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Konstrukt / Keiji Haino: A Philosophy Warping, Little By Little That Way Lies A Quagmire [VINYL]

Label: KARLRECORDS
Product Code: 26357
Catalog Code: KR 052LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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For their second album together the Turkish free improvising group Konstrukt of Korhan Futaci on sax, Umut Caglar on keys & winds, Berkan Tilavel on synth & electronics, and Erdem Goymen on drums & percussion, invited legendary Japanese avant rock guitarist and vocalist Keiji Haino to Instanbul to capture this wonderfully idiosyncratic and spiritually live concert.


Niggenkemper, Pascal: Sound Within Sound | Wuppertal Diary [2 CDs]

Label: Fitschgetau
Product Code: 26323
Catalog Code: None
Country: Germany
 
Price: $20.95



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Adventurous double bassist Pascal Niggenkemper was artist in residence at Wuppertal in the fall of 2017, presenting concerts with a diverse set of masterful improvisers from Europe and the US, excerpts of which are meticulously programmed in this 2-CD collection, organized by artistic endeavor and intent, from the spacious/introspective to wildly lively encounters; recommended.


Gerbal, Antonin : Sound Of Drums [Used Item]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 25958
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD18
Country: Germany
 
Price: $7.95



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An absorbing album of solo drum work from French drummer/percussionist Antonin Gerbal, recording in the studio and demonstrating his profound sonic and technical approaches to the drums, isolated from projects like Peeping Tom, Bertrand Denzler/ONCEIM or Zoor.


Merce, Sergio: Three Dimensions Of The Spirit

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25916
Catalog Code: EWR 1806
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Conservatory trained Argentinian saxophonist Sergio Merce uses a prepared tenor sax and a microtonal sax to create rich harmonics and slowly moving tonal works, layering aberrant and alluring tones in restrained configurations that allow each stratum of sound to be distinguished and appreciated, creating mesmerizing compositions of elusive and illusionistic sound.


Bondi, Cyril / d'Incise: Kirari-Kirari

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25915
Catalog Code: EWR 1805
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A sextet of Cyril Bondi (vibraphone), d'Incise (metallic objects), Magnus Granberg (piano), Anna Lindal (Baroque violin), Anna-Kaisa Meklin (viola de gamba) and Christoph Schiller (spinet) perform two works composed by Bondi and d'Incise, recorded by Simon Reynell of Another Timbre, works of repetition with distinct variations that evolve as each piece progresses.


Beuger.Boon.Susam

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25914
Catalog Code: EWR 1804
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Pianist and composer Dante Boon performs his own work "Years, Numbers", alongside Antoine Beuguer's "Pour Etre Seul(e), Sans Reserve" and Taylan Susam's "Tombeau", and Bueger's "Nov. (piano)", four works of graceful and introspective beauty using minimal approaches to tone, chord, or spaciousness, recorded live at University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2014.


Lindvall, Johan: Giraffe

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25913
Catalog Code: EWR 1803
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Fourteen pieces for solo guitar from Norwegian composer Johan Lindvall, sparse yet warmly spaced pieces that focus on the individual notes or simple chords in intimate ways, meditative yet warmly evocative; two sections are presented in multiple movements, with "five songs for voice and guitar", Rasten singing words written by Marianne Moore; lovely and refined.


Schuppe, Marianne: Nosongs

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25912
Catalog Code: EWR 1802
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Marianne Schuppe continues to reimagine songs and their relation to tone and melody, here in a series of 11 songs realized with voice, lute, and uber bows, creating delicate accompaniment to her lucid movements between pure sound and words, singing and speaking her lyrics of succinct phrases rich in subtle intimation and evocative imagery; beautiful.


Ichiyanagi, Toshi with Eye Music: Sapporo

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25911
Catalog Code: EWR 1801
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Written in 1963 for up to 15 peformers plus a conductor who may also make sound, Japanese composer and Fluxus artist Toshi Ichiyanagi's score has 16 pages marked with combinations of lines, dots and letters indicating duration, number of events, and moments of restraint, each player using a different page, with certain options of switching pages with another player during performance.


Acda, Chantal / Bill Frisell: Live at Jazz Middelheim

Label: Glitterhouse
Product Code: 25844
Catalog Code: GR 954CD
Country: Germany
 
Price: $16.95



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New York improvising guitarist Bill Frisell recording with Dutch/Belgian chanteuse Chantal Acda (Sleepingdog) at the 2017 Jazz Middelheim Fest, in Antwerp, Belgium, which they agreed to do based on mutual satisfaction of their collaboration on Acda's studio album "Bounce Back" that year, resulting in a wonderfully compatible concert of rich and beautiful music.


Ullmann, Jakob: Muntzers Stern, Solo II [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Rz
Product Code: 25615
Catalog Code: RZ 103839
Country: Germany
 
Price: $34.95



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Between 2014-16 Jakob Ullmann composed the orchestral work "steine, feuer, sterne" (stones, fire, stars) based on a modular structure, such that individual sections can be played outside of a complete performance, solo or in predetermined combinations; this album presents one section for solo bassoon titled "Muntzers stern" performed by Dafne Vicente-Sandoval.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Daichi Yoshikawa: Intervivos [VINYL]

Label: Empty Editions
Product Code: 25524
Catalog Code: EE 002LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $32.95



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Recording at Empty Gallery in Hong Kong during a week residency, the duo Jean-Luc Guionnet (Ames Room) on saxophone and Daichi Yoshikawa (Eddie Prevost) using self-developed feedback of speakers, contact microphones & found objects, create intense yet constrained improvisations of impressive control, technique and exotic soundscape.


Creta: Creta [VINYL]

Label: KARLRECORDS
Product Code: 25417
Catalog Code: KR 053LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $20.95



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Massimo Pupillo (ZU, Laniakea), electronic artist Luciano Lamanna and string instrument virtuoso Roberto Zanisi combine to form Creta, creating sonic works that blend sci-fi ambient atmospheres with dark bass pulses and languid Mediterranean string instruments, an unusual yet surprisingly complementary set of approaches yielding a darkly lyrical album.


Houben, Eva-Maria : Voice With Harp

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25296
Catalog Code: EWR 1720
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Five works for harp and voice from composer Eva-Maria Houben and soprano Tatiana Kuzina, opening with a lovely "Aeolian Harp", and including two works from her "Voice and Piano" album recorded for harp--"Adagio" in 3 movements, and "Songs for the Island" in 5 movements--alongside "Hatid" and "Two Songs with Piano" in two movements.


Houben, Eva-Maria: Voice With Piano

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25295
Catalog Code: EWR 1719
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Three compositions for voice and piano from German composer Eva-Maria Houben, also performing on piano with soprano vocalist Irene Kurka--"Adagio" in three pieces; "Lyri"; and "Lieder Fur Die Insel (Songs for the Island)--with texts from poet Felix Timmermans (adagio) and Hilde Domin (lyrik); beautiful, stark, haunting music that presents at its own pace.


Winter, Michael : Approximating Omega

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25294
Catalog Code: EWR 1718
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Composer Michael Winter uses the "maximally complex, incomputable number" known as Chaitin's Constant, plus text adapted from Gregory Chaitin's 1994 book "The Limits Of Mathematics", samples from 36 creative musicians, the voice of Muirgen Eleonore Gourgues, plus cello from Judith Hamann and piano from Winters, to create this curious and compelling narrative work.


Houben, Eva-Maria / Rebecca Lane / Sam Dunscombe: Observing Objects

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25293
Catalog Code: EWR 1717
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Composer Eva-Maria Houben in a collaborative work with bass flutist Rebecca Lane and bass clarinetist Samuel Dunscomb, the composer performing on piano and orgran, for two renderings of "Observing Objects", a patient work of long notes and tones interspersed with silence, lower registers in the winds balanced by the piano or organ's upper register.


Meier, Hermann : Works For Piano 1949 - 1987 [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25292
Catalog Code: EWR 1715/16
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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German pianist Dominik Blum presents his second album for the Wandelweiser label, performing a selection of compositions from Swiss composer Hermann Meier (1906-2002), whose forward-looking work with reduced scores, modern use of time and space, and graphics scores in compositions pre-dating Messiaen, Stockhausen, Boulez, &c. that are only recently being rediscovered.


Bondi, Cyril : Euhesma, 2017

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 25291
Catalog Code: EWR 1714
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Swiss composer and percussionist Cyril Bondi, recording with d'incise, renders his piece "euhesma" (a genus within the bee family in Australia), a work performed on indian harmonium, melodica, harmonica, pitch pipes, and electric organ that slowly introduces and overlaps tones, varying the pitch, harmony, and amplitude to create rich aural environments.


Schwalm, J. Peter (w/ Brian Eno, Eiving Aarset, Christine Schutze): Wagner Transformed [Used Item

Label: Intergroove Classics
Product Code: 24847
Catalog Code: #122
Country: Germany
 
Price: $4.95



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Centered around Wagner's 200th birthday Peter Schwalm and Brian Eno explore how Wagner might reinterpret some of his works with the use of technology.


Abecassis, Eryck / Francisco Meirino: La Gueule Du Loup

Label: Fragment Factory
Product Code: 24805
Catalog Code: [FRAG41]
Country: Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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Recording at the GRM Studios, the French duo of Eryck Abecassis and Francisco Meirino (phroq) use unpatched modular sythesizers that they program during performance, adding a level of risk and unpredictability to their detailed and rich sonic conversation, informed by decades of research and performance that both musicians bring to this intensely interesting album.


Zeitkratzer + Elliott Sharp: Oneirika: Live at Berghain Berlin [VINYL]

Label: KARLRECORDS
Product Code: 24793
Catalog Code: KR 039LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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Commissioned by Berlin's Maerzmusik Festival and premiered in 2014, Elliott Sharp's composition & soundscape is named after the Greek waking dream and inspired by John Cage, Sharp using a methodology to filter and process his musical manuscripts via Photoshop, which are interpreted through amplification of acoustic instruments by the Zeitkratzer ensemble.


Waeckerle, Emmanuelle : Ode (owed) to O [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24785
Catalog Code: EWR 1712/13
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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London-based composer Emmanuelle Waeckerle in a project of spoken word, flute and melodica with contributors including Antoine Beuger, using minimal and multiple narrations in texts that blend erotic literature, conceptual writing and verbal scores, presented as 2 Scores for voice(s) and instrument(s) based upon Pauline Reage's "Story of O".


Good, Kevin : Listen

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24784
Catalog Code: EWR 1711
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Kevin Good organized this composition from four field recordings collected near Avon, CT, isolating sounds that he found interesting and then attempting to recreate them on other instruments, finally adding the human voice sparsely utilized throughout the piece, all to promote the idea of listeners actively paying attention to the sounds of their environment.


Kurka, Irene : Chants

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24783
Catalog Code: EWR 1710
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Soprano vocalist Irene Kurka performs two works works by Antoine Beuger, and one each by Christopher Fox, Eva-Maria Houben, and Thomas Stiegler, accompanied by Antoine Beuger on flute for his composition "Chants de Passage"; 5 beautiful, unhurried works that bring the delicate beauty of each compositions, and of Kurka's refined voice, to a resonant foreground.


Rummel, Simon Ensemble: IM MEER

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 24531
Catalog Code: Umfr-CD22
Country: Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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German composer and improviser Simon Rummel presents the 2nd release from his 11-piece Simon Rummel Ensemble, blending his interest in acoustic phenomena and improvisational harmonics in an extended work that shifts from beautiful tonal work to disruptive cacophony and back to melodic music, blending jazz and 20th century approaches; a great achievement.


Frey, Jurg: Ephemeral Constructions

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24172
Catalog Code: EWR 1709
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Three works, two for large ensembles of performers on sax, guitar, clarinet, voice, percussion, horn, flute, vibes, and objects that belie the size of the group in its fragile presences, with a shorter trio of Frey, Greg Stuart and Erik Carlson transitioning the large pieces; compositions conceived as both short presences within abundant orchestration.


Houben, Eva Maria: Organ Sonatinas And Drones [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24171
Catalog Code: EWR 1707/08
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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American organist and composer Carson Cooman performs three sontatinas, each in three movements, and the 2014 work "drones", by German contemporary composer Eva Maria Houben, a member of the Wandelweiser group, all slowly evolving works of tone and subtle harmonics.


Guney, Cem: A Hint Of An Emotion

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24170
Catalog Code: EWR 1706
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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The duo of Beat Keller and Philipp Bowee on electric guitars perform 6 subtle compositions from Turkish-born sound artists and composer Cem Guney's, including 'a bas relief of a talisman' dedicated to Charles Ives and 'soft kill incubator' dedicated to Sylvia Alexandra Schimag.


de Alvear, Maria / Antoine Beuger: Besando El Tiempo [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24169
Catalog Code: EWR 1704/05
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Antoine Beuger performs composer Maria De Alvear's 1995 contemplative work "Besando El Tiempo" (Kissing The Time) written using an automatic script and originally composed for the flautist Caren Levine; after hearing Beuger's interpretation she requested that he record it, the result this rendition that takes the composition on an introspective journey.


Pisaro, Michael: Sometimes

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24168
Catalog Code: EWR 1703
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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The MaDam Electroacoustic Improvisation Collective based in Spain performs the first in Pisaro's 34 piece Harmony Series, which attempts to create the conditions for a harmonic situation without giving any actual notes, just numbers, durations of tones, and pauses; this work is based on "swell piece (for alison knowles)" (1967) by James Tenney.


Schlothauer, Burkhard: More Chamber Events [2CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24167
Catalog Code: EWR 1701/02
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Composer Burkhard Schlothauer, co-founder of Editions Wandelweiser and a member of Zeitkratzer and the Wandwelweiser Composers Ensemble, in a five part work conceived as a single part, combining previous works into various possible versions as "events", working with spatial distribution, slow beats, noise, and pulse, superimposed from their origins.


Cage, John: Klang der Wandlungen [3 CDs]

Label: Edition Rz
Product Code: 24050
Catalog Code: ed. RZ 103335
Country: Germany
 
Price: $44.95



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An impressive triple-CD box with recordings of some late works by John Cage, including "Seventy-Four for Orchestra, 1992", "103 for Orchestra, 1991, part 1 & 2", In a Landscape fur Harfe", "Postcard From Heaven fur Eine Bis Zwanzig Harfen", and some of "The Harmony of Maine"; including a 32 page booklet with photos and liner notes by Jakob Ullmann.


Faust: Fresh Air

Label: Bureau B
Product Code: 24005
Catalog Code: BB 254CD
Country: Germany
 
Price: $16.95



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Recorded during their 2016 US tour, Peron and Werner "Zappi" Diermaier used ever-changing ensembles from different locations on the tour to make these recordings, mated with Peron's field recordings, to blend rhythm, noise, spoken word, strong rock and blues hooks, and experimental/industrial elements; another great, eclectic Faust release!


Zeitkratzer: Performs Songs From The Albums "Kraftwerk" And "Kraftwerk 2"

Label: Zeitkratzer
Product Code: 23947
Catalog Code: ZKR 021CD
Country: Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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The 20th anniversary of director Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer ensemble, who have reinterpreted in surprising ways the music of a far-ranging and eclectic set of composers and performers, as they take on the innovative electronic rock band Kraftwerk in six interpretations from their first two albums.


Sharp, Elliott And Scott Fields: AFIADACAMPOS [Used Item]

Label: NEOS Music
Product Code: 23759
Catalog Code: NEOS JAZZ 41004
Country: Germany
 
Price: $4.95



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These two remarakable guitarits continue the collaboration heard on Clean Feed's "Scharfefelder" with this 9 part release that blurs the relationships between written and improvised sounds.


Neukollner (Denzler / von Schlippenbach / Grip / Johansson): Sektion 3-7 [2 CDs]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 23551
Catalog Code: UMCD2627
Country: Germany
 
Price: $21.95



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The Neukollner trio of Bertrand Denzler on sax, Joel Grip on double bass, and Sven-Ake Johnasson on drums is joined by pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach for a double album of exhilarating free jazz that conjurs standards-based jazz through well-structured instant compositions.


Jealousy Party & Nicolas Wiese: Relative Memory [Used Item]

Label: Absinth Records
Product Code: 23201
Catalog Code: 022
Country: Germany
 
Price: $9.00



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The Italian improvising music unit Jealousy Party, known for their spontaneous use of self-recycling through playback devices, is joined by Berlin-based artist and composer Nicolas Wiese in this studio recording.


Copland, Marc: Crosstalk [Used Item]

Label: Pirouet
Product Code: 23112
Catalog Code: 3054
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.00



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A quartet of finesse and great communication led by pianist Copland, with saxophonist Greg Osby, bassist Doug Weiss and drummer Victor Lewis, performing original compositions and two well-placed standards.


Nono, Luigi / Jurg Frey: Works For Violin Duos

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23046
Catalog Code: EWR 0103
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Two works from two distinctive composers from different periods--Jurg Frey and Luigi Nono--both for two violins, Frey using the two violins in parallel to emphasize their distinction; Nono using powerful gestures of divergence and contrast in a dream-like duo.


Cage, John : Cartridge Music

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23045
Catalog Code: EWR 0406
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A 2003 recording from The Ensemble Daswirdas performing John Cage's 1960 composition "Cartridge Music", described as: "For amplified small sounds; also amplified piano or cymbal; any number of players and loudspeakers; parts to be prepared from score by performers."


Martin, Luke: So Softly That It Came, A Wild Dim Chatter, Meaningless

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23044
Catalog Code: EWR 1613
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Luke Martin began this work with a field recording at Mentryville Park in Southern California, which was transcribed by himself and Amy Golden, Ben Levinson, Davy Sumner, and Ryan Gaston using Martin's system of notating silence, then combined into the final score for this recording.


Hannesson, Mark: Angels

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23043
Catalog Code: EWR 1612
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Pianist Roger Admiral performs Canadian composer Mark Hannesson's "The Angel's Game", and "Memory Sustained", both minimal works for solo piano, the second using a set of instructions giving the performer advice and discretion over pacing and approach.


Schiller, Christoph : Spinet, 2016

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23042
Catalog Code: EWR 1611
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Christoph Schiller performs on the spinet, often improvising with electronics and objects; here he uses the spinet alone in patiently developing compositions that emphasize the individual tones and harmonics of the instrument played on the keys and inside the instrument.


Lindvall, Johan: Solo / Ensemble [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23041
Catalog Code: EWR 1609/10
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Swedish composer and pianist Johan Lindvall in a series of 27 works performed solo or in an ensemble with Vilde Sandve Alnaes (violin), Kristine Tjogersen(clarinet), Jan Martin Gismervik(percussion), Henrik Munkeby Norstebo(trombone), Ina Sagstuen(voice), & Fredrik Rasten(guitar).


Houben, Eva-Maria : Livres D'heures - Books Of Hours [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23040
Catalog Code: EWR 1607/08
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Developed from the 13th & 14th century concept of a "book of hours", a prayer book for laymen, and particularly the book of the Duke of Berry (1340-1416) which describes relationships between people; performed by Andreas Feilen, Eva-Maria Houben, and Erik Carlson.


Korn, Christoph : Ich Spreche Diesen Text

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23039
Catalog Code: EWR 1606
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Two conceptual compositions from Christoph Korn: the first, "Ich Spreche Diesen" (I appeal to this) where spoken word is placed in a loop and then slowly erased by custom software using aleatory procedures; then "Stille" (Silent), a Cage inspired work.


Fenetre Ovale (Risser / Ruhl / Billet / Gouband): Deuxieme Volet

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 22592
Catalog Code: umfr-cd20
Country: Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Transcendental and exceptional improvisation in the 2nd release from the Fenetre Ovale project, with composer Karl Naegelen and improvisers Eve Risser (piano) and Joris Ruhl (clarinet), expanded with the arrival of percussionist Toma Gouband and violinist Amaryllis Billet.


Keller, Beat / Tom Johnson / Joseph Kudirka: String Trios

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 22365
Catalog Code: EWR 1605
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A superb program of string trios from minimalist composers Beat Keller, Tom Johnson, and Joseph Kudirka, from cinematic to spacious sound work, as realized by the trio of Julia Schwob on violin, David Schnee on viola, and Nicola Romano on cello.


Merce, Sergio: Be Nothing

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 22363
Catalog Code: EWR 1604
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A beautifully ambient album of analogue synthesiser, microtonal saxophone and electronics by Argentinian saxophonist Sergio Merce, a single long track that pauses and resumes its rich tones and harmonies at a deliberate and measured pace, allowing each environment to ring.