Rastascan Records BRD 019 Breaths and heartbeats


Evan Parker/Barry Guy/Paul Lytton

Evan Parker, soprano and tenor saxophones, percussion; Barry Guy, double bass and chamber bass, percussion; Paul Lytton, drums, cymbals and percussion.

Breath and heartbeat 1 (07.54), Breath and heartbeat 2 (07.19), Breath and heartbeat 3 (10.29), Breath and heartbeat 4 (02.19), Breath and heartbeat 5 (05.35), Breath and heartbeat 6 (04.44), Breath and heartbeat 7 (04.05), Breath and heartbeat 8 (03.30), Breath and heartbeat 9 (03.43), Breath and heartbeat 10 (03.53), Breath and heartbeat 11 (05.31), Breaths and heartbeat (06.07).

Recorded at Gateway Studios, London on 3 December 1994; recording engineer Steve Lowe; production coordination Maya Homburger; Executive producer Gino Robair.

'To know the number of steps one has been allotted from the beginning. The number of heartbeats and breaths. The number of bites.' Elias Canetti, The secret heart of the clock.

Cover design (reproduced above) by Lucija Kordic.


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