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Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis: Faint [2 CDs]
Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis:
Faint [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $23.95    


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Electro-acoustic improvising trio exploring the extremes of free improvisation and contemporary composition.

Reudenbach, Michael: szenen, standbilder; werke 1991-2009 [2 CDS]
Reudenbach, Michael:
szenen, standbilder; werke 1991-2009 [2 CDS]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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German composer Michael Reudenbach's works and studies from 1991-2009 are presented in a six-panel digipack with a 22-page booklet of images and photos, and notes in German and English.

Ribot, Marc: Exercises In Futility
Ribot, Marc:
Exercises In Futility

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Heretical new music for solo guitar conceived as impossible etudes and exercises on a variety of finger busting guitar techniques and performed by Marc Ribot.

Ribot, Marc: Silent Movies
Ribot, Marc:
Silent Movies

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


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Guitarist Ribot in a gorgeous and contemplative album of adaptations of music he has written for films, for classic silent movies, and that he scored for his personal amusement and imagination.

Ribot, Marc: Soundtracks 2
Ribot, Marc:
Soundtracks 2

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Riedl, Josef Anton : Klangregionen 1951-2007
Riedl, Josef Anton :
Klangregionen 1951-2007

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $27.95    


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Two CD set of electronic and concrete compositions from German composer Riedl, with recordings from Siemens-Studio for elektronische Musik and Studio for konkrete Musik.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: L'Oreille Enflee
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
L'Oreille Enflee

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger's first major solo composition in 13 pieces which is performed by Claude Beaugrand, Jean Derome, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, Diane Labrosse, and Martin Ouellet.

Rose, Jon: //shoppinglive@victo
Rose, Jon:
//shoppinglive@victo

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    


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Rose, Jon: The People's Music
Rose, Jon:
The People's Music

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    


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Rosenberger, Katharina: Texturen (2007 - 2011)
Rosenberger, Katharina:
Texturen (2007 - 2011)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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"Texturen" for seven musicians and eight other works from composer Katharina Rosenberger, blending acoustics, electronics and voice in inventive ways, as performed by the NY Wet Ink Ensemble.

Rosenboom, David: Naked Curvature
Rosenboom, David:
Naked Curvature

(Tzadik -- USA )


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CalArts Chamber Ensemble performs this large work from composer David Ronsemboom, a whispered chamber opera/concerto grosso for six instrumentalists, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software.

Ned Rothenberg (Shakuchi): Rothenberg: Ryu Nashi/No School - New Music For Shakuchi
Ned Rothenberg (Shakuchi):
Rothenberg: Ryu Nashi/No School - New Music For Shakuchi

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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New York multi-reed and wind player Ned Rothenberg performing on the shakuhachi in orignal compositions performed with viola and spoken word in beautiful and nuanced performances.

Rouge Ciel: Veuillez Proceder
Rouge Ciel:
Veuillez Proceder

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    


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Scelsi, Giacinto: Giacinto Scelsi
Scelsi, Giacinto:
Giacinto Scelsi

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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Six works by composer Giacinto Scelsi performed by groups including the Ensemble 2E2M, collected and remastered from the original recordings.

Jennifer Choi: Gregor Huebner; Ron Lawrence; Mike Bloc: Sharp: String Quartets Volume 2
Jennifer Choi: Gregor Huebner; Ron Lawrence; Mike Bloc:
Sharp: String Quartets Volume 2

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Composer/performer/instrument builder Elliott Sharp's 2nd in a series of complete string quartets, inventive works blending computer science, fractals, improvisation and mathematics.

Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg: Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die
Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg:
Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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A new composition by clarinetist and composer Magnus Granberg, the leader of the highly acclaimed ensemble Skogen, this time with a new, smaller group that includes percussionist Erik Carlsson, performing his beautiful, melancholic music.

Smith, Wadada Leo: Creative Orchestra - Lake Biwa
Smith, Wadada Leo:
Creative Orchestra - Lake Biwa

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza
Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )


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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..

Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht: ...Im Klang...
Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht:
...Im Klang...

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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Composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler presents three solo pieces, one for accordion (Teodoro Anzellotti) one for piano (Marianne Schroeder) and the third for organ (Huub Ten Hacken).

Threadgill, Henry: Everybody's Mouth's a Book
Threadgill, Henry:
Everybody's Mouth's a Book

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs: Cold Peace Counterpoints
Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs:
Cold Peace Counterpoints

(Recommended Records -- USA )


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A suite of fiendishly complex compositions for mixed real (Bob Drake, Chris Cutler, Djorge Delibasic, Pegja Milosavljevic) and virtual resources.

Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs: Repetetive Selective Removal of One Protecting Group
Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs:
Repetetive Selective Removal of One Protecting Group

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $12.95    


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Tilbury, John: For Tomasz Sikorski
Tilbury, John:
For Tomasz Sikorski

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $11.95    


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Pianist John Tilbury plays three of his friend and colleague Tomasz Sikorski's minimalist compositions as well as an original improvisational piece performed in honor of Tomasz.

Tudor, David: Music for Piano
Tudor, David:
Music for Piano

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $31.95    


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2-CD set with recordings by the legendary 20th century avantgarde pianist performing compositions by (and with) John Cage, plus Sylvano Bussotti, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff.

Ullmann, Jakob: A Catalouge of Sounds
Ullmann, Jakob:
A Catalouge of Sounds

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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Ullman's composition of subtle gradations in sound performed very softly forcing the ear to notice the smallest variations, as realized by the string trio Ensemble Oriol Berline.

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum [3 CDs]
Ullmann, Jakob:
fremde zeit addendum [3 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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A 3 CD box with new recordings of composer Jakob Ullmann's works, recorded between 2008-2011, including "disappearing musics for six players (more or less)", "komposition fur streichquartett 2", &c.

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum 4
Ullmann, Jakob:
fremde zeit addendum 4

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $16.95    


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An extract from Berlin composer Jakob Ullman's 2012 3-CD box set on Edition Rz, presenting "solo III for organ" (1992/1993), an hour long work of tone and tension performed by Hans-Peter Schulz at the Big Organ in Abteikirche Neresheim.

Ullmann, Jakob: Voice, Books and Fire 3
Ullmann, Jakob:
Voice, Books and Fire 3

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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A work resulting from Ullmann's reflections about the relationships between music and language: language as sound and language as text, and the numerous relationships between texts of different cultural and religious traditions.

Various Artists: 20 Jahre Inventionen II
Various Artists:
20 Jahre Inventionen II

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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Volume 2 documenting the Berlin festival "Inventionen", a retrospective sampler with recordings of works by: Westerkamp, Sciarrino, Cage, Namtchylak, Jones, Scelsi, Fujita, Driscoll.

Various Artists: 30 Jahre Inventionen 1982-2012 [2 CDs + DVD]
Various Artists:
30 Jahre Inventionen 1982-2012 [2 CDs + DVD]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $26.00    


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Two re-releases of Edition RZ LPs that are now available in this double CD box with additional tracks, as well as a mainly acousmatic DVD that features electronic tracks by a variety of electroacoustic composers.

Various Artists: AMPLIFY 2002: balance box set
Various Artists:
AMPLIFY 2002: balance box set

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $139.95    


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Various Artists: Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete
Various Artists:
Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $28.95    


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An excellent compilation of modern Musique Concrete featuring compositions by Chin, Kosk, Cee, Donato, Minard, Mitterer, Dhomont, Karlsson, and Wishart.

Lang, Klaus / Arditti String Quartet: 20 Jahre Inventionen III
Lang, Klaus / Arditti String Quartet:
20 Jahre Inventionen III

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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The string quartet sei-jaku by German composer Klaus Lang, documented on this CD, was performed on June 30, 2002 in the Grober Sendesaal of the SFB Berlin by the Arditti String Quartet during the festival Inventionen 2002.

Various Artists: PRES Revisited. Jozef Patkowski In Memoriam
Various Artists:
PRES Revisited. Jozef Patkowski In Memoriam

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $24.95    


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Recordings of a concert at London's Cafe Oto dedicated to Jozef Patkowski's Polish Radio Experimental Studio (CD2), which are transformed in the studio by John Tilbury, Eddie Prevost, Phil Durrant, Maciej Sledziecki & Mikolaj Palosz (CD1).

Von Biel, Michael: S/T
Von Biel, Michael:
S/T

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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German composer, cellist and fluxus artist Michael von Biel in 5 works, two performed by the Pellegrini-Quartett in 2003, a string quartet from '67, and two electronic works from '64 & '68.

 
Watkins, Zachary James:
Suite for string quartet

(Confront -- Great Britain )


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Electronics artist Watkins wrote this piece for resonant spaces, interactive electronics, audience participation & string quartet, here in a special version tuning each string to an odd partial of 60Hz.

Wolff, Christian: Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs]
Wolff, Christian:
Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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A portrait of Christian Wolff, documenting the composer's early activity through recordings made close to the time of their composition from artists including Cornelius Cardew, Frederic Rzewski, David Tudor, &c.

Woodbury, Brian: Variety Orchestra
Woodbury, Brian:
Variety Orchestra

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    


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Xenakis, Iannis: Iannis Xenakis
Xenakis, Iannis:
Iannis Xenakis

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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A collection of historical and essential works from Xenakis including Syrmos, Le Polytope de Montreal, Terretektorh, Nomos Gamma, ST/48-1,240162, Achorripsis, Persepolis, Polytope de Cluny.

Yoshihide, Otomo: Cathode
Yoshihide, Otomo:
Cathode

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Zingaro / Regef / DeJoode String Trio: Spectrum
Zingaro / Regef / DeJoode String Trio:
Spectrum

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Portuguese violinist Carlos "Zingaro" in a string trio work committed to reinventing chamber music through improvisation that bridges contemporary classical music.

Mycale - Zorn, John: Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Volume 13
Mycale - Zorn, John:
Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Volume 13

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Perhaps the most unique take on the Masada book, 4 female voices interpret eleven songs from Zorn's Book of Angels in beautiful and haunting a cappella.

Zorn, John: Filmworks Xix
Zorn, John:
Filmworks Xix

(Tzadik -- USA )


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This installment of Zorn's Filmwork series presents a charming and lyrical score created for renowned Russian animator Dimitri GellerŐs delightful animated parable The Rain Horse.

Zorn, John: Enigmata
Zorn, John:
Enigmata

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Twelve bizarre compositional miniatures for the blazing duo of Marc Ribot and Trevor Dunn, combining classical 12-tone lyricism with rock intensity and improvisational madness.

Zorn, John: A Vision In Blakelight
Zorn, John:
A Vision In Blakelight

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Inspired by the spiritual mythology of William Blake, this is part of Zorn's series of 21st century mystical works, alternately romantic, ominous, ecstatic, driving and meditative.

Zorn, John: Angelus Novus
Zorn, John:
Angelus Novus

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Zorn, John: Chimeras
Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Revised version of this 2001 chamber work inspired by the remarkable worlds of Henry Darger, Lewis Carroll and Unica Zurn, remastered and resequenced with a new postlude.

Zorn, John: Dictee / Liber Novus
Zorn, John:
Dictee / Liber Novus

(Tzadik -- USA )


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2 studio compositions from Zorn: a ritualistic homage to Korean/American writer and conceptual artist Theresa Hak-Kyung Cha; and a mythic psychodrama inspired by the legendary Red Book of Carl Jung.

Zorn, John: Femina
Zorn, John:
Femina

(Tzadik -- USA )


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A beautifully packaged work performed by Sylvie Courvoisier, Iku Mori, Laurie Anderson, Jennifer Choi, Carol Emanuel & Shayna Dunkelman in Zorn's tribute to women in the Arts.

Zorn, John: Filmworks Iv - S&M & More
Zorn, John:
Filmworks Iv - S&M & More

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Zorn, John: Filmworks Ix
Zorn, John:
Filmworks Ix

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Zorn, John: Film Works Viii
Zorn, John:
Film Works Viii

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.45    


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Zorn, John: Filmworks X - The Mirror Of Maya Daren
Zorn, John:
Filmworks X - The Mirror Of Maya Daren

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Zorn, John: Filmworks Xiii
Zorn, John:
Filmworks Xiii

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Zorn, John: Filmworks Xxi: Belle De Nature/ Rijksmuseum
Zorn, John:
Filmworks Xxi: Belle De Nature/ Rijksmuseum

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Two very different film scores for two very different movies: one, a French S/M erotica; and two, a documentary about the renovation of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Zorn, John: Godard; Spillane; Blues Noel
Zorn, John:
Godard; Spillane; Blues Noel

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Mark Feldman (Vln); Marc Ribot (Gtr); Anthony Coleman (Key); Mark Dresser (Bs): Zorn: Kristallnacht
Mark Feldman (Vln); Marc Ribot (Gtr); Anthony Coleman (Key); Mark Dresser (Bs):
Zorn: Kristallnacht

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Zorn, John: Lemma
Zorn, John:
Lemma

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Three young virtuoso violinists perform two new major works by John Zorn - "Passagen" and "Ceremonial Magic" (reworked from his Rimbaud release) and a set of 12 miniatures for two violins, "Apophthegms".

Zorn, John: Love, Madness & Mysticism
Zorn, John:
Love, Madness & Mysticism

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Zorn, John: Mount Analogue
Zorn, John:
Mount Analogue

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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An extended work drawing on the life and work of spiritual figure Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff in a work with Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirit quartet and vibraphonist Kenny Wollesen.

Zorn, John: On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits
Zorn, John:
On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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3 pieces of magic and religious mysticism: a string trio-satanic counterpoint for the Witches' Sabbath written for the ICE Ensemble; a work for Shakespeare's "The Tempest"; and Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble performing Zorn's mini piano concerto.

Zorn, John: Rituals
Zorn, John:
Rituals

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Zorn, John: Shir Hashirim
Zorn, John:
Shir Hashirim

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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John Zorn draws on traditions from plainchant, mediaeval ars nova, Renaissance madrigals, 20th century vocal techniques and minimalism in an album for a cappella voice as performed by The Sapphites vocal quintet.

Zorn, John: The Alchemist
Zorn, John:
The Alchemist

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Zorn's sixth quartet is inspired by the hermetic Angelic actions of John Dee and is replete with the procedures of distillation, calcination, crystallization, sublimation, purification, rotation as well numerology, prayers, canons, contrapuntal complexity, &c.

Zorn, John: The Bribe
Zorn, John:
The Bribe

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Zorn, John: Masada - The Circle Maker
Zorn, John:
Masada - The Circle Maker

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $19.45    


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Zorn, John: The Gift
Zorn, John:
The Gift

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel
Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel

(Tzadik -- USA )


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The second volume documenting John Zorn's astonishing solo organ improvisations recorded in 2013 on the Aeloian Skinner organ at St. Paul's Chapel in New York City.

Zorn, John: The Mysteries
Zorn, John:
The Mysteries

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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The second volume from the trio of Bill Frisell (guitar), Carol Emanuel (harp) and Kenny Wollesen (vibraphone, bells) playing Zorn's mystical compositions that leave room for improvisation.

John Zorn: Zorn: The Satyros Play / Cerebrus
John Zorn:
Zorn: The Satyros Play / Cerebrus

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $16.95    


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Two new large works beautifully packaged with a thick booklet: "Visions of Dionysus" with Cyro Baptist and Kenny Wollesen; and "Cerebus" with Peter Evans, David Taylor and Marcus Rojas.

Zorn, John Quartet: String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4
Zorn, John Quartet:
String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Zorn, John: What Thou Wilt
Zorn, John:
What Thou Wilt

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Three compositional works from Zorn: 1999's violin concerto "Contes de Faes"; and two intense pieces of "Crowleana", a bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and a work for 3 cellists.

Frey, Jurg : Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs]
Frey, Jurg :
Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $26.95    


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The Ensemble Grizzana (Ryoko Akama, Mira Benjamin, Richard Craig, Emma Richards, Philip Thomas and Seth Woods) performs a series of delicate and beautiful chamber pieces by Swiss composer and clarinetist Jurg Frey, who also performs on clarinet.

Saunders, James : Assigned #15
Saunders, James :
Assigned #15

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Leading contemporary music ensemble Apartment House perform a new piece developing out of James Saunders's long-term modular project '#unassigned'; the new piece, "assigned #15" creates a mesmeric, dense, jungle-like soundworld across its 45 minutes duration.

Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli: William's Mix Extended
Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli:
William's Mix Extended

(Quakebasket -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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Werner Dafeldecker and Valerio Tricoli re-interpret John Cage's 1953 compositions for 8 simultaneously played tapes, here examining the relationship between early tape music and current digital production, allowing for a larger work using approximately 2000 different sounds.



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