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June CD releases & special offer



at110x2   Ryoko Akama - ‘places and pages’


A double CD containing actualisations of fifty text scores, realised in Switzerland in June 2016 by Ryoko Akama, Cristian Alvear, Cyril Bondi, d’incise, Stefan Thut and Christian Müller.

“Amazing variety and imagination… endlessly surprising and enthralling”   Brian Olewnick


‘Fantastic’  Michael Pisaro


Youtube extract disc 1


Youtube extract disc 2












Ryoko Akama - places and pages

at111  Melaine Dalibert - ‘Ressac’


Two beautiful piano solos in an open-ended modular form. Written and performed by the young French composer Melaine Dalibert, who also played on Giuliano d’Angiolini’s ‘Cantilena’ CD.


Excellent review in Dusted here




Youtube extract

Melaine Dalibert

at112  ‘spinet and violin’

Christoph Schiller & Morgan Evans-Weiler


An extended improvisation recorded in Christoph Schiller’s workshop in Basel during Boston-based composer/violinist Morgan Evans-Weiler’s tour of Europe. Excellent and intelligent music.


Excellent review by Ben Harper  here


Youtube extract

spinet and violin Feldman PVVC

at113  Morton Feldman

‘Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello’


Feldman’s final composition, 75-minutes of gently shifting aural patterns. Played by Mark Knoop, Aisha Orazbayeva, Bridget Carey and Anton Lukoszevieze


Excellent reviews in Dusted here and The Guardian here




Youtube extract

beuger ockeghem octets

at114  Antoine Beuger - ‘Ockeghem Octets’


Beuger’s homage to Johannes Ockeghem, realised by: Ryoko Akama (melodica), Seamus Cater (concertina), Kate Halsall (harmonium), Sarah Hughes (e-bow zither), Ecka Mordecai (cello), Harriet Richardson (flute), Leo Svirsky (accordion) and Kathryn Williams (alto flute)  


5-star review in The Guardian here




Youtube extract

Special thanks to Andrew Lutz for permission to use reproductions of his paintings on three of the new CDs: at114, at113 and at112

Skogen

Skogen / Magnus Granberg re-pressing

at4771  Magnus Granberg & Skogen


Limited edition double CD re-pressing of the first two Skogen single discs, which have both sold out.


‘Ist gefallen in den Schnee’ (2010) and ‘Despairs Had Governed Me Too Long’ (2012) were both exceptionally well-received and won wide recognition for composer and ensemble leader Magnus Granberg.


Youtube extract ‘Ist gefallen…’


Youtube extract ‘Despairs…’


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Special Offer


Buy all five new releases for only £42 (saving £10)

This offer applies to at 110x2 to at114, not to the Magnus Granberg/Skogen re-issue





June CD releases £42

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AT@10

November 2017 will be the tenth anniversary of the first CDs released on Another Timbre. The excellent online journal Sounds Like Now has just published a profile of the label’s first ten years written by Abi Bliss. You have to subscribe to read whole articles on their site, but you can read Abi’s piece on Another Timbre here

Composer Adrian Democ has also written a shorter piece about the label for the Slovakian magazine Hudobny Zivot, which you can read (in English) here


And don’t forget Paul Kilbey’s excellent profile of the label from 2015 on the Music and Literature website, which you can read here


And an interview about the label is currently being prepared for Musique Machine

Downloads

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 £5 per disc, or £10 for a double CD.





Canadian Composers Series




Another Timbre Canadian Composers Series

Highly acclaimed series focusing on experimental music in Canada. The first five CDs in the series were released in February 2017, along with a 120-page book containing interviews with all the composers featured in the series and an introductory essay by Nick Storring.

Five more CDs will be released at the end of the year to complete the series.


“Another Timbre really has outdone itself with this outstandingly impressive collection of discs.”  5:4


“The release of this Canadian series will undoubtedly come to be viewed as a landmark event.” John Eyles




The Canadian Composers Series book can be bought separately for £4,

but is free if you order 2 or more CDs in the Canadian series

The Canadian Series CDs

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£4 book only

Linda catlin Smith Drifter

at105x2 Linda Catlin Smith - ‘Drifter’


A double CD of chamber music played by Quatuor Bozzini and Apartment House. Ten pieces running a delicate balance between outsider toughness and otherworldly beauty.

Drifter is impossible to fault; impeccable from first note to last.” John Eyles, All About Jazz  

Youtube extract 1 - Drifter   guitar & piano


Youtube extract 2 - Folkestone   string quartet




































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at106 Martin Arnold  ‘The Spit Veleta’


Solos for violin and piano, plus a duo for the same instruments, by the Toronto-based composer who says that his work aspires to sound like “slow-motion dance music recorded underwater in a methadone clinic”.


Played by Philip Thomas and Mira Benjamin.


“The inscrutable beauty is a genuine wonder to behold”

Simon Cummings, 5:4


Youtube extract   


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at107 Isaiah Ceccarelli  ‘Bow’


Seven chamber works offering a mixture of textural, semi-improvised duos and 3 luminous compositions for string trio or quartet.



“A great discovery” Adrian Demoč


Youtube extract 1   string trio


Youtube extract 2   percussion & organetto

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at108 Chiyoko Szlavnics  ‘During a Lifetime’


Three works by the Berlin-based composer who uses drawings as the basis for her compositions: a saxophone quartet with sinewaves, a string trio, and a piece for eight instrumentalists + sinewaves.


Played by Konus Quartett and Apartment House.


“Ravishingly beautiful.”  Simon Cummings, 5:4


Youtube extract  

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at109 Marc Sabat ‘Harmony’


Two string quartets and a violin/cello duo, all exploring the soundworld of Just Intonation with a combination of rigour and lyricism. Played by the Jack Quartet.


“A landscape of subtly or starkly different microtonal gradations”  Paul Griffiths, disgwylfa

Youtube extract 1 - Jean-Philippe Rameau

Youtube extract 2 - Euler Lattice Spirals Scenery

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Special offer: buy all 5 Canadian CDs and save £12

+ receive the series book for free   special offer price £40

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The final five CDs in the Canadian Composers Series are planned for release in early 2018, and will consist of Apartment House playing ensemble works by Linda Catlin Smith, discs by Lance Austin Olsen and Alex Jang, and two CDs by Cassandra Miller - one of string quartets played by the Bozzini Quartet, and the other of solo and ensemble pieces played by Apartment House.  


Linda Catlin Smith

fields have ears

and finally…

Michael Pisaro’s ‘fields have ears’ CD has now sold out, but you can order files of the music by emailing <info@anothertimbre.com> and we’ll send you either flac or mp3-320 files.

The cost is £5.

Coming Next


The next batch of CDs will be released in September:

at115x2  Jürg Frey double CD of pieces based on the work of the Swiss              poet Gustave Roud

at116     Olivia Block solo work for piano and organ

at117     Two pieces by d’incise and Cyril Bondi, performed by the 32-strong              Insub Meta Orchestra

at118     John Cage’s ‘Winter Music’ in a version for four pianos, played by              John Tilbury, Philip Thomas, Catherine Laws and Mark Knoop