Emanem 4207 Temperament


Jon Rose/Veryan Weston

Jon Rose, tenor violin, 5-string Eduard Tauscher 'dark' violin, 16-string long-neck violin, 10-string double violin; Veryan Weston, Roth & Julius upright piano, Rosenberg orgonium, Janacek's harmonium, Payawipaya keyboard, 2-manual Zuckermann harpsichord, single-manual harpsichord, Graf Forte piano (copy), The positive organ, Stein Fortepiano (copy).

    Disc A:
  1. Just tuning (08.09); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 14 August 2000
  2. The tuning wheel 1 (02.42); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 20 August 2000
  3. Forks 1 (07.18); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 14 August 2000
  4. The tuning wheel 2 (02.07); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 20 August 2000
  5. Forks 2 (10.58); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 14 August 2000
  6. The tuning wheel 3 (02.52); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 20 August 2000
  7. 3 part invention 1 (05.02); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 14 August 2000
  8. Forks 3 (07.18); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 14 August 2000
  9. Mendel's library (09.00); recorded at Mendel's Monastery, Brno, Slovakia on 8 December 2000
  10. The New Guinean dentist (05.21); recorded at The Hospital, Amsterdam 20 August 2000
  11. The harmonious anvil 1 (02.30); recorded at The Bratislava Academy of Music, Slovakia on 10 December 2000
  12. The harmonious anvil 2 (03.01); recorded at The Bratislava Academy of Music, Slovakia on 10 December 2000
  13. The harmonious anvil 3 (02.40); recorded at The Bratislava Academy of Music, Slovakia on 10 December 2000
    Disc B:
  1. In search of the Pythagoran comma 1 (08.15); recorded at Teatro Fondamenta Nuove, Venice on 9 December 2001
  2. The tone ladder 1 (08.25); recorded in Brussels on 27 September 2001
  3. In search of the Boethian schisma (05.59); recorded at Teatro Fondamenta Nuove, Venice on 9 December 2001
  4. The tone ladder 2 (12.26); recorded in Brussels on 27 September 2001
  5. The harmonious anvil 4 (10.55); recorded at The Bratislava Academy of Music, Slovakia on 10 December 2000
  6. The tone ladder 3 (06.13); recorded in Brussels on 27 September 2001
  7. Melodic fragment, variations 1 to 3 (03.55); recorded in Brussels on 27 September 2001
  8. 3 part invention 2 (05.18); recorded in Brussels on 27 September 2001
  9. The tone ladder 4 (05.43); recorded at L'Instant Chavires, Paris on 2 February 2002
  10. In search of the Pythagoran comma 2 (07.23); recorded at Teatro Fondamenta Nuove, Venice on 9 December 2001
This 2CD set is subtitled: 'A selection of improvisations using different tunings derived from science, history and the imagination'.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg; desing by Veryan Weston and Martin Davidson.


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