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at189 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler & Tilman Kanitz
‘The Pankow-Park Sessions, Vol.1’
In his mid-80’s veteran composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler started improvising, playing in a domestic setting with fellow-Berliner Tilman Kanitz. The results are totally unexpected. Six extraordinary duos for piano and cello.
at190 Klaus Lang - ‘Tehran Dust’
Three powerful 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 with Klaus Lang
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.
at192 Katelyn Clark & Isaiah Ceccarelli
‘Landmarks’ presents eight collaborative tracks for organ and percussion by the Canadian duo of early-music specialist Clark and composer-improviser Ceccarelli. They have worked together for over a decade, and here produce a unique music that could be described as quietly monumental.
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.
New Releases, May 2022
Apartment House concert - Cage & Ellestad
Apartment House will play two pieces that were recently released on Another Timbre at a concert in London on Saturday 25th June. Both John Cage’s ‘Eight’ and Mark Ellestad’s ‘In the Darkness of this Night’ were composed nearly 35 years ago, but have never been heard live in the UK.
One of the summer concerts from Music We’d Like To Hear in the wonderful acoustic of the church at St Mary at Hill. More information and tickets available from Music We’d Like To Hear
A critic who has already heard these five new CDs emailed back ‘What a great batch!’ And it is. Unusual too. There’s a lot of engagement with early music, a lot of organ (!), and a lot of music that was produced collaboratively rather than being the product of a single creator. All excellent stuff - and as usual, you can have all five new discs for the price of four. Plus there are offers on 7 previous releases involving some of the musicians in this batch (£5 per single disc, £10 for the double, see below).
Special Offer CDs at reduced rate
The seven albums below, featuring musicians on the new batch of releases, are on sale at a reduced rate of £5 per single CD and £10 for the Viola Torros double CD.
Discs which are selling out
We are running low on CD copies of several of our releases. There are ten or less copies of the following two (click on the covers for more information):
‘good day bad day’
And less than 20 copies remaining of the CDs below:
Capece / Dafeldecker ‘Iteration’
Magnus Granberg ‘How Deep…?’
Adrian Demoç ‘Ziadba’
Recent Releases, February 2022
at184 Kunsu Shim ‘LUFT.INNERES’
Kunsu Shim’s shimmering, whispering music has quietly built up a devoted following. ‘LUFT.INNERES’ contains four chamber works for strings, wonderfully played by the Luna Quartet, along with 6 short pieces written for Kunsu by composer friends.
at185 Mark Ellestad ‘Discreet Angel’
The re-discovery of a Canadian composer who stopped writing music in the mid-90’s. Three pieces of unique and beautiful music, with interpretations by Apartment House, Cristian Alvear, and the composer himself.
at186 Gabriel Paiuk ‘Adjacent Sound’
Paiuk writes music that creates its own uncanny soundworld. The title of the first piece, ‘The Construction of an Imaginary Acoustic Space’, speaks to the concerns of a distinctive, individual voice in new music.
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.
at187 Eva-Maria Houben
‘together on the way’
Houben joins forces with the GBSR duo (Siwan Rhys and George Barton) to produce a brooding and compelling piece for pipe organ, piano and percussion. A successful and highly acclaimed release.
at180 Ryoko Akama - songs for a shed
A series of six pieces for piano and instruments, commissioned by Philip Thomas and Another Timbre, and composed for Apartment House, whose realisations are typically exquisite. With Siwan Rhys on piano.
at183 Andrew McIntosh
‘A moonbeam is just a filtered sunbeam’
Great, haunting extended solo piece by the California-based composer / instrumentalist Andrew McIntosh, featurng field recordings with violin, viola, piano and other sounds.
at179 Martin Iddon - ‘Sapindales’
Four clarinet-based works, beautifully played by Heather Roche, with contributions from Juliet Fraser, Anton Lukoszevieze and James Opstad. Intricate music with delicate interweaving lines. The title piece combines field recordings made by the composer with multi-tracked clarinets.
at182 Morton Feldman
‘Piano and String Quartet’
Apartment House once more, here with their exceptional interpretation of Feldman’s celebrated late work. 80 minutes of extraordinary beauty.
at181 Georgia Rodgers - ‘September’
Apartment House, again, playing chamber works by the acclaimed UK-based composer Georgia Rodgers, plus a brand new piece for piano and electronics played by Zubin Kanga.
John Cage Number Pieces Box Set
at178x4 John Cage ‘Number Pieces’
Already 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 - and reveal the strange beauty in these works….The whole set is a revelation”. (The Guardian)
at144x5 Morton Feldman Piano
Our best-selling release ever, the beautiful 5-CD box set of Morton Feldman’s music for solo piano.
Pianist Philip Thomas creates wonderful interpretations that have received an overwhelming critical response.
Youtube extracts: Triadic Memories
Morton Feldman Piano box set
£32 + £3 postage worldwide
£33 + £3 postage worldwide
at131x2 Viola Torros
Double album of Johnny Chang’s exquisite collaboration with Catherine Lamb, working together under the name of an imaginary medieval composer. Just beautiful music.
at67 Variable Formations
Johnny Chang again, and also John Tilbury, alongside Angharad Davies, Lee Patterson, Phil Durrant and Jamie Drouin in a wonderfully understated improvised performance at Cafe Oto from 2013
John Tilbury and Angharad Davies again, with John Lely, Rhodri Davies, Michael Duch and Lina Lapelyte, playing compositions by Jürg Frey, Sarah Hughes & John Lely, along with an extended improvisation.
at155 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler ‘für Biliana’
Excellent CD with four chamber pieces for strings, showing the more austere side of Stiebler’s work. Beautifully performed by Biliana Voutchkova with Nurit Stark and Michael Rauter.
2. ‘Glissando’ (2016) Biliana Voutchkova, violin
at98 Illogical Harmonies
Johnny Chang, once again creating beautiful collaborative music, this time together with double bassist Mike Majkowski. Highly recommended.
Wonderful, searching music from an extraordinary trio.
And finally Klaus Lang’s first CD on the label, another stunning release, produced in collaboration with Golden Fur - Judith Hamann, James Rashford and Samuel Dunscombe. Based on music by the bizarre eighteenth century Baptist leader Johannes Beissel.
55 CD’s for the price of 4 offer: £39 including shipping worldwide
£5 special offer
£10 double CD special offer
£5 special offer
£5 special offer
£5 special offer
£5 special offer
£5 special offer