19/12/2013 29' 57''

Curated by Chris Cutler

The PROBES Auxiliaries collect materials related to each episode that try to give a broader – and more immediate – impression of the field. They are a scan, not a deep listening vehicle; an indication of what further investigation might uncover and, for that reason, most are edited snapshots of longer pieces. We have tried to light the corners as well as the central arena, and to not privilege so-called serious over so-called popular genres.

This sixth auxiliary investigates further preparations of stringed and brass instruments, in the quest for novel sounds.


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