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Chilly Gonzales - Solo Piano III
Chilly Gonzales
Solo Piano III
2LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Gentle Threat)
21,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Solo Piano III – Abschluss der Solo Piano-TrilogieEs ist der Schlussakt – und wie immer tauchen vor dem Sprint in Richtung Ziellinie die letztenProbleme auf, müssen die letzten Lösungen gefunden werden. Wie die beiden vorangegangenenAlben findet es ein überwiegend glückliches Ende in C-Dur, doch auf dem Weg dorthin gibt esmehr Dissonanzen, Spannungen und Unklarheiten.Solo Piano III markiert einen weitaus schwierigeren Wendepunkt.Die Zusammenarbeit mit anderen Künstlern setzt er fort (u.a. Room 29 mit Jarvis Cocker, Ibeyi,Toddla T), doch mittlerweile ist es Chilly Gonzales egal, ob seine Musik jedermann gefällt odernicht. Fortan werden falsche Noten nicht mehr glattgebügelt: Die geheimnisvollen Akkorde undseltsamen Strukturen besitzen einen solchen Suchtfaktor, dass sie schließlich wie unvermeidlichklingen. Während Gonzales' eigens gegründete Musikschule, das Gonzervatory, ihren erstenJahrgang absolviert hat, ist ihr Lehrer wieder zum ewigen Schüler geworden – und das ohne Angst,die Musik für sich selbst sprechen zu lassen.Die musikalische Reinheit von Solo Piano III ist kein Gegengift für unsere Zeit, sie reflektiert alldas Schöne wie auch Hässliche, das uns umgibt.
Steve Reich - Different Trains / Electric Counterpoint
Chilly Gonzales - Solo Piano
Chilly Gonzales
Solo Piano
LP+CD | 2010 | EU | Reissue (Gentle Threat)
19,99 €*
Release:2010 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Klassik
Near the end of the old millennium, someone once rapped, "Being futuristic these days means being futuristic on your own terms," which is entirely fitting when said rapper records an album of solo piano instrumentals. (Perhaps less instructive is what said rapper went on to say: "Being futuristic means loving worms, saving your sperm, wearing your pubes in a perm.") The former Chilly Gonzales has a hint of Gershwin in his playing, an urbane, contemplative take on the blues that sometime turns into a wry smile. He also has a hint of Satie, the spare and haunted sound of a music box turning slowly to a halt as it comes to the end of its wind. But what he also has is entirely his own, which not only makes this the best album of solo piano instrumentals by a rapper extant but also one of the finest solo piano albums not by a jazz or classical performer. Obviously, there's a duality to any man who lit up stages with Peaches but also played with and produced Jane Birkin and Charles Aznavour, but Solo Piano is a disarmingly wonderful record. - allmusic.com
Kelly Moran - Ultraviolet
Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra - The Capitol Studio Sessions
Yo-Yo Ma - Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites
Deep Purple & London Symphony Orchestra - Royal Albert Hall
Deep Purple & London Symphony Orchestra
Royal Albert Hall
3LP+CD | 2018 | EU | Original (Earmusic Classics)
29,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Klassik
Deep Purples legendäres Konzert in derRoyal Albert Hall von 1999!
Steve Reich - Drumming
Steve Reich
Drumming
2LP | 1971 | US | Reissue (Superior Viaduct)
29,99 €*
Release:1971 / US – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
Steve Reich’s Drumming is regarded as one of the most important musical works of the last century. Distilled through his studies of African percussion in Ghana during 1970 and Balinese gamelan music, Reich revolutionized our understanding of polyrhythms, sculpting a new sonic territory to illuminate the radical potential of Minimalism. Divided into four sections, performed without pause, Drumming is written for eight small tuned drums, three marimbas, three glockenspiels, piccolo and voice. The singers recite melodic patterns that mimic the sounds of the instruments, gradually rising to the surface and then fading out. The overall effect can be transfixing—pulling listeners into the rhythm and possessing a raw immediacy, directness and energy. The premier performances of Drumming took place in December 1971 in New York City—first at The Museum of Modern Art, then at Brooklyn Academy of Music and finally at Town Hall where this recording was made—and featured the composer along with a cast of longtime collaborators including Art Murphy, Steve Chambers, Russ Hartenberger, James Preiss, Jon Gibson, Joan La Barbara, Judy Sherman, Jay Clayton, Ben Harms, Gary Burke, Frank Maefsky and James Ogden. Originally released in 1972 by gallerist John Gibson in a small private edition, Drumming represents the culmination of Reich’s investigation into rhythmic phase relationships and its early realization captures a remarkably organic feel, especially compared to the more widely known version on Deutsche Grammophon from 1974.
Joep Beving - Solipsism
Joep Beving
Solipsism
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Deutsche Grammophon)
19,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Beving has been one with the piano from an early age. He was forced to end his musical studies at the conservatory and instead continued at university to get a degree in social sciences. However, his love for his instrument never perished. Where once his goal was to hit as many notes per minute as physically possible, his style of playing has changed over the years, searching for a particular aesthetic essence. His path was illuminated by a piano that Beving inherited from his grandmother when she passed away in 2009. This German instrument insisted on a more gentle touch and a gracious pace, which eventually led Beving to adapt to a more classical vocabulary to tell his story.Joep Beving is a composer and musician, but to the international advertising community he is mostly known as the face of music agency MassiveMusic.
Kit Grill - Obsession
Kit Grill
Obsession
Tape | 2018 | EU | Original (Primary Colours)
6,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Preorder 21.12.2018
Obsession is a solo piano album written and recorded by Kit Grill during 2018.
Irmin Schmidt of Can - 5 Klavierstücke
Labeque / Chalmin / Pupillo / Seguinier - Moondog
Colman - Daedalus
Colman
Daedalus
LP | 1986 | US | Reissue (Musique Plastique)
24,99 €*
Release:1986 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Klassik
Musique Plastique (Visible Cloaks, Pedro) rescue a nearly lost soundtrack to a Belgian avant-theatrical work from the 80s. For fans of Nuno Canavarro, Roberto Musci and Vito Ricci. Like the wings Daedalus crafted for his son Icarus, John Gilbert Colman’s score for sampler, voice and chamber orchestra almost melted away completely, disappearing into the tides of time. The album originally served as the score to an avant-garde production of the Greek myth that toured the Belgian theatre circuit in 1986. Director Guy Cassiers cast the play with 45 developmentally disabled actors enrolled at the Krauwelenhof school in Antwerp, working for six months with the young actors (aged 12-17) to discover and develop their talents, creating (by all accounts) a deeply moving piece of visual theatre. Rather than using dialogue, Cassier used movement, costumes and music tell the fable, words were only present as text fragments within the score, spoken by members of the chorus or sung by Rolande van Der Paal. Colman's compositions elevate the experimental narrative with broad shifts in mood, utilizing a pop-concrète style by incorporating sampled squeaking balloons, environmental recordings, tuned percussion, drum computer, and voice to accompany the traditional small chamber instrumentation. The music is reminiscent of other avant-theatrical pieces from that era by Nuno Canavarro, Milesi & Bacalov, Todd Barton, Vito Ricci and Roberto Musci, while standing on its own as a unique and moving piece of minimal music. Remastered DMM pressing.
Tigran Hamasyan - For Gyumri
Steve Reich - Pulse / Quartet
V.A. - Expo 1
Vikingur Olafsson / Siggi String Quartet - Philip Glass: Piano Works
Vikingur Olafsson / Siggi String Quartet
Philip Glass: Piano Works
2LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Deutsche Grammophon)
21,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Víkingur Ólafsson, born1984 in Island, is in his home country a well-known as acclaimed musician. He was awarded “Musician Of the Year” four times already.Now, Deutsche Grammophon presents his debut album with “Piano Works” by Philip Glass for solo piano.
Schwellenbach / Hauschka / Brandt / Frick / Sarp / Farah - Steve Reich: Six Pianos
Schwellenbach / Hauschka / Brandt / Frick / Sarp / Farah
Steve Reich: Six Pianos
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Film)
18,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Steve Reich´s "Six Pianos" played by Gregor Schwellenbach, Hauschka, Daniel Brandt, Paul Frick, etc. The LP comes in a special printed sleeve and 180g Vinyl plus a WAV&MP3 Download code.
Johann Johannsson - Orphée
Johann Johannsson
Orphée
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Deutsche Grammophon)
19,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Composer and Golden Globe winning Jóhann Jóhannsson releases his first album for Deutsche Grammophon Recordings. It feels like a meditation over beauty and creativity Jóhannsson is a role model for the growing scene of contemporary composers who draw their inspiration from soundtracks, Minimalism, Ambient und electronic music. “Orphée describes the way out from the dark into the light inspired by mythical variations from Ovid to Cocteau. It’s the story of death and reincarnation as a metaphor for our society. Again Jóhannsson mixes acoustic elements combined with electronics, mysterious soundscapes paired with orchestral and a capella voices.
Steve Reich - Drumming / Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ / Six Pianos
Steve Reich
Drumming / Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ / Six Pianos
3LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Deutsche Grammophon)
50,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
According to the master’s 80th anniversary 3rd of October 2016 Deutsche Grammophon presents the iconic recording from 1974. “Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ“ was recorded 1974 in Polydor-Studios Hamburg. 40 years later this great recoding finally gets officially re-released. The record contains liner notes of Steve Reich and photos. This is a limited run of 2500 copies. The records are pressed to 180g vinyl including a download code.
Philip Glass - Solo Piano
Philip Glass
Solo Piano
LP | 1989 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
27,99 €*
Release:1989 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
With Solo Piano, Glass presents himself "unplugged" - no electronic keyboards or synthesizers, and no overdubs, either - just solo piano.
Kronos Quartet / Bryce Dessner - Aheym
Maak & Albertz - Resplendences Around Bach
Maak & Albertz
Resplendences Around Bach
2LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Florentyn Music)
24,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
After the acclaimed premiere of their new program ina sold-out concert at the “MDR Festival of Lights” in Leipzig,Maak & Albertz (the pianist Anna-Maria Maak & the composer Sef Albertz) now present “Resplendences around Bach”, an album that shows the essence of their years of joint artisticwork. “A dramaturgical and skillful connection to a fascinating musical world, an exquisite combination of progressive and traditional, jazz and funk, Mediterranean temperament and profundity” (MDR Press). “A great composer...a fantastic performer...a powerful work!” (Kristjan Järvi, conductor) -
G.I. Gurdjieff - Improvisations
G.I. Gurdjieff
Improvisations
LP | 2012 | EU | Reissue (Fantome Phonographique)
16,99 €*
Release:2012 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
G.I. Gurdjieff was an Armenian and Greek philosopher, spiritual teacher, and musician, whose teachings of The Fourth Way influenced thousands worldwide and created communities that still exist to this day. His goal was to teach humans to reach a higher consciousness out of the "waking sleep" he considered most to be living in. Music was an important part of his teachings and these brilliant harmonium improvisations were recorded in 1949 in Paris, just a short time before his death. Droning and ethereal, these beautiful pieces mark a pinnacle in the work of a legend of human spirituality.
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Aqueduct Ensemble - Improvisations On An Apricot
Aqueduct Ensemble
Improvisations On An Apricot
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Last Resort)
23,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
"Hi again! It's been a couple years, but I've put together a new record, this time with my neighbor Stu and a few other friends. Stu's been tuning the piano Linda and I were using for our Lejsovka & Freund and Trouble Books recordings, and I've always enjoyed the test scales and vignettes he would run through checking his work.I floated the idea to collaborate on a sort of 70s/80s ECM kinda vibe, and soon started bringing my laptop and a couple microphones over to his house to collect his improvisations and have him add to pieces I had started. Other friends from the neighborhood dropped by to add parts here and there as well.The recordings were made primarily in the summers of 2016 & 2017 (with a break in-between to mourn the triumph of neo-fascism as well as the passing of beloved pets). Ultimately I tried to follow the feel of those summer nights and the tranquility they offered. Open air or at least open windows, drifting along, you know?"-KF, Spring 2018.Aqueduct Ensemble is a collaboration between Ohio based artist Keith Freund - who has previously released music as part of both Lejsovka & Freund and Trouble Books - and his neighbour Stu, who is a piano tuner and professional pianist. Their debut album together, "Improvisations On An Apricot" is the second release from label Last Resort, and follows G.S Schray's "Gabriel" (2017) - the sleeves for which were both designed by Keith, who does does all the art direction for the label. Beginning life in 2013 as an NTS radio show of the same name, Last Resort is run by Tom Cathcart from his home in London.
Leah Lazonick - Movimenti Della Luna D'Oro
Max Richer - Behind The Counter With max Richter Green Vinyl Edition
Max Richer
Behind The Counter With max Richter Green Vinyl Edition
3LP+7" | 2017 | UK | Original (Rough Trade Shops)
42,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Electronic / Dance, Klassik
Limitierte Vinylauflage der "Behind The Counter" Compilation von Max Richter, der hier einen faszinierenden Einblick in seinen musikalischen Kosmos gewährt, aus dem er seine einzigartige, künstlerische Vision schöpft. Feat. Mogwai, Boards Of Canada, Let's Eat Grandma, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Philip Glass, Aphex Twin, Low, sowie klassische Werke von Rachmaninoff und Bach. Triple-LP auf grünem Vinyl mit 36 Tracks, plus einer zusätzlichen 7" mit 2 weiteren Tracks, plus eines Download-Codes zu den beiden CD-Mixsets.
Jóhann Jóhannsson - IBM 1401, A User's Manual Clear Vinyl Edition
Jóhann Jóhannsson
IBM 1401, A User's Manual Clear Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2017 | EU | Original (4AD)
22,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Never before pressed on vinyl, IBM 1401, A User's Manual, is one of Jóhann Jóhannsson’s most loved works. Released in 2006, the decade since its release has seen Jóhann establish himself as one of the most important composers in the World today, most notably scoring movies such as Arrival, Sicario and The Theory of Everything.Inspired by the work his father did in the sixties when chief maintenance engineer of one of Iceland’s first computers, Jóhann originally wrote IBM 1401, A User's Manual to accompany a dance piece by long-standing collaborator and friend, Erna Ómarsdóttir. For this album release, he rewrote it for a sixty-piece string orchestra, with a new final movement (built around a poem by Dorothy Parker) and incorporating both electronics, and reel-to-reel recordings made by his father and friends in 1971 of an enormous IBM 1401 mainframe computer singing the hymn Ísland Ögrum Skorið by Sigvaldi Kaldalóns as it was being decommissioned.The first ever pressing of IBM 1401, A User's Manual comes in a deluxe gatefold sleeve, having been reworked by Chris Bigg (v23) from his original design. Pressed on clear vinyl, two album tracks recorded in 2010 with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra at the Rudolfinum, Dvorák Hall in Prague have also been added and are exclusive to this release.
Yo-Yo Ma - Vivaldi'S Cello
Yo-Yo Ma
Vivaldi'S Cello
2LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Music On Vinyl)
32,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Vivaldi's Cello gives listeners a chance to hear a different kind of Vivaldi. Some of the music on this vinyl set was written by the composer to feature the cello of his day, but that's only half the story. Vivaldi's Cello couples those scores with music that Vivaldi originally intended for the violin, the viola d'amore or the human voice. Music that's now been transcribed for the cello
Hior Chronik - Out Of The Dust
Herbert von Karajan & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra - Brahms: The Four Symphonies
Herbert von Karajan & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Brahms: The Four Symphonies
4LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Deutsche Grammophon)
66,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Classic recording of Brahms: The Four Symphonies by Herbert von Karajan & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Bruce Naumann - Soundtrack From First Violin Film
Bruce Naumann
Soundtrack From First Violin Film
LP | 1969 | EU | Reissue (Blume)
24,99 €*
Release:1969 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Klassik
When speaking of most artists, critical value is generally gauged by evaluating contributions to existing fields. Bruce Nauman is different. His influence is singular. The change his ideas provoked, unequaled. Since the mid 1960's, he has laid the groundwork in thought, context, practice, and materiality, for nearly every fine-artist that has followed in his wake. He is the towering pillar of conceptual thinking. Even those who do not directly draw on the ground he gained, must contended with a world in his image.Initially issued by Tanglewood Press in 1969 - a component of the art multiples edition 7 Objects/69 (also including David Bradshaw, Eva Hesse, Stephen Kaltenbach, Alan Saret, Richard Serra, and Keith Sonnier), Soundtrack from First Violin Film is a crucial element in Nauman's diverse the canon of contributions - bridging the emerging practices of performance, video, and sound. For an artist smashing boundaries and building anew, it is a near perfect work. Blume's release (along with the Die Schachtel's one), marks the first time this seminal work has been available to a broader audience, making it a historic event. Soundtrack from First Violin Film, while resembling music, is one of the earliest gestures of sound art as it has come to be understood. It falls within Nauman's larger body of solitary actions and performances. In 1968, the artist moved briefly to New York, occupying Jasper Johns' then vacant studio in the Hamptons, beginning to build the body of work for his first solo show at Leo Castelli Gallery - documenting them in what became the very first works of video art. Within the larger body of effort, emerged a series of works featuring him playing the violin. It is from this world, that the LP Soundtrack from First Violin Film, with its disembodies sounds, grew. Nauman's violin works, as the exist in the world, are only distant cousins of performance and compositions. They are objects - doubling the signifiers of music and the body back upon themselves. Rather seeking entirely new and liberated sonic realms, they employ conceptual practice, instrument, and rhythm to strike direct confrontation - sculpting something far more challenging and difficult to define. These works resemble music, challenge expectations of it, but are not that thing. They could be understood as a conceptual inversion of recordings by John Cage or of Musique Concrète. Rather than seeking to utilize non-instrumental sources to create music, Nauman used instrumental sounds and references to make something which is not music at all the figuration of an idea - highlighting the dimensional possibilities of meaning, and the elasticity of language. In addition to being seminal works of conceptual art, among the earliest gestures which propose sound as a singular material surrogate for painting and sculpture, Soundtrack from First Violin Film - which also includes the works Violin Problem Two (Playing Two Notes Very Close Together) and Rhythmic Stamping (Four Rhythms in Preparation for Video Tape Problems) is a member of the body of work which established the terms for nearly all Sound Art to follow. Often overshadowed by its creator's astounding body of work during this period, when isolated, it is profoundly important gesture with the history of art and experimental practice.Edition of 300 copies, the LP comes in full color cover with printed inner sleeve housing a Nagaoka anti-static record sleeve, yellow colored vinyl and an original insert that functions as Obi as well.
Steve Reich - Drumming
Steve Reich / Ensemble Modern / Synergy Vocals - Music for 18 Musicians Live At Tokyo City Opera
Steve Reich / Ensemble Modern / Synergy Vocals
Music for 18 Musicians Live At Tokyo City Opera
LP | EU | Reissue (Victory)
15,99 €*
Release:EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
A stunning version of Steve Reich’s masterpiece of musical minimalism “Music for 18 Musicians” (1974-1976) performed live at Tokyo Opera House in 2008 by The Modern Ensemble and Synergy Vocals featuring the composer as guest performer. In the 1960s, with Terry Riley and Philip Glass, Reich gave pulse back to experimental music, he discovered tape-based techniques of looping and phasing using recordings of fragments of speech, and then molecules of musical material. “ (…)When Steve Reich released Music for 18 Musicians (ECM, 1978), it was a consolidation and major leap forward in the pulse-based music that the minimalist progenitor had been exploring on earlier compositions including “Four Organs” (1969), a piece that relied on nothing more than a six-note chord, yet was a near flat-out sonic assault. 18 Musicians was an altogether more complex and sophisticated work, with a broader textural palette based largely on tuned percussion—piano, vibraphone, marimba and xylophone—but also working with maracas, voice, strings, and clarinets to create a sweeping, hour-plus long suite that was hypnotic, melodic, and eminently accessible. With the mathematical precision by which its eleven sections and wrapping “Pulses” develop, it's a demanding suite to play (…)"
Marc Romboy & Dortmunder Philharmoniker - Reconstructing Debussy
Marc Romboy & Dortmunder Philharmoniker
Reconstructing Debussy
2LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Hyperharmonic)
21,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Claude Debussy (+1918) was one of the most popular and forward thinking composer associated with impressionist music. His innovative and at this time new way to compose music with non traditional scales and chromaticism inspired countless artists from the likes of Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock. Remarkable attributes of his music were i.e. the usage of parallel chords, bitonality and many compositions of whole-tone and pentatonic scales and all this surely reminds us on contemporary electronic music where you hardly find limits or boundaries when it comes to traditional, harmonic sounding scale tone music.
Michele Fedrigotti / Danilo Lorenzini - I Fiori Del Sole
Michele Fedrigotti / Danilo Lorenzini
I Fiori Del Sole
LP | 1979 | EU | Reissue (Song Cycle)
24,99 €*
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
Originally released in 1979 under the experimental label Cramps, “I Fiori del Sole” is a composition for organ and piano by the Italian duo Michele Fedrigotti and Danilo Lorenzini. The encounter between minimalist aesthetic and evocative religious atmospheres make this album one of the most interesting and obscure treasures of the Italian Minimalism. The album was produced by the legendary Franco Battiato with whom the duo Fedrigotti-Lorenzini collaborated the same year for “L’Era del Cinghiale Bianco.”
Henrik Schwarz - Works Piano
Henrik Schwarz
Works Piano
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Between Buttons)
12,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Henrik Schwarz and !K7 are proud to announce a collaboration that will bare many different musical fruits. The first of these is a brand new label called Between Buttons, curated by Henrik and focused on acoustic sounds and contemporary compositions. Between Buttons will be in partnership with !K7’s own neo-classical hub 7K!, and will kick off with a new mini LP by Schwarz entitled Works Piano, followed by an EP entitled Aphorisms by Syrian artists Khaled Kurbeh & Raman Khalaf Ensemble. Mixing up old and new technologies, experimental and more classical approaches, the label will see Schwarz forge new paths in his own work, as well as curating material from the peers he has worked with over the last 15 years. Mainly made up of acoustic sounds, piano, string quartets, self-built instruments, percussion and intriguing classicist elements with a modern twist, there will be EPs from piano virtuoso Bugge Wesseltoft, as well as other electronic producers wanting to show themselves in a different, more 'unplugged' light. “In these times of constant turbo mode, likes and thumbs-up, we need to go back to basics,” says Henrik. “We want to move away from the idea that relentless hasty productivity is a must, and instead take time to create space, to let ideas mature and to focus the mind on subtler sounds.” Works Piano will be a four track mini album that uses a Yamaha Disklavier as the starting point and reimagines it, reworks it and alters it with various digital and recording technologies. One track is a created with a reactive algorithm and one is composed purely from altered and processed piano sounds.
Max Richter - Infra
Max Richter
Infra
LP | 2010 | EU | Reissue (Deutsche Grammophon)
26,99 €*
Release:2010 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
If you thought classical music was snobby and polished: give this a chance!"Infra" is the 2010 album by neo-classical composer Max Richter, released July 2010 on FatCat Records.
Duval Timothy - Brown Loop
Duval Timothy
Brown Loop
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (I Should Care)
17,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Duvall Timothy isn't a musician. At least not in that conventional sort of way. No, Timothy's artistic expression is the sort in which all of his daily actions are intentional and each action reveals a small part of his large vision.He steps out for his day dressed in all blue: A statement of self. He chefs African cuisine: a medium to discover his heritage and share that heritage with others. And when he returns home, he plays piano.What you have here is an exploration in memory. Memories of classical, of jazz, and hip-hop. Fragmented into its elements, looped simply, and then reconstructed complexly.Timothy's compositions evolve the same way any meaningful memory comes back to the mind. At first in snippets looped in the minds fog. Then, as those fragments build, the scenes of the past rush back into full view. And as quickly as they appear, they dissipate away. Fleeting and substantial. But the simplicity is purposeful.And while Timothy is drawing from deeply personal experiences, his playing feels intimate and familiar because we've all felt the essence of memory: love and loss, joy and pain.So it's fitting that this be the inaugural offering from I Should Care Records. It's our hope that Brown Loop is as memorable and haunting for you as it was when we first heard it.
Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker - Room 29
Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker
Room 29
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Deutsche Grammophon)
23,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
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Deutsche Grammophon presents the album “Room 29”, a unique collaboration between Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales.Standing at the west end of Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard, the Chateau Marmont hotel has seen many a famous and infamous guest pass through its doors since it opened in 1929. A 2012 stay in one of its second-floor rooms inspired British lyricist and singer Jarvis Cocker to look into its history and led to this collaborative project with multi-faceted Canadian pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales. “Room 29” is a 21st-century song cycle. Gonzales’ score and Cocker’s lyrics conjure up the lives of some of “Room 29’s” previous occupants, as well as shining a light on the glittering fantasy and often bleak reality of Hollywood.“Room 29” was recorded in Paris following its “work-in-progress” premiere at Hamburg’s Kampnagel in January last year.
Giusto Pio - Motore Immobile
Giusto Pio
Motore Immobile
LP | 1997 | EU | Reissue (Soave)
22,99 €*
Release:1997 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
One of the most striking documents of Italy’s Minimalist movement, Giusto Pio’s "Motore Immobile" is a masterwork with few equivalents. Produced by Franco Battiato in 1979, at the outset of a long and fruitful period of collaboration between the two composers, and issued by the legendary Cramps Records, its triumphs were met by silence, before falling from view.Emerging on vinyl for the first time since its original pressing, "Motore Immobile" now sits within a reappraisal of a large neglected body of efforts made by the Italian avant-garde during the second half of the 1970’s and early 80’s. It is singular, but not alone. It resonates within a collective world of shimmering sound, one familiar to fans of Battiato, Lino Capra Vaccina, Luciano Cilio, Roberto Cacciapaglia, Francesco Messina and Raul Lovisoni.An exercise in elegant restraint - note and resonance held to the most implicit need. Where everything between root and embellishment has been stripped away. A sublime organ drone, against interventions of deceptively simple structural complexity - executed by Piano, Violin, and Voice. A sonic sculpture reaching heights which few have touched. A thing of beauty and an album as perfect as they come. The reemergence of Motore Immobile heralds what is unquestionably one of the most important reissues of the year.
Gil Shaham / Adele Anthony / Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Järvi - Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa / Fratres / Symphony No.3
Emika - Melanfonie
Emika
Melanfonie
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Emika)
15,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Pop, Klassik
The crossover between electronic music and classical composition has never been in more vibrant and dynamic health. Multifarious musician Emika explores this fertile ground on her ambitious new opus 'Melanfonie': her first orchestral composition, some four years in the making.Funded by a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign that exceeded its target by an impressive €25,000.While many rebel from their classical training never to return to it explicitly, Emika has always been attracted to the potential and freedoms offered by the symphony form. As well as taking inspiration from her electronic music background in composing the music itself, Emika also applied some of production and playback principles from that realm to create a piece whose every element has been carefully considered. Emika is on a quest to try and change what we mean when we talk about ‘classical music’. For her, the magic of the ‘genre’ is about the instruments themselves and more importantly the people who play them; not the restricting traditions and conventions of the classical world itself. I want to change the face of classical music and give it a more honest and real image. It is time we had something other than pomp and circumstance and avant-garde squeaks and pops.”
Charlemagne Palestine - Cathedrale de Strasbourg
Charlemagne Palestine
Cathedrale de Strasbourg
2LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Erratum Musical)
37,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Klassik
This 70min organ concert was recorded in 2012 in Strasbourg Cathedral during the "Transes" symposium at HEAR. This was a unique performance in the cathedral's history and an important performance for Charlemagne Palestine, showing him at his best, slowly developing a wild crescendo and filling the gigantic space with his own ritual full of trance and ecstasy.Recorded in Strasbourg - 15/11/2012 at Cathédrale de Strasbourg, during "Transes" event at Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin, Strasbourg, recorded by Philippe Lepeut, mastered by Frederic Alstadt. Photo : Tony Trichanh. Limited edition 500 copies. Gatefold cover + download.
Colin Stetson - Presents Sorrow - A Reimagining Of Gorecki's 3rd Symphony
Max Richter - Songs From Before
Helene Grimaud - Water
Lubomyr Melnyk - Rivers And Streams
Lubomyr Melnyk
Rivers And Streams
LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Erased Tapes)
22,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Klassik
Flüssig, hypnotisch und virtuos: Der ukrainische Pianist vertont das Thema Wasser.Anknüpfend an das 2013 erschienene Album "Corollaries" und die 2014 veröffentlichte EP "Evertina", verbindet auch "Rivers And Streams" die fließende Handschrift Melnyks mit organischer Vitalität, die als gleichermaßen nuanciert durchdacht gelten darf. Wie der Titel schon andeutet und der Künstler auch selbst herausstreicht, ist das Album den Flüssen und den Strömungen dieser Welt gewidmet - in Anerkennung ihrer Schönheit. Für den ukrainischen Pianisten ist Wasser "das magischste und mysteriöseste von allen Dingen, die wir kennen". Spannend: Das Thema der Veröffentlichung korrespondiert mit dessen Aufnahmetechnik. Melnyk ist bekannt für seine einzigartige "Continuous Music"-Spielweise, die zurecht häufig mit Wasser verglichen wird. Auf "Rivers And Streams" konzentriert sich Melnyk komplett auf seine tiefe Verbindung mit dem Element, bis zu dem Punkt, an dem die Musik amorph und sich ständig verändernd selbst geradezu "flüssig" wird. Von dahintröpfelnden Bächen über sich windende Flusstäler erreicht das Album seinen Höhepunkt in dem majestätischen, 20-minütigen Stück "The Amazon". Jamie Perera an der Akustik- und elektrischen Gitarre und die koreanische Flötenspielerin Hyelim Kim steuern jeweils einen Gastauftritt bei.
Max Richter, Grace Davidson & ACME - From Sleep
Arvo Pärt - Passio
Arvo Pärt
Passio
2LP | 2015 | US | Original (Ajna Offensive)
32,99 €*
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Klassik
Comprised mostly of Arvo Part's signature hypnotic tintinnabuli, performed by Anthony Pitt and Tonus Peregrinus, Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem is a slow-moving liturgical piece that offers a vastness, solemnity and intimacy which allows for contemplation of the mysteries and suffering of the canonical text taken from the Gospel of John, chapters 18 and 19. Winner of the Cannes Classical Award.
3 Tenors, The - The 3 Tenors: 25th Anniversay Edition
Chilly Gonzales - Ivory Tower
2Cellos - Celloverse
2Cellos
Celloverse
LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Music On Vinyl)
27,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
2Cellos are back with their third album Celloverse, which returns to the sound and concept of their self-titled debut [MOVCL012], building on Luka Sulic & Stjepan Hauser's unique ability to re-imagine current and classic Rock and Pop songs with their own extraordinary energy – blasting instrumental music off into a whole new Celloverse. Featuring Lang Lang.180g transparent vinyl.
Hauschka - The Prepared Piano
Hauschka
The Prepared Piano
LP | 2005 | EU | Reissue (Karaoke Kalk)
17,99 €*
Release:2005 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Klassik
10 Years Anniversary repress of the legendary 2nd album by Prepared-Piano artist Hauschka.
Eugene Ormandy - Carl Orff - Carmina Burana
Philip Glass - Glassworks
Philip Glass
Glassworks
LP | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
26,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
Glassworks is the most pleasant craftwork ever from the great minimalist exploiter. Six warm pieces in a successful attempt to create a more pop-oriented work. Glassworks is another Music On Vinyl Classical release by this fantastic composer.180g audiophile vinyl.
George Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue, An American In Paris
George Gershwin
Rhapsody In Blue, An American In Paris
LP | 1959 | EU | Reissue (Speakers Corner)
28,99 €*
Release:1959 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
This fast and furious orchestral work with piano, which begins with what must surely be the most famous clarinet glissando of modern times, was composed with the intention of presenting as many facets as possible of music from the New World in the short space of around 15 minutes. In his "Rhapsody In Blue" Gershwin wanted to »paint a musical kaleidoscope of America – our enormous melting pot, our typical national traits, our blues, our seething city life«. With this in mind, Leonard Bernstein made a number of recordings of the work and among the many excellent recordings that he made as a conductor or as a soloist, this present version with the Columbia Orchestra, from 1959, is especially of note. Bernstein takes on a double function as conductor and soloist and manoeuvres his way safely and surely through the highly diversified score to create a well-rounded picture filled with hefty orchestral dynamics and finely chiselled solo playing. In Gershwin’s freely composed work the soloist and orchestra do not resort to bombastic shock effects or egomaniac keyboard acrobatics, and so this the work can be described as rhapsodic in the very best sense of the word.Most fittingly, on the B side there is another freely composed work – the autobiographical sketch entitled An American In Paris. The superb New York musicians paint the impressions of a visitor to the hectic French capital city – that too is the sound of America.
Ludovico Einaudi - In A Time Lapse
Philp Glass - Music In Twelve Parts - Live In Paris 1975
Philp Glass
Music In Twelve Parts - Live In Paris 1975
2LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Transversales Disques)
23,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Klassik
Preorder 01.02.2019
The newly discovered and unreleased concert from 1975 recorded by the Philip Glass Sextet at La Maison de la Radio, Paris.The sextet is composed of Philip Glass, Jon Gibson, Dickie Landry, Michael Riesman, Joan La Barbara and Richard Peck.Music in Twelve Parts is a set of twelve pieces written between 1971 and 1974. This performance in France includes part 1, 2, 3, 11 and 12 on a double LP.Also included a very rare Philip Glass interview from 1974 in his NYC loft during the rehearsals of this piece, produced for the French radio by Daniel Caux - musicologist and co-founder of Shandar Records.A never before released –Philip GLASS (1975) live recordings, released in partnership with the National Audiovisual Institute – INA."A new sound and a new chord suddenly break in, with an effect as if one wall of a room has suddenly disappeared, to reveal a completely new view." - A. Porter
Bruno Bavota - Re_cordis
Bruno Bavota
Re_cordis
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Temporary Residence)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Preorder 18.01.2019
Bruno Bavota is a young Italian composer and multi-instrumentalist with seemingly boundless potential, and an extraordinary gift for marrying the intellectual andemotional into earnest and profoundly effective songs. Though favorably compared in his early career to another Italian composer, the legendary Ludovico Einaudi, Bavota has found himself increasingly pursuing ways to distort and disturb traditional arrangements and melodies in pursuit of a more distinct resonance. Armed with a plethora of outboard effects pedals and processors, Bavota manually manipulates hissongs in real time as he performs - often with his bare hands engaged in a seesaw battle of construction against obstruction. It infuses a genuine sense of tension and forward momentum that makes his work extraordinarily poignant. Recorded live inone afternoon at a friend's studio in Bavota's hometown of Naples, Italy, RE_CORDIS documents many of Bavota's most recognizable and accomplished works as they st and at this moment in time - ever-evolving musical life-forms thatchange shape while maintaining their distinctive skeletons. It also introduces his newest work, "The night of," a tense, escalating race of loops punctuated by a series of dramatic chord strikes. The recording is charmingly informal, leaving the sounds of Bavota's physical movements - the shuffling of feet, the triggering of effects pedals, the creaking of stools - present in the mix to mingle with the music. As an exhibition of Bavota's skills as a composer and performer, it's impressive; as aglimpse of what's to come, it's an epiphany.
Sarah Hennies - Sisters
Sarah Hennies
Sisters
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Mappa Editions)
19,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
A fantastic new record by Sarah Hennies featuring solo vibraphone pieces for and in an 700 year old church in Slovakia. Performed by Lenka Novosedlíková.
Guy Van Nueten - Contact
Guy Van Nueten
Contact
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Music On Vinyl)
24,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Contact is the third and final part of Flemish musician and composerGuy Van Nueten’s piano trilogy ‘Pacman”. With Contact, Van Nuetenhas come up with his most mature work to date. Through recordinghis compositions in one take he allowed for a unity of time and space.This is a reaction against the frequent cutting and processing that takesplace during recordings, whereby original emotions become diluted andthe distance between music and listener increases. “I don’t know whathappened with me,” says Van Nueten, “but with this record I’ve delveddeep. I raised the bar higher than ever. This is the crowning glory.”By the age of 5 Guy Van Nueten learnt to play piano and he becameknown to a larger audience as the songwriter and keyboard player forThe Sands, well known for the pop classic ‘April & June’. Van Nuetensubsequently became a session- and live musician for the cream of theBelgian rock scene, with bands such as dEUS, Daan, Zita Swoon andcountless others. His compositions, influenced by Bach, minimal music,pop and electronic music, combine a feel for lyricism and humour withan irrepressible urge for purity.
Harry Partch - Delusion Of Fury
Harry Partch
Delusion Of Fury
2LP | 1969 | US | Reissue (8th)
33,99 €*
Release:1969 / US – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
Preorder 21.12.2018
A composer, a theorist, and an innovator, Harry Partchstands out among so many other American classical artistsas one of the most eccentric. He notably rejected thetradition of composers like Beethoven and Bach for a lack oftheatricality and drama, and took his greatest inspirationsfrom Eastern Noh theater, frequently incorporating speechand dance into his pieces, as well as requiring participantsto perform multiple parts. His theories reflected thisdismissal, which sought to return musical tradition to thoseof the pre-Classical era, with a heavy focus on microtonality,and octave intervals beyond what was traditionally utilized.Many of the pieces he composed would prominently featureinstruments of his own invention, including heavily modifiedstring instruments, mallet instruments, and pipe organs.Over the course of his life, Partch released a number ofrecords, soundtracked numerous films by MadelineTourtelot, and wrote the highly influential text Genesis Of AMusic, which would introduce his theories to acontemporary audience, and inspire fellow avant-gardecomposers as Lou Harrison, Ben Johnston, James Tenney,and even the famed experimental collective The Residents.One of his most famed works was the stage play DelusionOf The Fury, a piece of performance art based upon theJapanese Noh drama Atsumori, while also taking cues fromEthiopian folk tales, Shakespearean tragedy, and ancientGreek traditions. Delusion Of The Fury is looked backupon by critics and historians as one of Partch's seminalworks, making heavy use of his signature micro-tonalcompositional style, as well as many of his own inventedinstruments. It is considered his confrontation with his ownanger towards a world that frequently rejected him, anddealt him hardship. The play first premiered at the UCLAPlayhouse in 1969, whereupon it was recorded by ColumbiaRecords, and presented in a double LP format.
Karla Borecky - The Still Life
Karla Borecky
The Still Life
LP | 2018 | US | Original (Recital Program)
23,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Klassik
Karla Borecky’s long-awaited second album following 2011’s "Still In Your Pocket" (R9). In between her work with Idea Fire Company, Karla has been slowly building a new repertoire of solo pieces. She threads together simple, whirling piano numbers. Lines of blue sadness, red memories, and green dreams, stitched with charm and care.
Yann Tiersen - Hent
Jocy De Oliveira - Estorias Para Voz, Instrumentos Acusticos E Eletronicos
Bowman Trio, Jaska Lukkarinnen Trio & Black Motor - Berlin 27.10.17
Joshua Bell & Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields - Scottish Fantasy
Joshua Bell & Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
Scottish Fantasy
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Music On Vinyl)
23,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
The Grammy award-winning violinist and conductor Joshua Bell recorded his new album Bruch: Scottish Fantasy with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. He conducted the piece, which gave him the freedom to work on all the little details.
12 Ensemble - Resurrection
Gurrumul - Djarimirri (Child Of The Rainbow)
Elvis Presley - The Original US EP Collection Number 3 Picture Disc Edition
Asger Baden - Zarniqa
Orchard Chamber Orchestra - Plays Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells Sky Blue Vinyl Edition
Anna Meredith - Anno
Dirk Maassen - Avalanche
Dirk Maassen
Avalanche
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Dirk Maassen)
19,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Mit über einer Million monatlichen Hörern auf Spotify, iTunes undCo zählt Dirk Maassen weltweit zu einem der meist gehörtendeutschen Komponisten der Neo Klassik. Für sein neues AlbumAvalanche, das im Sommer diesen Jahres (13.07.2018) erscheinenwird, arbeitete er mit Lorenz Dangel (u.a. Träger des DeutschenFilmpreises für die beste Filmmusik in dem Film ,Ich undKaminski"), Dirk Mallwitz, Max Knoth und dem DeutschenFilmorchester Babelsberg zusammen. Entstanden ist dabei einAlbum, das erstmals neben dem unverkennbaren Dirk MaassenSolo Piano, welches er mit viel Gefühl und einzigartigem Timing inder für Ihn typischen Art vorträgt, auch epische sinfonischeStücke enthält.
Ensemble Minisym - Moondog... New Sound
Florian Fricke of Popol Vuh - Spielt Mozart
Christopher Chaplin - Paradise Lost
Yannael Quenel - Berlin-Paris
George Martin - Beatles To Bond And Bach
George Martin
Beatles To Bond And Bach
LP | 1974 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
25,64 €* 26,99 € -5%
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Klassik
Limited Edition for Record Store Day 2018Sir George Martin, known as "the Fifth Beatle", is one of the greatest producers of all-time and recorded a dozen of international hit singles. It was a natural progression for George to write for films - two of which are featured here.
V.A. - Commune
V.A.
Commune
12" | 2018 | UK | Original (Village Green)
24,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Klassik
Limited edition for Record Store Day 2018!
Lang Lang & Wien Philharmonic Orchestra (directed by Zubin Mehta) - Chopin: Klavierkonzerte 1 & 2
Echo Collective - Plays Amnesiac
Echo Collective
Plays Amnesiac
2LP | 2018 | EU | Original (7K!)
26,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Klassik
In den letzten Jahren hat Orchestermusik auch außerhalb der Klassik und dessen Establishment anBedeutung gewonnen. Neil Leiter und Margaret Hermant, die beiden Masterminds des belgischen EnsemblesEcho Collective, haben zu dieser Entwicklung wesentlich beigetragen. Das Brüsseler Künstlerkollektiv ausklassisch ausgebildeten Musikern hat es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, Hörer unterschiedlicher Musikgenreszusammenzubringen. Unter anderem durch Kollaborationen mit Stars Of The Lid, A Winged Victory For TheSullen oder Jóhann Jóhannsson. Für das neue Album hat sich die Formation "Amnesiac" vorgeknöpft, denfünften Langspieler von Radiohead aus dem Jahr 2001, und einer Neuinterpretation unterzogen. Spannend:Neil Leiter (Violine) hatte vor den Aufnahmen noch nie Radiohead gehört! Die Interpretation des Ensembleskommt allerdings ohne Stimme aus und bleibt ein instrumentaler Hörgenuss. "Thom Yorke sei jedoch herzlicheingeladen mitzumachen", äußerte sich Leiter. Vielleicht findet das Ganze also noch eine Fortsetzung. Mehrvon Echo Collective kommt mit Sicherheit ziemlich bald in die Läden, denn das Signing beim BerlinerNeoklassik-Label 7K! war mit der Aufgabe verbunden, zusätzlich ein Album mit eigenen Kompositioneneinzuspielen.
Angele David-Guillou - Mouvements Organiques
Steve Reich - Pulse / Quartet
Erasure - World Beyond
Erasure
World Beyond
LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Mute)
26,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Pop, Klassik
Erasure have announced a collaboration with Echo Collective, the Brussels based collective of post-classical musicians best known for their ongoing collaborative work with A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Johann Johannsson, Dustin O'Halloran and Stars of the Lid.The collaboration sees the entirety of Erasure's latest album, World Be Gone, given a post-classical rework. World Beyond was recorded over ten days by Andy Bell and seven performers from the Echo Collective: Margaret Hermant (violin, harp), Neil Leiter (viola), Thomas Engelen (cello), Jaroslaw Mroz (double bass), Gary De Cart (piano) and Antoine Dandoy (vibraphone, glockenspiel).The album was produced by Echo Collective, mixed by Gareth Jones and arranged by the Echo Collective's Gary De Cart, Margaret Hermant and Neil Leiter. Neil Leiter from the Echo Collective explains, "The process of this project was really deconstruction and re-purposing. We started by listening to each track layer by layer, and then, using the layers that inspired us or we found essential, we reconstructed the tracks instrumentally. Each of the instruments in the band setup were chosen for their inherent capacities and roles. Often choosing which layer to put with each instrument was a question of matching roles and colours. By stripping so much away, we were able to find a new space for Andy to fill. The text of the songs became much more important in the overall construction of the songs, and Andy was free to explore more dynamics and vocal range."The tracks featured on World Beyond show award-winning songwriters Vince Clarke and Andy Bell in a more reflective mood, giving the world and recent political upheavals a thoughtful examination. This new collaboration gives a new dimension to the tracks - including fan-favourites 'Still It's Not Over', which tackles the LGBT rights movement post-Stonewall, and 'Lousy Some Of Nothing', a ballad for our post-truth age - but the band's optimism about the future remains clear and bright. Andy Bell explains: "...the reinterpretations have brought such enormous context to the songs, it has created a new place for them."The original idea for the album developed from Vince Clarke, who initially suggested that a single from World Be Gone could be given an orchestral reinterpretation, but as the idea expanded and took shape, he spoke at length to the Echo Collective ahead of the recording. "It was great to talk through ideas with Echo Collective and then see how their arrangements took shape. The collaboration has given elements of the album a whole new feel and Andy's vocals remain as powerful and uplifting as ever" says Clarke.The collaboration is a natural progression from 1987's The Two Ring Circus, a companion EP for the band's second album, The Circus, which included several orchestral interpretations.
Erasure - World Beyond
Erasure
World Beyond
Tape | 2018 | UK | Original (Mute)
9,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Pop, Klassik
Erasure have announced a collaboration with Echo Collective, the Brussels based collective of post-classical musicians best known for their ongoing collaborative work with A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Johann Johannsson, Dustin O'Halloran and Stars of the Lid.The collaboration sees the entirety of Erasure's latest album, World Be Gone, given a post-classical rework. World Beyond was recorded over ten days by Andy Bell and seven performers from the Echo Collective: Margaret Hermant (violin, harp), Neil Leiter (viola), Thomas Engelen (cello), Jaroslaw Mroz (double bass), Gary De Cart (piano) and Antoine Dandoy (vibraphone, glockenspiel).The album was produced by Echo Collective, mixed by Gareth Jones and arranged by the Echo Collective's Gary De Cart, Margaret Hermant and Neil Leiter. Neil Leiter from the Echo Collective explains, "The process of this project was really deconstruction and re-purposing. We started by listening to each track layer by layer, and then, using the layers that inspired us or we found essential, we reconstructed the tracks instrumentally. Each of the instruments in the band setup were chosen for their inherent capacities and roles. Often choosing which layer to put with each instrument was a question of matching roles and colours. By stripping so much away, we were able to find a new space for Andy to fill. The text of the songs became much more important in the overall construction of the songs, and Andy was free to explore more dynamics and vocal range."The tracks featured on World Beyond show award-winning songwriters Vince Clarke and Andy Bell in a more reflective mood, giving the world and recent political upheavals a thoughtful examination. This new collaboration gives a new dimension to the tracks - including fan-favourites 'Still It's Not Over', which tackles the LGBT rights movement post-Stonewall, and 'Lousy Some Of Nothing', a ballad for our post-truth age - but the band's optimism about the future remains clear and bright. Andy Bell explains: "...the reinterpretations have brought such enormous context to the songs, it has created a new place for them."The original idea for the album developed from Vince Clarke, who initially suggested that a single from World Be Gone could be given an orchestral reinterpretation, but as the idea expanded and took shape, he spoke at length to the Echo Collective ahead of the recording. "It was great to talk through ideas with Echo Collective and then see how their arrangements took shape. The collaboration has given elements of the album a whole new feel and Andy's vocals remain as powerful and uplifting as ever" says Clarke.The collaboration is a natural progression from 1987's The Two Ring Circus, a companion EP for the band's second album, The Circus, which included several orchestral interpretations.
Lasry-Baschet - Les Nouvelles Structures Sonores Lasry baschet
Lasry-Baschet
Les Nouvelles Structures Sonores Lasry baschet
7" | 2018 | UK | Original (Caophonic)
8,54 €* 8,99 € -5%
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Klassik
As a truly indispensable bookend to any listeners with the slightest interest in experimental music, French culture or the foundations of mechanical songwriting this inaugural release by these Parisian musical revolutionaries not only predicts the future sound of modern composition by almost 60 years but detangles the deepest roots of European popular culture celebrating an important historical family unison in the process. Combining the infant steps of Magma, the sonic blueprint of 1970’s TV theme Picture Box and the sculptural creations of Polly Maggoo this important and groundbreaking 3 track 7” EP takes us back to the very first aural glimpse of the future of pregressive Europe at the hands of physical sound sculptures glaring in the face of premature technology.This EP and its varied three-pronged assault is the first step in the legacy of the Lasry Baschet unison uniting the husband and wife team of Jacques and Yvonne Lasry plus their son Teddy (who would later create Magma with Christian Vander) and hard material sculptors François and Bernard Baschet (who would later work with William Klein). It was this creative unison between visual art and experimental music, witnessing the Lasry family exchange their orthodox music skills in favour of crystal rods, balloons, wet bows and metal sheets, that would potentially change the course of European music which was already on the extreme verge of electrocution with the rise of tape music and embryonic synthesised instrumentation.Promoting the phrase Instruments Non-électroniques (as celebrated on the sleeve of the Cacophonic full-length release 11CACKLP) the Lasry-Baschet collective’s humanistic music (an attitude upheld by composers like Michel Magne) would later spark the imagination of Jean Cocteau leading to installations at the Museum Of Modern Art leading to a huge shift in the way people approached experimental melodic music alongside the efforts of Harry Partch and other music machine makers. The appropriation of their music in art, theatre, ballet, film and television came closest to UK shores when their composition Manège was used as the long running theme for the children’s TV compendium Picture Box spanning three decades (rivalling both The Moomins and The Booktower for the most indelible and nostalgic spooky theme tunes in the history of British TV) by which time Teddy Lasry had independently become one of France’s most creative instrumental composers of all time.
George Aperghis - Piano Music
George Aperghis
Piano Music
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (God)
24,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Georges Aperghis is probably still not much associated with music for solo piano. Music-theatre - of an uncommonly original kind, with extended vocal techniques much to the fore - has usually been his stamping ground. The concerns that his operas and other music-theatre compositions have embraced - often focusing around a highly individual approach to words and to all aspects of language, developed with great musical sophistication, resulting in what one might call a kind of sound poetry - are not among those immediately linked to the note-against-note preoccupations of which one tends to think where music for the piano is involved.
Laurie Anderson / Kronos Quartet - Landfall
Georges Aperhis - Piano Music
Georges Aperhis
Piano Music
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (God)
24,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Klassik
Georges Aperghis is probably still not much associated with music for solo piano. Music-theatre - of an uncommonly original kind, with extended vocal techniques much to the fore - has usually been his stamping ground. The concerns that his operas and other music-theatre compositions have embraced - often focusing around a highly individual approach to words and to all aspects of language, developed with great musical sophistication, resulting in what one might call a kind of sound poetry - are not among those immediately linked to the note-against-note preoccupations of which one tends to think where music for the piano is involved.
Matt Dunkley - Cycles 7-16
Monomono - Tva Porträtt
Hampus Lindwall & Leif Elggren - Attempt No. 6
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