series of ands / immediate givens

Cover

Tracks

CD1
1
the great outdoors
07:42
2
sonsigns
07:18
3
voilet
05:44
4
face à main
07:26
5
navigare necesse est
03:18
6
der des ders
06:54
7
indexed by the arche-fossil
08:36
8
man-in-person
07:39

CD2
1
kerf width
07:26
2
the biggest fable of all
03:03
3
in.zones
13:26
4
the determinant of the last instance
03:15
5
what it is like to be from belgium
05:29
6
remaining so and as such
03:10
7
oeuvrer
08:05
8
unwitnessed ancestral phenomena
03:23
9
tactility
02:56
10
the fossil argument
03:20
11
the real of the cut
04:34

Musicians

Anneleen Lenaerts - harp
Annelies Van Nuffelen - french horn
Bart Naessens - harpsichord
Bart Watté - clarinet
Bernd Van Echelpoel - bass tuba
Bob Permentier - bassoon
Dirk Descheemaeker - clarinet
Dominique Vanhaegenberg - trombone
Eliz Erkalp - french horn
Evert Van Eynde - percussion
Geert De Vos - bass trombone
Gudrun Vercampt - violin
Hanna Grociak - harp
Hendrik Pellens - soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone
Hugo Mathijssen - bass tuba
Jan Nicholaers - trombone
Jeroen Robbrecht - viola
Karel Schoofs - hobo, althobo
Liesbeth De Lombaert - viola
Lode Vercampt - cello
Manu Mellaerts - trumpet
Nick Ost - euphonium
Otto Derolez - violin
Pascal Smets - double bass
Peter Verbraken - guitar
Ruben Appermont - double bass
Sabine Warnier - flute
Tatiana Samouil - violin
Tim Van Medegael - bass trombone
Vincent Pierins - bass guitar
Ward Hoornaert - trumpet
Wim Mertens - piano, voice
Xuewen Gao - cello

Credits

All music composed arranged and produced by Wim Mertens. Recorded and engineered by Stephan Kraemer. Production assistant Bart Watté and Evert Van Eynde. Executive producer Chusa De la Cruz.

In.Zones and Tactility comissioned by Dior, 2008. Performed by the Wim Mertens Ensemble at the Fashion show Dior Men at the Hotel des Invalides and Opéra Garnier, 20.01.2008. Oeuvrer comissioned by the Belgian government for the film Belgium beyond expectations, at the ocassion of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the World Exposition in Shanghai, 2010. Oeuvrer was performed by the Wim Mertens Ensemble at the MIM in Brussels, 28.04.2010. Indexed by the arche-fossil is bassed on the music written for the documentary Erfgenaam van Elsschot directed by Suzanne Raes, 2007.

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Design by Benoît Hennebert and Yellow-Azul
Photo Wim Mertens © Piet Goethals

PUBLISHED BY USURA 2011. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
P & © 2011 WIM MERTENS MUSIC, A USURA MUSIC LABEL

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