FMP R123 For example: Workshop Freie Music 1969-1978


Various musicians

    LP NR.1 - Soloists:
  1. Steve Lacy, soprano saxophone: Bone (07.10); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 6, 11 to 15 April 1974 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  2. Paul Rutherford, trombone: Berl in zil (05.27); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 7, 27 to 31 March 1975 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  3. Hans Reichel, guitar: Mariahilf (03.30); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 8, 24 to 28 March 1976 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  4. Tristan Honsinger, cello: I didn't care (04.35); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 8, 24 to 28 March 1976 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  5. Fred Van Hove, piano: Daar speelt de baiaard weer (04.36); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 8, 24 to 28 March 1976 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  6. Derek Bailey, guitar: Improvisation 27376 (07.13); recorded on 3 March 1976 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  7. Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone: Question at midnight (07.20); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 9, 7 to 11 April 1977 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  8. Johnny Dyani, bass: Soweto-Simbabwe-Mississippie-child-cry (04.46); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 9, 7 to 11 April 1977 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
    LP NR.2 - Groups:
  1. Schlippenbach trio [Evan Parker, soprano and tenor saxophone; Alex Schlippenbach, piano; Paul Lovens, drums, percussion]: a. With forks and hope (07.02) b. Then, silence (04.28); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 4, 30 March to 3 April 1972 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  2. Brötzmann/Van Hove/Bennin plus Mangelsdorff [Peter Brötzmann, bass saxophone; Fred Van Hove, piano; Han Bennink, drums, percussion; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone]: Things and stuff (10.34); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 7, 27 to 31 March 1975 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  3. Frank Wright Unit [Frank Wright, tenor saxophone; Bobby Few, piano; Alan Silva, bass; Muhammad Ali, drums]: Chapter ten (14.18); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 7, 27 to 31 March 1975 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  4. Schweizer-Carl Quartet [Rüdiger Carl, tenor saxophone; Irène Schweizer, piano; Arjen Gorter, bass; Heinrich Hock, drums]: Konrad Usw (08.04); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 6, 11 to 15 April 1974 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
    LP NR.3 - Orchestras:
  1. Willem Breuker Orchestra [Willem Breuker, saxes; Peter Bennink, saxes, bagpipe; Herman De Wit, saxes; Rob Dubois, piano, organ; Willem Van Mannen, trombone; Leo Cuypers, piano, drums; Lodewyk De Boer, viola; Maarten Van Regteren Altena, bass; Michel Waisvitz, synthesizer]: Biannale: a. Aufbau (02.01) b. Mächen (02.30) c. Macky messer (01.51) d. Trauermusik (04.43) e. Schlusschoral der Matthäuspassion (02.12): total time 13.17; recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 4, 30 March to 3 April 1972 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  2. Globe Unity Orchestra [Manfred Schoof, trumpet; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Peter Bennink, clarinet; Peter Brötzmann, clarinet; Gerd Dudek, clarinet; Evan Parker, clarinet; Michel Pilz, bass clarinet; Günter Christmann, trombone; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Alex Schlippenbach, piano; Peter Kowald, bass; Buschi Niebergall, bass; Paul Lovens, drums]: Thin in the upper crust (06.00); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 7, 28 March to 1 April 1973 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  3. Vinko Globokar & Brass Group [Vinko Globokar, trombone; Wolfgang König, trombone; Bernt Laukamp, trombone; Richard Lister, trombone; Peter Sommer, trombone; Leo Verheyen, trombone; Günter Christmann, trombone; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Willem Van Manen, trombone; Bernhard Hunnekink, trombone; Jan Wolff, french horn; Peter Kowald, tuba]: La ronde (12.20); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 7, 27 to 31 March 1975 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  4. ICP-Tentet [John Tchicai, alto saxophone; Peter Brötzmann, saxes and clarinets; Peter Bennink, saxes, bagpipes; Gilius Van Bergeyck, saxes; Bert Koppelaar, trombone; Tristan Honsinger, cello; Michel Waisvisz, synthesizer; Misha Mengelberg, piano; Maarten Van Regteren Altena, bass; Han Bennink, drums]: Tetterettet (11.05); recorded during Workshop Freie Musik No. 9, 7 to 11 April 1977 at Akademie der Künste, Berlin
This special commemorative box was issued in 1978 by FMP to celebrate ten years of Workshop Freie Musik in Berlin. It consists of 3 LPs (numbered FMP R1; FMP R2; FMP R3 though on the individual covers they are numbered 'NR1' etc) and a 138 page LP-size book, all in a slip case. The book contains the programmes of each Workshop; many photographs; and essays, notes and writings in German and English by: Jost Gebers; Nele Hertling; R-May Teichmann; Peter Brötzmann; Steve Lacy; Wolfgang Burde; Ekkehard Jost; Wilhelm Liefland; Tomas Schmit; G. Fritze Margull; Nino Malfatti; Misha Mengelberg.

Cover design by Brötzm.


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