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Helen Davey: CDs


52 Sound-Paintings – volume 2
Summer Solstice Album

sound-paintings for voice, piano and other things 

2014
 

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This album is the second of four digital CDs to celebrate the project "52 Sound-Paintings": music created in response to 52 different artist's works for 52 weeks throughout 2014. 
(Total running time, 1 hour 4 mins).
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52 Sound-Paintings – Volume 1

March Equinox Album   

sound-paintings for voice, piano and other things


2014
 

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listen and buy it here 

This album is the first of four digital CDs to celebrate the project "52 Sound-Paintings": music created in response to 52 different artist's works for 52 weeks throughout 2014.
(Total running time, 1 hour 17 mins).
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Trans-Lations - contemporary/experimental art music 

2012

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Part of a broader cross-arts women's project, the music on this album is at once, quirky, light hearted, dissonant, sometimes sentimental and occasionally outrageous. Wholly improvised, contemporary art music created by Brigitte Meyer (cello, voice and guitar) Helen Davey (prepared/piano, voice, accordion, and percussion); recorded, mixed and mastered by Ruth Bieri; graphics by Viv Hamilton; 

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carvings  poetic urban folk songs

2011

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this album has twelve original songs, about how life leaves it's tracings on us, carving who we are. musicians: david aebli (double bass, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar), helen davey (voices, piano, guitars, hackbrett, accordion) and ferdi rauber (gongs, tablas, udu, didjeridoo, djembe, frame drum, chimes). artwork by barb wagner and graphics by viv hamilton. recorded by heinz affolter, mixed by ruth bieri and co-produced by christoph stiefel. 

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from another room sound-paintings for solo piano

2007

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each of the tracks on this album are improvised  meditations or "sound-paintings" for solo piano, inspired by a specific picture or text.  

there is a 16 page booklet included, with wonderful graphic by viv hamiltion, showcasing the images used as the starting points for the improvisations. visual artists include, valerie chetelat, anni coyne, kristin diemer, jane grundel, alison pouliot, olivier sutter.

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