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Dyberg / Masing / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Jacobson: Egin

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 27297
Catalog Code: cs589
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording live in Berlin at Werkhalle Wiesenburg, the quartet of Portuguese father/son string players Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Danish saxophonist Mia Dyberg on alto sax, and Polish double bassist Tomo Jacobson present a precisely controlled concert of subtly detailed free improvisation using impressive technique and momentum.


Houben / Rodrigues / Rodrigues: The Haecceity Of Things

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26982
Catalog Code: cs578
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A mysterious album of viola, viola d'amore, organ, and field recordings, merging the compositional minimal approach of Wandelweiser artist Eva-Maria Houben with Creative Sources performers Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, the field recordings creating a virtual setting of environmental stillness, evoking slow motion in the unique "thisness" of haecceity.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Rodrigues, Guilherme / Richard Scott: We Still Have Bodies [Used Item]

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26825
Catalog Code: cs541
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $9.95



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Nine numbered improvisations for viola, cello and analog synth from the trio of Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues and Richard Scott, recorded live at Audience, in Berlin, Scott's synth layers adding subtle nuance including vocal sampling and static and strange noise as a counterpoint to the Rodrigues' subdued but detailed techniques, textures and intense concentration.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Eduardo Chagas: Holes and Cracks [Used Item]

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26819
Catalog Code: cs504
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $9.95



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A lowercase duo of intense focus and concentrative dialog from Creative Sources label leader Eernesto Rodrigues on viola and trombonist Eduardo Chagas, a member of IKB, Variable Geometry Orchestra, Suspensao, &c., through five recordings using primarily extended techniques and close proximity miking to create unusual textural and alien soundcscapes of great tension and release.


Rodrigues / Leblanc / Lopes: Montreal

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26781
Catalog Code: cs583
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Named for the city in which it was recorded, the trio of Karoline Leblanc on harpsichord, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Paulo J Ferreira Lopes on gongs & cymbals, is a mysterious and ritualistic album, Lopes' gongs slowly intoning as the strings use unusual techniques, much of the harpsichord played inside; a subtle and beautiful reflection of historic Montreal.


Rodrigues, / Rodrigues / Santos: Le Havre

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26727
Catalog Code: cs580
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording at the Pied Nu Festival, in Le Havre, France in 2018, the trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, and Carlos Santos on electronics present an extended and mysteriously subtle album of electroacoustic improvisation, detailed and remarkably controlled conversation of near telepathic anticipation from three intimate collaborators.


Masing / Lin / Tallone / Rodrigues / Zek: Buratino

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26717
Catalog Code: cs570
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A quintet of strings, hurdy gurdy, and amplified objects from Elo Masing on violin, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Hui-Chun Lin on cello, Caroline Cecilia Tallone on hurdy gurdy, objects, and Ame Zek on 12 string guitar, objects, recording in the studio for this 5 part improvisation, the hurdy-gurdy adding sustained mystery to a balance of subdued and assertive interaction.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Lauri Hyvarinen / Abdul Moimeme / Carlos Santos: Kuori

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26712
Catalog Code: cs565
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Finnish guitarist Lauri Hyvarinen joins Portugues Creative Sources collective members Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar, and Carlos Santos on synthesizer, for a studio album whose title refers to the shell of an object, a mysterious reference peeled away by this quartet through subliminal playing of intense technique and concentration.


Petzold, Dietrich / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Matthias Bauer: dis/con/sent

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26710
Catalog Code: cs563
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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An album for bowed strings, bowed metal, and double bass, from the quartet of Dietrich Petzold on violin, viola, bowed metal, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, and Matthias Bauer on double bass, presenting a seven part suite recorded in the studio in Berlin, active and exciting music that bridges classical technique with free improvisation.


Galao, Paulo / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Morao: Hymn

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26709
Catalog Code: cs562
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A suite in seven parts named in Latin with abstract spiritual connotations from the Portuguese free improvising trio of Paulo Galao on clarinet & bass clarinet, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, and Nuno Morao on percussion, each movement using subdued yet detailed and active motion, a confident and adept meditation of powerfully controlled communion.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Anna Piosik / Carlos Santos: Eris

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26705
Catalog Code: cs558
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A quintet album of minimal/lowercase electroacoustic improvisation recordeded at Penedo in Portugal from Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on cello, Anna Piosik on trumpet, and Carlos Santos on electronics, each performer using extended techniques, contrasting atmospheric tones with percussive, often pointillistic approaches.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Paulo Curado / Bruno Parrinha / Eduardo Chagas: Backlighting

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26703
Catalog Code: cs556
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A live recording of a subtle improvisation led by Portuguese violist Ernesto Rodrigues in a quartet with winds and brass--Paulo Curado on flute, Bruno Parrinha on soprano saxophone & bass clarinet, and Eduardo Chagas on alto trombone--each using understated approaches to their instruments using extended and unusual techniques, aptly titled but rewarding close listening.


Musica De Selvagem (Decloedt / Nader / Rodrigues / Ferreira / Marques): Volume Unico

Label: Shhpuma
Product Code: 26510
Catalog Code: SHH043CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Reacting to negative comments about Brazilian music, Sao Paulo-born double bassist Arthur Decloedt recruited saxophonist Filipe Nader to create a new, spontaneous and free-form take on Brazilian jazz, using pop songs as a jumping off point, with four vocalists and a five piece band creating compelling new and unusual hybrids of Brazil's rich, rhythmic and compelling music.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Tristan Honsinger / Guilherme Rodrigues / Klaus Kurvers: Ignis Fatuus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26214
Catalog Code: cs552
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording in Germany, Creative Source's two Rodrigues'--Ernesto on viola and Guilherme on cello--along with double bassist Klaus Kurvers, celebrate legendary improvising cellist Tristan Honsinger's birthday in this studio album of active playing with a chamber quartet feeling through superb technical skills yielding electrifying string improvisation.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Silva / Curado / Parrinha / Almeida / Santos / Valinho: Stratus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26212
Catalog Code: cs550
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A live performance at Galeria Monumental, in Lisbon of diverse textures, extended techniques, and intent listening from the free improvising septet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Joao Silva (trumpet), Paulo Curado (flute), Bruno Parrinha (alto sax & bass clarinet), Miguel Almeida (classical guitar), Carlos Santos (computer & synth), and Joao Valinho (snare drum & objects).


Petzold, Dietrich / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues : Ljubljana

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26207
Catalog Code: cs546
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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German violinist & composer Dietrich Petzold joins violist Ernesto Rodrigues and cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, Petzold also bringing along a viola, clavichord and bowed metal objects, as the three perform live at SKUC Gallery, in Ljubljana, Slovenia for the 6 improvisations that build from languid tonal environments to detailed, rapid improv, all with remarkable control and patience.


Olaf, Rupp / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues: RRR

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26205
Catalog Code: cs544
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Electric guitarist Olaf Rupp joins the father son/duo of violist Ernesto Rodrigues and cellist Guilherme cello, in studio recordings from Berlin in 2017, as three disparate strings intertwine in acoustics and electronics for an intensely evolving two part work, a textured tapestry of slow bowing, sustaining tones, unusual progressions, and odd percussive invention.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Rodrigues, Guilherme / Richard Scott: We Still Have Bodies

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26202
Catalog Code: cs541
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Nine numbered improvisations for viola, cello and analog synth from the trio of Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues and Richard Scott, recorded live at Audience, in Berlin, Scott's synth layers adding subtle nuance including vocal sampling and static and strange noise as a counterpoint to the Rodrigues' subdued but detailed techniques, textures and intense concentration.


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.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Bruno Parrinha / Nuno Torres / Paulo Galao: 3 Phases (II) Grey

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26199
Catalog Code: cs538
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"3 Phases", or different aspects of the approach that violist Ernesto Rodrigues applies to improvisation, in three different groupings over three different days, all live at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018, here in an acoustic sax trio with strings, with Bruno Parrinha on soprano, Nuno Torres on alto, Paulo Galao on tenor sax.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Albert Cirera / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos: 3 Phases (I) White

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26197
Catalog Code: cs537
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"3 Phases", or different aspects of the approach that violist Ernesto Rodrigues applies to improvisation, in three different groupings over three different days, all live at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018, here in an ea-improv setting with Albert Cirera on tenor saxophone, Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano, & Carlos Santos on field recordings & sine waves.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Adam Pultz Melbye / kriton b.: The Distant Sound Within

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26195
Catalog Code: cs535
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Three strings--cello from Guilherme Rodrigues, double bass from Adam Pultz Melbye, and viola from Ernesto Rodrigues--plus harmonium and objects from Kriton Beyer, in a live performance at Kuhlspot Social Club in Berlin, each of the 9 movements a concentrative work named with a three-letter onomatopoeia, as the players draw sound from a mysterious dark distance.


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.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Fred Marty / Carlos Santos: Jardin Carre

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26193
Catalog Code: cs533
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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French double bassist Fred Marty joins Creative Sources core performers, violist Ernesto Rodrigues, cellist Guilherme Rodrigues and electronic artist Carlos Santos for an extensive improvisation exploring both lyrical and pointillistic improvisation, themed loosely around a garden quartet or frame, the music detailed, active and formidably sophisticated.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Bruno Parrinha / Luis Lopes / Vasco Trilla: { Lithos }

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25806
Catalog Code: cs526
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording in the studio in Lisbon, Portugal, the free improvising lowercase/subtle momentum quintet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Bruno Parrinha on bass clarinet, Luis Lopes on electric guitar, and Vasco Trilla on percussion, demonstrate intense control and remarkable concentration through the five parts of "{ Lithos }".


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Andrew Lafkas / Bryan Eubanks: 0 Minutes And 0 Seconds

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25804
Catalog Code: cs524
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Lisbon-based viola player Ernesto Rodrigues joins three Berlin-based musicians--cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, double bassist Andrew Lafkas and electronics artist Bryan Eubanks--merging the lowercase approaches of Creative Sources groupings with experimental electronics for a 5-part album that ranges from the subliminal to assertive tones and momentum.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Carlos Santos: Penedo

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25796
Catalog Code: cs516
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recorded on New Years Eve in Sintra in the Penedo region of Portugal, three strings--viola from Ernesto Rodrigues, cello from Guilherme Rodrigues, and a second cello from Miguel Mira--are joined by Carlos Santos on electronics for three extended and richly detailed improvisations, active yet concentratively controlled, using impressive and extended techniques.


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.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Eduardo Chagas: Holes and Cracks

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25785
Catalog Code: cs504
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A lowercase duo of intense focus and concentrative dialog from Creative Sources label leader Eernesto Rodrigues on viola and trombonist Eduardo Chagas, a member of IKB, Variable Geometry Orchestra, Suspensao, &c., through five recordings using primarily extended techniques and close proximity miking to create unusual textural and alien soundcscapes of great tension and release.


Masing / Petzold / Rodrigues / Rodrigues: Crane Cries

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25784
Catalog Code: cs503
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Emulating the sounds and intentions of cranes through string improvisation and unusual techniques, the quartet of Estonian violinist Elo Masing, German violinist Dietrich Petzold, and Portuguese violist and cellist Ernesto and Guilherme Rodrigues name each of 8 tracks on the behavior of cranes, from forming a flock, migration, fighting, ritual dancing, to nesting.


Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Trilla: Synchronous Rotation

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25614
Catalog Code: cs499
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A live recording at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, during the 2017 CreativeFest #11 from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Gianna de Toni on double bass, and Vasco Trilla on percussion, a sinuous, curving extended improvisation of subtle shades, with certain rotations more forceful, but always gravitating to quietude.


Dorner, Axel / Mia Dyberg / Pierre Borel / Ernesto Rodrigues / Tristan Honsinger / Guilherme Rodrigues: Laura

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25556
Catalog Code: cs502
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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An exciting meeting of multi-generational and multi-national, forward-thinking free improvisers performing live at Klub Demboh in Berlin in 2017, from the sextet of Axel Dorner (trumpet), Mia Dyberg (alto saxophone), Pierre Borel (alto saxophone), Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Tristan Honsinger (cello) and Guilherme Rodrigues (cello).


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.


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.


Rodrigues, Guilherme / Johan Moir: Hollow Wood

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25501
Catalog Code: cs487
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Swedish double bassist Johan Moir, who focuses on extended techniques, preparations, Just Intonation and psychoacoustic phenomena, joins with cellist Guilherme Rodrigues in the studio in Berlin to record these 9 dialogs of haunting string improvisations, pushing the limits of their "hollow wood" instruments to create a vast palette of sound and approaches.


Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Frangenheim: Sin

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25390
Catalog Code: cs501
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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An extended studio improvisation recorded in Berlin-Weissensee, Germany in 2016 from the restrained quartet of Axel Dorner on trumpet, Nuno Torres on alto sax, Alexander Frangenheim on double bass, and Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, using advanced techniques in a monumental journey that finds the quartet in a variety of expansive and intriguing dialogs.


Bistre (Muller / Rodrigues / Wong): As We Read Along...

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25383
Catalog Code: cs484
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A trio of free improvisers recording five detailed and subdued dialogs in the studio, from trombonist Matthias Muller (Splitter Orchester), cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, and guitarist Eric Wong, collective improvisation guided by long pointillistic passages that converge into lyrical focal points, a profound example of concentrative discourse.


Chrysakis, Thanos / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Abdul Moimeme: Micrographia

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25029
Catalog Code: cs477
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording in Portugal, the quintet of Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis on piano, Creative Sources label leader Ernesto Rodrigue on viola, son Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on double bass and Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar, three parts of microscopic collective electroacoustic improvisation of highly focused, detailed interplay.


Voutchkova / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mayas: The Afterlife of Trees

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25018
Catalog Code: cs471
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Sounding almost electric through unique string manipulations and harmonic overtones and inside playing on the piano, the quartet of Ernesto Rordigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Biliana Voutchkova on violin and pianist Magda Mayas render an eerie and atmospheric examination of trees, the self, blindness, and other obscure topics through cautious and slow-moving improvisation.


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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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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Chrysakis, Thanos / Kurt Liedwart / Nuno Torres / Ernesto Rodrigues : Skiagraphia

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24767
Catalog Code: cs424
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Three label leaders come together for an album of free electroacoustic improvisation--Thanos Chrysakis (Aural Terrains); Kurt Liedwart (Mikroton); Ernesto Rodrigues (Creative Sources), with Nuno Torres on sax--for an extended dialog built of exotic and microscopic sound, string aberrations, and reed abnormalities; exceptional.


Barriere, Lali / Ferran Fages / Guilherme Rodrigues / Ernesto Rodrigues : Llop

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24766
Catalog Code: cs423
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A large work for cello, viola, sinewaves and electronics from the quartet of Guilherme Rodrigues, Ernesto Rodrigues, Ferran Fages, and Barriere, the first two foundation members for Creative Sources, the latter two frequent collaborators, Barriere bringing a mathematical background to the improvisation that blends acoustic and electronic sources in compatibly sinister ways.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Ulrike Brand / Olaf Rupp : Traintracks, Roadsides, Wastelands, Debris

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24762
Catalog Code: cs410
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Three string improvisers--Ulrike Brand on cello, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Olaf Rupp on electric guitar--approach their instruments from all angles excepting the most traditional ones, from scraping and granulating to creating resonant sonic environments, an apt reflection of a journeying musician, enhanced by text and images in the CD package.


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.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Nuno Torres / Carlos Santos / Stale Liavik Solberg : Soon

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24757
Catalog Code: cs463
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Norwegian percussionist Stale Liavik Solberg (Gjerstad, VCDC, &c) joins frequent collaborators Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Nuno Torres (saxophone), and Carlos Santos (electronics) for a studio album of often pointillistic interaction, Solberg punctuating the unusual voicing and techniques of acoustic and electronic interactions as they permute the word "soon".


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carlos Santos: Piano

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24755
Catalog Code: cs461
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A unique take on the piano, with both participants--Ernesto Rodrigues and Carlos Santos--approaching the physical aspects of the instrument, somewhat beyond prepared piano, as the two record not just the strings but the wood, metal and most likely wheels of the instrument, creating a cantankerous display of sound that unfolds slowly; idiosyncratic and noteworthy.


Area, David / Tomas Gris / Ernesto Rodrigues : Chorismos

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24752
Catalog Code: cs458
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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An album of patience and concentrated listening from the lowercase trio of David Area on electronics, Tomas Gris on guitar and objects, and Ernesto Rodrigues on harp and objects, each player subtly coaxing sounds out of their instruments while the electronics act as environmental ambience over which tones slowly voice, recede and occasionally punctuate.


Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Alexander Frangenheim: Underwater Music

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24272
Catalog Code: cs450
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Like the Lisbon String Trio, this trio explores strings in a viola, cello and double bass trio configuration, from Creative Sources core players Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues, and Alexander Frangenheim, exploring a classic trio concept towards new expressions and boundaries, through spritely interaction and sonic expedition.


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.