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Esther Lamneck, Eugenio Sanno, Eric Lyon


1.  Stato Liquido (5:19)

2. Industry (3:25)

3. Ri-Costruzione (3:20)

4.  Slivers (3:23)

5.  Cross Lines (3:31)

6.  Atanor (2:38)

7.  Meta Cielo (4:59)

8.  Galleggiamenti (4:03)

9.  Sheer (3:42)

10.  Jacks (1:25)

11.  High Atmosphere (4:49)

12. Hurdy Gurdy Infranto (4:23)

Esther Lamneck: clarinet, tárogató
Eugenio Sanna: amplified guitar, objects
Eric Lyon: digital sound worlds

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at New York University, New York City, by Paul Geluso.

With appreciation to Alfonso Belfiore, and Marco Carvelli. 

The New York Times calls Esther Lamneck, “an astonishing virtuoso.” She has appeared as a soloist with major orchestras, with conductors such as Pierre Boulez, with renowned chamber music artists and an international roster of musicians from the new music improvisation scene. A versatile performer and an advocate of contemporary music, she is known for her work with electronic media including interactive arts, movement, dance and improvisation. Ms. Lamneck makes frequent solo appearances on clarinet and the tárogató at music festivals worldwide including International Computer Music Conference, Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Il Corpo, La luce, Il Suono and the Diffrazioni Festival. Many of her solo and Duo CDs feature improvisation and electronic music and include: “Cigar Smoke,” “ Tárogató,” “Winds Of The Heart,” and “Genoa Sound Cards.” Numerous performances of Ms. Lamneck have been selected for the SEAMUS CD Series. Computer Music Journal calls her “The consummate improvisor.” Dr. Lamneck is Full Professor at New York University's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions and is artistic director of the NYU New Music Ensemble, an improvising flexible group which works in electronic settings using both fixed media and real time sound and video processing.

Eugenio Sanna is an original, versatile guitarist and music therapist. From 1976 through 1986, he participated as a founding director of Center for Research on Improvisation Music in Pisa, Italy. An established and important figure in the world of improvisation, he has performed with the most important contemporary musicians and exponents of improvised music and with artists from other areas of expression: Peter Kowald, Derek Bailey, Roger Turner, Edoardo Ricci, John Zorn, John Canale, Tristan Honsinger, Stefano Bartolini, John Edwards, Joseph Chiari, Edward Marraffa, Steve Noble, Luca Tilli, Tony Rusconi, Sebi Tramontana, Thomas Lehn, Tiziana Bertoncini, Ute Volker, Eddie Prevost, Patrizia Oliva, Stefano Giust, Paed Conca, Carlo Actis Dato, Mauro Orselli, Phil Minton, Liz Allbee, Marco Cristofolini, Adam Bohman and many others. Interested in the fusion of different artistic languages, he has collaborated in performance with dancers such as Douglas Dunn, Robert Castle, Cheryl Banks, Manrico Fiorentini, Atsushi Takenouchi, Katie Duck, Charlotte Zerbay, Paola Lattanzi. He is regularly invited to give lectures on improvised music and conducts workshops for both expressive and therapeutic purposes. He is currently director of the workshop, "The Sound of Improvisation," which takes place monthly at the Theatre Rossi Pisa. 

Eric Lyon is a composer and computer music researcher. His work focuses on articulated noise, spatial orchestration and computer chamber music. His software includes FFTease and LyonPotpourri, collections of audio objects written for Max/MSP and Pd. He is the author of “Designing Audio Objects for Max/MSP and Pd,” which explicates the process of designing and implementing audio DSP externals. In 2011, Lyon was awarded a Giga-Hertz prize from ZKM, resulting in the creation of the 43-channel computer music composition Spirits. His 124-channel composition “The Cascades” was premiered in the Cube at the Virginia Tech Center for the Arts, and recently presented on the BEAST system at BEAST FEaST in Birmingham. He has composed for such artists as The Biomuse Trio, Margaret Lancaster, The Noise Quartet, Ensemble mise-en, String Noise, The Crash Ensemble, Esther Lamneck, Kathleen Supové, and Marianne Gythfeldt. Lyon has taught computer music at Keio University, IAMAS, Dartmouth College, Manchester University, and Queen’s University Belfast. Currently, he teaches in the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech, and is a faculty fellow at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.

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