During the quarantaine we worked on a very interesting new CD:
Melodies with music by British composer Frank Denyer.

Musicians involved:
Elisabeth Smalt, Alfrun Schmid, Frank Denyer, Janneke van Prooijen, Orlando Velazques, Pepe Garci, Jos Zwaanenburg, Natalia Alvarez-Arenas, Stefan Blonk, Dario Calderone, Pietro Elisa Barcellona, Néstor Martínez Jara, Alistair Sung, Jellantsje de Vries
Collaboration with Luna String Quartet and Mad Song.

This CD will be released with Another Timbre, probably in the fall of 2021.


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James Tenney, Harmonium

Label: New World Records

Pieces of James Tenney:

Harmonium #1
For 12 Strings (rising)
Two Koans and a Canon
Blues for Annie

Peter Adriaansz, Enclosures
Label: Ergodos
(also works performed by Saskia Lankhoorn and Ensemble Klang)
The last piece Enclosures was recorded in 2008 by Trio Scordatura, still with Bob Gilmore.
Mixing and mastering by Johan Vandermaelen, Aaigem, Belgium


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Phill Niblock, Brazil 84
Label: Mode Records, Mode 273
Track listing:
1. Three Orchids (Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble cond. Petr Kotik)
2. Tow by Tom (Nelly Boyd, Trio Scordatura)
3. Three Orchids (Trio Scordatura, Guy De Bièvre)
Mixing and mastering by Johan Vandermaelen.
©2014 Mode Records

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Scott Mc Laughlin, there are neither wholes nor parts
Label: Ergodos, ER12
RRP: €10
Track listing:
1. a metastable harmony (Quatuor Bozzini)
2. there are neither wholes nor parts – II (Jonathan Sage, basset horn)
3. surfaces of emergence (Metastable Collective)
4. there are neither wholes nor parts – IA (Iain Harrison, alto saxophone)
5. at least two things (Trio Scordatura)
6. there are neither wholes nor parts – II (Jonathan Sage, clarinet)
Music composed and produced by Scott Mc Laughlin ©2013

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If, Bwana, E (and sometimes why)
Label: Pogus Productions, P 21062-2
RRP: $14
Track listing:
1. Gilmore’s Girls
2. E (and sometimes why)
3. The Tempest, Fuggit
4. Cicada 4AA
1. All for Al(frun)
2. Ringing (Ano)the(r) Bell
3. Diapason, maybe
Recorded mostly at Robert Bosch Geluid, Amsterdam
All music by If, Bwana ©2012

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Christopher Fox, Natural Science
Label: Métier/Divine Art, MSV28526
RRP: £12
Track listing:
[1] für Johannes Kepler (2007) 14.15
[2] BLANK (2002) 11.12
Trümmermusik: A Berlin Diary 1947 (1993) (14.39)
[3] I. First light in Lichterfelde 1.46
[4] II. Kurfürstendamm 2.04
[5] III. In the U-Bahn 1.18
[6] IV. The weather is wonderful 5.49
[7] V. To the Brandenburger Tor 2.40
[8] VI. Night train to Helmstedt 0.51
[9] Generic Composition #8 (2001) 9.05
[10] Natural Science (2010) 7.37
[11] Sol-Fa Canon for Aldo Clementi (2009) 0.59
Alfrun Schmid, voice (tracks 1,3-8); violin (track 2)
Elisabeth Smalt, viola (tracks 1,2,3-7, 10)
Bob Gilmore, keyboard (tracks 1,2,4,6,8,11); voice (track 10)
With Scott Mc Laughlin, electric guitar (track 9)2014

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Trio Scordatura, Dubh
Label: Ergodos Records, ER1
Format: CD + Digital; packaging: Digisleeve
RRP: 10 euro
Playing time: 58 minutes
Track listing:
1. – Dubh – Linda Buckley
2. – Hush – Judith Ring
3. – Invocation – Enda Bates
4. – Marx – Scott McLaughlin
5. – Fliehen / nehmen – Garrett Sholdice
6. – It is not true… – Peter Moran
7. – Cyan – Benedict Schlepper-Connolly
Physical copies of Dubh, featuring package design by Neon Palms, may be ordered from The album is also available as a digital download from iTunes.
Dubh is the debut album from Trio Scordatura and the first release under the Ergodos Records imprint. The CD features music by a cross-section of the young generation of Irish composers. Dubh was produced with the assistance of a grant from the Music Network Recording Scheme, Dublin. Recorded at Amplus Studios, Flanders, summer 2009, by Johan Vandermaelen.
Musical Criticism (18 October 2010) (Nov 23, 2010)

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