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"I want to find the music, not to compose it". This statement, one of Tom Johnson's most effective, explains the general sense of the music of this CD and of most of Tom's musical research. The Rational Melodies are one of the most important instrumental cycles of the ...
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AG12 | ANTS RECORDS

"David Monacchi's eclectic approach to sound include both the acoustic and the electronic world. The real and the artificial. He easily mixes them together and, working with a lot of different sound sources, he's able to define a rich and ever-growing palette of 'sound ...
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AG11 | ANTS RECORDS

"What we are presenting here is one of the most intimate releases we produced ever. Luca Miti is a 'strange' kind of composer and musician. And organizer, too. He has the uncommon attitude to make private experiences and let them become 'public' in a very natural way. ...
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AG10 | ANTS RECORDS

"Hugh Davies was one of the masters of contemporary experimental music. His tireless search for musical invention and his historical accuracy led him to explore different fields in music. This one is a selection of his lesser known electronic pieces, that he choose to ...
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AG04 | ANTS RECORDS

Fire Chorus is a work of "construction". If, Bwana (alias, or, as you prefer, "personification", of Al Margolis), presents a sound form starting from the concept of "perception". His concept of electroacoustic music doesn't belong to the idea of "appropriation" (which ...
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AG09 | ANTS RECORDS

"Seven electronic compositions from the end of the sixties plus one instrumental piece from 1983. Experimentations from near 40 years ago sounding so "contemporary", today more than ever. "The work in the S 2F M studio was of high rigour, with the resulting sound ...
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AG08 | ANTS RECORDS

Themes is a classic exercise of variations on a theme. Basic the idea, essential, almost primal, the elaboration. The Linguido's challenge (as in the first CD "West Mantra") is that of fascination by mean of "habit". The rhythms and throbbings of percussive sounds ...
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ANT11 | ANTS RECORDS

An hommage to Giacinto Scelsi 'Prakriti' (from the Sanskrit word meaning 'nature' or 'cosmic energy'), is an exploration of nature through transformation of natural sounds and integration of them with static drones obtained mainly stretching and granulating orchestral ...
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ANT10 | ANTS RECORDS

"This proposal of the duo Degrassi/Lenoci is strictly linked to a form of electroacoustic improvisation, strongly characterized in a "materic" sense. Lenoci's "traditional" instrumentation (piano and saxes) produce the sound and Degrassi "treat it" in real time. The ...
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ANT08 | ANTS RECORDS

"SUONO AMBIENTE (SOUND ENVIRONMENT) was the title of a series of events (listening sessions, round-table discussion, concerts, exhibition) that, in 1977, I organized with ZONA, a small, informal artist's group in Florence. For the first time themes such as soundscape ...
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ANT03 | ANTS RECORDS

Moltitudine in labirinto is a poetic journey drawn with sound. An unveiled meeting. The minimal sequences, the recognizable character of Masin's music, here are fused with the electronic "vision" of Giuseppe Caprioli, more harsch, materic. The result is a fascinating ...
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AG07 | ANTS RECORDS

A music concerned for, as the author writes in the disc notes, ". the importance of silence in music.". This work is conceived not "for organ" but, really, for "organ and silence", as the silence is a fundamental part of it, and it's not possible to give it up. It's an ...
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AG05 | ANTS RECORDS

Pietro Grossi was one of the pioneers of the experimental musical scene in Italy. This CD show one of his visionary electronic works: "Battimenti", an electronic work composed and realized in 1965, made by the 94 combinations of near frequencies, organized in groups of ...
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AG03 | ANTS RECORDS

"The application of musical criteria to the organization of time. "When we slow down a sound many times, all the way below 15 cps approximately, we perceive as a series of discrete pulses. In a physical sense it remains a sound, but not for human perception. Try now to ...
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AG02 | ANTS RECORDS

Joshua Pierce, piano & prepared piano, with Robert White, tenor ~ AFMM Ensemble; From the liner notes of Eric Salzman: "John Cage wrote for keyboards throughout most of his life. Most famously, he invented the so-called "prepared piano" but he also wrote for ...
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AG06 | ANTS RECORDS

"A meditation on silence, ecstatic and radical hearing of a soul who catch the real essence of sound and frees his creativity without a doubt. The result of a deep inner search, involved and involving. The journey of a non-compromised artist that choose the hardest ...
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AG01 | ANTS RECORDS