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Rua, Vitor & The Metaphysical Angels: When Better Isn't Quite Good Enough [2 CDs]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 26238
Catalog Code: RERVR1
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Guitarist Vitor Rua (GNR, Telectu) recorded the 15 pieces of this 2-CD set first as a series of overdubbed solo improvisations, using his virtuosic skills to create intriguing and compelling works, which he orchestrated and recorded with the quintet of Hernani Faustino on bass, Luis San Payo on drums, Manuel Guimaraes on organ, Nuno Reis on trumpet, and Paulo Galao on clarinets.


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.


Rua, Vitor and The Metaphysical Angels: Do Androids Dream of Electric Guitars? [2CDs]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24450
Catalog Code: CF429CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $19.95



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A central figure in the Portuguese creative music scene, from the pop group GNR to free improv in Telectu to contemporary composition, guitarist Vitor Rua presents a 2-CD album, one multi-tracking solo in complex and astonishing ways, and the 2nd playing the same scores with his group The Metaphysical Angels of top figures in the Portuguese avant jazz scene.


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 ...