The Squid's Ear Magazine


Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia: The Geographers (Emanem)


 

Price: $18.45


Quantity:

Out of Stock

Quantity in Basket: None

Log In to use our Wish List
Shipping Weight: 5.00 units

Sample The Album:


product information:

Personnel:



Clive Bell-Cretan pipes, harmonica, khene, pi saw, shakuhachi, stereo goathorns, whirling bat drum

Sylvia Hallett-anklung, bicycle wheel, electronics, mbira, sarangi, saw, viola, violin, voice


Click an artist name above to see in-stock items for that artist.




Label: Emanem
Catalog ID: 4112
Squidco Product Code: 4759

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2005
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Studio recordings from 7/17/04

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

Artist Biographies

"Clive Bell studied the shakuhachi (Japanese flute) in Tokyo, and the khene (Lao mouthorgan) in Laos and Thailand. In 2005 he took part in the British Council Beijing project 'Sound & the City' alongside Brian Eno, David Toop and Peter Cusack. Recently he has worked with Okeanos (contemporary music group), Jah Wobble, Karl Jenkins, Complicite Theatre, Sylvia Hallett, David Ross, dance music producer David Harrow, jazz pianist Taeko Kunishima, and the BBC Singers.

He has played on the majority of Jah Wobble's recent albums, plus records by David Toop, Frank Chickens, Paul Schutze, Jeff Beck, Bill Laswell, Karl Jenkins, Taeko Kunishima and Philip Clemo. He has composed music for theatre shows by Complicite, Kazuko Hohki, the Whalley Range All Stars and IOU. Clive Bell's solo shakuhachi CD is on the ARC label and was reissued in 2005. Three recent duo albums are Sleep It Off (with Mike Adcock), The Geographes (with Sylvia Hallett) and Mystery Lights (with David Ross). He writes for The Wire magazine."

-Faster Than Sound (http://www.fasterthansound.com/clive-bell/)
7/10/2024

Have a better biography or biography source? Please Contact Us so that we can update this biography.

"Sylvia Hallett studied music at Dartington, and then spent two years studying composition with Max Deutsch in Paris. She now works as both composer and improviser.

She has played in many international festivals since the late 1970s, having worked with several well-known and respected musicians, including David Toop, Alasdair Roberts, Evan Parker, Anna Homler, the late Lol Coxhill, Maggie Nicols, Phil Minton. Groups include Accordions Go Crazy, LaXula, British Summer Time Ends, Arc,The London Improvisers Orchestra, The London Hardingfelelag and The Heliocentrics. She also performs solo, (eg. in Vigne Museum, Rosazzo, Italy 2015), and in duo with Clive Bell, with Mike Adcock, with Anna Homler and with Chris Dowding.

Projects with various theatre and dance companies include collaborations with the dancer/choreographers h2dance (Hanna Gillgren and Heidi Rustgaard), Miranda Tufnell, Emilyn Claid, Jacky Lansley, Lost Dog, and Eva Karczag, the live art puppeteer Nenagh Watson, and Suffolk-based Wonderful Beast. She has performed and musically directed the music of Adrian Lee in world tours with the Young Vic's highly acclaimed "Grimm Tales", and The Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of "Comedy of Errors" , "Tales from Ovid" and "Canterbury Tales".

Sylvia has released three solo CDs, two on the MASH label, which contain songs, improvisations, and tape collage pieces derived from her compositions for theatre and dance. Her 3rd solo release, White Fog on the EMANEM label features the bowed bicycle wheel. She has also recorded numerous albums with groups and duos.

Commissions for 22 BBC Radio Drama include Tess of the D'Urbevilles, Kings, and Virginia Woolf's Kew Gardens."

-Sylvia Hallett Website (http://www.sylviahallett.co.uk/biography.htm?LMCL=vZSJds)
7/10/2024

Have a better biography or biography source? Please Contact Us so that we can update this biography.


Track Listing:



Clive Bell-Cretan pipes, harmonica, khene, pi saw, shakuhachi, stereo goathorns, whirling bat drum

Sylvia Hallett-anklung, bicycle wheel, electronics, mbira, sarangi, saw, viola, violin, voice

Related Categories of Interest:

European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Improvised Music
London & UK Improv & Related Scenes
Free Improvisation
Duo Recordings
Before April-2006
EMANEM & psi
Instant Rewards

Search for other titles on the label:
Emanem.


Recommended & Related Releases:
Other Recommended Releases:
Naphtali, Dafna / Gordon Beeferman
Pulsing Dot
(Clang)
Gordon Beeferman and Dafna Naphtali perform duet pieces and improvisations for piano and voice with kinetic sound processing, fractal rhythms, and polyphonic/kaleidophonic disturbances, as Beeferman creates solid structures which are augmented by Naphtali's live processing, while she employs extended vocal techniques and hand & voice activated electronics.



Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought:
Lee / Evans / Beresford
Check For Monsters
(Emanem)
Cellist Lee organized this trio with Evans on trumpets and Beresford on piano for a mini-tour; this CD showcases music from concerts in NY and Philadelphia.
Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell
News From The Shed
(Emanem)
Taxonomy
A Global Taxonomical Machine
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
The trio of Roberto Fega (electronics), Elio Martusciello (guitar, electronics) and Graziano Lella (laptop) in a series of compositions and improvisations that explore the syncretism between different musical codes.
Trio x 3
New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002 [2 CDs]
(Hatology)



The Squid's Ear Magazine

The Squid's Ear Magazine

© 2002-, Squidco LLC