Winter 2017

issue # 129

Sound notes

Kamancello explores a new duo dimension

SPIKE MUSIC

“Kamanche means little bow in Kurdish and Farsi,” says Shahriyar Jamshidi, the kamanche player in Kamancello, his Toronto-based duo with cellist Raphael Weinroth-Browne. The pair [...]

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Spool: Music in the Margins

CERTAIN LABELS are very much the product of a particular vision and exude cohesion of an almost iconic order—one that even seems to magically weather shifts in taste and approach. ECM [...]

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Features

Musicworks #129 - Winter 2017

SOUND INTERACTIONS AND SONIC TRANSMISSIONS

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Take a peek at what's between the covers and the tracklist on the CD[...]

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Victoria Composers Cultivate a Place to Listen

COMMUNITY GARDEN

Why has a vibrant community of emerging composers chosen British Columbia’s cozy, scenic capital over more bustling contemporary-music hubs?

 

THERE'S A DEEP HUSH[...]

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Visions of sound

Julie Andreyev and Simon Lysander Overstall’s Biophilia

HUMAN. NATURE.

November, some might say, is not the ideal time to visit the wild West Coast. The days are short, the leaves are down. In any normal year, monsoon season will have kicked in, producing [...]

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Reviews

send+receive: a festival of sound, v.19

Winnipeg, Manitoba. October 12–15, 2017.

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2017 Guelph Jazz Festival

SEPTEMBER 13–17, 2017

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