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Logos Works / Logos Duo


Label:  Xi   Catalog #: 117   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Moniek Darge
Performer:  Godfried-Willem RaesMoniek Darge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Logos Duo
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Logos Works contains eight works by the Logos Duo featuring both Darge and Raes on various instruments, as well as other performers on a wide range of instruments.

COMPLETE TRACK LIST:
1. Shifts (11:06)
2. Man-Mo (18:24)
3. Jonas (2:17)
4. ShSh (3:34)
5. Fuga Memento (7:36)
6. AlviCeba (4:16)
7. Fuga Otto Nove (7:19)
8. Spring Œ94 (4:43)

"This latest recording comes as they look back upon 25 years of collaboration as the Logos Duo. More than a retrospective, we see them affirming a long artistic relationship and forging new horizons--together and on divergent musical paths. In this, their work is a metaphorical journey: an inward exploration of the
Read more elegance of algorithmic composition and a voyage out into distant soundscapes. This CD from Godfried-Willem Raes and Moniek Darge is both a literal and figurative journey; in sound and music we have the Yin­Yang energy that is the Logos Duo. Enjoy listening!" - Douglas Quin

"The duo has a rugged individualism which gives it a distinct American flavor absent from most European modernists." -New York Tribune

"I particularly liked Man­Mo, a mood piece by Darge, incorporating insect sounds recorded in the bush near Darwin and used to complement Raes playing clarinet and Darge on violin.This was a most successful evocation of primordial night. I imagine that Bartok, with his penchant for suggesting nocturnal nature in his music, would have loved it. A great deal of music and music theatre work written nowadays dwells on the less attractive aspects of the human condition--anxiety, violence, hysteria and sleaze. How refreshing, then, to encounter the gentleness of Man­Mo." - Neville Cohn in The West Australian (Perth)

"Logos Duo, one of Europe's leading ensembles for avant-garde music, multi-media performance and improvisation," - The Darwin Star (Australia)
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Works on This Recording

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Man-Mo by Moniek Darge
Performer:  Godfried-Willem Raes (Clarinet), Moniek Darge (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Logos Duo
Period: 20th Century 

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