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Miniatures One & Two (2CD)

Label: Cherry Red

Format: 2CD

Genre: Experimental

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€17.50
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Featuring artists as diverse as The Residents, Robert Fripp, XTC’s Andy Partridge, Pete Seeger, Robert Wyatt and The PretendersMartin Chambers, as well as cover artwork contributed by Ralph Steadman, Morgan Fisher’s 1980 release “Miniatures” truly was a first.

Overwhelmed with concepts for potential releases, Fisher decided to see how many of these ideas he might be able to squeeze onto just one album. Rather than performing everything himself, he invited 50 musicians he admired to send in tracks of up to one minute in length. They responded with unanimous enthusiasm, and “Miniatures” was born out of Morgan’s precise editing and sequencing of these tracks, providing a unique snapshot of the cutting-edge music of the period and achieving legendary status amongst those who cherish such creativity and individuality in the process. Fast forward 15 years, several projects and the development of new realms of communication and data transfer afforded by the internet, and Morgan decided the time was right for a sequel. Little did he know that this project would take six years to complete and involve an international cast of players (taking in 18 countries across five continents), but it proved truly worth both the effort and the wait...

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Cat. number: CDBRED361
Year: 2020

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