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North Sea Round Town 2019

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North Sea Round Town
Dawn: A Trilogy of Sound
Rotterdam Wihelmina Pier
June 28-29, 2019

North Sea Round Town is a community-based festival in the port city of Rotterdam (largest port in Europe) situated in the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta at the North Sea. With its 365 concerts spread over ...

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Eve Risser L' ensemble ensemble at Stegi Onassis Cultural Centre

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Eve Risser L' ensemble ensemble
Stegi Onassis Cultural Centre
Athens
March 8, 2019

The Onassis Cultural Foundation and the Stegi site/building in Athens are both offshoots of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, a foundation created by ship magnate Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975) to honor the memory of his son Alexander, ...

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Mural: Tempo

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The most significant thing about Tempo is that it was recorded live in concert at the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas. This octagonal space (pictured on the album cover, right) opened in 1971, a year after Mark Rothko's death. It is sparsely furnished and painted white, with fourteen of Rothko's late works--large black canvasses--displayed around its ...

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Punkt Festival 2014

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Punkt Festival
Kristiansand, Norway
September, 4-6, 2014

Kristiansand, home of the Annual Punkt Festival for the past decade, is a municipality situated on the southernmost point of Norway at the Skagerrag strait. It has a population of 86,000 (the greater urban area, 155,000) and is the county capital of Vest- Agder.

Take Five With Eric Normand

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Meet Eric Normand:

Eric Normand is a composer, improviser, bassist, instrument designer, singer-songwriter, and a record and concert producer. He defines himself as an inter-disciplinary musician--a free electron driven by its yearning for meetings. In his book, composition cannot exist without exchange since composition consists of setting up a territory that will facilitate improvisation.

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Simon H. Fell: Positions & Descriptions

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Tra improvvisazioni collettive, parti rigorosamente scritte, musica elettronica, basi preregistrate e jazz orchestrale questo disco trova il pertugio per una propria indiscutibile originalità. Si tratta di un lavoro la cui genesi è stata particolarmente laboriosa: venne commissionato a Simon H. Fell dalla BBC e fu suonato dal vivo per la prima volta nel novembre del 2007 in Inghilterra, ...

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Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville: Day 3 - May 22, 2010

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Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
May 22, 2010

In a sense, by definition, experimental artwork can never fail because, as it constitutes experiments, even when the outcome is not the desired one, there is still something to be learned that moves ...