Emanem 5038 First duo concert (London 1974)


Anthony Braxton/Derek Bailey

Anthony Braxton, flute, soprano clarinet, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, sopranino saxophone, alto saxophone; Derek Bailey, amplified guitars, 19-string (approx) guitar.

    The first set
  1. Area 1 (08.23)
  2. Area 2 (03.12)
  3. Area 3 [open] (08.43)
  4. Area 4 [solo] (02.44)
  5. Area 5 (05.21)
  6. Area 6 (06.09)

  7. The second set
  8. Area 7 (06.48)
  9. Area 8 (06.23)
  10. Area 9 [solo] (05.56)
  11. Area 10 (04.29)
  12. Area 11 [open] (15.25)
  13. Area 12 (04.01)
Recorded by Martin Davidson at the Wigmore Hall in London on 30 June 1974.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Val Wilmer.

Previously released on vinyl as Emanem 601 (double LP), with rehearsal extract, and on Inner City, with additional rehearsal extract. Also later released by Emanem on two separate (American) LPs: 3313 and 3314, without rehearsal material. This CD version is a 2015-re-issue, with a few minor adjustments and with revised sleeve notes, of Emanem 4006 from 1995.


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