrated with viola, violin, cello, double bass, classical guitar, zither, percussion and objects.


Lisbon String Trio / Sei Miguel: From Faust

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25801
Catalog Code: cs521
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Trumpeter Sei Miguel joins the Portuguese Lisbon String Trio, his second collaboration with the free improvising core group of Miguel Mira on cello, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Alvaro Rosso on double bass, adding a distinctive voice to their subtle interplay as they present this three part work based on the legendary German character who traded his soul to the devil.


Colectivo maDam / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira: Coluro

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25793
Catalog Code: cs513
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The Spanish free improvising quartet Colectivo maDam of Ruben Gutierrez on electronics, objects, Tomas Gris on acoustic guitar, Guillermo Torres on fluguelhorn, and David Area on electronics are joined by Lisbon improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Miguel Mira on cello for this 3-part work, the first recorded live at Espacio B, Madrid, the 2nd & 3rd recorded in the studio.


String Theory: Tellurium

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25783
Catalog Code: cs500
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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This supergroup of strings--16 musicians on violins, viola, cellos, double basses, piano, psaltery, zither, and guitar--in an intensely restrained collective improvisation recorded live at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal in 2017, as String Theory's 4th album continues their title themes from the physical universe named here for the rare metalloid "Tellurium".


Kimmig, Harald / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Alvaro Rosso / Vasco Trilla: Zweige

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25508
Catalog Code: cs497
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The Creative Sources core string improvisers of violist Ernesto Rodrigues, cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, cellist Miguel Mira, and double bassist Alvaro Rosso, with frequent collaborator percussionist Vasco Trilla, are joined by German violinist Harald Kimmig (Trio Kimmig) for a dynamic album that fluctuates from acoustic lowercase to rapid pointillistic improv.


Suspensao: Physis

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25506
Catalog Code: cs496
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The third album on Creative Sources for this 10-piece ensemble with 5 string players, piano, sax, trombone, electronics and percussion, freely improvising in an extended work themed for the Greek theological, philosophical, and scientific term typically translated as nature or physics, in a rich tapestry of meticulous detail and profoundly subtle communication.


IKB: Apteryx Mantelli

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25389
Catalog Code: cs492
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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IKB continue their series of albums graced with taxonomic latin names for animals, here with the North Island brown kiwi bird, as the string- and wind-heavy electroacoustic ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues present this extended improvisation of subtle motion and understated complexity live at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2017.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Miguel Mira: Incidental Projections

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24772
Catalog Code: cs427
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Lisbon String Trio with Karoline Leblanc: Liames

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24751
Catalog Code: cs457
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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One of five live collaborations with The Lisbon String Trio of violist Ernesto Rodrigues, cellist Miguel Mira, and bassist Alvaro Rosso, Quebec pianist Karoline Leblanc accompanying on the piano as the 4th string in this open-minded equation of slowly intersecting improvisation creating an unusual tapestry of sound that ebbs and flows in exceptional ways.


String Theory: Heptaphonies

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24749
Catalog Code: cs455
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Drawing its name from the seven members making up this string ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, String Theory complements the concurrent Lisbon String Trio albums by magnifying concepts in freely improvised string interactions, using unusual harmonics, melodic and percussive approaches to instruments, and quickly moving quietly intense interaction.


IKB: Rhinocerus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24289
Catalog Code: cs268
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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One of Portugal's most interesting large scale lowercase ensembles led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, with frequent Creative Sources collaborators including Nuno Torres on alto sax, Carlos Santos on electronics, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on bass, 14 musicians move with subtlety in a tapestry of electroacoustic resonance and mystique.


Lisbon String Trio with Blaise Siwula : K'ampokol Che K'aay

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24275
Catalog Code: cs453
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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One of the most active albums from the set of Lisbon String Trio (plus one) albums released in 2017, saxophonist Blaise Siwula brings a unique virtuosity to this live album from Galeria Monumental in Lisbon, prompting at times a chamber jazz feeling, alongside very free improvisation with impressive transitions from spacious to highly detailed playing.


Muche, Matthias / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nicola L. Hein / Miguel Mira / Carlos Santo: Klang

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24271
Catalog Code: cs449
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recorded in Lisbon, Creative Sources core performers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello and Carlos Santos on synthesizer are joined by renowned German free improviser Matthias Muche on trombone and Cologne based guitarist Nicola L. Hein for two extended improvisations of actively subdued dialog that ebb and flow in commanding ways.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Yedo Gibson / Miguel Mira / Luís Lopes / Vasco Trilla : Nepenthes Hibrida

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24266
Catalog Code: cs444
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"[...] Trilla fits agreeably into the Creative Sources aesthetic, which values collective mood-building over individual displays of prowess. Nepenthes Hibrida was recorded live a few days before Christmas 2016, and features Trilla, viol...


Ensemble MIA : Live 2016

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24261
Catalog Code: cs439
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"Ensemble MIA unites over 60 improvisers and experimental musicians from all over the world, who participated in MIA 2016 - 7th Encontro de Música Improvisada de Atouguia da Baleia (Improvised Music Encounter) festival. The event ...


Lisbon String Trio: Proletariat

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24260
Catalog Code: cs438
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Kimmig, Harald / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Vasco Trilla : Blattwerk

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24258
Catalog Code: cs436
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"[...] Blattwerk's two torrents of strings move like a waveform, cresting and dipping in volume and intensity. The quintet features an unusual line-up-violin, viola, two cellos, and Trilla's drums-and shifts between an indeterminate wor...


String Theory (Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Almeida): Xenon

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24250
Catalog Code: cs430
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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IKB Ensemble: Ornithorhynchus Anatinus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23927
Catalog Code: cs416
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Portugal's IKB Ensemble is an electracoustic improvising ensemble with a strong string and wind section, balanced with electric guitar, electronics, and percussion, each album focusing on an object--an art work, Dracaena Draco (Dragon Tree), Chelonoidis Nigra (Giant Tortoise)--and here taking on the Ornithorhynchus Anatinus, or platypus, in 3 fascinating movements.


Suspensao ( Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Torres / Chagas / Chaprreiro / Santos / Morao): Porto Covo

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23925
Catalog Code: cs418
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Variable Geometry Orchestra: Maat Mons

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23905
Catalog Code: cs406
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"As always, the geometry is of the n-dimensional sort. The number of dimensions that vary is impressive: membership, instrumentation, location, duration, and so on. Certainly, the overall shape of each VGO performance is highly variable...


Variable Geometry Orchestra: Quasar

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 22064
Catalog Code: cs358
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A 46-member orchestra of electroacoustic improvisers performing live at St. George's Church in Lisbon in 2015, for an extended and dynamic tapestry of sound conducted by leader Ernesto Rodrigues, with an impressive list of artists familiar to those following the CS label.


Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira): Iridium String Quartet

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 22059
Catalog Code: cs350
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Unusual approaches to string improvisation from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Maria da Rocha (violin), and Miguel Mira (double bass), using extended techniques in subtle yet detailed discourse yielding unexpected qualities to their instruments.


IKB: Chelonoidis Nigra

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 22055
Catalog Code: cs345
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Ernesto Rodrigues leads a 16 piece orchestra of strings, reeds, winds, voice, brass, accordion, electric guitar, electronics and percussion through the elaborately restrained work "Chelodnis Nigra", rewarding the careful listener with fascinating layers of sound.


Variable Geometry Orchestra: Lulu Auf Dem Berg

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 21656
Catalog Code: cs325
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"The opening moments of "Stream of Consciousness"are disorienting. Awash in reverb, as in an empty warehouse or a bounded public square, Maria Radich's vocals mingle with those of an audience of unknown size. Camera shutters click, men ...


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira : Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 21609
Catalog Code: cs300
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.


IKB : Dracaena Draco [2 CDs]

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 21574
Catalog Code: cs294
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $22.95



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Two CDs representing two extended improvisations of the IKB Ensemble with slightly different personnel, with each ensemble slowly unfolding an amazingly textured work of acoustics and electronics with strong intent and incredible technique, balanced by close listening and attention to detail; an excellent 21st century improvisation orchestra captured live.


Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme : Exaiphnes

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 21493
Catalog Code: cs310
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A quintet of string improvisers in discerning dialog using viola, cello, double bass, electric guitar, piano & harp, from regular collaborators Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, Miguel Mira, and Abdul Moimeme, plus Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis.


Earnear: earNear

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 20296
Catalog Code: TDB0912cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Intricate interactions in free improv from the Portugese trio of violist Joao Camoes, cellist Miguel Mira (Open Field String Trio, Nuovo Camerata), and pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro (Red Trio), focused on the balance between contrasting counterpoint, polyrhythms and fluid soundscapes.


IKB Ensemble: Anthropometrie Sans Titre

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 19124
Catalog Code: cs263
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A large Lisboa ensemble presenting a collective improvisation titled after a painting by Yves Klein, with performers including Ernesto Rodrigues (baritone violin), Miguel Mira (bass), Nuno Torres (sax), Carlos Santos (electronics), Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano), &c. &c.


Amado, Rodrigo's Motion Trio & Jeb Bishop: Burning Live at Jazz Ao Centro

Label: Jacc Records
Product Code: 17061
Catalog Code: CF017
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Portugese Saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's Motion Trio with Miguel Mira (cello) and Gabriel Ferrandini (drums) returns for a blistering live session at Jazz AO Centro Festival with trombonist Jeb Bishop.


IKB: Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 16663
Catalog Code: cs223
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Referencing the work of French artist and composer Yves Klein, this large group of Creative Sources regulars perform the 4 part Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre, a subtle and rich work of acoustic and electronic improvisation.


Mitzlaff / Mira: cellos

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 12907
Catalog Code: cs174
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The unusual cello duo format is explored by Mitzlaff and Mira in these experimental contemporary improvisations using acoustics and techniques mimicking live electronics to create a uniquely informed music.


Lucas, Joao: Abstract Mechanics

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 11794
Catalog Code: cs165
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist and accordionist Joao Lucas' music for Andresa Soares' choreography "It was a very abstract thing", structured acoustic improvisation with a slight electronic edge.