Annie Gosfield

Annie Gosfield

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ANNIE GOSFIELD is a composer, keyboardist and improviser based in downtown New York. She divides her times between composing for chamber ensembles and performing with her own group. Her music combines traditional an non-traditional techniques, and is often inspired by unorthodox and non-musical sources. Gosfield's work with her own ensemble couples her unusal sampling methods with electric guitar and percussion to create music that incorporates samples of factory noise, detuned instruments and a wealth of unrecognizably altered sounds. Her music has been performed and commissioned by The Bang on a Can All Stars, The Rova Saxophone Quartet, Newband/the Harry Partch instruments, The West Australia Symphony Orchestra New Music Group, The Crosstown Ensemble, Agon Orchestra, Zeitgeist, Pearls Before Swine, Present Music, Relâche and many others. Recent works include Cranks and Cactus Needles, for flute, piano, violin and cello, which evokes the crackles, warps and surface noise of an old 78 RPM record, and Shoot the Player Piano, a video work for an imagery orchestra of aged mechanical instruments. Her discography includes recordings on Tzadik, Sonny Classical, CRI, Wergo, Harmonia Mundi, Staalplaat, Atavistic and EMF.
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Annie Gosfield Discography

Albums

TZ 7040 Annie Gosfield Burnt Ivory And Loose Wires(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7040 US 1998 Sell This Version
TZ 7069 Annie Gosfield Flying Sparks And Heavy Machinery(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7069 US 2001 Sell This Version
TZ 8007 Annie Gosfield Lost Signals And Drifting Satellites(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 8007 US 2004 Sell This Version
TZ 8088 Annie Gosfield Almost Truths And Open Deceptions(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 8088 US 2012 Sell This Version