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44​.​1 + 56

by Simon H. Fell

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Two electronic compositions: No. 44.1 (Electronic Study No. 1) and No. 56 (The Improving Inglenook).


released July 1, 2003

Simon H. Fell: electronics

Irrational Arts IA 001
2002 (8 mins.) 7in vinyl in folded paper sleeve & plastic outer
© Irrational Arts 2003*

full track listing:
01. Composition No. 44.1: Electronic Study No. 1 [4m12s]
02. Composition No. 56: The Improving Inglenook [4m01s]

*special thanks to Hassni Malik for permitting us to offer this album for download

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"Electronic Study No. 1 is Fell's tribute to the pioneers of electronic music who inspired him in his youth. It's a lively march-past of sine and square waves, an eructation of robust poops and parps from the flatulent dawn of electronic processing. The Improving Inglenook is what Fell calls a 'free rhapsody' compiled from the clashing and clanging church bells of Great St. Mary's in Haverhill, Suffolk. These most English of sounds are subjected to brisk distortion and reorganisation, but still ring out wildly. Concise no-nonsense compositions."
Clive Bell THE WIRE



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Bruce's Fingers is a record label founded in 1983 by bassist, composer & improviser Simon H. Fell.
The label's publications (which also include books and scores) are centred around free / contemporary jazz, improvised music & contemporary / experimental composition.
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