April 24, 2016 – 5:33 am

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Switzerland 2016 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Teatro Sociale, Bellinzona, Switzerland; April 16, 2016. Very good radio broadcast.

Fred Frith is a songwriter, composer, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist best known for the reinvention of the electric guitar that began with Guitar Solos in 1974. Fred enthusiastically records and performs all over the place with icons of contemporary music, younger players you may never have heard of, and everyone in between.

Thanks to Lewojazz; and to TomP (tom_phillips) for sharing the show at Dime.

Also, another word of thanks to Lewojazz for the artwork.

Rete 2 256/48k TS-file > i-Sound (44.1k wav)
Edit details (Nero 8 unless indicated):
Removed as much announcer as possible, whilst still retaining continuity
Volume increase +7dB
Reduced announcer volume -4dB
Cross-mixed channels 99:1 ratio
Flac 6

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Track 01. Improv 1 - Part A 12:19 (20.7MB)
Track 02. Improv 1 - Part B 14:08 (23.7MB)
Track 03. Improv 1 - Part C 11:48 (19.8MB)
Track 04. Improv 2 - Part A 8:29 (14.3MB)
Track 05. Improv 2 - Part B 12:35 (21.1MB)
Track 06. Improv 3 8:00 (13.4MB)
68 mins

Tracks have been arbitrarily split for easier access.

Fred Frith - guitar
Mina Fred - viola, voice
Benjamin Brodbeck - percussion
Giancarlo Nicolai - laudes (Mediterranean guitar-like acoustic instrument) and sound objects

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