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NEW: Sale prices for older CDs

Now that we have released over 200 discs, we have reorganised our back catalogue, so that most CDs from at01 to at100 are on sale at half price. This applies to all our earlier releases except those which have been re-pressed.

We have divided our ‘catalogue’ pages into two halves:

The older discs (at01 to at100) are listed here

And newer CDs (at101 to at210) are here

£33 + £4 postage worldwide

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Youtube extracts:     Seven2    Eight    Thirteen

at178x4   John Cage  ‘Number Pieces’

In its second pressing, the 4-CD box set of Apartment House playing Cage’s number pieces was top of The Wire’s year list for modern composition, and also #4 in The Guardian’s best classical releases for 2021.

“Apartment House’s performances are wonderfully committed. Every note is there, you sense, for a reason, revealing the strange beauty in these works. The whole set is a revelation”.  (The Guardian)


Morton Feldman Piano box set

Morton Feldman Piano

at144x5    Morton Feldman Piano

Our best-selling release remains the 5-CD box set of Morton Feldman’s music for solo piano, wonderfully played by Philip Thomas. Philip’s interpretations of Feldman’s exquisite music received an overwhelming critical response.

Youtube extracts: Triadic Memories    Intermission 5                     Extensions 3     Music for the Lipton film

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£35 + £4 postage worldwide

CD Releases, April 2023

Four new releases for the spring, and they’re just great.  First appearance on Another Timbre for Pauline Oliveros, plus new discs by three of our favourite composers: Magnus Granberg, Laurence Crane and Adrián Demoč.

Special Offers  Buy all four new releases and get any other single CD for free.

Email us at info(at)anothertimbre(dot)com to let us know which extra disc you want.

                       The 4 new CDs + another CD for free

Plus there are some older releases by Magnus Granberg and Adrián Demoč at half price - see below.

Democ Neha Crane Natural World Granberg Evening Star

at207 Pauline Oliveros ‘Sound Pieces’

Apartment House realise six works by the pioneering US experimentalist. Five are text scores for open instrumentation, and the last - and longest by some way - is ‘Peace/Tree’, an extraordinary trio for piano, violin and cello.

Brilliant performances of music that is much spoken about, but too rarely heard.

Youtube extract 1  ‘Quintessential’

Youtube extract 2  ‘Peace / Tree’

at208   Adrián Demoč   ‘Neha’

Two orchestral works by the Spanish-based Slovak composer, whose previous discs have been received extremely well.

‘Neha’ (Tenderness) is a wonderfully restrained work for large orchestra, while ‘Popínavá hudba’ is a more intimate piece following a simple but ever-shifting melodic line.

Youtube extract  ‘Popínavá hudba’

at209    Magnus Granberg

        ‘Evening Star, Vesper Bell’

Apartment House again, and once more on brilliant form, working with Magnus Granberg for the first time to produce a gorgeously sensual performance of a 50-minute work written specially for them. Just great music.

Youtube extract

at210     Laurence Crane  

            ‘Natural World’

Haunting, prize-winning work for voice, piano and electronics, written for, and performed by, Juliet Fraser and Mark Knoop. There’s a lovely review in The Guardian:  “A three-part reflection on the fragility of the world around us that never becomes preachy....It is wonderfully direct and touchingly beautiful.”  Unforgettable.

Youtube extracts

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February Releases

Several of the February batch of releases have sold more quickly than we expected, and we are already running low on copies of three of these.

Pauline Oliveros PayPal: Add Pauline Oliveros Sound Pieces to cart

John Cage Number Pieces Box Set

Previous CDs by Magnus Granberg & Adrián Demoč

at half price

skuggorna och ljuset Granberg schwindelt Skogen, Nun Granberg - Let Pass Democ-Hlaholika

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at206  Eden Lonsdale  ‘Clear and Hazy Moons’

Debut CD from an exciting and phenomenally talented young composer. If you don’t believe us, just listen to the extracts below.

Three pieces played by Apartment House, and one by Rothko Ensemble.

Youtube extract 1 (Billowing)

Youtube extract 2 (Clear and Hazy Moons)

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at205  Marco Baldini  ‘Vesperi’

Seven compositions by another excellent young composer who you may not have heard of, but whose music is well worth your time. Marco Baldini writes slow, compelling music for low strings and marimba. Three of the pieces are based on works by sixteenth century composers, while the others are original compositions which share a beautiful and foreboding aesthetic.

Youtube extract

Voutchkova Davachi

at204  ‘Slow poem for Stiebler’

Biliana Voutchkova & Sarah Davachi

A duo for violin and reed organ extending a series of short gestures from Ernstalbrecht Stiebler’s composition ‘Für Biliana’ into slowly expanding harmonic suspensions, highlighting the simple beauty and fragility of the intervals and chords.

Youtube extract

CD copies sold out, but downloads available here

Denyer Melodies

at203x2    Frank Denyer ‘Melodies’

An extraordinary double CD which arose from Frank Denyer’s ethno-musicological studies in the 1970’s, which forced him to go back to basics and ask himself ‘what is a melody?’ and ‘what is a note?’   Frank answered these questions by composing a series of 25 pieces starting from single-note melodies, through melodies with 2, 3 or 4 notes, ending with more complex pieces with 14- and 15-note melodies. A wonderful double CD, with a 24-page booklet containing an essay by Frank describing the project.

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Youtube extracts

at169 Adrián Demoč   ‘Hlaholika’

“The performance by Apartment House is well up to their usual impeccably high standards, each new sound fitting what has gone before....

Altogether this album further advances Demoč’s already burgeoning reputation.”          John Eyles

Youtube extract 1

Youtube extract 2

at156  Magnus Granberg

‘Let Pass My Weary Guiltless Ghost’

“Music can be very precious, with a few carefuly positioned notes leading to a strange sonic universe....the piece evolves slowly, quietly and intimately, with barely noticeable changes adding layers of nuances and perspectives.”

                                             Steff Gijssels

Youtube extract

at138  Magnus Granberg

‘Nun, es wird nicht weit mehr gehn’

“It has one foot in the romanticism of Schubert and Berlioz while treading firmly within a sketchy, unwritten tomorrow. This is risky post-classical with a smart modern twist.”                Toneshift

Youtube extract

at125  Magnus Granberg

‘Es schwindelt mir, es brennt mein Eingeweide’

“The piece borrows material from a song by Schubert, but transforms it into Granberg’s typically taut and focused soundworld.”           Soundohm

Youtube extract

at84  Magnus Granberg

‘Would fall from the sky, would wither and die’

“The lack of bravado or bombast is one of the appealing qualities of Granberg’s music, giving it a relaxed, tranquil mood...The album continues Granberg’s winning streak.”        John Eyles

Youtube extract   

Cage Number Pieces

Sales to EU countries

Recent changes to customs regulations within the EU are being enforced with varying degrees of severity. Unfortunately this means that some CD orders from the UK to the EU are incurring extra charges.  The majority of our packets are getting through ok without extra customs costs, but this isn’t guaranteed. If you live in the European Union and are worried about possible customs charges, you can avoid them by ordering our CDs from our European distributor Soundohm, who stock all our discs.

You can order our CDs from Soundohm’s website here

Recent Releases

Evan Johnson

at199  Evan Johnson - L’art de toucher

Five works from Evan Johnson’s unique, whispering soundworld. Three pieces in the ‘L’art de toucher le clavecin’ series, with ‘thaes ofereode’ for cello and voice, and ‘Plan and section of the same reservoir’ played by Trio Accanto.        Youtube extract

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at200  Jürg Frey  ‘Borderland Melodies’

Three wonderful recent compositions by acclaimed Swiss composer Jürg Frey - ‘Movement, Ground, Fragility’, ‘L’état de simplicité’ and ‘Borderland Melodies’. All beautifully played by Apartment House

Youtube extract

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at201  Bryn Harrison ‘A Coiled Form’

Highly-acclaimed and  extraordinary 50-minute piece for solo violin by Bryn Harrison, played with tireless virtuosity by Sarah Saviet

Youtube extract

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at202   Martin Iddon  ‘Naiads’

Apartment House perform a set of five subte, enigmatic chamber pieces by Martin Iddon. “The music seems to hover above the listener as though on the edge of silence”  Roz Milner

Youtube extract

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at194   Kory Reeder   ‘Codex Vivere’

A beautiful 72-minute piece, specially written for Apartment House by the young and highly-regarded Texas-based composer. Just listen to the extract.

Youtube extract

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at195   John Lely   ‘Meander Selection’

Recent chamber works by John Lely, whose music Apartment House have been playing for twenty years.  Four string quartets, two solo piano works, and one miniature for electronics played by the composer.

Youtube extract

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at196  Allison Cameron ‘Somatic Refrain’

Another of Canada’s determinedly individual composers. Four varied and unusual chamber works, three played by Apartment House and one by the Allison Cameron Band.

Youtube extract 1 (Apartment House)

Youtube extract 2 (Allison Cameron Band)

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at197    Tim Parkinson  ‘an album’

Long overdue release of chamber music by experimental composer Tim Parkinson. One piece for solo violin, two duos for violin & piano, a quintet and a septet.

Youtube extract 1  (violin & piano)

Youtube extract 2  (solo violin)

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at198    John Cage ‘Hymkus’

Three relatively late works: ‘Two’, the first of the number pieces, for flute and piano

‘Thoreau Drawings’, from the 70’s for

ensemble and field recording

‘Hymnkus’, from the year before Cage

embarked on the number pieces.

Youtube extract 1  (Hymnkus)

Youtube extract 2  (Two)

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at193  John Tilbury plays Terry Riley

Archive recordings from 30+ years ago of John Tilbury playing Terry Riley’s two ‘Keyboard Studies’ and ‘Dorian Reeds’. Essential.

Youtube extract

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at191  Johnny Chang & Keir GoGwilt

‘hope lies fallow’ contains six pieces developed by Johnny and Keir from music by Hildegard van Bingen and Orlando de Lassus. Stunningly beautiful.   

Three violin duets, + three tracks for violins and the voice of Celeste Oram.

Youtube extract

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at190   Klaus Lang - ‘Tehran Dust’

Three chamber pieces by Austrian composer Klaus Lang, plus two arrangements by Klaus of early music by Johannes Ockeghem and Pierre de la Rue.

Beautifully played by Trio Amos & Klaus Lang

Youtube extract

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at192  Katelyn Clark & Isaiah Ceccarelli

Eight collaborative tracks for organ and percussion by the Canadian duo, who have worked together for over a decade, and here produce a unique music that could be described as quietly monumental.

Youtube extract

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at188   Magnus Granberg

     ‘How Lonely Sits the City?’

Another superlative, haunting work by Magnus  Granberg and his group Skogen. Recorded during the Covid pandemic, its mood of strange, fragile melancholy fittingly reflects that disconcerting year.

Youtube extract

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