This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more

Soundohm

Songs From Elsewhere - excerpt 1
Songs From Elsewhere - excerpt 2

Simon James Phillips, Sven-Åke Johansson

Songs From Elsewhere (LP)

Label: Edition Telemark

Format: LP

Genre: Sound Art

In stock

€19.90
+
-

**300 copies** Duo recordings by Sven-Åke Johansson (vocals) and Simon James Phillips (piano), made in 2017 in Johansson's studio in Berlin. Phillips is an Australian composer and pianist working in the contexts of classical, experimental, and improvisational music. Johansson is a Swedish percussionist and performer in the circles of fine arts, new music, and free improvisation. Both live and work in Berlin.

 

"Simon arrived in my studio with songs by Jean Sibelius to try out. However, being bad at singing from sheet music, I wasn't quite able to perform them as intended. So we instead went for an improvisational approach, using existing texts of mine and, in parts, of his as the basis for our performances and recordings. The two voices are contrapuntal, the piano cannot really be called the accompaniment, it is almost autonomous: more melody than accompaniment." (Sven-Åke Johansson) 

Details
Cat. number: 864.08
Year: 2019
Notes:
Album in gatefold sleeve, includes printed inner sleeve with lyrics.

Related products

Bratschebraut (Lp)
LP | €21.00
Desert Plants (Book + CD)
Book + CD | €28.00
Solos (4LP Box-set)
4LP Box-set | €98.00
Sound Art Revisited (Book)
Book | €25.00
Works, 2020
CD | €12.00

More by Simon James Phillips, Sven-Åke Johansson

Seewetter (LP)
LP | €21.90
Abovensen...
CD | €18.00

More from Edition Telemark

Freedom Suite (2LP)
LP x 2 | €29.90
Words of Paradise (Lp)
LP | €23.90
Yön Magneetti Sine (Lp)
LP | €21.90
Waldkonzerte (2LP)
LPx2 | €38.00
32 bpm (LP)
LP | €21.90
Opto_phon (LP)
LP | €19.90
Small Worlds (Lp)
LP | €21.90
Spontaneous Music (2 LP)
LPx2 | €29.90
The O. Theorem (Lp)
LP | €21.90
Hibernation (Lp)
LP | €21.00
Tonaliens (2Lp)
LPx2 | €29.90