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Canadian Composer Series #2 August 2018


Feldman revealed….


Earlier this year, to mark the start of a recording project of Feldman’s piano music, we set up an  Anonymous Zone challenge.


You can listen to six pianists playing the same extract from ‘For Bunita Marcus’ and see which version you prefer.


We have revealed which version is played by which pianist. To find out, go here

Another Timbre Canadian Composers Series

The second batch of five CDs in the acclaimed Canadian Composers Series is here. This batch features two portrait CDs by Cassandra Miller, and one each by Alex Jang, Linda Catlin Smith, and Lance Austin Olsen.


There have already been several great reviews of the new discs:

Andrew Clements in The Guardian here

Brian Olewnick’s at Just Outside here

Ben Harper’s here and here

Marc Medwin at Dusted here

Roger Batty at Musique Machine here

Plus there are major reviews forthcoming in Tempo and The Gramophone







Upcoming Concerts




We offer downloads of all our CDs as either lossless flac, or mp3-320 files.

If you want downloads, please email info(at)anothertimbre.com and we will send you the music.

Files cost £6 per disc, or £11 for a double CD.





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Granberg schwindelt

at124x2  John Cage - Two2


Philip Thomas and Mark Knoop’s realisation stretches this piece for two pianos to over two hours in length, finding new and unexpected resonances.


“An amazing, revelatory performance…..

A major achievement.”  Brian Olewnick


Youtube extract


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at125  Magnus Granberg

‘Es schwindelt mir, es brennt mein Eingeweide’

An exquisite hour-long ensemble piece played by Magnus Granberg (piano)

Anna Lindal (baroque violin)

d’incise (vibraphone & electronics)

Cyril Bondi (percussion)

Anna-Kaisa Meklin (viola da gamba)

& Christoph Schiller (spinet)


Youtube extract

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at118     John Cage - ‘Winter Music’


Version for four pianos, played by John Tilbury, Philip Thomas, Catherine Laws and Mark Knoop


“Resonance that glows while bringing tension and suspense to each pause”  The Wire


youtube extract

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at119       Clara de Asís  -  ‘Do Nothing’


Six solo works for guitar and percussion performed and played by Clara de Asís.


“Transparent, often languid and occasionally

harrowing music”  Marc Medwin


“A delight” Brian Olewnick



youtube extract
















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at120x2      Bruno Duplant  

         ‘Chamber and Field Works 2015-2017’  


Disc One: Three ensemble works played by the Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble


youtube extract


Disc Two:  Taku Sugimoto plays ‘lEttEr to tAku’ for solo guitar, recorded in a Tokyo park


youtube extract

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at121    Early to Late     Jürg Frey  ‘Late Silence’

Magnus Granberg ‘How Vain….’


Ensemble Grizzana play new works premiered at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in November 2017.


“So subtly restrained and beautiful”  John Eyles

“Truly a spellbinding work”  Roger Batty


youtube extract Magnus Granberg

youtube extract Jurg Frey

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at122        Taku Sugimoto  -    ‘h’


An extended composition for two guitars, exquisitely played by Taku Sugimoto & Cristián Alvear, captured in concert at Ftarri in Tokyo in November 2017.



A work of extraordinary beauty.

“Very special”  Brian Olewnick


youtube extract

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Special Offers

1 - buy all 5 new Canadian CD’s for just £35  

2 - buy all 10 Canadian Series CD’s for only £66


The Canadian Composers Series booklet is free for anyone buying any two or more of the Canadian Series CD’s. Many people who bought some of the first batch of CD’s will already have it. But if you don’t have it, please email us at info(at)anothertimbre(dot)com  and we’ll include a copy in your packet.

A reminder of the first batch of Canadian Series CD’s

The first five Canadian Series CD’s included a double CD by Linda Catlin Smith, and single discs by Martin Arnold, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Chiyoko Szlavnics and Marc Sabat.

Click on the covers for more details

Drifter Spit Veleta Bow During a Lifetime

    Linda Catlin Smith                     Martin Arnold                   Isaiah Ceccarelli

          ‘Drifter’                             ‘The Spit Veleta’                        ‘Bow’

Sabat Harmony

       Chiyoko Szlavnics                    Marc Sabat

       ‘During a Lifetime’                     ‘Harmony’

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Several concerts coming up in the next months:


Tse trio + Angharad Davies

Christoph Schiller, Pierre-Yves Martel and Cyril Bondi follow up their great CD ‘Tse’ by bringing their unique instrumentation of spinet, viola da gamba and harmonium to the UK for the first time .

They lead a workshop-cum-concert in Huddersfield on Sunday 28th October

and a concert at Cafe Oto on Monday 29th October, where they will be joined by one of the label’s favourite improvisers Angharad Davies.


For more details, click on the links above




Another Timbre is also supporting a concert at Cafe Oto on Saturday 27th October where Dirk Serries presents his excellent ensemble Tonus, featuring among others Martina Verhoeven, Kristoffer Lo, Graham Dunning, Benedict Taylor, Cath Roberts, Tom Ward and Otto Willberg


For tickets and more information, go here

cage two2

Finally on Friday 7th December there will be a Music We’d Like To Hear special where Catherine Lamb and Johnny Chang will perform their own compositions alongside the exquisite music of Viola Torros, which will be presented in the UK for the first time.


This concert will launch a new double CD on Another Timbre. More details below.

Recent CD Releases

tse

at123   ‘tse’


Cyril Bondi (harmonium),

Pierre-Yves Martel (viola da gamba)

& Christoph Schiller (spinet)


Improvised, but on the basis of a pre-agreed sequence of pitches, allowing the musicians to explore melody in a way that is rare within improvisation.


Youtube extract

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Some  comments from critics:


“Wondrous to experience….yet another fine entrant in this series.”  


“Strange but profoundly haunting…totally beguiling.”


“A tremendously eerie effect, pardoxially becoming more atmospheric as the silence intrudes more and more..”


“One of my favourite pieces of music heard over the past several years…Just a phenomenal recording.”


For more information on the series and the 120 page booklet that accompanies it go here

Coming next

Four new CD releases planned for early November

at131x2  Viola Torros                        at132   Ferran Fages

Double CD featuring two pieces by                ‘Un lloc entre dos records’

Viola Torros      youtube extract                   Solo work for guitar and sinewaves

and ensemble works by                                    youtube extract

Catherine Lamb   youtube extract

and Johnny Chang   youtube extract              


at133  Mark R Taylor                   at134  ‘lines and tracings’

‘Aftermaths’  Works for solo piano                 Works for ensemble by

played by Teodora Stepančić                           Morgan Evans-Weiler   youtube extract

Youtube extract                                               and Michael Pisaro     youtube extract

                                                                      

The new Canadian CDs

O Zomer

at126  Cassandra Miller - ‘O Zomer!’


Two solo works, and two pieces for ensemble

‘O Zomer!’  Apartment House

‘Philip the Wanderer’  Philip Thomas

‘For Mira’  Mira Benjamin

‘Duet for Cello and Orchestra’  Charles Curtis

& BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra


“Strange but profoundly haunting music”,

Andrew Clements in The Guardian


Extract (Duet for Cello and Orchestra)

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at127 Alex Jang -  ‘momentary encounters’


Four pieces, two solos and two for small ensemble, played by Apartment House

‘momentary encounters 5’  Heather Roche

‘any three players’

‘a gray bent interior horizon’  Cristian Alvear

‘distributed tourism’


“A fantastic CD” Dirk Serries


Youtube extract (distributed tourism)

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at128 Lance Austin Olsen ‘Dark Heart’


Sonic collaborations, using graphic scores, instruments, field recordings and found audio. With Terje Paulsen, Gil Sanson, Ryoko Akama, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Katelyn Clark, Mira Benjamin, John Lely and Anton Lukoszevieze


“The big new discovery in this set of discs”

Ben Harper


Extract (‘A Meditation on the History of Painting’)

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at129  Cassandra Miller - ‘Just So’


Quatuor Bozzini play four string quartets by Cassandra Miller:

‘Just So’, ‘Warblework’, ‘Leaving’ and the amazing ‘About Bach’


“Sumptuous music….an excellent disc”, Marc Medwin in Dusted


Extract  (About Bach)

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at130  Linda Catlin Smith - ‘Wanderer’


Apartment House perform eight ensemble works by the Toronto-based composer. Described in The Guardian as “quietly unassuming and entrancingly beautiful Feldman-esque music”


Extract 1 (‘Light and Water’)


Extract 2 (‘Stare at the River’)


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