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Isotope Ensemble: Uranium

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 32622
Catalog Code: cs754
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Continuing their exploration of isotopes, here focusing on the unstable element Uranium, the Portuguese Isotope Ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues presents two stunningly detailed concert performances from the 2021 CSFest XV at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon, with some of Europe's leading improvisers taking on U92 in both "Electroacoustic" and "Acoustic" properties.


String Theory: Musica Povera

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 32609
Catalog Code: cs747
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The 8-piece String Theory ensemble directed by violist Ernesto Rodrigues in a live performance at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon of a beautiful and subtle work inspired by a poem written by Rodrigues, ".. dans cette immensite ", realized through viola, violin, cellos, viola de gamba, double bass, piano, zither and objects, a deceptively tranquil work of detail and dexterous execution.


IKB: Titanus Giganteus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 31134
Catalog Code: cs716
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Post-pandemic, the electroacoustic IKB ensemble returned to the stage in 2021 at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon with some of Portugal's finest improvisers performing under the direction of violist Ernetso Rodrigues, to express in sound the large rainforest beetle Titanus Giganteus, represented in an extended collective improvisation of restraint fueled by masterful and creative skill.


Brennan, Patrick / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Hernani Faustino / Abdul Moimeme: The Sudden Bird Of Waiting

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 29763
Catalog Code: cs674
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A studio recording from the electroacoustic sextet of saxophonist & cornetist Patrick Brennan, Red Trio bassist Hernani Faustino, and Creative Sources collaborators Maria do Mar on violin, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Abdul Moimeme on electric guitars & objects, in a spirited set of concise and open-minded free improvisations.


Takahashi, Marie / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Helena Espvall / Joao Valinho: Queen Triot

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 29761
Catalog Code: cs670
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A remarkable album of masterful and wide-ranging string interaction from improviser and Creative Sources label leader Ernesto Rodrigues (viola) with active contemporary Portuguese performers Maria do Mar (violin), Helena Espvall (cello) and Berlin-based violinist of Japanese origin Marie Takahashi, accompanied by Joao Valinho on percussion & piano.


Calvi, Juan / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues: Los Ejes De Mi Carreta

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 29760
Catalog Code: cs669
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A studio recording bring three Portuguese string players--Maria do Mar on violin, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello--together with bass & soprano clarinetist Juan Calvi, for 9 succinct intertwining of energetic interplay, often chamber-oriented but all examples of masterful free improvisation exploring a diverse set of creative approaches.


String Theory: Tin

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 29497
Catalog Code: cs643
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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The Portuguese String Theory ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodridgues explores the element "Tin" in this live performance at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, 2019, leading a 10-piece ensemble of strings — violin & violas, cellos, double basses, guitars and piano — through an extended improvisation of remarkably detailed yet controlled interaction.


IKB: Hippocampus Guttulatus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 28552
Catalog Code: cs636
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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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

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 28197
Catalog Code: cs612
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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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

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 28194
Catalog Code: cs609
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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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.


String Theory: Krypton

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 27617
Catalog Code: cs608
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 27609
Catalog Code: cs600
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


Isotope Ensemble: Lanthanum

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26196
Catalog Code: cs536
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 26194
Catalog Code: cs534
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


String Theory: Tellurium

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25783
Catalog Code: cs500
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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".


IKB: Apteryx Mantelli

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25389
Catalog Code: cs492
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


String Theory: Heptaphonies

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24749
Catalog Code: cs455
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


Isotope Ensemble: Yttrium

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24270
Catalog Code: cs448
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24261
Catalog Code: cs439
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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 ...


IKB Ensemble: Ornithorhynchus Anatinus

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23927
Catalog Code: cs416
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23905
Catalog Code: cs406
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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...


String Theory [PORTUGAL]: Gravity

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23870
Catalog Code: cs361
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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A sense of both lightness and weight drawn from Portuguese viola player's Ernesto Rodrigues' 18-piece String Theory, in a large and detailed improvisation using an incredible array of string sources, including viola, harp, violin, cello, viola da gamba, double bass, classical, acoustic and 12-string guitars, mandolin, zither, harpsichord, and piano.


Variable Geometry Orchestra: Quasar

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 22064
Catalog Code: cs358
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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.








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