Spool’s Out Radio #101: Gosheven

Gosheven is the nom de plume of Bálint Szabó, also half of Budapest duo 12z. Out soon via Opal Tapes, his debut solo release Leaper sees Szabó utilising just intonation, Pythagorean tuning, Koto tuning, Meantone temperament – “and other non-typical tuning systems” – on his guitar and keys to craft music outside the realms of standardised Western practices. Aptly, he’s assembled a mix for us guiding us through some music made with non-standard tuning, including the likes of Lou Harrison, Ellen Arkbro, and Terry Riley.

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Pre-play:
Gosheven – Island Of Unknown Joys (forthcoming Opal Tapes)

Playlist:
James Tenney – Koan (excerpt)
Lou Harrison – Incidental Music to Corneille’s Cinna: Slow
Michael Harrison – Revelation: Finale
Ellen Arkbro – Three (excerpt)
Ben Johnston – Microtonal Piano: Song
Kevin Volans – Mbira (excerpt)
Rhys Chatham – Pythagorean Dreams: Part Two (excerpt)
Mamoru Fujieda – The Third Collection: Pattern IX
Sacred Flute Music From New Guinea – Gomkai
Terry Riley – Celestial Valley (excerpt)
Gosheven – Excluded And Abused
Marc Sabat – Intonation after Morton Feldman 1 (excerpt)
Juhani Nuorvala – Toccata for Viola da Gamba and Fokker organ (excerpt)

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