Aged 21, Georges R. He also imported dried pasta from Italy, first for the local market and then for the whole of Switzerland. In his son Henri joined him, after gaining some initial experience in banking in Italy and in England. By the time the First World War broke out the business was already well established. Henri transfered the business from Nyon to Lausanne and convinced his brother-in-law Alfred Demaurex to leave behind his profession as a notary to join him, while developing activities in Genoa and risking himself in Argentina, at the time a very important grain exporter.
The family, very discreet, benefited from Swiss neutrality. In the s, staff members worked from the corporate office, chemin Messidor in Lausanne. This is the fifth album from Indonesian progressive jazz ensemble.
This a particular realm that couldn't be reached either by Western progressives or a traditional gamelan ensemble. This CD involves a unique combination of both spheres without culutral dilution. Slivovitz might take their musical foundation from the likes of Zappa, but they are also highly receptive to the ethnographic sounds of the globe. These elements are confidently and knowledgeably handled, as they're fed through the jazz rock mincer.
Once bubbled up together, this astounding set of influences is distilled into the distinctively impressive Slivovitz sound. First exhibited February 11 - March 13, at the Art Gallery of the University of Maryland USAUntitled is the unique first collaborative project between visual artist Linn Meyers and sound artist Richard Chartier, in an installation where optical and sonic patterns intersect. Chartier's stark composition modulates and transfers through the surfaces, echoing Skrøp Då - Andrew Drury seeping ink and visually vibrating and reverberating patterns.
The extended separated audio channels loop in and out of sync over an eight hour period creating new sonic variations. Limited edition of In my first step I was looking for sounds that represent the ,soul" of this instrument. The next step was abstracting these sounds without losing the specific character of the instrument. An unconventional click sound was the result. This sound was then fed with additional information, field recordings, that supported that original sound and put it into new and different contexts.
The third step was the analysis of the total information. Recorded at the Modezentrum Berlin-Mitte, March 22, Limited edition Where other artists make their minimalism cold and somewhat remote, the artists here inject their work with a rare humanity, and spiritual calm.
Recorded at Aufgenommen in den Audiplex Studios, Hamburg. With this first official release on Compact Disc of Williams's solo and collaborative works fromLife and Living Records take the first steps to correcting this imbalance, Skrøp Då - Andrew Drury.
Appropriate to the half century that has passed since the birth of the form, these hits dodge about, get bored easily and blend both concentration and complexity with the still indispensable traditional qualities that made the genre great: hummability, crafted sounds, nifty arrangements, ridiculous gimmicks and ensemble playing.
The Simpsons. Low Digitals is a series of extremely fine-tuned pieces that mix acoustic instruments and electronic elements in a subtle and unforced way. The third volume is an album of sensitive, electronically tinged free improvising, and is the work of two Switzerland-based musicians.
Archetti was born in Brescia, Italy, but has been a resident of Zurich for more than 30 years. He's a multimedia artist, well-known for his work as both a painter and as a musician.
Active in both free improvisation and experimental rock since the late s. Over the last decade, he has worked with numerous improvisers. The three Norwegians are highly experienced young improvisers with background from groups like Trondheim Jazzorkester and Music for a Weill.
Akiyama says he aims to create music with elements of both primitivism and realism by connecting his own aspirations, in a minimal and straightforward way, to the special instrumental qualities of the guitar. Together with the Norwegian wind players he has created an interesting symbiosis of jazz, folk and contemporary music. On Panopticon simple structures and small cells provides opportunity for improvisational freedom.
Certain tracks resemble pre-composed works, while others display an open and almost random nature. Panopticon is a work which reveals the various inherent directions in the organism Point 4. Ratkje in top form for The Last Record Company imprint. Since her recording debut as a member of SPUNK 10 years ago, she has continuously challenged us with groundbreaking solo performances and also in projects such as Fe-Mail and with Lasse Marhaug.
Limited to copies only and housed in a lavish, thick, individually hand-numbered gatefold sleeve with artwork by Grandpeople. Also includes a page art-booklet. Benny remarked to me that he had recorded some of these on the Baltic coast and proposed a collaborative CD project based around our mutual interests in the rhythms and music created when the elements combine. Rashanim is one of the most exciting young bands exploring New Jewish Music.
Combining the intensity of rock with the spontaneity of improvisation, deep Middle Eastern grooves, and mystical Jewish melodies, their first three CDs on Tzadik are some of the most popular on the label. For their fourth release they go unplugged, delivering a powerful acoustic recording that is perhaps their best to date. Lyrical and beautiful, Rashanim joyfully celebrates the Jewish experience with passion, lyricism and a profound sensitivity.
Named for an extinct Hawaiian bird whose delightful song will sadly never be sung again, O'o is the exotic follow up to The Dreamers, one of Zorn's most popular and appealing musical projects. Featuring the same dynamic band of masters from Zorn's inner circle, O'o presents twelve more lyrical and adventurous instrumentals combining world music, surf, exotica, soundtracks, easy listening, minimalism and more into a fabulous and exciting new music.
Beautifully packaged in original artwork by Chippy, this is charming and adventurous music passionately performed by a downtown super group. Fernando Leon de Aranoa, director. A "poetic, sweet, and romantic" Salon. Even in their grim circumstances, they like to pretend that they are princesses so that they can hold on to hope, even though they work in an industry where hope does not really exist.
The film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Christophe Honore, director. The situation is further complicated by the presence of Julie's sister, Jeanne Chiara Mastroianni, daughter of Marcello Mastroianni and Catherine Deneuve. When tragedy strikes, these young Parisians are forced to deal directly with their feelings and decisions.
Patrice Leconte, director. Challenged to a bet by his business partner, Francois must find someone-in ten days-who will pose as his best pal. Enlisting the assistance of a charming taxi driver Dany BoonFrancois goes to outrageous lengths to be sociable, smiling, and sincere. The "deliriously clever" Washington Post film-an official selection of both the Toronto and Tribeca film festivals-is in French with English subtitles.
Ken Loach, director. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, this drama of the early days of the Irish Republican Army follows Damien Cillian Murphya medical student on his way to London who witnesses atrocities committed by British troops, and instead becomes a leading and respected figure in an IRA division led by his brother, Teddy Padraic Delaney.
As the Irish freedom fighters' tactics bring the British to a breaking point, both sides finally agree to a treaty to end the bloodshed. But, despite the apparent victory, civil war erupts and families who fought side by side find themselves pitted against one another, putting their loyalties to the test.
Alain Resnais, director with playwright Alan Ayckbourn. The director of Hiroshima Mon Amour won the Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Festival for this tale of six lonely souls searching for lasting connections in a snowbound Paris.
An unemployed soldier, his girlfriend, a spinster, a barkeep, an estate agent, and an insecure young woman all cross paths and inevitably misunderstand each other. And all the while, snow keeps falling, even indoors.
In French with English subtitles. Dornford-May, director. An inspired adaptation of Georges Bizet's opera Carmen, the film is re-imagined in the modern world of South African pool halls, bars, courtyards, and barracks, where a cigarette factory-worker, Carmen, Pauline Malefane meets and has a love affair with a police sergeant. As the two grow more emotionally connected, their relationship escalates violently, culminating in a tragic conclusion of revenge and madness.
In Xhosa with English subtitles. Creative Sources Recordings is a dynamic record label founded by Ernesto Rodrigues in and based in Lisbon, Portugal. It is dedicated to the promotion of experimental, improvised and electroacoustic music. Their focus reaches beyond conventional academic and improvised "mainstream" music, favouring personal and collective sound creations. The label features many of the newest generation of improvisors, these are the people who will spoken about in the future in the same breath as John Butcher or Mats Gustaffson.
Recorded June 28, in New York. The Duchess of Oysterville is a one-track minute piece that develops very slowly. It begins with a long stretch of. Recorded July 3, in Freiburg. Recorded DecemberGlasgow. The Flexichord is a stringed instrument with pickups from two electric guitars attached to a horizontal solid piece of wood, which is played with prepared objects and using rubber, stones, glass, metal, sawblades etc.
Recorded July Recorded April in Rennes, France. Recorded on 22 AprilTokyo, Japan. Recorded March 26,in New York. Recorded May 27, in Paris. Recorded November 28, Recorded at home in Recorded May 25, in Metz. Recorded March in Glasgow. Recorded on April in Berlin. Recorded on November 25, at Hochschule fur Gestaltung.
Recorded August in Berlin. Recorded on 19 September in London. Recorded June in Barcelona. Recorded on October in Barcelona and on November in Toledo. Recorded between - in Italy. Jean des Landes Chapel, Concoret, France. Recorded in Barcelona in Recorded winter and spring Recorded between August 2 and September 2, Recorded June Recorded between and in Madrid and Albi. Six allegories on the relationship of darkness and light.
Recorded March All sounds are acoustic. Recorded April in Copenhagen. Recorded in June in Barcelona. Recorded March 14, at Vivaldi-Saal, Berlin. Recorded Winter Recorded on 15 and 16 AprilBologna, Italy. Recorded July 26, Recorded October Recorded on 9 December Recorded on 27 December Recorded on December 13, Recorded October 23,Lisbon. Recorded on 6 November Recorded on December 8,Lisbon.
Recorded on 19 December Recorded September 2, in Berlin. Recorded August 9, in Berlin. Recorded in Lisbon, Recorded December 12, UNSK formed in All members are well established figures on the international improv and jazz scene. Recorded on July at Estudi 84, Barcelona.
Recorded April 14, in Stockholm. From time to time we will start listing items which we have not yet stocked. We do this to measure interest and to bring these items to your attention. Import to order means we will order on demand. Let us know if you want any of these and we will get them for you.
Note the labels as we usually can get other items on the same label. Paul Motian's excellent fifth addition to the On Broadway series may remind one of Walter Benjamin's attempt to interpret a painting of Paul Klee.
The cool answer to the chaos of our lives! Jim Black's AlasNoAxis grew up with rock and creative pop, but are fully engaged in the jazz fi elds.
For Houseplant, the artists merge these infl uences to create an inviting, warm, and grooving sound atmosphere composed, designed, and created by one of the most multi-faceted drummers in the contemporary music scene. Edition series from the stunning Atilla Zoller, a master guitarist whose guitar classes were attended by Pat Metheny.
Brown: drums. Their music is both sophisticated and untamed, a subtle blend of free jazz and hip-hop. Their concerts exude an urban energy that springs directly from street music, but with an element of historic, cultural, and social conscience. Here, a radical yet simple shooting method captures this bold energy: four handheld cameras onstage with an interior, embedded point of view, caught up in Wade Matthews - Bszent Hun (CD whirlwind of rhythms and hyper jump-cut editing that saturates the senses.
This DVD presents a rather demanding musical and visual adventure that renders the tensions present in an America that-at the time the film was shothadn't yet attempted to revive its dream. The recordings made in Haiti in provide a window on Haitian expressive culture recorded soon after the departure of the American Marines, while Haiti was in the throes of a nationalist and africentric movement. This groundbreaking production of the story, the sounds, and the sights of the legendary musicologist's trip to Haiti features 10 CDs, two books containing extensive notes and Lomax's journal, a replication of the map he used with added notationscolor video footage, and hours of amazing, never-before-heard music that no longer exists on earth!
The three-part composition, with its great humility and contemplative simplicity, heralded a new period of work and was the first in a series of masterpieces inspired by Tibetan Buddhism: Adnos IIAdnos IIISongs of MilarepaJetsun Milaand the Trilogy of Death: KyemaKailashaand Koume Recorded in the composer's studio in Paris. Eliane Radigue Vice-Versa, etc? In the last year that she dedicated to feedback, several milestone pieces saw the light of day: Omnht, a wonderful sound installation for three out-of-phase tape loops and wall-mounted loudspeakers; Labyrinthe Sonore premiered at Mills College in collaboration with.
Pauline Oliveros, Maggie Payne, and William Winant ; Opus 17, one of her first compositions in fixed duration according to Rhys Chatham, a decisive piece that would change his own compositional career ; and Vice-Versa, etc. Originally, only 10 signed and numbered copies of this little box set were released- needless to say, this is a work that has been nearly forgotten! The work is now reissued as a double CD, with the tape played respectively forwards and backwards at four different speeds, corresponding to the standards of the tape recorders of the time.
This will allow dedicated listeners to experiment with simultaneous playback of the work's different versions, recreating the conditions of Skrøp Då - Andrew Drury original installation. Two-disc set, page booklet. Colosseum's energetic brand of jazz-and-blues-influenced brand of rock music made a powerful and lasting impression on the music scene.
This is the critically acclaimed collaboration for the screen by choreographer Merce Cunningham, composer John Cage, and filmmaker Elliot Caplan. The first half features BBC's documentary: interviews with Cunningham, Cage and members of the company, as well as scenes from rehearsals in New York and London take the viewer through the complexities and exhilaration of bringing new dance to television.
As staples on the New York arts. Five Stone Wind ; Cartridge Music Takehisa Kosugi, amplified violin, live electronics, bamboo flute; Michael Pugliese, 9 clay pots and tapes; David Tudor, live electronics.
This CD is the first audio document of the collaboration between Cage and Cunningham, in expert performances by the musicians of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Two works have been chosen from different periods of their collaboration.
In the infamous Cartridge Music, the performers make use of phonograph cartridges to play various objects, toys and Wade Matthews - Bszent Hun (CD to create a cosmos of unusual sounds. Five Stone Wind is percussive in nature. The basic sounds from David Tudor are derived from recordings of earth vibrations which trigger the electronics and treatments. Many of our overseas customers already request that we remove jewel cases.
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