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Pisaro, Michael / Reinier van Houdt: The Earth And The Sky [3 CDs] (erstwhile)

erstwhile records releases their first CD on their ErstClass imprint, issuing and collecting historically important work, here with composer Michael Pisaro-Liu's piano works from 1994-2016, 11 compositions performed by Netherlands pianist Reinier van Houdt.
 

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Michael Pisaro-Liu-Liu-composer

Reinier van Houdt-piano


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Label: erstwhile
Catalog ID: ErstClass 001-3
Squidco Product Code: 23023

Format: 3 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack - 4 panel w/booklet
Recorded at The Wild Beast, CalArts, California in May to June 2015 by Michael Pisaro-Liu.

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"Erstwhile is proud to announce the first release on the new ErstClass imprint, an epic collection of Pisaro's work for piano from 1994-2016, 11 pieces totalling 223 minutes. The pieces are performed by the brilliant Dutch pianist Reinier van Houdt (Current 93, Walter Marchetti, Robert Ashley, etc.) with close oversight by Pisaro as well as his own musical input at times. The gorgeous 8-panel digipak was designed by Yuko Zama (also the lead producer), and the 8 page booklet features liner notes by Marc Medwin."-Erstwhile


Artist Biographies

"Reinier van Houdt is a composer and pianist from Rotterdam, Netherlands, member of both the Ensemble MAE and the Ives Ensemble. Reinier van Houdt studied piano at the Liszt-Akademie in Budapest & the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He premiered music by ao Robert Ashley, Alvin Curran, Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, Francisco López, Charlemagne Palestine, Yannis Kyriakides, Maria de Alvear, Jerry Hunt; he has collaborated with John Cage, Alvin Lucier, Luc Ferrari, Olivier Messiaen and with theatrecompanies like Hotel Modern, Andcompany&Co, Veenfabriek, Leine&Roebana and ZOOGDIER, a musictheatregroup of which he is co-founder. He also one of the driving forces behind ensemble MAE."

-TeamRock.com (http://teamrock.com/artist-directory/r/reinier-van-houdt?id=7zA1l5xc3Y669LbDdaD6dv)
2/16/2024

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Track Listing:



CD1



1. Half-sleep Beings 5:03

2. Akasa 12:47

3. Distance (1) 9:46

4. The Earth And The Sky 35:58

5. Pi (920-994) 6:58

CD2



1. Pi (2352-2420) 7:16

2. Fade 22:20

3. Les Jours, Mon Aubepine 13:43

4. Fields Have Ears (2) 32:12

5. C. Wolff 3:37

CD3



1. Green Hour, Grey Future 1:13:25

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