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Bach, Johann Sebastian: Musikalisches Opfer
Bach, Johann Sebastian:
Musikalisches Opfer

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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1949 recording of Bach's "Musical Offering", with conductor Hermann Scherchen leading soloists of the Berlin Radio Symphony in an arrangement written by Swiss organist Roger Vuataz.

d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault : Avant
d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault :
Avant

(Tour de Bras -- France )


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Montreal Musique Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and sound artist Erick d' Orion created this project as a tribute to the original explorers of electronic music and musique concrete -- GRM, Stockhausen, Henry, Oram, Schaeffer, &c. -- using historic sound recordings and new sources, presenting this incredible concert live at Au Mois in Quebec.

Refusenik (Arturas Bumsteinas): Musikaliszer Pinkos
Refusenik (Arturas Bumsteinas):
Musikaliszer Pinkos

(Bolt -- Poland )


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A collection of more than two hundred Hebrew religious chants compiled and published by cantor Abraham Berenstein in 1927 in Vilna, Poland (today Vilnius, Lithuania), re-composed by Arturas Bumsteinas using fragments of melodies found found in the Berenstein's book, with electronics recorded on the old Russian analogue synthezier Polyvox then mixed in EMS.

Corner, Philip: On Tape From The Judson Years
Corner, Philip:
On Tape From The Judson Years

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )


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Early tape collage works from Fluxus founder and member of the Experimental Media Foundation Philip Corner, five distinct pieces recorded and developed between 1962 to 1963 in New York's Lower East Side, including Lucinda Pastime" for a a dance piece by Lucinda Childs, and "Oracle, a Canata on Images of War" commissioned by the Living Theatre; includes a 16-page booklet.

Rose, Jon / Chris Abrahams: Peggy
Rose, Jon / Chris Abrahams:
Peggy

(Recommended Records -- UK )


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"As Frogworth says in one review: 'Two giants of Australian avant-garde music getting together here, dedicating their record to Australian composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks, whose house in Paddington, Sydney is used for residencies/sabbatic...

Cater, Seamus: A History of Musical Pitch
Cater, Seamus:
A History of Musical Pitch

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Investigating the experimental legacy of Victorian polymath Alexander J. Ellis, author of the 1880 paper, The History of Musical Pitch, composer Seamus Cater uses 74 tuning forks tuned to represent Elliss research of just ratios of 480Hz, in three compositions focusing on the most consonant tones of the system, and balancing them through minimalist chamber work from a 7-piece ensemble.



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Rose, Jon / Chris Abrahams: Peggy

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Musikalisches Opfer

Corner, Philip: On Tape From The Judson Years

d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault : Avant

Cater, Seamus: A History of Musical Pitch

Refusenik (Arturas Bumsteinas): Musikaliszer Pinkos

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