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Frey Gustave Roud olivia block IMO Cage Winter Music

at115x2  Jürg Frey double CD of pieces

             based on the work of the Swiss              poet Gustave Roud.


“Long, slow walks through musical landscapes in which familiar objects take on wholly new identities.”    The Guardian


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at116     Olivia Block new solo work for

             piano and organ


“Marvelous recording from Olivia Block - spare, resonant, crystalline, beautifully constructed. My favourite solo work from her”      Brian Olewnick



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at117     Insub Meta Orchestra

           Swiss-based 32 piece ensemble             perform two works by d’incise

            and Cyril Bondi


“Uteterly compelling”  The Wire



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at118     John Cage’s ‘Winter Music’ in a

            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


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Re-issued CD’s


lost daylight

at10 re-issue  Lost Daylight

First released to great acclaim in 2009, Lost Daylight features the complete piano music of Terry Jennings played by John Tilbury, plus a towering realisation of Cage’s ‘Electronic Music for Piano’ by Tilbury and Sebastian Lexer.

There are only 6 copies of the first edition of 1,000 left, so it is being re-issued in a new card cover featuring a painting by John Crabtree.


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Recent Releases

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




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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




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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


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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




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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


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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.



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Happy holidays!




The end of the year always brings a torrent of ‘best of year’ lists, and several Another Timbre discs have featured in various places.

Five of the top ten discs in The Wire’s ‘modern composition’ category went to AT CDs, and Julian Cowley wrote a nice little profile of the label - here

Among other more prominent lists, Alex Ross in The New Yorker included both Jürg Frey’s ‘Collection Gustave Roud’ and Linda Catlin Smith’s ‘Drifter’ in his top ten for the year, and ‘Drifter’ also featured in the Guardian’s top ten classical CDs of 2017.


What with all that and the recent label profiles in Spazio Concept, Sounds Like Now and Musicworks as well as the wonderful Ensemble Grizzana concert at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, it’s been a really good period for the label.


Thanks to everyone who has supported us in 2017.





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 early in 2018 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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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  

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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


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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


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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


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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 spring 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.  


                                                    Cassandra Miller


Linda Catlin Smith

£4 book only

Jurg Frey

Coming next


The next batch of CDs are scheduled for release in early February:


at119                Clara de Asís  

                         ‘Do Nothing’

           Solo works for guitar and percussion

               played by the composer

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at120x2      Bruno Duplant  

         ‘Chamber and Field Works 2015-2017’  

  Disc One: The Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble

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  Disc Two:  Taku Sugimoto

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at121    Jürg Frey & Magnus Granberg

                     ‘Early to Late’

     Two new ensemble works premiered at the     2017 Huddersfield Contemporary Music     Festival, played by Ensemble Grizzana

          youtube extract Magnus Granberg

          youtube extract Jurg Frey








at122        Taku Sugimoto

                            ‘h’

            Composition for two guitars,

  played by Taku Sugimoto & Cristián Alvear

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