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Tuerlinckx, Anais / Jonas Gerigk / Burkhard Beins: Au Crepuscle (Confront)

Double bassist Jonas Gerigk invited two Berlin-based musicians--pianist Anaïs Tuerlinckx and percussionist Burkhard Beins--for a week of musical experiments and exploration at the venue Saxstall in Pohrsdorf/Tharandt, Germany, culminating in a well-recieved live performance; these two recordings are the result of their week of sonic investigation and improvisations.
 

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Anais Tuerlinckx-piano

Jonas Gerigk-double bass

Burkhard Beins-percussion


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Label: Confront
Catalog ID: Core 39
Squidco Product Code: 34256

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: UK
Packaging: Cardstock Sleeve, sealed
Recorded at Saxstall, Pohrsdorf/Tharandt, Germany, on April 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, 2023, by Jonas Gerigk.

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"In April 2023 Jonas Gerigk invited the two Berlin based musicians, Anaïs Tuerlinckx and Burkhard Beins, to join him for a week of musical experiments and sessions. The premises of the long established venue Saxstall, located in a converted farm in the remote Saxonian village Pohrsdorf, provided them with ideal conditions for a relaxed but focused work phase. The venue sports an impressively huge collection of saxophones. An odd surrounding for this line up of piano, bass and percussion. The week-long musical explorations of the trio culminated in a live concert, well received by the regular Saxstall punters despite its only vague references to the venue's usually more jazz related programme."-Confront


Artist Biographies

"Anaïs Tuerlinckx is a pianist, composer and sound artist from Brussels.

She moved to Berlin in 2008, interested in the local improvised music scene. Tending to a rather physical and expending way of playing, her performances are characterized by a decidedly harsh and noisy but at the same time elegiac, breezy and spacious sound."

-Anais Tuerlinckx Website (https://www.anaistuerlinckx.com/about)
2/26/2024

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"Jonas Gerigk is a double bass player who is active as a composer/performer in the fields of improvised music.In addition, he collaborates in projects of contemporary composers and is involved in the realization of their works.Currently he lives and works in Cologne and Pohrsdorf (Tharandt).

After his bachelor studies at the HfM Dresden and NMH Oslo he studied in the master program at the HfMT Köln.

A main focus of his work deals with the term Explorative Music. He is doing intensive research on the expansion of the sound spectrum of the acoustic double bass. With a physical as well as technical approach and the use of objects he explores the variety of timbres of his instrument. His solo album Sound Plantings (IMPAKT Records) is a snapshot of this work in the field of individualized vocabulary through playing techniques.

Jonas is a member of numerous ensembles, works on long-term band projects and collaborates regularly with dancers and painters in interdisciplinary projects.

In his band projects he works with friends on Improvised Music with its different gradients of pre-organized structures and so called "free" music.The Trio Vließ is a Working Band which uses concepts and playing approaches to create a common dynamic flow. To get there it uses lots of rehearsals.The Ensemble EXOTHERM works without agreements, prepared mindsets or rehearsals.The music of the Quartett OKOTON is based on his own written material and compositions.

He was part of the team organizing the radio shows HEIMklang (Dresden) and SnapShot (Cologne), in which free improvisations of changing groups were broadcasted live in the studio. Between October 2020 and February 2021 he organized the concert series RAUMKLANG - Explorative Music at the Atelier KunstRaum Dorissa Lem in Cologne.

He is an active member of the collective IMPAKT - Improvisation und aktuelle Musik Köln."

-Jonas Gerigk Website (https://jonasgerigk.de/)
2/26/2024

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"Burkhard Beins, born 1964 in Lower Saxony, lives in Berlin since 1995. As a composer/performer working in the fields of experimental music and sound art he is known for his definitive use of percussion in combination with selected sound objects. Furthermore, he works with live-electronics/analog synthesizers and has conceived several sound installations.

Since the late 1980's he is performing at internationally renowned venues and festivals throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia as diverse as the LMC Festival (London), Int. Ferienkurse (Darmstadt), SKIF (St. Petersburg), Musiktage (Donaueschingen), Musique Action (Nancy), Choppa Festival (Singapore), Cave 12 (Geneva), The Now now (Sydney), ZKM (Karlsruhe), Kaleidophon (Ulrichsberg), Kid Ailack Music Hall (Tokyo), Gaudeamus Festival (Amsterdam), Liquid Architecture (Australia), Meteo (Mulhouse), Taktlos (CH), Berghain (Berlin), Konfrontationen (Nickelsdorf), Serralves (Porto), Wien Modern (Vienna), MoMA (New York), New Music Festival (Hanoi), Irtijal (Beirut), or Maerzmusik (Berlin).

Alongside his solo work he is a member of the ensembles Polwechsel, Activity Center, The Sealed Knot, Perlonex, Sawt Out, Trio Sowari, Tree, Junk Orbit, Fracture Mechanics, and Splitter Orchester and also works with composers/musicans such as Sven-Åke Johansson, Andrea Neumann, Keith Rowe, Axel Dörner, Tarek Atoui, John Tilbury, or Charlemagne Palestine.

Burkhard Beins gives workshops based on his graphic score system Adapt/Oppose, has published several articles on music theory, and is a co-editor of the book "Echtzeitmusik Berlin - Self-Defining a Scene" as well as the curator of a follow-up 3CD compilation featuring the Berlin Echtzeitmusik scene. Meanwhile he has released more than 50 CDs and LPs on labels like Zarek, Erstwhile, 2:13 Music, Hat Hut, Potlatch, Absinth, alt.vinyl, God Records, Mikroton, or Confront."

-Burkhard Beins Website (http://www.burkhardbeins.de/cv.html)
2/26/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Chimeres I 19:55

2. Chimeres II 20:06

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