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Braxton, Anthony (w/ Nels Cline, Greg Saunier, Taylor Ho Bynum): Quartet (New Haven) 2014 [4 CDs] Braxton, Anthony (w/ Nels Cline, Greg Saunier, Taylor Ho Bynum):
Quartet (New Haven) 2014 [4 CDs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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A 4-CD box set documenting the meeting of a quartet featuring saxophonist, composer and conceptualist Anthony Braxton alongside improvising guitarist and Wilco star Nels Cline, drummer and Deerhoof founder Greg Saunier, and trumpeter Taylor Ho Bynum, each CD an hour-long, wide-ranging set leaving behind genre imitations as they perform Braxton's colorful graphic score.

Brown, Earle: Synergy Brown, Earle:
Synergy

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Remastered edition of Earle Brown's conducting debut with the Ensemble Avantgarde in Leipzig, presenting his proportional and graphic score "Event: Synergy II", along with 2 other works of distinctive structure.

Cardew, Cornelius / London Experimental Ensemble: Treatise Cardew, Cornelius / London Experimental Ensemble:
Treatise

(Split Rock Records -- USA )

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The full two-hour performance of Cornelius Cardew's entire 193-page legendary Treatise graphic score, performed at Iklectik in London, England on January 28, 2017 in an 11-member ensemble of some of London's most interesting improvisers including participants in Scratch Orchestra, in a double CD release with liner notes by AMM founder Eddie Prevost.

Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson: Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs] Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson:
Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD featuring two extended live performances by the electroacoustic quartet of John Butcher (sax), Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (harps) & Lee Patterson (amplifed devices), one an improv from Durham in 2013, the other a graphic score from Newcastle, 2014.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Cundy, Chris: Mountains Cundy, Chris:
Mountains

(Aural Terrains -- UK / EU )

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Bass clarinetist Chris Cundy, uses the studio as a performance tool for accompaniment along with pre-recorded tapes, as he contrasts two different composers--Cornelius Cardew & Ton de Leeuw and their compositions titled "Mountains", alongside a Cardew graphic score piece, and 2 work for 5 bass clarinets, from Thanos Chrysakis and John Cage, the latter from his Numbers series.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les porteuses d'O Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les porteuses d'O

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Montreal's superb ensemble of improvisers explore the integration of composed music with improvisation, here in 3 graphic scores from from Danielle Palardy Roger, Joane Hetu, and Lisa Cay Miller, allowing individual performers extensive freedom within fixed compositional frameworks leading to extraordinary and unexpected results, captured lived at Amphitheatre du Gesu in 2017.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra (feat. Marilyn Crispell / Evan Parker): Parallel Moments Unbroken [2CD Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra (feat. Marilyn Crispell / Evan Parker):
Parallel Moments Unbroken [2CDS]

(FMR -- UK )

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Scottland's large improvising ensemble of around 20 musicians, merging backgrounds in free improvisation, jazz, classical, folk, pop, experimental musics and performance art, in a 2-CD release of a piece commissioned by the BBC and featuring pianist Marilyn Crispell and saxophist Evan Parker, written using graphic scores, through composition, photographs and artwork.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: Room of the the Present Gregorio, Guillermo / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton:
Room of the the Present

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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Two performances of Chicago reedist and composer Guillermo Gregorio's graphic score "Moholy 2", inspired by the artwork of László Moholy-Nagy, recorded in two conductions at the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago in 2007 & 2008 by the trio of Gregorio on clarinets & alto sax, Damon Smith on double bass, and Jerome Bryerton on percussion, cymbals and drums.

Kahn, Jason: Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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Jason Kahn developed these graphic scores, commissioned by the 2012 now NOW Festival in Australia, to push these specific players into situations outside of their comfort zone, as heard in this double LP which includes copies of the score plus notes and interviews.

O'Rourke, Jim / Apartment House: Best That You Do This For Me O'Rourke, Jim / Apartment House:
Best That You Do This For Me

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The UK ensemble Apartment House commissioned this work from composer & experimenter Jim O'Rourke based on their performance of other O'Rourke works, here interpreting a new graphic score designed like a sonic mobile, creating a minimal yet episodic piece of flexible interpretation as the performers whistle, hum and quietly sing in combination with bowed harmonics.

Olsen, Lance Austin : Dark Heart Olsen, Lance Austin :
Dark Heart

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four fascinating and detailed compositions from Canadian composer and painter Lance Austin Olsen, each work giving the performers space to collaborate on the results, using graphic scores and Cage-like elements from recordings; performers include Terje Paulsen, Gil Sanson, Ryoko Akama, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Katelyn Clark, Patrick Farmer and Apartment House.

Pinkdraft (Torees / Jacinto / Travassos / Morao): Pinkdraft 2010 Pinkdraft (Torees / Jacinto / Travassos / Morao):
Pinkdraft 2010

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A polyphonic approach to noise using open improv and graphic scores from this Portugese quartet performing on sax, cello, percussion, amplified objects, circuit bending and analog electronics.

Rusling, Terry : The Machine Is Broken Rusling, Terry :
The Machine Is Broken

(Spool -- Canada )

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Retrospective of Terry Rusling, a Canadian composer of electronic music working for the CBC in the 60's, who was introduced to the Electronic Music Studio at the University of Toronto, where he was awarded the title of Research Associate, receiving a Canada Council Grant to travel and work in Belgium, Utrecht, Paris, &c.; 2 of his graphic scores are part of John Cage's "Notations" project.

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla' Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino:
Spilla'

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.

Swell, Steve / Andrew Raffo Dewar / Garrison Fewell: Estuaries Swell, Steve / Andrew Raffo Dewar / Garrison Fewell:
Estuaries

(Den Records -- Italy )

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Featuring Argentinian composer and improviser Andrew Raffo Dewar on soprano saxophone and the great Garrison Fewell on guitar, trombonist Swell leads this trio through the 10 part "Estuaries" based on a graphic score and poem written by Swell.

Taylor, Trevor: Oscillations 12 Tone Music For Jazz Quintet Taylor, Trevor:
Oscillations 12 Tone Music For Jazz Quintet

(FMR -- UK )

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Exploring the jazz tradition through 12 tone serial tone row scales, along with graphic scores & other variations, from UK composer Trevor Taylor, also on drums & vibraphones, in a quintet with Shanti Paul Jayashina on trumpet, Josh Ison on saxophones, Dan Banks on piano, and Jose Canha on Double Bass, in a set of tunes that beautifully balance freedom and lyricism.

Weston, Matt: Four Lies In The Eavesdrop Business [VINYL 2 LPS] Weston, Matt:
Four Lies In The Eavesdrop Business [VINYL 2 LPS]

(7272music -- USA )

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Percussionist and sound artist Matt Weston incorporated Western notated scores, multidimensional graphic scores, implied notation, and aural scorers in addition to site-specific constructions to facilitate his instantaneous realization of this composition, which was mastered by Jason Lescalleet at Glistening Labs USA.

Mayas', Magda Filamental (w / Davies / Caddy / Theriot / Davies / Parkins / Thieke / Abdelnour): Con Mayas', Magda Filamental (w / Davies / Caddy / Theriot / Davies / Parkins / Thieke / Abdelnour):
Confluence

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Composed by pianist Magda Mayas for an octet of superb avant improvisers including Rhodri Davies, Zeena Parkins, Michael Thieke, Angharad Davies, &c. and performed live at the 2019 Music Unlimited 33, in Wels, Austria, this extended work uses a graphic score to interpret 12 photographs taken over an hour observing the merging waters of the Rhone and the Arve rivers.

Chabala, Barry / Ann Coman: In And Out Of Focus Chabala, Barry / Ann Coman:
In And Out Of Focus

(Roeba -- USA )

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This album of improvised music was born out of mutual appreciation and admiration for the respective art forms of Ann Coman and experimental sound artist Barry Chabala, who performed original guitar improvisations while Coman intuitively created visual artworks from those performances, then reversing the process where Chabala interpreted Coman's art as visual scores.

PEK Solo: The Strange Theory of Light & Matter <i>[Used Item]</i> PEK Solo:
The Strange Theory of Light & Matter [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Smith, Wadada Leo / Henry Kaiser / Alex Varty: Pacifica Koral Reef Smith, Wadada Leo / Henry Kaiser / Alex Varty:
Pacifica Koral Reef

(577 Records -- USA )

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Interpreting trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's Ankhrasmation graphic score--the term joining the Egyptian symbol for life, the Ethiopian word for leader and the universal term for mother--Smith and guitarists Alex Varty & Henry Kaiser use the rich combination of visual cues and musical notation to record this rapturous and unduplicable album of profound and engaging improvisation.

Akama, Ryoko: Songs For A Shed Akama, Ryoko:
Songs For A Shed

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six beautiful, fragile and mysterious works for piano in combinations with other orchestral arrangements and solo, including pitch-based compositions and a graphic work directed by photographs, performed by members of Apartment House in duos, quintets & sextets; works initially commissioned by Another Timbre and Philip Thomas and here performed on piano by Siwan Rhys.

Wittenburg, Florian : Kranenburg Tree Wittenburg, Florian :
Kranenburg Tree

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Using a metasynth, a software instrument that allows the user to draw or paint music, and a photograph of a small tree observed at a former train station in the German town of Kranenbur, composer Florian Wittenburg generates complex sound structures from the simple structures of the tree's branches used as a template for four rich sonic sketches.

Eisenberg, Wendy: Bloodletting [2 CDs] Eisenberg, Wendy:
Bloodletting [2 CDs]

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

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In a study of memory and the way we alter or prioritize what we remember, NY guitarist Wendy Eisenberg composed this intimately personal long form text score in four movements to be memorized and then performed using the nonlinear randomness of recollection, recorded in two performances at Firehouse 12 in 2019, once on acoustic guitar and once on banjo.

Mayas, Magda / Tina Douglas: Objects Of Interest [CD + BOOK] Mayas, Magda / Tina Douglas:
Objects Of Interest [CD + BOOK]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Following the visual scores of multi-disciplinary artist Tina Douglas, pianist Magda Mayas uses objects and preparations on piano, clavinet & rhodes keyboards to expand on Douglas' sculptural and tactile scores, exposing the fragility or imperfections in each, allowing one melody, chord or noise to become the focus of Maya's aural rendering and interpretations.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Commutation Ensemble SuperMusique:
Commutation

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Ensemble Supermusique, Montreal's premiere open-minded improvising ensemble, here led by saxophonist & vocalist Joane Hetu and conducted by percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger, present a live concert of graphic scores dating back to 1920, with works from Fred Frith (Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire), Luigi Russolo, Maxime Daigneault, Emilie Girard-Charest & Anestis Logothetis.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Sonne l'image Ensemble SuperMusique:
Sonne l'image

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The collective ensemble Supermusique featuring key performers from Montréal's musique actuelle scene, including Jean Derome, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Joane Hetu, Danielle Palardy, &c. perform "Sounding the Image", three animated scores composed through the creation of moving images and rendered live in a remarkable concert at Amphiteatre de Gesu, in Montreal in 2019.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Greenlief, Phillip : Barbedwire: 37 Graphic Scores For Trio Volume One Greenlief, Phillip :
Barbedwire: 37 Graphic Scores For Trio Volume One

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Four trios perform selections from composer and reedist Phillip Greenlief's BARBEDWIRE - 37 Graphic Scores For Trio, featuring John Bischoff, Kyle Bruckmann, Mark Clifford, Evelyn Davis, Tim Decillis, Gabby Fluke Mogul, Jane Rigler, and Tim Perkis, each composition a unique sonic sculpture, creating a diverse set of unique recordings realized by consummate performers.

Orchestra Entropy: Rituals Orchestra Entropy:
Rituals

(Discus -- UK )

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An extended work for 10 improvisers using a composite composition of graphic scores, open notations, and two trio sub-pieces titled "skelf" (electric guitar, double bass and drums) and "antiphon" (violin, viola and double bass), all directed by UK saxophonist Matt London in an ensemble with reeds, winds, brass, strings, electric guitar, and Mark Sanders on drums.

PEK Solo: The Strange Theory of Light & Matter PEK Solo:
The Strange Theory of Light & Matter

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Four times David Peck, as the Boston reedist and multi-instrumentalist leverages concepts from his graphic scores for the Leap of Faith Orchestra designed to limit the excesses of large ensemble in improvisation, following his score of symbols and written instructions through four recorded iterations, listening to and reacting to the previous layers in a virtual quartet of PEKs.

Weston, Matt: Searchlight Swings b/w Is That Helicopter Over Our House? [7-inch' VINYL] Weston, Matt:
Searchlight Swings b/w Is That Helicopter Over Our House? [7-inch' VINYL]

(7272music -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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Percussionist and electronics artist Matt Weston (Arthur Brooks Ensemble V, Arc Pair) in a 7" release showcasing his playing skills over his own notation systems employing additional dimensions of pre-and post-gestural strategies, using written standard notation and visual cues based on multiple and simultaneous, graphic scores.

Weston, Matt: Sparky 3 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Weston, Matt:
Sparky 3 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(4 Men With Beards -- USA )

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The 3rd installment in percussionist & composer Matt Weston's serialized opera for percussion ensemble + electronics, a set of narratives and counter-narratives that explore mental health struggles as they develop over time in varying circumstances, realized through a combination of site-specific graphic, multidimensional and instantaneous scores.

Funambulists, The (Tibor Takacs Faki / Laslo Lenkes / Goran Grubisic): The Funambulists Funambulists, The (Tibor Takacs Faki / Laslo Lenkes / Goran Grubisic):
The Funambulists

(FMR -- UK )

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An energetic trio of Serbian free improvisers from Tibor Takacs Faki on reeds, Laslo Lenkes on guitar and Goran Grubisic on drums, Tibor Takacs Faki and Goran Grubisic both part of the rock band Wooden Ambulance, that energy translating into their indefatigable approach to collective improvisation, just keeping a lid on their rambunctious interaction.

Fully Celebrated Orchestra: Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones Fully Celebrated Orchestra:
Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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The trio of Jim Hobbs, Timo Shanko and Django Carranza in a studio release of original upbeat and amazing riff based compositions, along with a nifty skate video.

Weston, Matt: Sparky 4 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Weston, Matt:
Sparky 4 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(7272music -- USA )

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The 4th installment in percussionist & composer Matt Weston's serialized opera for percussion ensemble + electronics, a set of narratives and counter-narratives that explore mental health struggles as they develop over time in varying circumstances, realized through a combination of site-specific graphic, multidimensional and instantaneous scores.

Carter, Daniel / Evan Strauss / 5-Track / Sheridan Riley: The Uproar In Bursts Of Sound And Silence Carter, Daniel / Evan Strauss / 5-Track / Sheridan Riley:
The Uproar In Bursts Of Sound And Silence

(577 Records -- USA )

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A collage of styles and experimentation developed over several years by bassist and multi-instrumentalist Evan Strauss, using long-form graphically notated conceptual compositions based on bird calls along with thematic material from Ursula K. Le Guin, expanded with narration and poetry from Daniel Carter and titled from an excerpt by Virginia Woolf.

Kahn, Jason: Noema [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Noema [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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Exploring Kyoto through a series of 37 compositions organized from field recordings of everyday sound in the city made during Jason Kahn's 3 month stay in 2012, creating unique audio memories evoking and commenting on the structure of Kyoto's social spaces.

Taubenfeld's, Ziv Full Sun: Out Of The Beast Came Honey Taubenfeld's, Ziv Full Sun:
Out Of The Beast Came Honey

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Amsterdam-based bass clarinetist Ziv Taubenfeld's sextet perform the leader's innovative compositions that include a tribute to alto saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc, and a graphic composition for Sunny Murray, in a band with Michael Moore (sax & clarinet), Joost Buis (trombone), Nico Chientaroli (piano), Omer Govreen (double bass) and Onno Govaert (drums & percussion).

Akama, Ryoko: Songs For A Shed <i>[Used Item]</i> Akama, Ryoko:
Songs For A Shed [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.95    

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Six beautiful, fragile and mysterious works for piano in combinations with other orchestral arrangements and solo, including pitch-based compositions and a graphic work directed by photographs, performed by members of Apartment House in duos, quintets & sextets; works initially commissioned by Another Timbre and Philip Thomas and here performed on piano by Siwan Rhys.



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Smith, Wadada Leo / Henry Kaiser / Alex Varty: Pacifica Koral Reef

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Brown, Earle: Synergy

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