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8 thoughts on “ Puncture - Chris Abrahams & Clare Cooper - Germ Studies (CD, Album)

  1. Jun 10,  · 4 years later after a long process of recording and editing, splitrec is proud to be able to release such a lovingly designed and musically strong statement as Germ Studies. From the 1st track on disk 1, Acid Shower – , to the last track on disk 2, Angry Climax – , small scale is rigourously adhered to, but the end result is a major /5(4).
  2. Chris Abrahams and Clare Cooper. Germ Studies for Guzheng and DX7. By Chris Kennedy Issue Tweet. As befits its name, Germ Studies for Guzheng and DX7 is a series of miniatures, most ending in mere seconds, improvised on guzheng and the DX7 synthesizer. Partly intended, it seems, as a lark—the two-disc set comes with humorous.
  3. Explore releases from Chris Abrahams at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Chris Abrahams at the Discogs Marketplace. Chris Abrahams: Glow ‎ (CD, Album) Vegetable Records (2) Australia: Sell This Version: Melanie Oxley & Chris Abrahams: Chris Abrahams & Clare Cooper - Germ Studies.
  4. scratches, itches and ailments. Germ Studies is the inspired Australian pairing of renowned Sydney pianist Chris Abrahams, and Berlin-based harpist Clare Cooper – but if you're expecting a harmonic polyphony of harp and piano you'll be shocked by the alien landscapes that span the tracks of this double disk.
  5. An average duration of less than a minute was required to squeeze keyboardist Chris Abrahams and guzheng player Clare Cooper’s “germ studies” onto a pair of discs. This creates the impossible proposition of hearing each piece as a discreet entity.
  6. CHRIS ABRAHAMS & CLARE COOPER - GERM STUDIES (2CD by Split Records) A CD with 99 tracks is not a novelty anymore. It has been done for various purposes, like playing in shuffling mode (Freundschaft), to be re-composed by the listener (Jos Smolders) or just for the sake of it (Kapotte Muziek).
  7. His double disc set Germ Studies (Splitrec) with Clare Cooper wasn't just odd for being a Dx7 / guzheng duet; It managed to be overwhelming in its smallness. It wasn't minimalist so much as it was miniscule — tracks that darted around like a cloud of gnats.
  8. Chris Reid from RealTime Arts Magazine wrote of his Germ Studies collaboration with Clare Cooper, an organiser of the NOWnow Festival who played the Chinese zither on the album, that "it.

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