Pat Muchmore
BABEL fragments

Tracks 1–11:
f(f(4))[Kr]5s118d1:}{:Fr.I.a–k
for string trio

Tracks 12–16:
BABEL(maya)f(f(1))
for coloratura soprano, cello and electronics

Tracks 17–27:
Fr.II.a–k
for unaccompanied scordatura cello

Tracks 28–32:
SHESHACH(maya)f(f(3))
duet for mixed instrumentation and electronics

Total Time: 75:44

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Credits:



Hubert Chen: violin (1–11)

Jean Cook: violin (1–11)

Pat Muchmore: cello (1–13, 15–27, 29–31); trombone (28–29); brief vocals (13); electronics (12, 14, 16, 29, 31–32)

Kamala Sankaram: soprano (13–16)

Ken Thomson: alto sax (28–29), clarinet (29–30), baritone sax (32)

Jenny Martin: digipack and CD design

Tom Tierney: producer (1–32), additional electronics (12, 14, 16, 29)

Alex Mead-Fox: assistant engineer (1–32)

Special thanks to Glenn Cornett for commissioning the first and fourth pieces for the Nono Muchmore Warp(ed) Festival.

Innova is supported by an endowment from the McKnight Foundation

Philip Blackburn, director, design
Chris Campbell, operations director
Steve McPherson, publicist

Recorded at:
Spaceman Sound
Brooklyn, NY

f(f(4))—[Kr]5s^1 18d^1:}{:Fr.I.a–k
01 a. al-Gharaniq IIII Augsburg, Deutschland — Montag, 23. Mai (1:41)
02 b. bA_32..Budapest, Magyar Köztársaság — 2011. V. 30, hétfő (1:52)
03 c. bA_33..2 Hillcrest, Ponca City, OK — 8/20/2011 8:01 AM (2:14)
04 d. Såizburg, Österreich — Dienstag, 26. Mai 18:45 (1:15)
05 e. al-Gharaniq IIIII Wien, Österreich — Freitag, 27. Mai, 11:31 (1:10)
06 f. bA_35..train from Budapest to Praha — 2011. VI. 1 (1:03)
07 g. bA_36:}{:[email protected]|_iMps3s+ Theta 2809 Kingston, Ponca City, OK — Sun. 8/21/11 8:03 (2:14)
08 h. Rosslyn, VA — Sat. June 18th, 21:48 (1:42)
09 i. Füßen, Deutschland — Mittwoch, 25. Mai (2:00)
10 j. Praha, Ceská republika — čtvrtek, 2. června 12:50 (2:22)
11 k. Erlangen, Deutschland (Andrea and Jenn's) Sonntag, 5. Juni 11:03 (2:27)

BABEL(maya)—f(f(1))
12 I. PortRait_8,**NYC10 (3:47)
13 II. bA_26..B/A/B/E/L/μbA_26.5 (3:10)
14 III. PortRait_9,**NYC12 (4:53)
15 IV. bA_27..SH/E/SH/μbA_26.5/A/CH (2:04)
16 V. PortRaitS_10&11,**NYC2012 (2:43)

Fr.II.a–k
17 a. Astoria, NY — <11/11/11> 11:11 PM (1:01)
18 b. Mom's house, Ponca City, OK — Mon. 26th of Dec. 2011 10:21 (1:08)
19 c. Sweet Afton bar, Astoria, NY — Wed. Jan 25 2012 19:38 (1:13)
20 d. Warn's loft, Detroit, MI — Fri. Oct. 14 2011 11:09 (1:14)
21 e. Warn's loft, Detroit, MI — Sat. Oct. 15 2011 9:05 (1:35)
22 f. Sarah Lawrence College, MF1, Bronxville, NY — Wed. Jan 25, 2012, before Adv. Theory 13:54 (1:09)
23 g. Miranda q2q, New York, NY — Jan 2 2012 17:18 (1:52)
24 h. Deuter's House, Chicago, IL — 11/27/11 9:57 (1:05)
25 i. ASM Mystery Machine, Detroit to NYC — Jan 2 2012 17:11 10/16/2011, getting car sick 14:31 (0:42)
26 j. Radisson BLU Aqua, CHICAGO, IL — 11/25/11 9:12 AM (1:32)
27 k. on the Miranda set's reënactment disk, NYC — 11/16/12 17:48 (2:02)

SHESHACH(maya)—f(f(3))
28 I. bA_30..f(x)/cantordust/f(f(x))/cant__dust/calm/f(f(f(f(x))))/c_t__d_t (5:35)
29 II. PortRaitS_12&13,**NYC14 (6:06)
30 III. bA_31..BABEL/BbAaBbEeLl/BbgAarBbeEeeLlk/chaos (2:52)
31 IV. PortRait_4teen,**NYC2011 (4:22)
32 V. PortRait_15,**NYC'11 (5:39)