Francisco Meirino - Sonic Anthems For Unsuccessful Winners

Three Realizations for Ensembles

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CD, Misanthropic Agenda, 2019, MAR 052, 4 panel digipak, matte finish

13.- euros (shipping included)

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Three compositions written by Francisco Meirino for two music ensembles : Epidemic for Ensemble Phoenix Basel and Nabla & Ghetto(phase IV) for Ensemble Vortex.

Using pitch and timbre of traditional acoustic instruments Meirino’s unique compositional voice speaks out. Guiding the listener through tension and decompression, unease and malaise.

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Performed by Ensemble Vortex and Ensemble Phoenix Basel. Recorded 2016-2019, Mixed, edited and mastered by Francisco Meirino at Shiver Mobile in 2018-2019.

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Track listing.

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Nabla is a quintet for strings and bass clarinet composed by Francisco Meirino for the Quadrilatère project, performed by the Ensemble Vortex, Genève. Recorded live in 2018.

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Patrick Schleuter : violin

Rada Hadjikostova : violin

Elsa Dorbath : cello

Tomás Fernández : double bass

Anne Gillot : bass clarinet

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Ghetto (phase IV) is a quintet for strings, bass clarinet and electronic composed by Francisco Meirino, it is based on « In the ghetto » an original composition by Laurent Estoppey, this is the fourth and final rework of that piece for the Quadrilatère project the performed by the Ensemble Vortex, Genève. Recorded live in  2019.

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Aurélien Ferrette : Cello 

Benoît Morel : viola

Hannah Walter : violin

Anne Gillot : bass clarinet

Francisco Meirino : electronic back tape

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Epidemic (in memory of Daniel Buess) is a piece for 10 instruments and electronics composed for the Ensemble Phoenix Basel. This piece was commissioned by Daniel Buess who sadly passed away in march, "Epidemic" is dedicated to him.

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Christoph Bösch : flute

Toshiko Sakakibara : clarinet

Remo Schnyder : saxophone

Nenad Markovic : trumpet

Maurizio Grandinetti : electric guitar

Wojciech Garbowski : violin

Sebastian Hoffman : percussions

Samuel Wettstein ; keyboards

Aleksander Gabrys : double bass

Thomas Peter : electronics

The Ensemble Vortex recording Nabla

The Ensemble Phoenix Basel recording Epidemic