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Offline Mandryka

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10160 on: June 27, 2020, 07:27:12 AM »
Thanks. That is an interesting release, but a little too subtle for me. In the Cantor vein, someone should (maybe it's already happened?) compose a piece referencing Gödel's incompleteness theorems (whose proofs utilize a Cantor diagonalization process)!

It did motivate me to take a deeper look at the Another Timbre catalog, beyond the "name" (Cage, Feldman) composers.
Just to start with, John Lely's The Harmonics of Real Strings, Richard Glover's Logical Harmonies, Catherine Lamb's three bodies (moving) [a physics nerd title!], Evans-Weiler/Pisaro Lines and Tracings and  Illogical Harmonies' Volume all got my attention.

A lot to explore in that catalog, online for the moment as I'm not sure whether the recordings would have enough "staying power" to purchase after my recent Cage Number Pieces binge.

Try Cassandra Miller - Warblewalk especially but maybe also the Duet for Cello and Orchestra.

The concept of duo seems to be big at the moment - I blame Christian Wolff.
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10161 on: June 27, 2020, 08:21:06 AM »
Try Cassandra Miller - Warblewalk especially but maybe also the Duet for Cello and Orchestra.

The concept of duo seems to be big at the moment - I blame Christian Wolff.

Thanks, I listened to some AT streams and concur on Miller! Duet for VC + Orch. is impressive. The only string quartet streamable excerpt was About Bach, which I also enjoyed.
I noticed Catherine Lamb has another physics nerd title, Point/Wave for (classical, thankfully) guitar + electronics. I rather liked it, definitely subtle but not to the extent of Beuger's Cantor Quartets. I'm a sucker for those geeky themes.  :laugh:

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10162 on: June 28, 2020, 05:27:50 AM »

IMHO Forgotten records is doing a great work with French Music of last century.

Excellent! Great to see more Damase being released on disc. Thanks for bringing this to our attention!
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10163 on: June 28, 2020, 06:08:33 AM »




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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10164 on: June 28, 2020, 11:02:29 PM »


Initial skimming suggests that there are some attractive renditions of familiar music by Frescobaldi, Mayone and other people of a similar ilk. Very nicely recorded. The style is often more inward looking than flashy. Lovely lovely ricercar by Mayone.
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10165 on: June 29, 2020, 11:06:01 AM »
I liked the first release of Braga Santos' chamber music on Toccata, so I'll be expecting this as well:


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Re: New Releases
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10167 on: July 01, 2020, 04:32:29 PM »

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10168 on: July 03, 2020, 08:04:22 AM »
This looks like it is already out in Europe, but not available in the US until August:

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10169 on: July 03, 2020, 09:03:31 AM »
Vassili Kalafati's Symphony
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.574132

Thanks, I’ll explore that one when it’s available !

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« Reply #10170 on: July 03, 2020, 11:44:00 AM »
Thanks, I’ll explore that one when it’s available !
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10171 on: July 04, 2020, 05:56:58 AM »




BIS should just release all the volumes right now.





I dig both artists.  Do I need such a recording, though?  Probably.









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Re: New Releases
« Reply #10172 on: July 04, 2020, 05:04:36 PM »
Heads-up my fellow Respighians:



I need another Roman Trilogy like I need a hole in my head, but I’ll probably end up buying this.
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