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File under: Free Improvisation

Michael Ranta


Label: Asian Sound Records

Format: LP

Genre: Experimental

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Original 1984 copy of self produced studio album from 1984. Recorded and mixed at Conny’s Studio. Insane instrumentation, expanding the boundaries of percussion. Michael Ranta is an american percussionist based in Cologne since early seventies. Known for his one off collaboration with Toshi Ichiyanagi, Takehisa Kosugi, live performances with Hartmut Geerken and his own improv group Wired. This one is a solo recording of Ranta playing Sha-tik, Mu-yu, Mok-eo, Mu-ban, Bamboo Tubes, Bungkaka, Tongaton, Balingbing, Kokiriku, Ho-nan-ba, Pak, Juk-pi, Bangibang, Tienjing-ba, Whisper-chime, Ching, Chinka, Chau Luo, Jing Luo, Dae Jing, Jiao-gu-ba, Fung Luo, Jing-ba, Jung Ching, Tung Ling, Fu-yin Luo, Feng Luo, Kai Luo, Bronze Bells, Yang Chin, Star Chime, Gan-sa-dahn, Chromatic Yun-luo, Chromatic Thai Gong, Chromatic Kwong Wong, Gunhgroo, Hsiao Ling, Sistrum, Chil-sung, Tube-chimes, Model-chimes.

File under: Free Improvisation
Cat. number: ASR 1001
Year: 1984