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Kervinen, Jukka-Pekka : Across / Birds / Lines (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

Five extended works of descriptive ambience from Finnish composer and musician Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, working with algorithmic and electronic manifestations over five pieces--four works "Across" and one "Across (Lines)"--based on environmental field recordings of birds and ambiance, structures that he morphs & reiterates to create different facets of a single outdoor space.

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UPC: 4011778039570

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 2121
Squidco Product Code: 31529

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: Germany
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded by the artist.

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   from one side

         to the other

           of (a
       place, area).

   expressing position

     or orientation in

   relation to

     (an area or passage).


   a long,

       thin marks on the


        (of something)


    a creature with





    able to fly

across / birds / lines

    from one side

         thin marks

   and wings, (usually)

                  to the other

            (place, area), able

         to fly

-Jukka-Pekka Kervinen

Artist Biographies

"Jukka-Pekka Kervinen (b. 1961) is a Finnish composer, writer and visual artist. He studied musicology and computing in University of Helsinki and Open University (Milton Keynes), and composition privately. Works consist mostly chamber music for various ensembles, solo pieces, and electronic music, including algorithmic works, live coding, and experimental/improvised pieces for different genres. Currently lives in North Karelia, Finland, middle of the forest, between two lakes."

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Track Listing:

1. Across 1 13:31

2. Across 2 17:07

3. Across (Lines) 13:13

4. Across 3 12:21

5. Across 4 12:41

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Electronic Forms
Electroacoustic Composition
Field Recordings
Solo Artist Recordings
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
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