FMP/FREE MUSIC PRODUCTION - An Edition of Improvised Music 1992-2004

  

OWN-90007/9

BOOK · VIRTUAL COWWS
Rüdiger Carl

Box

 
  

OWN-90007/8

BOOK
Rüdiger Carl

CD 1/2

 
  

OWN-90009

VIRTUAL COWWS
Rüdiger Carl

CD 3

 

Rüdiger Carl: Book - Virtual Cowws

CD 1 BOOK First part
1 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson & Lars Rudolph:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Arjen Gorter-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-vocal, electric guitar;
Lars Rudolph-electric guitar
2 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
3 September Band:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Hans Reichel-guitar, daxophone;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Paul Lovens-percussion
4 Irène's Hot Four II:
Rüdiger Carl-tenor saxophone;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Johnny Dyani-double bass;
Han Bennink-drums
5 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-vocal
6 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-vocal
7 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
8 Rüdiger Carl-two accordions played simultaneously
9 Jailhouse:
Rüdiger Carl-keyboards;
Albert Oehlen-synthesizer;
Markus Oehlen-drum-machine
10 Rüdiger Carl Solo
11 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-drum-machine
12 Main Quartet:
Rüdiger Carl-clarinet;
Burkhard Kunkel-clarinet;
Annemarie Roelofs-trombone;
Uta Schirmer-violin
13 Buben:
Rüdiger Carl-concertina;
Hans Reichel-violin
14 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
15 Carl/Schweizer/Sommer:
Rüdiger Carl-tenor saxophone;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Günter Sommer-drums
16 Jailhouse:
Rüdiger Carl-keyboards;
Albert Oehlen-synthesizer;
Markus Oehlen-drum-machine
17 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
18 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-drum-machine
19 Rüdiger Carl-piano solo
20 Buben:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion;
Hans Reichel-daxophone
21 Carl/Schweizer/Moholo:
Rüdiger Carl-tenor saxophone;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Louis Moholo-drums
22 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
23 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-vocal
24 September Band:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion; clarinet;
Hans Reichel-guitar, daxophone;
Matthias Bauer-double bass;
Paul Lovens-percussion

CD 2 BOOK Second part
1 Wiener Buben:
Rüdiger Carl-tenor saxophone;
Hans Reichel-violin;
Maarten Altena-double bass
2 Carl/Sachse/Unruh:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion;
Joe Sachse-guitar;
Andrew Unruh-tubing
3 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
4 Carl & Thompson:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion;
Mayo Thompson-drum-machine, vocal, guitar
5 Jailhouse:
Rüdiger Carl-keyboards;
Albert Oehlen-synthesizer;
Markus Oehlen-drum-machine
6 Rüdiger Carl-clarinet solo
7 Irene's Hot Four II:
Rüdiger Carl-tenor saxophone;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Johnny Dyani-double bass;
Han Bennink-drums
8 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wottwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
9 Cowws-Quintett with Mayo Thompson & Lars Rudolph:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Mayo Thompson-electric guitar, drum-machine;
Lars Rudolph-electric guitar
10 Cowws-Quintett with Lupa Herz:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano;
Lupa Herz-vocal
11 Cowws-Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittwer-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano
12 Main Quartet:
Rüdiger Carl-clarinet;
Burkhard Kunkel-clarinet;
Annemarie Roelofs-trombone;
Uta Schirmer-violin
13 September Band:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Hans Reichel-guitar, daxophone;
Matthias Bauer-double bass;
Paul Lovens-percussion
14 Jailhouse:
Rüdiger Carl-keyboards;
Albert Oehlen-synthesizer;
Markus Oehlen-drum-machine
15 Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Hans Reichel-guitar, daxophone;
Matthias Bauer-double bass;
Paul Lovens-percussion
16 Gaga Rap with Quicca
Rüdiger Carl-voice & quicca/solo
17 Night and Day with Lol Coxhill:
Rüdiger Carl-tenor saxophone;
Alexander von Schlippenbach-piano;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Sven-Åke Johansson-drums;
Lol Coxhill-vocal, soprano saxophone
18 September Band:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Hans Reichel-guitar, daxophone;
Jay Oliver-double bass;
Paul Lovens-percussion
19 Rüdiger Carl-piano solo
20 Bergisch-Brandenburgisches Quartett:
Rüdiger Carl-reeds;
Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky-reeds;
Hans Reichel-guitar;
Sven-Åke Johansson-drums, accordion, voice
21 September Band:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Hans Reichel-guitar, daxophone;
Matthias Bauer-double bass;
Paul Lovens-percussion
22 Dedication piece for the Kassel water organ players
at the cinema Kaskade. The water of the Black Forest
Mühlebach flows into the Danube via the Brigach

CD 3 VIRTUAL COWWS
Cowws Quintett:
Rüdiger Carl-accordion, clarinet;
Arjen Gorter-double bass;
Phil Wachsmann-violin, electronics;
Stephan Wittter-electric guitar;
Irène Schweizer-piano

RECORDINGS:
CD 1 BOOK First part
  1 Recorded live in December 1991 in Stuttgart
  2 Studio recording, July 1989
  3 Recorded during rehearsals in December 1992
  4 Recorded live in October 1981 in Zurich
  5 Studio recording, July 1989
  6 Studio recording, July/December 1989
  7 Studio recording, April 1991
  8 Studio recording, July 1986
  9 Studio recording, La Palma, January 1996
10 Recorded live in October 1986 in Munich
11 Studio recording, July 1989
12 Private recording, autumn 1993
13 Private recording, May 1978
14 Studio recording, July 1989
15 Recorded live 1988 in Paris
16 Studio recording, La Palma, January 1996
17 Studio recording, July 1989
18 Studio recording, July 1989
19 Private recording, February 1993
20 Private studio recording, July 1994
21 Recorded live in October 1977 during "Steirischer Herbst" in Graz
22 Studio recording, July 1989
23 Studio recording, July 1989
24 Recorded during rehearsals in November 1992

CD 2 BOOK Second part
  1 Private studio recording, June 1979
  2 Recorded live in October 1993 in Munich
  3 Studio recording, July 1989
  4 Recorded live in November 1991 in Zurich
  5 Studio recording, La Palma, January 1996
  6 Private recording, Rumpenheim, February 1990
  7 Recorded live in October 1981 in Zurich
  8 Studio recording, July 1989
  9 Recorded live in December 1991 in Stuttgart
10 Recorded in April and November 1990 in Berlin and Zurich
11 Recorded live in April 1990 in Berlin
12 Private recording, September 1993
13 Recorded during rehearsals in September 1992
14 Studio recording, La Palma, January 1996
15 Recorded during rehearsals in September 1992
16 Private recording, February 1988
17 Recorded live in February 1988 in Berlin
18 Recorded during rehearsals in December 1992
19 Private recording, July 1993
20 Recorded live in March 1980 at the Beginner Studio in Cologne
21 Recorded during rehearsals in September 1992
22 Recorded at the Mühlebach and in studio, 1988/89

CD 3 VIRTUAL COWWS
Recorded by Roland Häberli on November 1st and 2nd,
1996 at Radio DRS Bern; Production Swiss Radio DRS;
Arranged and mastered 1997/98 by Studio Peter Fey, Frankfurt/Main

Produced by Rüdiger Carl and Jost Gebers

Liner notes: Andreas Kallfelz. Translation: Isabel Seeberg & Paul Lytton (CD 1/2)

Interview: Kallfelz/Carl. Translation: Isabel Seeberg & Paul Lytton (CD 3)

CD 1 BOOK First part
  1 Little runover rabbit (Rüdiger Carl, lyrics: W. Büttner) - 4:01
  2 Ruhe III (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:14
  3 Stall-Twist (by the artists) - 1:40
  4 Irène's Hot Four II (by the artists) - 3:32
  5 Schwarzes Loch, pur (Rüdiger Carl) - 1:56
  6 Misterioso (Thelonious Monk) -1:18
  7 Bern-Blues (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:05
  8 Aljechin (Rüdiger Carl) - 3:40
  9 Ein einfaches Lied (by the artists) - 2:23
10 Solo Mü I (for J.H.) (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:29
11 Funny green birds (Rüdiger Carl) - 1:45
12 Senza esperanza (Nino Rota) - 2:29
13 Kipper Kids (Rüdiger Carl/Hans Reichel) - 2:26
14 Prelude to a kiss (Duke Ellington) - 1:38
15 Paris check (by the artists) - 2:43
16 Netter alter Mann (by the artists) - 1:38
17 Lapide I (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:13
18 Der Nidder (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:06
19 Saints (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:00
20 Der Erica (Rüdiger Carl/Hans Reichel) - 4:00
21 Tuned boots (Rüdiger Carl, Irène Schweizer, Louis Moholo) - 2:18
22 Heut nicht (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:56
23 Schwarzes Loch (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:06
24 Sweet mammoth waltz (by the artists) - 2:55

CD 2 BOOK Second part
  1 Wiener Buben (by the artists) - 4:17
  2 Anflüge (by the artists) - 5:02
  3 Dieter für Günther (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:15
  4 Cleopatra's nose (Rüdiger Carl/Mayo Thompson) - 1:54
  5 My favorite things (R. Rodgers) - 4:01
  6 Im Tempel (Rüdiger Carl) - 2:00
  7 Irène's Hot Four II (by the artists) - 4:04
  8 Lapide II (Rüdiger Carl) - 1:56
  9 Some tasty truth (Rüdiger Carl) - 3:09
10 Nudeln aus Gold und Silber (Rüdiger Carl, lyrics: W. Büttner) - 2:02
11 From hill to hill (Rüdiger Carl) - 1:44
12 W.C. Fields and I (Henry Mancini) - 2:06
13 Upper and lower Egypt (Pharoah Sanders) - 1:27
14 Ituri forest (by the artists) - 2:11
15 Land der dunklen Wälder (by the artists) - 1:18
16 Senza titolo (by the artists) - 2:13
17 Moonlight becomes you (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:23
18 The bridge cha-cha (by the artists) - 3:03
19 Spieluhrlied für Lilofe (Rüdiger Carl) - 1:39
20 Beginners live (by the artists) - 3:58
21 September Blues (by the artists) - 2:28
22 Kaskade (Rüdiger Carl) - 1:26

CD 3 VIRTUAL COWWS
1 VC 1 - 9:49
2 VC 2 M - 7:45
3 VC 3 - 7:43
4 VC 4 S-5:04
5 VC 5 - 7:42
6 VC 6 L - 9:31
7 VD 7 - 6:17
All music composed by Rüdiger Carl

BOOKLET: Design: Günter Förg. Layout: Rüdiger Carl.
Photos: Fred Burkhart, Dagmar Gebers, Walter Kranl, Matthias Osterwold,
Benjamin Katz, Konstanze Binder, Hans Reichel, Pablo Otin
REMARK: Special thanks to Günther Förg, Bärbel and Katharina Grässlin,
Thomas Adank, Ludwig Gosewitz, Meuser, Andreas Kallfelz,
Peter Fey and Ruedi Wyss. R.C.
REMARK: Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD: 4 Stars. All Music Guide: 4 ½ Stars

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