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Rodrigues / Torres / Mira: Setubal
Rodrigues / Torres / Mira:
Setubal

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A live performance at Casa da Cultura during the "Creative Sources Cycle" in 2020, capturing an extended acoustic improvisation between Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, and Miguel Mira on cello, using restrained approaches to deceptively detailed dialog of magnificent technique, as they sonically describe the Setúbal Inlet near Lisbon.

IKB: Hippocampus Guttulatus
IKB:
Hippocampus Guttulatus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The large IKB electroacoustic ensemble of diverse orchestration led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, where each release is characterized by an animal, here with the long-snouted seahorse in an extended improvisation recorded at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, 2019, building to undulating cycles of intense interaction of absolutely precise control.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Mare Tranquillitatis
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Mare Tranquillitatis

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A dynamic and exciting concert captured during the 2018 CreativeFest XII of a conduction by Ernesto Rodrigues leading an ensemble of 28 free improvisors performing on a mix of traditional acoustic & modern electronic instruments, plus a toy piano, with powerful wind & string sections, as Rodrigues directs the musicians into both passionate and peaceful sections.

String Theory: Krypton
String Theory:
Krypton

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The Portuguese large improvising ensemble String Theory is heard live during the CreativeFest#12, at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018, in an extended improvisation of incredible layering and restraint, making an amalgam of mostly acoustic string sources sound electronic and hallucinatory, an incredible achievement in string sonics.

IKB: Paradoxurus hermaphroditus
IKB:
Paradoxurus hermaphroditus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recording at the 12th CreativeFest at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal, the IKB ensemble is represented by 20 musicians for this performance, merging acoustic and electronic instruments including strings, brass, winds, self-made instruments, and percussion in a concert of intense constraint & patience, seething with detail and replete with consummate skill.

Lisbon String Trio / Gil Goncalves: Merz
Lisbon String Trio / Gil Goncalves:
Merz

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The Lisbon String Trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Alvaro Rosso on contrabass continue their recent string of collaborations with a fourth player, Portuguese tuba player Gil Goncalves joining to addd a unique complement to their strings, as Goncalves adds bass, blats, growls and unique timbres of upper register low brass.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Anna Piosik / Carlos Santos: Eris
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Anna Piosik / Carlos Santos:
Eris

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A quintet album of minimal/lowercase electroacoustic improvisation recordeded at Penedo in Portugal from Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on cello, Anna Piosik on trumpet, and Carlos Santos on electronics, each performer using extended techniques, contrasting atmospheric tones with percussive, often pointillistic approaches.

Diceros (Rodrigues / Mira / Silva / Curado / Almeida / Chagas /...): 3 Phases (III) Black
Diceros (Rodrigues / Mira / Silva / Curado / Almeida / Chagas /...):
3 Phases (III) Black

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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"3 Phases", or 3 aspects of the approach that violist Ernesto Rodrigues applies to improvisation, in 3 different groupings over 3 different concerts at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, here in an electroacoustic ensemble with Miguel Mira, Guilherme Rodrigues, Joao Silva, Eduardo Chagas, Paulo Curado, Noel Taylor, Miguel Almeida, Andre Holzer, Andre Hencleeday, Carlos Santos, and Joao Valinho.

Isotope Ensemble: Lanthanum
Isotope Ensemble:
Lanthanum

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Creative Sources collective Isotope Ensemble led by Ernesto Rodrigues performed with a large electroacoustic group continues their investigation of isotopes, focusing on Lanthanum, a soft metal used in flints, through subtly-developing interplay the band, moving as one body, reaching several highly controlled periods of passionate improvisation, contrasting with beautifully serene sections; impressive.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mar / Espvall / Faustino / Mira / &c.: Sul
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mar / Espvall / Faustino / Mira / &c.:
Sul

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recorded at the Galeria Monumental during the Small Format Materials II Festival, Sul is a large string-oriented ensemble led by Ernesto Rodrigues that includes percussionist Andrew Drury and double bassist Hernani Faustino, alongside Creative Sources core players, orchestrated with viola, violin, cello, double bass, classical guitar, zither, percussion and objects.

New Thing Unit: For Cecil Taylor
New Thing Unit:
For Cecil Taylor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Dedicated to the late free jazz legend Cecil Taylor, this Lisbon sextet of Paulo Alexandre Jorge on tenor saxophone, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, Manuel Guimaraes on piano, Miguel Mira on cello, and Pedro Santo on drums performs four energetic and well-balanced collective improvisations, respecting and evoking the incredible legacy Taylor left behind.

Lisbon String Trio / Sei Miguel: From Faust
Lisbon String Trio / Sei Miguel:
From Faust

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Trumpeter Sei Miguel joins the Portuguese Lisbon String Trio, his second collaboration with the free improvising core group of Miguel Mira on cello, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Alvaro Rosso on double bass, adding a distinctive voice to their subtle interplay as they present this three part work based on the legendary German character who traded his soul to the devil.

Lisbon String Trio & Carlos Zingaro: Theia
Lisbon String Trio & Carlos Zingaro:
Theia

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Adding a fourth string to the collaborations of Portugal's Lisbon String Trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Alvaro Rosso on contrabass, Portuguese violinist Carlos Zingaro adds an additional level of delicately complex interplay to the trio's exceptional free improvisation, as they pay tribute to the Greek goddess of light and extent.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Carlos Santos: Penedo
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Carlos Santos:
Penedo

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recorded on New Years Eve in Sintra in the Penedo region of Portugal, three strings--viola from Ernesto Rodrigues, cello from Guilherme Rodrigues, and a second cello from Miguel Mira--are joined by Carlos Santos on electronics for three extended and richly detailed improvisations, active yet concentratively controlled, using impressive and extended techniques.

Lisbon String Trio & Eduardo Chagas: Tactile
Lisbon String Trio & Eduardo Chagas:
Tactile

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A live performance at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon from the Lisbon String Trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Alvaro Rosso on contrabass, joined in this concert by Creative Sources frequenct collaborator Eduardo Chagas (Variable Geometry Orchestra, IKB, Suspensao, &c), a large work of microscopically detailed and concentrative acoustic improv.

String Theory: Tellurium
String Theory:
Tellurium

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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This supergroup of strings--16 musicians on violins, viola, cellos, double basses, piano, psaltery, zither, and guitar--in an intensely restrained collective improvisation recorded live at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal in 2017, as String Theory's 4th album continues their title themes from the physical universe named here for the rare metalloid "Tellurium".

Kimmig, Harald / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Alvaro Rosso / Vasco Trilla
Kimmig, Harald / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Alvaro Rosso / Vasco Trilla:
Zweige

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The Creative Sources core string improvisers of violist Ernesto Rodrigues, cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, cellist Miguel Mira, and double bassist Alvaro Rosso, with frequent collaborator percussionist Vasco Trilla, are joined by German violinist Harald Kimmig (Trio Kimmig) for a dynamic album that fluctuates from acoustic lowercase to rapid pointillistic improv.

Suspensao: Physis
Suspensao:
Physis

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The third album on Creative Sources for this 10-piece ensemble with 5 string players, piano, sax, trombone, electronics and percussion, freely improvising in an extended work themed for the Greek theological, philosophical, and scientific term typically translated as nature or physics, in a rich tapestry of meticulous detail and profoundly subtle communication.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Ma'adim Vallis [2 CDS]
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Ma'adim Vallis [2 CDS]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Two mesmerizing, diverse, and incredibly sophisticated large scale conductions led by Ernesto Rodrigues and an ensemble of more than 30 performers on reeds, guitars, strings, electronics, pianos, voice, megaphone, brass, drums and percussion, rich yet restrained with moments of mystery and excitement, in two complete concerts from Lisbon in 2017 & 2018.

IKB: Apteryx Mantelli
IKB:
Apteryx Mantelli

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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IKB continue their series of albums graced with taxonomic latin names for animals, here with the North Island brown kiwi bird, as the string- and wind-heavy electroacoustic ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues present this extended improvisation of subtle motion and understated complexity live at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2017.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Abdul Moimeme: Micrograp
Chrysakis, Thanos / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Abdul Moimeme:
Micrographia

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recording in Portugal, the quintet of Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis on piano, Creative Sources label leader Ernesto Rodrigue on viola, son Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on double bass and Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar, three parts of microscopic collective electroacoustic improvisation of highly focused, detailed interplay.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Miguel Mira: Incidental Projections
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Miguel Mira:
Incidental Projections

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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1 Incidental Projections 25:28

Lisbon String Trio with Karoline Leblanc: Liames
Lisbon String Trio with Karoline Leblanc:
Liames

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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One of five live collaborations with The Lisbon String Trio of violist Ernesto Rodrigues, cellist Miguel Mira, and bassist Alvaro Rosso, Quebec pianist Karoline Leblanc accompanying on the piano as the 4th string in this open-minded equation of slowly intersecting improvisation creating an unusual tapestry of sound that ebbs and flows in exceptional ways.

String Theory: Heptaphonies
String Theory:
Heptaphonies

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Drawing its name from the seven members making up this string ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, String Theory complements the concurrent Lisbon String Trio albums by magnifying concepts in freely improvised string interactions, using unusual harmonics, melodic and percussive approaches to instruments, and quickly moving quietly intense interaction.

Lisbon String Trio with Luiz Rocha: Akuanduba
Lisbon String Trio with Luiz Rocha:
Akuanduba

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The 4th collaboration for Portugal's Lisbon String Trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Alvaro Rosso on double bass, with Brazilian clarinetist based in Barcelona Luiz Rocha, all captured live at Casa dos Bicos, Fundacao Jose Saramago, in Lisbon in 2017 for free improvisation that maintains a calm center amidst seething and commanding playing.

IKB: Rhinocerus
IKB:
Rhinocerus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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One of Portugal's most interesting large scale lowercase ensembles led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, with frequent Creative Sources collaborators including Nuno Torres on alto sax, Carlos Santos on electronics, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on bass, 14 musicians move with subtlety in a tapestry of electroacoustic resonance and mystique.

Lisbon String Trio with Blaise Siwula : K'ampokol Che K'aay
Lisbon String Trio with Blaise Siwula :
K'ampokol Che K'aay

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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One of the most active albums from the set of Lisbon String Trio (plus one) albums released in 2017, saxophonist Blaise Siwula brings a unique virtuosity to this live album from Galeria Monumental in Lisbon, prompting at times a chamber jazz feeling, alongside very free improvisation with impressive transitions from spacious to highly detailed playing.

Isotope Ensemble: Yttrium
Isotope Ensemble:
Yttrium

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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An incredible example of Creative Sources/Ernesto Rodrigues' large electroacoustic ensembles, blending acoustic and electronic sources in slow moving and subtle improvised works of a large scale, here with 12 musicians layering string, brass, keys, percussion, synth and computer into a mysterious harmonic and hallucinatory convergence of powerful intention.

Ensemble MIA : Live 2016
Ensemble MIA :
Live 2016

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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"Ensemble MIA unites over 60 improvisers and experimental musicians from all over the world, who participated in MIA 2016 - 7th Encontro de Música Improvisada de Atouguia da Baleia (Improvised Music Encounter) festival. The event ...

String Theory (Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Almeida): Xenon
String Theory (Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Almeida):
Xenon

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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IKB Ensemble: Ornithorhynchus Anatinus
IKB Ensemble:
Ornithorhynchus Anatinus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Portugal's IKB Ensemble is an electracoustic improvising ensemble with a strong string and wind section, balanced with electric guitar, electronics, and percussion, each album focusing on an object--an art work, Dracaena Draco (Dragon Tree), Chelonoidis Nigra (Giant Tortoise)--and here taking on the Ornithorhynchus Anatinus, or platypus, in 3 fascinating movements.

Suspensao ( Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Torres / Chagas / Chaprreiro / Santos / Morao): Porto Cov
Suspensao ( Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Torres / Chagas / Chaprreiro / Santos / Morao):
Porto Covo

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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1 Suspensao X 31:47

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Maat Mons
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Maat Mons

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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"As always, the geometry is of the n-dimensional sort. The number of dimensions that vary is impressive: membership, instrumentation, location, duration, and so on. Certainly, the overall shape of each VGO performance is highly variable...

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Quasar
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Quasar

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A 46-member orchestra of electroacoustic improvisers performing live at St. George's Church in Lisbon in 2015, for an extended and dynamic tapestry of sound conducted by leader Ernesto Rodrigues, with an impressive list of artists familiar to those following the CS label.

Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira): Iridium String Quartet
Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira):
Iridium String Quartet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Unusual approaches to string improvisation from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Maria da Rocha (violin), and Miguel Mira (double bass), using extended techniques in subtle yet detailed discourse yielding unexpected qualities to their instruments.

IKB: Chelonoidis Nigra
IKB:
Chelonoidis Nigra

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Ernesto Rodrigues leads a 16 piece orchestra of strings, reeds, winds, voice, brass, accordion, electric guitar, electronics and percussion through the elaborately restrained work "Chelodnis Nigra", rewarding the careful listener with fascinating layers of sound.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Lulu Auf Dem Berg
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Lulu Auf Dem Berg

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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"The opening moments of "Stream of Consciousness"are disorienting. Awash in reverb, as in an empty warehouse or a bounded public square, Maria Radich's vocals mingle with those of an audience of unknown size. Camera shutters click, men ...

IKB : Dracaena Draco [2 CDs]
IKB :
Dracaena Draco [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Two CDs representing two extended improvisations of the IKB Ensemble with slightly different personnel, with each ensemble slowly unfolding an amazingly textured work of acoustics and electronics with strong intent and incredible technique, balanced by close listening and attention to detail; an excellent 21st century improvisation orchestra captured live.

Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme : Exaiphnes
Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme :
Exaiphnes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A quintet of string improvisers in discerning dialog using viola, cello, double bass, electric guitar, piano & harp, from regular collaborators Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, Miguel Mira, and Abdul Moimeme, plus Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis.

Earnear: earNear
Earnear:
earNear

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


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Intricate interactions in free improv from the Portugese trio of violist Joao Camoes, cellist Miguel Mira (Open Field String Trio, Nuovo Camerata), and pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro (Red Trio), focused on the balance between contrasting counterpoint, polyrhythms and fluid soundscapes.

IKB Ensemble: Anthropometrie Sans Titre <i>[Used Item]</i>
IKB Ensemble:
Anthropometrie Sans Titre [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Sealed copy. A large Lisboa ensemble presenting a collective improvisation titled after a painting by Yves Klein, with performers including Ernesto Rodrigues (baritone violin), Miguel Mira (bass), Nuno Torres (sax), Carlos Santos (electronics), Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano), &c. &c.

IKB: Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre
IKB:
Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Referencing the work of French artist and composer Yves Klein, this large group of Creative Sources regulars perform the 4 part Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre, a subtle and rich work of acoustic and electronic improvisation.

Mitzlaff / Mira: cellos
Mitzlaff / Mira:
cellos

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The unusual cello duo format is explored by Mitzlaff and Mira in these experimental contemporary improvisations using acoustics and techniques mimicking live electronics to create a uniquely informed music.

Lucas, Joao: Abstract Mechanics
Lucas, Joao:
Abstract Mechanics

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Pianist and accordionist Joao Lucas' music for Andresa Soares' choreography "It was a very abstract thing", structured acoustic improvisation with a slight electronic edge.



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