52 Sound-Paintings - vol 2
July Solstice album
Sound-Paintings for voice, piano and other things
2014 - (Total running time, 1 hour 4 mins).
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. Participating artists for weeks 14-26 for volume two, (my sound-painting track titles are in quotation marks) released for the June Solstice:
week 14: Pete Goodlet - "Ode to Sharon - a Curvy Caravan"
week 15: Kathleen O'Brian - "The Phi in Five"
week 16: Cynthia Morris - "Montmarte Stole her Heart"
Week 17: Mark Payne - "Being Carried"
week 18: Juli Cady Ryan - All Takes Time"
week 19: Shakespeare - "Sonnet 52"
week 20: Jack Fisher - "Reflecting on Elelel"
week 21: Nanci Hersh -"Khrussalis"
week 22: Padraig McCaul - "Under Minaun"
Week 23: Laurie LeBreton - "Music for Libraries - hail Brian Eno"
week 24: Sophia Khan - "Ferrandina"
week 25: Linnet Hunter - "Moving past the Mirror"
week 26: Lisa Call - "Petite Fugue"
52 Sound-Paintings – Volume 1
March Equinox Album
sound-paintings for voice, piano and other things
2014 - (Total running time, 1 hour 17 mins).
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. Participating artists (and/or their proxy) for weeks 1-13 for volume one, released for the March Equinox:
week 1: Kathryn Portelli
week 2: Helen Hiebert
week 3: Petrus Spronk
Week 4: Ann Lewis
week 5: Guillaume Apollinaire
week 6: Cornelius Cardew
week 7: Bronle Crosby
week 8: Felice Panagrosso
week 9: Jenifer Hetherington
Week 10: Casey Klahn
week 11: Maggie Ruley
week 12: Jim Carpenter
week 13: Gerda Tobler
week 0: Nature's canvas (bonus track)
listen and buy it here
contemporary/experimental art music
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);
ecorded, mixed and mastered by Ruth Bieri;
graphics by Viv Hamilton;
Listen and buy it here (Amazon).
Poetic Urban Folksongs
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
Graphics by Viv Hamilton.
Recorded by Heinz Affolter.
Mixed by Ruth Bieri.
Co-produced by Christoph Stiefel.
Listen and buy (on Amazon) here
from another room
sound-paintings for solo piano
Each of the tracks on this album are improvised meditations or "sound-paintings" for solo piano, inspired by a specific artwork.
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 Osborne, Alison Pouliot, Olivier Sutter.
Listen and buy here (apple music)