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Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2000 22:44:22 -0800
From: "Timothy J. Tikker" <>
Subject: Re: [Contra digest]
List Server wrote:

> >I recognize that name.  Is this a reissue of an LP on 1750 Arch Records
> >(now defunct)?  I recall that album also having a Conn-O-Sax, if it's
> >the one I'm thinking of...
> Roscoe Mitchell appears twice in the sarrusophone discography, once
> for "four compositions", and again for the "Sound and Space
> Ensembles".  Its the S&SE CD that has the Conn-O-Sax, played by
> Gerald Oshita (who also plays the sarrusophone on both discs).  The
> liner notes for both CDs indicate that GO is "an accomplished player
> of woodwind instruments including the Conn-o-sax and the contrabass
> sarrusophone, for which he is composing an ongoing cycle of pieces
> called "New Compositions for Extinct Woodwinds."  Unfortunately, I've
> never found another reference to the work, much less a recording or
> score...

OK, is that Sound & Space Ensembles CD a reissue from an LP, or something
new?  In any case, what label is it, and where can I get it?


- Timothy Tikker

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