The recordings produced represent the first commercial release of an entire performance of Cornelius Cardew’s graphic score masterpiece ‚Treatise‘, marking the 50th anniversary of its completion.
„Thoughtful and beautifully heard performance“ Philip Clark, Jazzwise July 2018
„Relaxed, spacious and coherent overall“ Julian Cowley, The Wire, May 2018
„…this one is probably the best I’ve ever heard of this superb work that even its composer never (as far as I know) heard in its entirety.“ Ian Parsons, musicologist and broadcaster, February 2019
released February 23, 2018
Paul Allen – Drums, Percussion.
Steve Gibson – Guitar, Harmonium, Pianos.
Adrian Newton – Electronics, Live and Found Samples, Modular and Semi-modular Synthesisers.
Stuart Riddle – Electronics, Harmonium, Little Instruments, Saxophone.
Recorded and produced by Adrian Newton
Artwork by Scott Russell – www.creative-lab.co.uk