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Allum, Jennifer / John Butcher / Ute Kanngiesser / Eddie Prevost: Sounds of Assembly

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 31025
Catalog Code: meenna-964
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Assembled in London to improvise music for Stewart Morgan's film Eddie Prevost's Blood, this release adds much more material beyond the soundtrack, in a superb example of free and charged creative improvisation seeking unique combinations of expression, from Jennifer Allum on violin, John Butcher on saxophones, Ute Kanngiesser on cello and Eddie Prevost on percussion.


Nutters, Koen: Intervals, time and space between [2 CDs]

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 30201
Catalog Code: meenna-965
Country: Japan
 
Price: $20.95



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Three versions of composer Koen Nutters piece "Intervals, time and space between," performed in Berlin, Switzerland and The Netherlands in 2019 by Ensemble Post-music and DNK Ensemble with special guests Stefan Thut, Luke Martin, Thea Mesirow and Aaron Foster Breilyn, the work open to interpretation as a construction kit for each player to build their own version.


Frasch, Heather / Ryoko Akama: Linking

Label: Ftarri / Meenna
Product Code: 30198
Catalog Code: meenna-972
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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US sound artists Heather Frasch and UK Ryoko Akama, who together run the mumei journal exploring the relationship between text and sound, in works commissioned by Bruno Duplant based on written texts, each interpreted, recorded and edited by the other using objects, field recordings, electronics, cello & voice, with one piece from Frasch and two versions from Akama.


Hirose, Junji / mizutama / Kayu Nakada / Toshimaru Nakamura / Daysuke Takaoka / Yuma Takeshita / Tadashi Yonago: See You at Ftarri

Label: Ftarri / Meenna
Product Code: 30194
Catalog Code: meenna-874
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Three days of improvisations from the the 2019 meeting of Osaka-based musicians mizutama, Tadashi Yonago and Kayu Nakada, plus Tokyo residents Junji Hirose, Toshimaru Nakamura, Daysuke Takaoka and Yuma Takeshita in duos and trios, all using original sound-producing devices or creating sound by repurposing instruments or electronic devices in unique ways.


Granberg, Magnus w/ Miki Maruta, Ko Ishikawa, Toshimaru Nakamura: Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 30193
Catalog Code: meenna-970
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Stockholm composer Magnus Granberg's first visit to Japan was to perform at the 2019 Ftarri Festival, adapting his extended and subtle work "Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth", originally composed for the Boston ensemble Ordinary Affects, here reworked for sho, koto, prepared piano and electronics performed by Ko Ishikawa, Miki Maruta and Toshimaru Nakamura.


Jun, Yan / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Matija Schellander / Seijiro Murayama: Blue Mistake, Red Mistake

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 30192
Catalog Code: meenna-971
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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While contrabass player Matija Schellander was performing a residency at the 2017 music Festival Artacts in Austria, this quartet formed with Paris saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Beijing-based vocalist Yan Jun, developing this work of quiet tension and sudden release, here from one of four performances, recorded live at Ljubljana in Slovenia.


Duplant, Bruno: Deux Songes (Les Jours Sont Faits Pour Expliquer Les Nuits)

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27929
Catalog Code: meenna-976
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Two beautifully subtle works for an ensemble of strings and electric piano from French composer Bruno Duplant, realized by the Boston-based Ordinary Affects ensemble or Jordan Dykstra, Morgan Evans-Weiler, JPA Falzone, Luke Martin and Ashley Frith, the first a quintet and the second a string quartet, creating illusory affects of motion and space through abstraction.


Sugimoto, Taku: Guitars

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27928
Catalog Code: meenna-975
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Three concisely plain compositions for guitar, two solo and one trio, are played only with open strings or natural harmonics, where all the tunings are respectively irregular, written by Tokyo-based guitarist and composer Taku Sugimoto and performed and recorded in St. Petersburg, Russia by guitarists Andrey Popovsky, Denis Sorokin and Alexander Markvart.


Morishige, Yasumune / Yoko Ikeda / Takashi Masubuchi: Shade

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27333
Catalog Code: meenna-977
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A live recording of a concert at Ftarri in 2018, performed by Yasumune Morishige (cello), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar), three improvisers active mainly in Tokyo, in an entrancing confluence of strings building from delicate weaving of languorous tones with pizzicato interventions to an assertive second section, that then furtively dissolves; spellbinding.


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Ken Ikeda / Tomoyoshi Date: Ink on Paper

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27332
Catalog Code: meenna-978
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The second recorded collaboration of Japanese no-input mixing board player Toshimaru Nakamura with London-based electronic artist Ken Ikeda and Japanese sound artist Tomoyoshi Date, a large, rich and detailed work of slowly evolving sonic environments, showing masterful control in developing sumptuous sound and then subtly deflecting it with unusual excursions.


Saeki, Minami / Wakana Ikeda / Yoko Ikeda / Taku Sugimoto / Stefan Thut / Manfred Werder: Sextet

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 26634
Catalog Code: meenna-979
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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While touring Europe in the autumn of 2017, Minami Saeki (voice), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Taku Sugimoto (guitar) visited Switzerland and met up with Swiss musicians Stefan Thut (cello) and Manfred Werder (glockenspiel & typewriter), recording these five minimal improvisations in a recording session at the concert venue Theater Delly.


Common Objects (Davies / Butcher / Davies / Lapelyte / Patterson / Thomas): Skullmarks

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 26633
Catalog Code: meenna-980
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Distributing the group--John Butcher, Angharad Davies, Lina Lapelyte, Lee Patterson, Pat Thomas, and Rhodri Davies--inside the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, Butcher chose 4 shamanic objects from the museum's ethnographic collection, evoking water, air, earth, spirit, ritual and utility, used as a score orchestrating varying combinations of players; intense and profound improvisation.


Akiyama, Tetuzi / Magnus Granberg / Henrik Olsson: Whose Words?

Label: Ftarri / Meenna
Product Code: 25516
Catalog Code: meenna-983
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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A surprising joining of improvisers and composers from Japanese acoustic guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama playing with Swedish composers and performers, Magnus Granberg on clarinet and Henrik Olsson on percussion and electronics, the latter two part of the chamber ensemble Skogen, for five works of profound calm and center through slow harmonics weaving beautiful aural statements.


Akiyama, Tetuzi / Jason Kahn / Toshimaru Nakamura: Between Two

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 20359
Catalog Code: meenna-995
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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A subtly complex and sophisticated album of electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Japanese sound artists Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board) and Switzerland-based American drummer Jason Kahn performing live at Ftarri in Suidobashi, Tokyo, during Kahn's stay in Japan, a rich and detailed exploration.


Yoshihide, Otomo : Core Anode

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 10261
Catalog Code: meenna-332
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Core Anode is Otomo's roaring-sound project, 3 pieces recorded live at concerts in Tokyo (2002), Copenhagen (2006), and London (2006).