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Davies, Rhodri: Dwa Dni (Amgen Records)

Two recording sessions yielding 15 recordings of solo harp improvisations in Rhodri Davies' fifth release on his Amgen imprint, beautifully intricate works from exuberant to introspective, with titles borrowed from the works of Lisa Jarnot, Ed Luker, Nathaniel Mackey, Redell Olsen, Sun Ra, Nisha Ramayya, Sarah Riggs and Leslie Scalapino, and cover art by Jean-Luc Guionnet.
 

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UPC: 5904224870775

Label: Amgen Records
Catalog ID: CD005
Squidco Product Code: 32566

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2022
Country: UK
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded in Swansea, UK, on January 26th, and 27th, 2021.

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Two recording sessions yielding 15 recordings of solo harp improvisations in Rhodri Davies' fifth release on his Amgen imprint, beautifully intricate works from exuberant to introspective, with titles borrowed from the works of Lisa Jarnot, Ed Luker, Nathaniel Mackey, Redell Olsen, Sun Ra, Nisha Ramayya, Sarah Riggs and Leslie Scalapino, and cover art by Jean-Luc Guionnet.


Artist Biographies

"Rhodri Davies was born in 1971 in Aberystwyth, Wales and now lives in Gateshead in the northeast of England.

He plays harp, electric harp, live-electronics and builds wind, water, ice and fire harp installations. He has released four solo albums: Trem, Over Shadows, Wound Response and An Air Swept Clean of All Distance.

His regular groups include: a duo with John Butcher, Common Objects, HEN OGLEDD: Dawson - Davies, a trio with David Toop and Lee Patterson, Cranc, The Sealed Knot and a trio with John Tilbury and Michael Duch.

In 2008 he collaborated with the visual artist Gustav Metzger on 'Self-cancellation', a large-scale audio-visual collaboration in London and Glasgow.

New pieces for solo harp have been composed for him by: Eliane Radigue, Phill Niblock, Christian Wolff, Ben Patterson, Alison Knowles, Mieko Shiomi and Yasunao Tone.

In 2012 he was the recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists Award."

-Rhodri Davies Website (http://www.rhodridavies.com/words/)
2/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Niekonczacy Sie Poczatek. Niekonczace Sie Pozegnanie. 2:43

2. Dzwiek I Nastepstwo 2:17

3. To Byl Duch Transu 2:32

4. Wiatr Pelen Szemrania Duchow 1:43

5. Ani Jednego Wiecej Mostu Do Przekroczenia 3:00

6. Koegzystencja Jak Spiralna Paralela 3:39

7. Zaprzyjaznic Sie Z Glogiem 1:31

8. Odkochalem Sie Od Czasu 1:36

9. Albo Innymi Slowami 1:38

10. Piosenka Pomiedzy 2:40

11. Wciecie W Przestrzeni 2:57

12. Strony Przywiazania 1:28

13. Seria Nieistotnych Decyzji W Formie Uczucia 2:57

14. Wibracje Plyna Przez Oceany Powietrza 1:24

15. Przypomniano Nam, ze Bylismy 3:35

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