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IKB: Paradoxurus hermaphroditus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 27609
Catalog Code: cs600
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording at the 12th CreativeFest at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal, the IKB ensemble is represented by 20 musicians for this performance, merging acoustic and electronic instruments including strings, brass, winds, self-made instruments, and percussion in a concert of intense constraint & patience, seething with detail and replete with consummate skill.


Rodrigues, Ernesto: Spiegel

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 27607
Catalog Code: cs598
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Two sets across two nights during CreativeFest #12 at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal, in a septet of six acoustic sources--viola, cellos, flute, trumpet, piano and percussion--and electronics, an extended journey approached with quiet tension and incredible detail, the recording of the first set used as the basis for the 2nd to create a virtual ensemble.


Diceros (Rodrigues / Mira / Silva / Curado / Almeida / Chagas /...): 3 Phases (III) Black

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26200
Catalog Code: cs539
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"3 Phases", or 3 aspects of the approach that violist Ernesto Rodrigues applies to improvisation, in 3 different groupings over 3 different concerts at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, here in an electroacoustic ensemble with Miguel Mira, Guilherme Rodrigues, Joao Silva, Eduardo Chagas, Paulo Curado, Noel Taylor, Miguel Almeida, Andre Holzer, Andre Hencleeday, Carlos Santos, and Joao Valinho.


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.


Isotope Ensemble: Barium

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25799
Catalog Code: cs519
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Large scale improvisation of the most subtle nature from Portugal's Isotope Ensemble led by Ernesto Rodrigues, 17 musicians slowly unfolding this beautiful work of consonance and dissonance dedicated to element atomic number 56, recording live at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon with instrumentation including acoustic reeds, strings, brass, percussion, and electronics.


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".


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues/ Eduardo Chagas/ Andre Hencleeday/ Carlos Santos : Spiric Sections

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25509
Catalog Code: cs498
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The affect of Carlos Santos' electronics and recordings are the foundation of this Portuguese quintet's improvisations, creating an environment over which Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues on viola & cello, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, and Andre Hencleeday add subtle gestures of unusual approaches to their instruments, in a mysterious album of lowercase 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.


Variable Geometry Orchestra: Ma'adim Vallis [2 CDS]

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25504
Catalog Code: cs494
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $23.95



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Two mesmerizing, diverse, and incredibly sophisticated large scale conductions led by Ernesto Rodrigues and an ensemble of more than 30 performers on reeds, guitars, strings, electronics, pianos, voice, megaphone, brass, drums and percussion, rich yet restrained with moments of mystery and excitement, in two complete concerts from Lisbon in 2017 & 2018.


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 / Andre Hencleeday / Guilherme Rodrigues / Carlos Santos: Plane, Line Segments, Rays And Some Dissipations

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24768
Catalog Code: cs425
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Octopus (Rodrigues / Humm / Curado / Piosik / Hencleeday / Almeida / Santos / Godinho): Vulgaris

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24758
Catalog Code: cs464
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Correctly configured, the Portugese ensemble Octopus is an octet, and though named after the most common of the breed, this 8-tentacled orchestration of strings, flute, trumpet, piano, guitar, electronics and percussion, all using extended techniques, slides deftly and with incredible restraint through a large, detailed dark-water work of electroacoustic improvisation.


Suspensao: Theatron

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24732
Catalog Code: cs404
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"In Gerald Murnane's Barley Patch, he writes of a character who, listening to music in an old timber building, would hope to find "the crowd of dust-motes that he sometimes saw swirling or drifting in a shaft of sunlight." As he listene...


Isotope Ensemble: Yttrium

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24270
Catalog Code: cs448
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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An incredible example of Creative Sources/Ernesto Rodrigues' large electroacoustic ensembles, blending acoustic and electronic sources in slow moving and subtle improvised works of a large scale, here with 12 musicians layering string, brass, keys, percussion, synth and computer into a mysterious harmonic and hallucinatory convergence of powerful intention.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Andre Hencleeday / Carlos Santos: Infinite Series

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24262
Catalog Code: cs440
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Diceros (Rodrigues / Hencleday / Rodrigues / Flak / Curado / Parrinha / Guerreiro / Godinho): Urze

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23928
Catalog Code: cs426
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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An extended improvisation of mostly quiet, occasionally cantankerous, but always intriguing free music, primarily acoustic playing with a strong cast of string players, plus reeds, keys, and computer, creating suspenseful music of great tension and impressive restraint as the sound evolves in gradations and facets of sound.


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.


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.


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 ...