Earle Brown - Chamber Music

A collection of early works by Brown, written 1952-64. 

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Simon Allen / vibraphone, marimba, percussion harmonicas and various sound-producing media
Bridget Carey / viola
Tania Chen / piano
Robert Coleridge / piano
Zoe Martlew / cello
David Ryan / clarinet and bass clarinet
Andrew Sparling / clarinet and bass clarinet
John Tilbury / piano

Earle Brown / conductor on all tracks

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Tracklisting:

1- 9 Folio

1. October 1952 version 1 - 1:03
2. November 1952 version 1 - 5:22
3. MM=87 (harp) - 1:39
4. MM=135 (piano) - 0:41
5. October 1952 version 2 - 1:20 
6. December 1952 - 2:24
7. November 1952 version 2 - 5:06
8. 1953 versions 1 2 & 3 - 3:12
9. Trio for Five Dancers - 3:29

10. Corroboree 1964 for three pianos - 11:54
11. Four Systems 1954 (multi-timbral realisation) - 12:15
12. Tracking Pierrot for ensemble - 18:23

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Studio recordings except for 'Tracking Pierrot' which was recorded at a concert in London, 1999. Track 11 recorded in July and August of 2002; track 12 recorded on the 12th of November, 1999 at the Union Chapel, London; other tracks recorded at Gateway Studios, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey between July and September of 2002. Front cover: Nov 2002 (oil and wax on canvas) by David Ryan.

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