CD Reviews

Hildegard von Bingen : John Cage

March 17, 2013

CD Wandelweiser And so on. As if to remind us that releases on the Wandelweiser label certainly do not all sound the same, or are particularly silent, this recent release from the label sounds quite unlike anything else the imprint has issued, and, despite containing in part works by John Cage, there is no silence, […]

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Friday 17th August

August 18, 2012

Well its approaching 2AM and Julie and I have only just got in from a long night in London attending the John Cage celebration Prom at the Royal Albert Hall. The concert was actually very good indeed, some parts very strong, others not so much, but on the whole a very enjoyable and impressive evening. […]

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Thursday 16th July

July 17, 2009

It took me all day to listen properly to Decentred again. I did as I said I would last night and put it on to listen to in bed, but of course I promptly fell asleep just minutes into the first track. I’ve listened carefully a few times today now though, and as I type […]

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Sunday 1st March

March 1, 2009

I’ve done a lot of listening today, but mostly to forthcoming Cathnor releases and a few demos so not much I can talk about amongst those. I did succeed in playing a few other items though. One careful listen was to the John Cage Numbers pieces disc I bought on Thursday. The half-hour long opening […]

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Assumed possibilities

August 27, 2007

John Cage, Burkhard Schlothauer – For Seven Players Well I’m sure you’ll be relieved to hear that this recent Wandwelweiser release doesn’t appear to be dedicated to, or heavily influenced by, any visual artists at all 😉 This CD features two compositions, the first being John Cage’s Seven, written in 1988, and the second Burkhard […]

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