Incus46/47 Epiphany/Epiphanies


Ursula Oppens, piano; Fred Frith, electric guitar, live electronics, percussion; George Lewis, trombone; Anne Le Baron, harp; Akio Suzuki, glass harmonica, analopos, spring gong, kikkokikiriki; Julie Tippetts, acoustic guitar, voice, flute; Moto Yoshizawa, bass; Keith Tippett, piano; Phil Wachsmann, violin, electronics; Derek Bailey, acoustic and electric guitars.

Incus 46: Epiphany, a continuous piece on which all the musicians play: Part 1 (20.20), Part 2 (27.51).

Incus 47: Ephiphanies, shorter pieces played by smaller groupings of the same musicians: First (duo) Ursula Oppens/Moto Yoshizawa (15.12), Second (trio) Julie Tippetts, Phil Wachsmann, Derek Bailey (08.05), Third (quintet) Fred Frith/George Lewis/Akio Suzuki/Moto Yoshizawa/Derek Bailey (10.45), Fourth (sextet) Anne Le Baron/Keith Tippett/Phil Wachsmann/Moto Yoshizawa/Akio Suzuki/Ursula Oppens (08.50), Fifth (septet) Phil Wachsmann/Keith Tippett/George Lewis/Anne Le Baron/Ursula Oppens/Akio Suzuki/Julie Tippetts (06.20), Sixth (trio) Moto Yoshizawa/Akio Suzuki/Derek Bailey (18.26).

Recorded at the ICA, London between June 29 and July 3 1982.

Production by Derek Bailey and Evan Parker.

Cover design and typography by Karen Brookman.

Re-issued on CD in 2001 as Incus CD42/43.

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