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Stefano Battaglia Trio - The River Of Anyder (2011) {ECM 2151}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Nov. 17, 2015
Stefano Battaglia Trio - The River Of Anyder (2011) {ECM 2151}

Stefano Battaglia Trio - The River Of Anyder (2011) {ECM 2151}
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Genre: Jazz

Italian pianist and composer Stefano Battaglia has recorded three previous offerings for ECM, all in different settings. Interestingly, The River of Anyder is his first to feature his trio, with bassist Salvatore Maiore and drummer/percussionist Roberto Dani. Battaglia, formerly a classical pianist, approaches composition and improvisation from that vantage point. When he does enter the jazz realm, it is through Italy's own grand jazz tradition from the '70s era on.

Keith Jarrett - Dark Intervals (1988) {ECM 1379}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Aug. 21, 2017
Keith Jarrett - Dark Intervals (1988) {ECM 1379}

Keith Jarrett - Dark Intervals (1988) {ECM 1379}
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© 1988 ECM Records | ECM 1379
Jazz / Post-Bop / Piano

Keith Jarrett weaves a special kind of spell in his improvisations, one somehow connected to a greater humanity, for though the music and playing are ethereal, one is never mistaken that they are anything but earthly. Jarrett is not a mere vessel, but a creative force of flesh and bone whose fingers speak in ways we can only understand without words. This live recording from Tokyo’s Suntory Hall expands that flesh, and feels so intimate it might as well have grown away from others in the cave of his private studio.
Hortobagyi & Kurtag jr. & Lengyelfi - Kurtagonals (2009) {ECM New Series 2097}

László Hortobágyi & György Kurtág jr. & Miklós Lengyelfi - Kurtágonals (2009) {ECM New Series 2097}
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© 2009 ECM Records | ECM 2097
Jazz / Avant-Garde / Electronic / Ambient / Modern Composition

György Kurtág Jr., son of the great Hungarian composer, has long been developing his own electronic music. In this unusual project, fellow composer László Hortobágyi integrates Kurtág themes into his own arrangements in a recording that celebrates a long friendship. “This is,” say the group members, “a Hortobágyi album about Kurtág,” as well as “an invitation to discover a new sphere of music”. Drifting ambient washes of synthesized sound, near-subliminal bass, collages of subtle colours and sudden eruptions are but part of the story. An intriguing addition to ECM’s growing catalogue of electronica for discerning listeners.
Eleni Karaindrou - Elegy Of The Uprooting (2008) {2CD + DVD9 NTSC ECM New Series 5506 & 1952/53}

Eleni Karaindrou - Elegy Of The Uprooting (2008) {2CD + DVD9 NTSC ECM New Series 5506 & 1952/53}
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© 2006, 2008 ECM Records | ECM New Series 5506 & 1952/53
Classical / Orchestral / Contemporary Classics / Choral / Stage & Screen

In March 2005 Eleni Karaindrou presented what she called “a scenic cantata” at the Megaron in Athens, a tour through her music for film and theatre, with musical themes newly combined and contrasted. A live audio recording, “Elegy of the Uprooting”, was issued in 2006: “The two-CD set interweaves excerpts of her music from 13 different scores spanning more than two decades, although the irresistible congruence of the music is such that newcomers to Karaindrou’s oeuvre would be forgiven for thinking this is newly composed. The music seduces by its profound beauty, tenderness and candour.”. – International Record Review. Here is the video and audio document of the event.

Gary Peacock/Ralph Towner - Oracle (1994) {ECM}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at July 19, 2017
Gary Peacock/Ralph Towner - Oracle (1994) {ECM}

Gary Peacock/Ralph Towner - Oracle (1994) {ECM}
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Genre: jazz

ECM are the label responsible for the release of Oracle. This is a collaboration between Gary Peacock and Ralph Towner, who released it in 1994.
Roscoe Mitchell - Bells For The South Side (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2494/5}

Roscoe Mitchell - Bells For The South Side (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2494/5}
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Genre: Jazz

In this recording, Roscoe Mitchell offers what amounts to a composer self-portrait in continually changing colours and textures, reflecting on his own history while looking toward the future. Two pieces including the title composition draw upon the full percussion instrumentarium of the Art Ensemble of Chicago a panorama of gongs, bells, rattles, sirens, hand drums and more. Recorded in 2015 on the occasion of the AACM’s 50th anniversary, Bells for the South Side is released half a century after the founding of the Art Ensemble - the Roscoe Mitchell Art Ensemble, as it was originally called.

Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Nice Guys (1979) {ECM} **[RE-UP]**  Music

Posted by TestTickles at June 25, 2017
Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Nice Guys (1979) {ECM} **[RE-UP]**

Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Nice Guys (1979) {ECM}
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Genre: jazz

Nice Guys is the 1979 album by the Art Ensemble Of Chicago, released on ECM Records. Only six songs, but six songs are all you'll need.
Andras Schiff - Encores after Beethoven (2016) {ECM New Series 1950}

András Schiff - Encores after Beethoven (2016) {ECM New Series 1950}
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© 2016 ECM Records | ECM New Series 1950 / 4814474
Classical / Piano

Between March 2004 and May 2006 András Schiff performed the complete cycle of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas at the Tonhalle, Zürich, recorded and released by ECM New Series. This collection presents the encores from these concerts. What does one play after Beethoven sonatas? András Schiff: “For me it's essential not to seek entertainment but rather to look for pieces that are closely related to the previously heard sonatas.” The pianist explores links to Schubert, Mozart, Haydn and Bach. For all the interconnecting strands of musical history, András Schiff’s selection of encores also adds up to a thoroughly enjoyable ‘recital’ disc in its own right.
Kremerata Baltica - Mieczyslav Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2538/39}

Kremerata Baltica - Mieczyslav Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies (2017) [2CDs] {ECM 2538/39}
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Genre: Classical

This double album, recorded in Vienna and in Riga in June 2015, includes all four of the chamber symphonies written in the last decade of Polish-born Soviet composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s life, plus a beautiful new arrangement – by Gidon Kremer and Kremerata percussionist Andrey Pushkarev – of the early Piano Quintet of 1944, heard here in a premiere recording. It is a recording which underlines the importance and originality of Weinberg’s music. For Gidon Kremer, “Weinberg has become a source of unlimited inspiration. No other composer has entered my own and Kremerata Baltica’s repertoire and program concepts with such intensity.” Weinberg’s chamber symphonies are Kremer says, “the most personal reflections of a great composer on his own life and his generation, like a diary of the most dramatic period of the 20th century.”
Avishai Cohen - Cross My Palm With Silver (2017) {ECM 2548} [Proper]

Avishai Cohen - Cross My Palm With Silver (2017) {ECM 2548}
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Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop, Fusion

A year after his impressionistic, critically-lauded ECM debut Into The Silence, trumpeter Avishai Cohen s Cross My Palm With Silver introduces a program of new pieces which put the focus on the ensemble, on teamwork, with a quartet of the highest caliber. The adroit, almost telepathic interplay among the musicians allows Avishai Cohen to soar, making it clear why he is one of the most talked-about jazz musicians on the contemporary scene. All of these people together are my dream team , says the charismatic trumpeter of fellow players Yonathan Avishai, Barak Mori and Nasheet Waits, who share his sense for daring improvisation and his feeling for structure. I feel we're in a perfect place with the balance. It's open and there s so much room for the improvisation to take the music any place we can.