Things I heard this week…
Danilo Perez – Across the Crystal Sea (Decca US)
Garry Burton and Keith Jarrett – Throb (Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett – Death and the Flower (Impulse!)
Keith Jarrett – Back Hand (Impulse!)
Andrew Hill – Point of Departure (Blue Note)
Supersax Plays Bird (Capitol)
Ruth Laredo, Alexander Scriabin – the Complete Piano Sonatas (Nonesuch)
Michael Gordon – Rushes (Cantaloupe Music)
Terry Riley and Stefano Scodonibbio – Lazy Afternoon Among the Crocodiles (Pierrot Lunaire)
Terry Riley and Stefano Scodonibbio – Diamond Fiddle Music (Wergo)
Jon Hassell – Magic Realism, vol 2: Maarifa Street (Nyen)
Jon Hassell – Fascinoma (Water Lilly Acoustics)
Emerson, Lake and Palmer – Trilogy (Atlantic)
Robert Fripp and Brian Eno – Beyond Even (Opal)
Rick Wakeman – the Six Wives of Henry the Eighth (A&M)
Rick Wakeman – Journey to the Centre of the Earth (A&M)
Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope (Inside Out)
Opeth – Heritage (Roadrunner Records)
Igor Stravinsky at Avery Fisher Hall in 1966.
Alice Coltrane – Translinear Light (Impulse!)
Alice Coltrane – a Monastic Trio (Impulse!)
Ravi Coltrane – Live at the Village Vanguard (streaming from NPR)
Sam Rivers – Hues (Impulse!)
Ornette Coleman – Crisis (Impulse!)
Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky (CBS)
The Bad Plus – The Rite Of Spring (Sony)
Tord Gustavsen – Extended Circle (ECM)
Stanley Clark – Children of Forever (Polydor)
John Cage – Complete String Quartets I & II (Mode)
John Cage – the Works for Piano 4 (Mode)
John Cage – the Works for Piano 7 (Mode)
Harold Budd and John Foxx – Tranlucence + Drift Music (Edsel Records)
The Beatles – Revolver & Rubber Soul
A rare case of self promotion here, I don’t know if this will be a regular feature or not.
Venus and a Moon setting in the West, a view through the trees (1999)
Synthesizer improvisation, 1999. Korg 05R/W tuned in the system of intervals from the harmonic series known as just intonation.
…and there’s a few hours of music here too.
I don’t know how long this track will be on line, so check it out now.
photo: Johannes Schedler, Panther Observatory
Sam Rivers – Verve
From the 1979 “Contrasts” LP.
Charlemagne Palestine – Strumming Music for the Bournville Carillon 2010
Charlemagne Palestine – Schlongo!!!daLUVdrone (Cortical Foundation)
Charlemagne Palestine – Schlingen Blängen (New World Records)
Charlemagne Palestine – From Etude to Cataclysms for the Doppio Borgato (Sub Rosa SR272)
Kientzy Plays Johnson (Pogus)
Tom Johnson – the Chord Catalog (Experimental Intermedia)
Jürg Frey – Piano Music (Irritable Hedgehog)
Wendy Carlos – Switched on Bach II (CBS Masterworks)
Philip Glass – The Orphée Suite for Piano (Orange Mountain Music)
Steve Reich – You Are (Variations) (Nonesuch)
Alberto Ambrosini – Italian Harp Music (Naxos)
Jack DeJohnette, John Patitucci & Danilo Perez – Music We Are (Golden Beams/Kindred Rhythm)
Jon Hassell – Vernal Equinox (Lovely Music)
Leo Smith – Ten Freedom Summers (Cuniform)
The Allman Brothers Band – Play All Night: Live At The Beacon Theatre 1992 (Legacy)
The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour
Ingrid Lindgren and Morton Feldman rehearsing in the studio.
Listen and read: Feldman and Ingrid Lindgren play Feldman
Photo by Pål-Nils Nilsson.
Brooklyn composer/guitarist James Ross has a lot of electronic, ambient music on Soundcloud, here’s a beautiful sample.
Melodic loops and drones based on fragments from the Renaissance melody “L’homme armé.”
More music here.