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Fluxsweet / Alison Knowles, Taketo Shimada

Alison Knowles & Taketo Shimada
Label:  Rossbin   Catalog #: RS024  
Composer:  Alison KnowlesTaketo ShimadaLarry MillerDick Higgins
Performer:  Taketo ShimadaAlison KnowlesLarry MillerJessica Higgins,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set contains 1 CD and 1 DVD.
DVD content: track 1 to 5 of the CD
Tracks 1 through 5 recorded live from a Event Score concert FLUXSWEET organized by Taketo Shimada, 02.14.2005 at Harvestworks, NYC.
This set contains 1 CD and 1 DVD.
DVD content: track 1 to 5 of the CD
Tracks 1 through 5 recorded live from a Event Score concert FLUXSWEET organized by Taketo Shimada, 02.14.2005 at Harvestworks, NYC. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Play Piper by Alison Knowles
Performer:  Taketo Shimada (), Alison Knowles (), Larry Miller ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2003 
Notes: "Consider fragments of onion skins as musical notations. Perform with handmade musical instruments and toys." 
2. Music Box by Taketo Shimada
Performer:  Jessica Higgins (Toy Music Box), Robin Kahn (Toy Music Box), Zora Gookin (Toy Music Box),
Clara Higgins Selman (Toy Music Box), Taketo Shimada (Turntables)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004 
Notes: "Modify two or more music boxes and play them simultaneously with the recording of Joe Jones FLUX MUSIC BOX, if possible use children to play the music box." 
3. Finger Exercise by Larry Miller
Performer:  Larry Miller (Fingers), Kirby Gookin (Fingers), Taketo Shimada (Fingers),
Alison Knowles (Fingers)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982 
Notes: "Make sounds with fingers."  
4. Danger Music no 2 by Dick Higgins
Performer:  Alison Knowles ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961 
Notes: "Hat. Rags. Paper. Heave. Shave."  
5. Nivea Cream by Alison Knowles
Performer:  Noura Al-Salem (Jar Of Nivea Cream), Jessica Higgins (Jar Of Nivea Cream), Kirby Gookin (Jar Of Nivea Cream),
Alison Knowles (Jar Of Nivea Cream), Beckett Gookin (Jar Of Nivea Cream), Nancy Hwang (Jar Of Nivea Cream),
Taketo Shimada (Turntables)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962 
Notes: "First performer comes on stage with a jar of Nivea cream. The performer massages hands in front of the microphone. Other performers enter one at the time. They make a mass of massaging hands and leave one at a time following the first performer."  
6. Onion Skin Song by Alison Knowles
Performer:  Tim Barnes ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973 
Notes:  Performed by Tim Barnes playing Paper Instruments made by Alison Knowles (Bean Turner, Wrist Rubbers and Flax Paper shards) on top of bass drums. 

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