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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.

Isotope Ensemble: Radium
Isotope Ensemble:
Radium

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recorded at CreativeFest#12 in Lisbon at O'Culto de Ajuda, the 21-piece electroacoustic ensemble Isotope takes on the chemical element Radium in a gripping piece of evolving improvisation, intensely restrained and extremely detailed, orchestrated with cello, baroque violin, double bass, acoustic & electric guitars, zither, psaltery, winds, brass, keys, electronics and percussion.

Suspensao: Rayon Blanc
Suspensao:
Rayon Blanc

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The fourth release from the Portuguese lowercase electroacoustic ensemble Suspensao, merging viola, cello, bass clarinet, alto sax, electric guitar, piano, double bass, percussion and electronics in intensely detailed, slow moving improvisation, revealing impressive tension and suspension of time in impeccably concentrative collective conversation.

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.

Octopus: Mimus
Octopus:
Mimus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The 8-limbed creature that is Creative Source's Octopus presents their 3rd album of diaphanous improvisation, using two reeds (clarinet & tenor sax), trumpet, resonator guitar, viola, double bass, snare drums and electronics, as they slowly prowl in subaqueous and subtle improvisation of powerful technique, cautiously moving with rich details and deft direction.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Paulo Curado / Bruno Parrinha / Eduardo Chagas: Backlighting
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Paulo Curado / Bruno Parrinha / Eduardo Chagas:
Backlighting

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A live recording of a subtle improvisation led by Portuguese violist Ernesto Rodrigues in a quartet with winds and brass--Paulo Curado on flute, Bruno Parrinha on soprano saxophone & bass clarinet, and Eduardo Chagas on alto trombone--each using understated approaches to their instruments using extended and unusual techniques, aptly titled but rewarding close listening.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Bruno Parrinha / Nuno Torres / Paulo Galao: 3 Phases (II) Grey
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Bruno Parrinha / Nuno Torres / Paulo Galao:
3 Phases (II) Grey

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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"3 Phases", or different aspects of the approach that violist Ernesto Rodrigues applies to improvisation, in three different groupings over three different days, all live at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018, here in an acoustic sax trio with strings, with Bruno Parrinha on soprano, Nuno Torres on alto, Paulo Galao on tenor sax.

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.

LFU (Lisbon Freedom Unit) : Praise Of Our Folly
LFU (Lisbon Freedom Unit) :
Praise Of Our Folly

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Without a leader, this 9 piece collective ensemble includes members of Red Trio (Rodrigo Pinheiro, Hernaani Faustino and Gabriel Ferrandini), Garden (Jose Bruno Parrinha, Ricardo Jacinto, Luis Lopes), the duo Eitr (Pedro Sousa and Pedro Lopes), 2/3 of the Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio (Amado, Ferrandini) and half of the Luis Lopes Humanization 4tet (Lopes and Amado).

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Bruno Parrinha / Luis Lopes /  Vasco Trilla: { Lithos }
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Bruno Parrinha / Luis Lopes / Vasco Trilla:
{ Lithos }

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recording in the studio in Lisbon, Portugal, the free improvising lowercase/subtle momentum quintet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Bruno Parrinha on bass clarinet, Luis Lopes on electric guitar, and Vasco Trilla on percussion, demonstrate intense control and remarkable concentration through the five parts of "{ Lithos }".

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.

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.

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 ...

Diceros (Rodrigues / Hencleday / Rodrigues / Flak / Curado / Parrinha / Guerreiro / Godinho): Urze
Diceros (Rodrigues / Hencleday / Rodrigues / Flak / Curado / Parrinha / Guerreiro / Godinho):
Urze

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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An extended improvisation of mostly quiet, occasionally cantankerous, but always intriguing free music, primarily acoustic playing with a strong cast of string players, plus reeds, keys, and computer, creating suspenseful music of great tension and impressive restraint as the sound evolves in gradations and facets of sound.

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.

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...

Miguel, Sei : (Five) Stories Untold
Miguel, Sei :
(Five) Stories Untold

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A collection of "stories untold" with varying line-ups, from a duo with Fala Mariam to a sextet with Mariam, Nuno Torres, Rodrigo Amado, Jose Bruno Parrinha & Paulo Curado, including the participation of other musicians like Carlos Santos, Hernani Faustino, Luis Desirat & Moz Carrapa.

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.

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.

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.



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