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Duthoit, Isabelle / Franz Hautzinger: Dans le Morvan (Relative Pitch)

French free vocalist Isabelle Duthoit and world traveling improviser and Zeitkratzer trumpeter Franz Hautzinger continue their collaborations at GMEA Centre National de Creation Musicale, in Albi, France to record these 11 unusual duos, using outrageous technique and inexplicable intent to create aberrant accompaniments to your most subtle and frightening dreams.
 

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Isabelle Duthoit-clarinet, voice

Franz Hautzinger-quarter tone trumpet


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UPC: 5904224872496

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPR1182
Squidco Product Code: 34410

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2024
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at GMEA Centre National de Creation Musicale, in Albi, France, on February 16th, 17th and 18th, 202, b Benjamin Maumus.

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"French free vocalist Isabelle Duthoit and trumpeter Franz Hautzinger recorded these highly unusual duos to celebrate Hautzinger's 60th birthday year. Using extreme techniques to create 11 uniquely aberrant accompaniments to your most subtle and strange dreams."-Relative Pitch


Artist Biographies

"Classically-trained Isabelle Duthoit works with various ensembles and composers, primarily in the world of free improvisation. Using her voice, she has developed a unique singing technique, and to that end has sung in improvised solo settings and in duet with Phil Minton. In 2008, she was a resident at the Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto (Japan) to perform a solo vocal performance in relation to the sound world of Noh and Bunraku theater. From 1995 to 2005, she has been committed to the creation and improvised music by creating Fruits Festival Mhère "fields of improvisation" with Jacques Di Donato. Since 1997, she has taught clarinet and improvisation at the Conservatoire Departmental Evry in Essonne, France."

-Nuscope Records (http://nuscope.org/musicians/isabelle-duthoit/)
4/22/2024

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"Detours often lead to more thrilling goals because they open up new perspectives. Franz Hautzinger has taken long and bendy detours and turned to many dead ends, he has spent years without instrumental activity and has made a hopeful new start. All this, those victories and defeats, this "History from the Total Crash to 'Emergency Individualism'", as he himself described it, made Franz Hautzinger the highly profiled musical personality that he is today.

Born on March 11, 1963 in Seewinkel, Burgenland, a Hannibal Marvin Peterson concert at Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf was the young trumpeter's "awakening experience". He studied at the Jazz department of today's Art University in Graz from 1981 to 1983 until lip palsy forced him to take a six year total break from trumpeting. After moving to Vienna in 1986 he started in 1989 to explore the trumpet in his very own and un-academic way. He became attached to the circles around Christoph Cech and Christian Mühlbacher, played in the Big Band "Nouvelle Cuisine" and the octet "Striped Roses"; the CD "Zong of se Boboolink", which he recorded with saxophonist Helge Hinteregger and which was influenced by sampler collages was the first personal CD statement. His 10 month stay in London provided new ideas and contacts, amongst others Kenny Wheeler, Henry Lowther, John Russel, and Steve Noble. Hautzinger assimilated the stimuli in very different ways: in "Regenorchester" ("Rain Orchestra") with its changing instrumentation, in the quartet with Helge Hinteregger, Oren Marshall and Steve Noble as well as in the trio "Speakers' Corner" with guitarist Martin Siewert and drummer Wolfgang Reisinger.

The conscious decision to avoid electronic sound sources but to still comprehend the development of digital music on the trumpet - the quarter tone trumpet purchased in 1997 - were decisive stages for the creation of Franz Hautzinger's sensational solo trumpet CD "Gomberg" (2000) on which he presented this new until then unheard cosmos of sound that he had developed on his instrument. Hautzinger positioned himself with "Gomberg" at the front line of the international improvisation avant-garde; collaborations and CD records with Derek Bailey, the "AMM" veterans Keith Rowe and John Tilbury as well as Axel Dörner, Christian Fennesz or Otomo Yoshihide, and Sachiko M followed. The step into the world of decelerated sound microscopy and from 2003 on the re-discovery of musical sensualism, the confrontation of his trumpet sounds with groove and tunes ("Regenorchester XI" and XII) can be considered as important stages in his development. Franz Hautzinger teaches at the Vienna Music University since 1989, is a member of the Berliner Ensemble "Zeitkratzer" since 1999 and received comissions from Klangforum Vienna amongst others. He is a globetrotter whose unmistakeable musical signature is known from Vienna to Berlin, London to Beirut, or in Tokyo, New York, and Chicago. Franz Hautzinger has shown that even in times where postmodernism is history an instrument can still be reinvented."-(Andreas Felber, translated by Astrid Donaubauer)

-Franz Hautzinger Website (http://www.franzhautzinger.com/PR_Bio.htm)
4/22/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Le Granit Parle Et Le Merle Noir 2:41

2. La Brume Flane Et Le Martin Pecheur 2:45

3. Le Lac Placide Et La Chouette Effraie 7:45

4. Frida Et La Mesange Bleue 5:06

5. La Corneille Noire Et La Pie Bavarde 4:36

6. Les Eaux Vives Et Le Pinson Des Arbres 3:37

7. Le Chene Solitaire Et Le Pic Vert 7:15

8. Le Feu Du Ciel Et L'hirondelle 3:02

9. Long Story 15:42

10. Les Urodeles Et Les Anoures 5:38

11. La Pleine Lune Et Le Rossignol 4:31

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