Emanem 4206 Freedom of the city 2001: large groups


Strings with and without Evan Parker/London Improvisers Orchestra

On tracks A1 and A2: Strings [Chris Burn, piano; Peter Cusack, bouzouki, guitar; Hugh Davies, strings, springs, electronics; Phil Durrant, violin; John Edwards, double bass; Susanna Ferrar, violin; Sylvia Hallett, violin, sarangi; Kaffe Matthews, laptop sampler; Marcio Mattos, cello; John Russell, guitar; Philipp Wachsmann, violin; Mark Wastell, cello; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone].

On all other tracks: London Improvisers Orchestra [Harry Beckett, trumpet; Roland Ramanan, trumpet; Ian Smith trumpet, flugelhorn; Robert Jarvis, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Alan Tomlinson, bass trombone; Børre Mølstad, tuba; Neil Metcalfe flute; Terry Day bamboo pipes, voice; Alex Ward clarinet; John Rangecroft, clarinet; Jacques Foschia, E flat and bass clarinets; Harrison Smith, bass clarinet; Tom Chant, soprano saxophone; Lol Coxhill, soprano saxophone; John Butcher tenor saxophone; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone; Caroline Kraabel alto saxophone; Adrian Northover alto saxophone; Gary Todd, tenor saxoophone; Nigel Coombes violin; Susanna Ferrar, violin; Sylvia Hallett, violin; Philipp Wachsmann, violin; Charlotte Hug, viola; Marcio Mattos, cello; Dave Tucker, cello; John Edwards double bass; Simon H Fell double bass; David Leahy, double bass; John Bisset guitar; Steve Beresford piano; Veryan Weston, piano; Orphy Robinson, electronic xylophone; Tony Marsh, percussion; Louis Moholo, percusion; Adam Bohman objects; Knut Aufermann, electonics; Pat Thomas, electronics].

    Disc A:
  1. Trick on the speed of making it (31.47); improvisation
  2. Daylight receptacle (19.06); improvisation with Evan Parker

  3. Flower of flesh and blood (09.41); by Dave Tucker
  4. Morton's mobile (11.25); by Simon H. Fell
    Disc B:
  1. Group dynamics around the slide (07.55); by Caroline Kraabel
  2. Concerto for Sylvia Hallett (17.52); by Steve Beresford
  3. Double rainbow (06.17); by Philipp Wachsmann
  4. Birthday piece (06.59); by Knut Aufermann
  5. An if but to and when (06.13); by Terry Day
  6. Proceeding 5 (33.00); improvisation
Recorded at the Freedom of the City festival in the Conway Hall, London on 5 May 2001 (Strings) and 6 May 2001 (LIO).


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