Chronoscope CPE 2002-2 Saxophone solos


Evan Parker

Evan Parker, solo soprano saxophone.

  1. Aerobatics 1 (16.20)
  2. Aerobatics 2 (06.30)
  3. Aerobatics 3 (14.25)
  4. Aerobatics 4 (03.48)
  5. Aerobatics 5 'The light of the understanding and the fire' (06.55)
  6. Aerobatics 6 'Equinox, memorable equinox' (03.51)
  7. Aerobatics 7 'Shadows of the evening' (01.42)
  8. Aerobatics 8 'The dark nurse' (05.17)
  9. Aerobatics 9 'Not with the fire in me now' (02.21)
  10. Aerobatics 11 'Shadows of the opus... magnum' (05.56)
  11. Aerobatics 12 'The vision at last' (03.48)
  12. Aerobatics 13 'And the aspirations' (03.30)
  13. Aerobatics 14 'And the resolutions' (06.54)
Aerobatics 1-3 were recorded by Martin Davidson at the Unity Theatre London on 17 June 1975, at a Musician's Cooperative concert.

Aerobatics 4-9, 11-14 were recorded by Jost Gebers at the FMP studio, Berlin, on 9 September 1975; remastered at Town House Studios, 1994.

Cover photographs (front reproduced above) by Roberto Masotti; accompanying text by Paul Haines; sleeve notes by Francesco Martinelli.

This is a re-issue of Incus 19 (tracks 1 to 4) with previously unreleased material (tracks 5 to 13); Aerobatics 5 to 14 (including the missing Aerobatics 10) had been previously released in a limited edition as part of Collected solos.

Re-issued in 2009 on psi 09.01.


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