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Fred Frith

Field Days (The Amanda Loops)

Label: Frederiksberg Records, ReR Megacorp

Format: CD

Genre: Sound Art

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14 pieces originally written for dance and other practical situations, here reassigned and reconstructed for choreographer Amanda Miller and the Nederland Dans Theater. These are loop-based, textural, mood pieces, and invocations of spaces and landscapes, with some fine steel guitar playing. Mostly this is Fred multi-instrumenting, with pianist Daan Vanderwalle, percussionist Willie Wynant, the Arte Sax quartet and Lotte Anker, the Arditti Quartet, Kiku Day, occasional shakuhachi, and violinist/nykelharpist Karla Kihlstedt. Hit from the show: Desert Sundown.

Cat. number: RER FRA8
Year: 2015
All the music was made from older recordings of music for dance and other occasions. De-constructed, re-constructed and otherwise re-assembled at Guerilla Recordings, Oakland in January 2011. Final recomposition and mastering at Headless Buddha, December 2014. Digipack with obi. Cat# ReR/FRA 8 on sleeve and spine, ReR/FRA8 on obi and disc.