Emanem 4128 Secret sandhills and satellites


Ross Bolleter

Ross Bolleter, ruined pianos and pianos on the edge of ruin.

  1. Secret sandhills [to the memory of Timmy Payungka Tjapangati c1940-2000] (28.00)
  2. Axis (06.47)
  3. Dead marine [for David and Carol Kotlowy] (06.10)
  4. And then I saw the wind (03.22)
  5. Chorus line (01.39)
  6. Save what you can [for Vivienne Robertson] (02.40)
  7. Going to war without the French is like going to war without an accordion (04.13)
  8. Time waits [for Bud Powell] (05.59)
  9. Come night (02.02)
  10. Jaunty notes of paddocks bright (04.22)
  11. Old man piano [for Martin Seddon] (01.46)
Recorded in Austrialia: tracks 2, 3, 4, 9 'remote and precarious field recordings, track 3 in March 2001, others June 2002; tracks 5, 6, 10 at WARPS studios, track 10 in September 2003, track 5 in December 2004 and track 6 in July 2005; track 7 in March 2003; track 8 at WARPS studios in July 2002; and track 11 at Slipstream Piano Showrooms in June 2004.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Vivienne Robertson.


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