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Allbee, Liz: Rille (Relative Pitch)

Berlin trumpeter Liz Allbee's solo work focuses on the interaction of voice, extended approaches to her instruments, which includes her self-designed quadrophonic trumpet, electronics and acoustic homemade instruments, on Rille presenting four enigmatic works of dramatic pacing--environmental and rhythmic--guided by impressionistic spoken words and moments of tonal clarity.
 

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Liz Allbee-electronics, trumpet, quadraphonic trumpet, voice, field recording, acoustic homemade instruments


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UPC: 5902249003482

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPR1124
Squidco Product Code: 31210

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold

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"Liz Allbee is fascinated by the guttural, proto-linguistic qualities of musical voices. On Rille she performs with her trumpet, quad-trumpet, voice, and electronics. The pieces range from experimental, electroacoustic, ambient textures merged with dark jazz interludes to even a foray into quasi pop music. But it is all distinctively Liz and forms a coherent organic musical statement."-Relative Pitch



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"Liz Allbee (1976) is a composer-performer who works with the imaginarchic potential of sonic material. Recurring themes in her work include extensions & embodiments and their interplay with instruments, everyday objects, and high and low technologies. She is fascinated by the gutteral, protolinguistic qualities of musical voices and bodies. She performs often with her trumpet, quad-trumpet, voice, and electronics.

She has performed at Maerzmusik, Darmstadt, Donaueschingen, Huddersfield, Ostrava Days, Serralves, Bolzano Museum of Fine Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Berlin JazzFest, NorbergFestival, CTM, and Berghain, among others."

-Liz Allbee Website (http://lizallbee.net/wp/liz-allbee/about/)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. To the Moon 3:40

2. Rille Estate 5:11

3. Walls and Windows 2:33

4. All the Light Let In 6:24

5. Tectonic Foundations 9:08

6. Kaspar Hauser 6:03

7. Burrows 7:06

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Electro-Acoustic
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Electro-Acoustic Improv
Recordings featuring brass instruments - trumpets, trombones, tubas, other horns
Electronic Forms
Spoken Word
Solo Artist Recordings
New in Experimental & Electronic Music
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