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Golden Proportion by Mary Halvorson

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Album Title: Searching for the Disappeared Hour
Label: Pyroclastic Records
Released: 2021


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About the Album

"Golden Proportion" is the first track from Searching for the Disappeared Hour, the brilliant duo album from pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and guitarist Mary Halvorson (October 29, 2021, Pyroclastic Records). Searching for the Disappeared Hour marks the second collaboration for these two singular musicians. Their initial collaboration, 2017’s Crop Circles, was recorded after a single concert and found them repurposing existing compositions for the duo context. By contrast, the music on Searching for the Disappeared Hour was composed expressly for the duo, taking stunning advantage of the chemistry and familiarity forged during tours of Europe and the States in the intervening years. Both Courvoisier and Halvorson are among the most idiosyncratic and distinctive voices in modern creative music, so a meeting between the two couldn’t help but venture into unexplored territory and return with thrillingly original results. With each new piece they revel in striking new ways of melding their sounds, utterly original yet very aware of the history of piano-guitar duos.


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October 25, 2021

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